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CMW 2016

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Photos: CMW 2016 – Humans, Amir Obe, Kiki Rowe, Lucas Dipasquale, Heartstreet @ The Mod Club

Photos by: Katrina Lat –  The Wayhome Music Festival held a showcase at The Mod Club in Toronto last night that highlighted several artists, including Vancouver-based electropop band Humans, who released their newest EP, Water Water, on March 4th, 2016 via Mom + Pop, which followed up their 2015 album, Noontide, rapper Amir Obe, who released his … Continue reading

Photos: CMW 2016 – Sumo Cyco @ Cherry Colas

Photos by: Francesca Ludikar – Hamilton-based hard rock band Sumo Cyco, who released their debut album, Lost In Cyco City, on June 10th, 2014, and who is fronted by Skye Sweetnam, who is best known for her singles “Billy S.”, “Tangled Up in Me”, and “Number One”, performed at Cherry Colas in Toronto last night during Canadian Music Week … Continue reading

Photos: CMW 2016 – The Sheepdogs, Wintersleep, Hannah Georgas @ The Horseshoe Tavern

Photos by: Katrina Lat –  Toronto’s own Dine Alone Records held their annual Canadian Music Week showcase at The Horseshoe Tavern last night, which featured performances by Saskatoon, Saskatchewan-based blues rock band The Sheepdogs, who released their fifth album, Future Nostalgia, on October 2nd, 2015, Halifax-based alt rock/indie rock band Wintersleep, who released their new album, The Great Detachment, … Continue reading

Photos: CMW 2016 – iHeartRadio Fest (Tegan And Sara, X Ambassadors, Shawn Hook)

Photos by: Orest Dorosh –  The 2016 iHeartRadio Fest took place in Toronto last night, which featured performances by JUNO Award winning indie rock duo Tegan and Sara, who will release their eighth album, Love You to Death, on June 3rd, which was produced by Greg Kurstin (Adele, Sia, Beck, Ellie Goulding), New York City-based alternative rock band X Ambassadors, who … Continue reading

Photos: CMW 2016 – Tori Kelly, Jahkoy, Lucas Dipasquale @ Revival Bar

Photos by: Stephan Ordonez –  R&B/Pop singer-songwriter Tori Kelly, who released her debut album, Unbreakable Smile, on June 23rd, 2015 via Capitol/Schoolboy, which featured the singles“Nobody Love”, “Should’ve Been Us”, and “Hollow”, and which followed up her 2013 EP, Foreword, performed at the Revival Bar in Toronto on May 4th with Toronto-based R&B artist Jahkoy, and Canadian singer-songwriter Lucas Dipasquale. … Continue reading

Photos: CMW 2016 – Yuna, Bosco @ The Mod Club

Photos by: Jaime Espinoza –  Malaysian indie pop singer-songwriter Yuna, who will release her new album, Chapters, on May 20th, 2016 via The Verve Music Group, which followed up her third studio album and second international album, Nocturnal, which she released in 2013, and which debuted and peaked at number 27 on the Billboard Heatseekers Albums chart, performed at The Mod Club in … Continue reading

Photos: CMW 2016 – The Indies (Wintersleep, The Strumbellas, Alberta Cross, The Zolas)

Photos by: Philip C. Perron (@Philip_Perron) – The 2016 Indies took place last night at The Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto last night during CMW 2016, which featured performances by Halifax-based alt rock/indie rock band Wintersleep, who released their new album, The Great Detachment, on March 4th, 2016 via Dine Alone Records, JUNO Award nominated Toronto-based alt country six-piece The … Continue reading

Photos: CMW 2016 – Max Frost, AlphaCub, Rozes @ The Drake Hotel

Photos by: Katrina Lat –  Austin, Texas-based indie pop singer-songwriter Max Frost, who released his debut EP, Low High Low, in October 2013 via Atlantic, and who has toured with artists such as Fitz and The Tantrums, Gary Clark Jr., performed at The Drake Hotel in Toronto last night during day one of Canadian Music Week (CMW) 2016 with indie … Continue reading

10 Must-See Bands at Canadian Music Week 2016

By: Elaisha Green (@elaishajade) & Kristen Fisher – The 2016 Canadian Music Week will be six days of musical-madness. From May 2-8, award shows and presentations, and back-to-back performances will pack venues sprawled across downtown Toronto with excited fans. Keep reading for our top 5 artists to see at CMW this year. For the full lineup, schedule and … Continue reading