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Maple Blues Newsletter Advertising Rates

For MapleBlues, our monthly hard copy magazine.

MapleBlues is published on the last Wednesday of the month. The TBS prints about 2,000 copies of MapleBlues every month, depending on how many are needed to distribute at special events. Of these, 1,000 are mailed to Toronto Blues Society members and to blues-friendly media across Canada. The rest are distributed at record stores and select blues performance venues in the GTA and beyond, and, of course, at Toronto Blues Society concerts, workshops and events, all year round.

Artwork Deadline:

  • Booking deadline is the 15th of previous month
  • Deadline for camera-ready artwork (hi-resolution PDF or JPG) is the 18th of previous month


  • A 15% reduction applies to TBS Institutional Members. more >>
  • 10% discount for 3 or more consecutive insertions (not applicable for Institutional Members)

For Ad Sales, contact:
Dougal Bichan,, 647 860 2815

All rates quoted are in Canadian funds.

Back cover

$450 8″ x 10½”
Full page – preferred position $390

7½” x 10 1/8″

Full page


7½” x 10 1/8″

Two thirds page


5″ x 10 1/8″

Half page

7½” x 5″ or 3½” x 10 1/8″ or 5” x 7 ½”
One third page $140
2¼” x 10″ or 5″ x 5″ or 7 ½” x 3 1/3”
One quarter Page $115
3½” x 4¾” or 2¼” x 7½” or 7 ½” x 2 ½”
One sixth Page $85

2¼” x 5″

Business card $45

3½” x 2″ or 2¼” x 3¼”

Classified ad $25 maximum 50 words (free for Charter Members)

(Download Detailed Ad Rate information here)

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The Toronto Blues Society acknowledges the annual support of the Ontario Arts Council, the City of Toronto through the Toronto Arts Council and the Department of Canadian Heritage, and project support from FACTOR< and the Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage (Canada Music Fund) and of Canada’s Private Broadcasters, The Canada Council for the Arts, the SOCAN Foundation, SOCAN, the Ontario Media Development Corporation, and the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport.