Inspire Thousands Of Youth Across Canada With Your Music

Live Different is seeking two Bands who would like to participate in their cross-Canada tour. Basic travel and expenses are covered, and artists are able to sell merchandise daily to a large audience and retain 100% of sales.

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The Opportunity


Live Different has two teams touring full-time across the country, speaking in as many as three hundred schools a year, to thousands of students from St. John’s, Newfoundland to Victoria, British Columbia. The purpose of these presentations is to spread the message that every life has value, and that there is hope in the midst of all circumstances.

Along with music from live bands, the Live Different presentation is a fast-paced, engaging experience that includes professional speakers, multi-media, and crowd interaction.

The Band

In order to be considered for this opportunity, artists must have:

A positive, hard-working attitude

Ability to interact enthusiastically and professionally with a young audience/fan base

A professional online presence (Website/Facebook/Bandcamp)


Well-produced recordings

Lyrical content that does not contradict Live Different’s message

While on tour, bands will be considered representatives of Live Different and will be expected to speak and behave in ways that reflect the values of the organization.

Bands must also participate fully in the duties shared between all members of the tour, including set up and tear down of gear each day, interacting with students, manning merchandise tables, and may even be given the opportunity to speak in a presentation, if interested.

It's not often that young bands find an opportunity to tour across the country, playing to tens of thousands of students in their demographic for free. But, touring with Live Different teaches you far more than just what it's like to do a tour. It teaches you the value of teamwork, how to interact with an audience, the harsh realities of early mornings/late nights, and why it's all totally worth it. And most of all, touring with Live Different becomes something bigger than the band itself or the other team members when you receive messages of how students were impacted by your music and how the whole presentation has changed their lives, setting them on a new, hopeful path. It's the perfect opportunity to touch people with your music.

Mike BrandolinoValley (Universal Music Group)

The Tour


Live Different is seeking two Bands, one to join each of their two teams as they cross the country doing presentations in various schools. The bands will participate in the Live Different tour inclusively for the four months of the fall semester from August 18th – December 15th, or the sping semester from January 15th – May 30th. Bands will be expected to perform nearly every school day during that span.

Live Different will cover all basic travel and lodging expenses for selected artists as well as supply a tour bus and some audio/video equipment. Artists must provide their own instruments. Selected artists are able to sell merchandise daily to a large audience and retain 100% of sales.