Ottawa’s Hip-Hop, R&B and Urban Music Festival
Mandate: (Capital Region Association for Nurturing the Industry of Urban Music) CRANIUM supports the development of Ottawa and Canada’s Urban Music community via performance opportunities, professional development activities, networking and by connecting Ottawa based professionals to others around the world.
History: CRANIUM is a new collective. CRANIUM founding steering committee members each have decades of experience in Ottawa and Canada’s Urban Music Industry, the collective itself was initiated in 2018 with the first official committee meeting taking place on January 3, 2019. The first CRANIUM Festival was held in November, from the 14th to 16th of 2019. The festival was successful in the first year filing venues, delivering top notch entertainment and professional development programming.