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CMW Announces 2019 Lineup

By: Staff –

CMW 2019

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.

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.

Wednesday, May 8
Ebhoni w/ Witch Prophet and Sydanie – The Baby G
IFE– Lula Lounge

Thursday, May 9
Riobamba w/ Nino Brown and Dre Ngozi– Velvet Underground
KONGOS w/ Gabrielle Shonk, The Darcys and more – The Mod Club
Hooded Fang w/ Luge, Body Lens, Nikki Fierce– Monarch Tavern

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.

Ticket Info 
Explorer Wristbands and tickets now on sale on cmw.net/music


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