2022 CMW ARTISTS

The Vaniers

The Vaniers

The Vaniers [van-ee-ays] are a Toronto-based rock trio formed in 2016 by former high school classmates Diego Paz (Bass Guitar/Vocals), Alex Iacobellis (Guitar) and Nick Donato (Drums). 
 Influenced by indie-alternative authorities such as The Strokes, Arctic...

The Static Shift

The Static Shift

Welcome to the world of The Static Shift; the dynamic Indie Canadian rock & roll duo, powered by Mitchell Brady (guitar/lead vocals) and Kyle Tenove (bass). With a sound described as tight and unquestionably groovy, The Static Shift aims to transport audiences...

Nöyze

Nöyze

Founded in 2012, Nöyze counts four members, Adrien Harvey - Lead vocals and guitar, Alexis Danetz - Lead guitar, Mat Roots - Drums, Chester - Bass. The band’s initial influences include groups such as Pink Floyd, Kings of Leon, the Beatles, etc. With these influences...

MIELS

MIELS

After their first encounter in the Nevada desert, Paige and J-F decide to cancel their respective return flights and take the road through the American West. Paige, straight out of the Georgia swamps, and J-F, far from the Quebec countryside, never leave each other...

Maky Lavender

Maky Lavender

ndependently established Rapper-Dancer-Producer from Montreal Quebec with multiple collaborations internationally with notable producers and aritist across Canada,France and Belgium. Maky Lavender is an entrepreneur-artist that signed himself to his Productions Maky...

King of Foxes

King of Foxes

King of Foxes is the stage name of indie-alternative artist, Olivia Street. Delivered in a voice equal parts fierce and fragile, Street’s lyrics are poetic and evocative, deftly interwoven with seeing-eye hooks and a cogent understanding of songcraft. Think HAIM meets...

Jeff Beadle

Jeff Beadle

The reality of working at the speed of inspiration, for Jeff Beadle, means writing in solitary unromantic spaces, casting an inescapable sadness to his music. Guided by personal evolution and the unconventional wisdom cultivated from extensive touring in Europe, Asia,...

Free the Cynics

Free the Cynics

Free the Cynics are a Calgary four-piece who have a no-limits approach to songwriting. With healthy lashings of everything from Indie Rock, Blues, Punk and Jazz to Britpop, Rock n Roll, and Pop, Free the Cynics have created an intense, energetic, eclectic sound all of...

FKB

FKB

FKB is a high-energy, four-piece, alternative rock band based in Edmonton, influenced by the mystique, glamour, and excess of the 1960s-1980s entertainment business. Formed in Bonnyville, Alberta, the band is fronted by JUNO Award-nominated songwriter (2019), Drew...

Electric Religious

Electric Religious

Electric Religious is the project of Métis singer-songwriter, Brandon Baker, whose guitar-driven music has been described as “bursting with inspiration, insight, and hope.” Deeply influenced by the psychedelic sounds of Jimi Hendrix, Baker took his moniker from a...

Coming Up Roses

Coming Up Roses

Weaving their songs out of their adolescent experiences, alt-rock/shoegaze trio Coming Up Roses balances the worlds of child-like innocence and idealism with the revelations that come with adulthood. Combining elements of pop, grunge, heavy metal and shoegaze, the...

Carly Thomas

Carly Thomas

Carly Thomas hasn’t quite figured out how to sit still. Lucky for us, the celebrated singer/songwriter has come to realize that her restlessness is what drives her music, and that her hunger to experience life has helped her write songs that resonate deeply with her...

autopilot

autopilot

Over the last few years, Canadian alternative rock band Autopilot has become a staple in the Saskatoon indie music scene. Known for their thoughtful lyrics, powerful hooks, dynamic stage show, and obsessive hard work, they somehow seem to effortlessly walk the line...