Front Row provides fast, affordable musical instrument insurance for Canada’s music professionals who are Canadian resident members of SOCAN.

Getting a quote takes ~10 seconds and is free:

Covers: Theft, Breakage, and Fire

Sample Premiums:

  • $5,000 of Gear: $50 premium plus $35 fee
  • $10,000 of Gear: $100 premium plus $35 fee
  • $20,000 of Gear: $200 premium plus $35 fee (fees subject to change)

What makes the Front Row Musical Instrument Insurance program the Industry best?

  Front Row Other Programs
No Minimum Premium Included  
Worldwide Equipment Coverage Territory Included X
Automatic $10,000 Office Contents Coverage, including Valuable Papers & Accounts Receivable Included Extra charge!
$10,000. Up to 30-days: Borrowed Instruments/Equipment Included X
Automatic Inflation Guard on Instrument values Included  
$10,000 up to 30-days: newly acquired Instruments/equipment Included X
General Liability available on a stand-alone basis? Included  
Full Coverage for Earthquake & Flood Included  
Automatic Business Income / Extra Expense Coverage Included  

Many music professionals rely on Front Row for their coverage. We offer the advantage of one-stop shopping with low rates and flexible options.

How do we offer such low rates for our coverage?

  • We use the strength of numbers in the SOCAN membership to keep our premiums low. When you need to talk to someone directly, we also offer excellent customer service through our knowledgeable and licensed customer service representatives. We can offer liability coverage for your tour.

Front Row Insurance is underwritten by an “A-rated or better” insurance company, as rated through A.M. Best’s.

Covers: Theft, Breakage, and Fire

Do you have a SOCAN Insurance claim to file?

Claims for SOCAN should be directed to Front Row during normal business hours, but in case of an emergency can be reported directly to Travelers by calling their claims line at 1-800-661-5522 or


Not A Member of SOCAN?

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Contact Front Row

BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Nunavut, NWT and Yukon, contact:

Vancouver Office
Ph: 604 684 3411

Ontario or Maritimes
, contact:

Toronto Office
Ph: 416 642 5200

, contact:

Montreal Office
Ph: 514 382 6674

Interested in music tour liability in Canada? Contact:

Shephard Ashmore
Ph: (800) 988-7868