2021 CMW Virtual Artists

Amy Nelson

Amy Nelson

The sweet, sad longing and play of words and phrases, delivered in a voice from days far gone. Amy Nelson began her music career as an old time banjoist, singing songs older than the hills. As time wore on, she began to dedicate herself to not only the preservation of...

Ellen Froese

Ellen Froese

Hailing from a dairy farm in the heart of Saskatchewan, young folk singer Ellen Froese has swiftly made her presence known in the Canadian music scene. As a folk artist performing solo and also with her rockin’ back-up band, the Hot Toddies, as well as an original...

Aurora Bella

Aurora Bella

Aurora Bella is a singer/songwriter currently based in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. She performs solo as a singer-songwriter on piano, acoustic and electric guitar, and ukulele. Aurora is a charismatic performer who comes naturally to the stage. Her songs...

P’tit Belliveau

P’tit Belliveau

Hailing from Baie-Ste-Marie, Nova Scotia, P’tit Belliveau grew up in an insular francophone community surrounded by anglophones. Nevertheless, he made himself known at the 2019 Francouvertes, a French-language music contest, making it to the finals alongside O.G.B....

Paul Jacobs

Paul Jacobs

Since arriving in Montreal, Paul Jacobs has cemented a growing reputation as one of the city’s truly prolific, eccentric artists, both as the drummer of Pottery and through fronting his own six-piece band. He’s known for self producing multiple albums annually always...

Lu Horta

Lu Horta

Lu Horta flies solo and accompanied The singer, composer, and body percussionist Lu Horta was part of the creation of the body percussion group Barbatuques. She is also a performer in the group and responsible for the vocals. She tours with the group all over Brazil...

Breagh Isabel

Breagh Isabel

Breagh Isabel is a Canadian songwriter, producer, and recording artist. Born and raised on Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia, she grew up in a musical family and trained as a jazz pianist. As a songwriter and producer, Breagh has a growing list of cuts including...

SUTARI

SUTARI

SUTARI is the power of three female voices and rich musical imagination. Their work set a new direction in thinking about folk music in Poland. They experiment with various unique vocal techniques and explore the musical potential of everyday objects used as...

Riun Garner

Riun Garner

“I don’t want to be just another sad folk singer-songwriter with a cabin in the woods. I hope to break the cliche of what a indie folk singer-songwriter can be.” Riun Garner is a Canadian singer-songwriter and artist from Vancouver, British Columbia. Also known...

Evangeline Gentle

Evangeline Gentle

Rich, sweet, and lush with vibrato. These are only a few of the unmistakable qualities that constitute Evangeline Gentle’s fervent timbre. But make no mistake; they are more than an accomplished voice – their songwriting possesses authenticity and depth as rare and...

Veró

Veró

Veró is a young Chilean artist. From folkpop music, her career began in 2015, releasing her first EP Rey Planta in 2016. She has participated in soundtracks, highlighting her song “Cuéntame Una Historia” for the documentary “Niños Rosados y Niñas Azules”, about...

The All Canadian Soundclash

The All Canadian Soundclash

Music has the power to transport us to another time and place. The All Canadian Soundclash loves to harness that power with a broad audience of fellow music lovers and passionate musicians alike. Ever since a young age, Andrew Michelin has found great joy and...

Cold Tea

Cold Tea

Led by Vale Abbott, Cold Tea is folk music explored. This music is ethereal and draws on personal history, blending the storytelling of classic folk music and the dreamier perspective of more contemporary styles. Cold Tea has a unique flare that stands alone: somber...

Syd Warwick

Syd Warwick

Syd Warwick (formerly Abraham) is an alt-folk artist, based in Vancouver, B.C. Known for her moving performances, the vulnerability of her presence on stage has been said to be both comforting, and disarming. She blends a low-fi nuance with uniquely crafted folk...

Reno McCarthy

Reno McCarthy

Following the success of his debut album Counterglow, Montreal alternative-pop artist Reno McCarthy has begun crafting a second LP, carrying on a path of sultry grooves and hooky melodies. As always, his inspiration stems from insecurities plaguing a young artist at a...