Canadian Music Week, presented by Amsterdam Brewery, announces another round of artists this week. The new additions feature Juno award winning country act James Barker Band joined by singer songwriter Emily Reid at the Sirius XM House, rapper, singer, producer Azaelia Banks, Toronto rapper Tasha the Amazon, and seminal 70s rock band Television. The 37th edition takes place from May 6-12 at a variety of downtown Toronto venues. See below for previously announced shows.
The indie- rock group The Elwins have been added to The Indies presented by Indie 88 and Jim Beam and will accompany Born Ruffians along with the winner of the Jim Beam National Talent Search.
Nominations are now open:
Part concert and part awards, the Indies are a celebration of national and international independent musicians making outstanding achievements in this area. Submissions are being accepted through indies.ca until March 24, 2019.
And you will know us by the trail of dead
Born Ruffians (The Indies presented by Indie 88 and Jim Beam)
Emily Reid (Sirius XM House)
I don’t know how but they found me
James Barker Band (Sirius XM House)
Tasha the Amazon
The Bright Light Social Hour
The Dandy Warhols
The Dirty Nil
The Elwins (The Indies presented by Indie 88 and Jim Beam)
The Lemonheads with Tommy Stinson
Tokyo Police Club
+ Over a 100 more showcasing acts announced.
Explorer Wristbands and tickets now on sale on cmw.net/music
Early Bird Pricing ends soon!
ABOUT CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK
Now in its 37th year, Canadian Music Week is recognized as one of the premiere entertainment events in North America focusing on the business of music. The Canadian Music Week festival spans 6 nights of performances, with hundreds of showcasing bands at more than 30 live music venues in downtown Toronto. All convention functions take place at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, 123 Queen Street West, Toronto.