By: Staff –
Canadian Music Week (CMW), presented by Amsterdam Brewery, now in its 37th year, is Canada’s longest running, largest showcase and conference festival. Taking place May 6-12 across downtown Toronto, the venue-centric festival will host both local and international acts over the week kicking off with 70’s rock band Television at The Phoenix. In addition festival event favourites return with the iHeartRadio Fan Fest featuring Marshmello and Neon Dreams (May 8), and The Indies featuring the Born Ruffians, LA FORCE and The Elwins (May 11). Previously announced acts include The Dandy Warhols, Tokyo Police Club, Azealia Banks, Black Mountain, The King Khan and BBQ Show, The Dirty Nil, Sunflower Bean and more.
CMW IS STILL A DISCOVERY SERIES
With hundreds of bands performing over the week, we have highlighted some showcases that are not to be missed below. For the full schedule visit here.
Friday, May 10
Zaki Ibrahim and Shay Lia– Long Boat Hall
Teke Teke w/ Petra Glynt, Lee Paradise and Bonnie Trash – The Garrison
Saturday, May 11
POP Mtl Showcase: Casey MQ, Hanorah Rapport, Lydia Képinski – The Baby G
+ Over a 100 more showcasing acts announced.
Explorer Wristbands and tickets now on sale on cmw.net/music