2021 CMW Virtual Artists

Alex Henry Foster & The Long Shadows

Alex Henry Foster & The Long Shadows

Rolling Stone, Paste- featured Alex Henry Foster launched his debut solo album Windows in the Sky Nov. 9, 2018 and ended his first week of release at #6 in the Canadian Billboard Charts, right behind Muse and Imagine Dragons. The album stayed in the iTunes charts for...

Kristian North

Kristian North

Kristian North (Montreal, CA) has arrived at the jarring, hi-fi perimeter of 80s excess. The former Babysitter frontman’s second album, Passion Play, is the terminus for a career exhausted by the fringes of garage punk. Trading his road-worn guitar for digital synths...

The Ember Glows

The Ember Glows

Montreal-based four-piece The Ember Glows was formed in early 2019 by members of Room Control, Repo, Scene Noir, and Citylake. Richard Bunze (guitar), Kevin Hills (bass), Martin Saint (voice, guitar) and Dan Stefik (drums) spent several months crafting a sound that...

Oliver Forest

Oliver Forest

With an alternative mixture of folk, pop and rock, Oliver Forest is on its way to becoming an inevitable part of the Montreal indie music scene. Powerful melodies and a rich and unique sound conspire to create an energetic, spellbinding and heartwarming performance....

TRAZAR DIAMANTES

TRAZAR DIAMANTES

The project led by former PLANEADOR Julio C. Hernández (Vocals, Guitar, Programming) was formed at the beginning of 2019 with fellow bandmates Juan Carlos Portillo (Drums), Jack Bastante (Bass, Synth) and Erick Solano (Guitar). The band has influences from alternative...

Autumn Kings

Autumn Kings

Autumn Kings is a Canadian rock/pop band founded in Windsor, Ontario in 2015. Started as teenagers, Autumn Kings has worked tirelessly to capture the attention of music fans and industry personnel alike -- tremendous social media presence, genuine direct-to-fan...

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...

ROOKS

ROOKS

ROOKS is an alt-rock band formed in Calgary, Alberta in 2019. It is comprised of Jay Bowcott (Vocals) Darryl Swart (Drums) & Brent Rossall (Bass).

Kadeema

Kadeema

Kadeema are a duo who write rock songs with sarcasm and wit, capturing day-to-day malaise and finding empowerment in expressing their frustrations on their 2020 debut EP, the tongue-in-cheek Napoleon Tornapart. Vocalist Jimmy Chauveau and guitarist Tal Vaisman...

Francis of Delirium

Francis of Delirium

A fascinating mix of 90s grunge and Gen-Z DIY, Canadian-American (now Luxembourg-based) duo Francis of Delirium signed to Dalliance Recordings following the success of debut single “Quit Fucking Around”. Led by 19-year-old Jana Bahrich, the duo completed by Chris...

Hengelo

Hengelo

Hengelo is polish project created from the combination of diverse experience of musicians, which style is characterized by the influence of music of the eighties, new wave, modern rock and broadly understood alternative. The musicians performed across different...

Dream People

Dream People

Dream People are a new band from Lisbon, Portugal. They are Francisco Taveira (voice), Nuno Ribeiro (guitar), Bernardo Sampaio (guitar), João Garcia (bass) and Diogo Teixeira de Abreu (drums). Their music reflects the lives of five young men coming of age in a...

I.M. YONI

I.M. YONI

I.M YONI is a group of creative women from different parts of the world, based in Mexico City who got united to address gender equality throughout art. The collective was formed by a musical group that produces original songs in Spanish and English within the genres...

Hildegarde

Hildegarde

Hildegarde is a duet from Montreal, composed of Justine Girard & Carlyne Poizeau. They launched their first EP « STAY » in 2019 and released the second one "Somewhere In Between" on the 13th of November 2020. The two female songwriters-composers-performers blend...

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...

BEX

BEX

Indie pop songstress Rebecca Madamba, also known by her artist's name BEX, was raised on an apple orchard in the small town of Colborne, Ontario. Writing her first song at the age of 5, her parents fostered the potential, enrolling her in singing lessons at a young...

Kaye & Co

Kaye & Co

Alternative Rock & Roll outfit from Saskatoon SK Original music from genuine rockers. Listen to the music and decide for yourself. No need for catchy buzzwords or generic phrasing. Our sound speaks for itself.

The Tackies

The Tackies

In 2015, four music students were sitting in an Ottawa classroom when opportunity knocked on the door – literally. The knocker asked if the boys were in a band. They said yes. They weren’t. That was the day The Tackies were born. Hans Vivian-Wenzel took on lead vocals...

Elijah Bekk

Elijah Bekk

Originally hailing from Faro Yukon, Elijah Bekk used his time in this secluded little town of 400 people to hone his skills as a guitarist, pianist, vocalist, songwriter and most recently lead guitarist for Paris Pick. Elijah has had the privilege of performing with...

ANIMALS WEARING ANIMALS

ANIMALS WEARING ANIMALS

Two-piece instrumental grungy rock from the friendly, yet dark streets of Vancouver. Born from the realization that instruments can sometimes say more than words. Songs without a lyrical agenda. 6-song studio record coming soon.

CENTRAAL

CENTRAAL

CENTRAAL is a 4-piece indie rock/alternative band from Toronto and Hamilton, ON. The band is heavily influenced by artists like Death Cab For Cutie, The Tragically Hip, and Modest Mouse. They combine elements that signature Can-Rock sound with modern synth textures to...

June Body

June Body

“I went from loving myself, to hating myself, to loving someone else.” June Body joined the small community of Halifax alt-rock bands in early 2017 with the release of their stripped-down bedroom rock record, 'Star for You'. Slated to be a solo project from frontman...

The Lemonheads

The Lemonheads

Since they were formed in Boston, MA in 1986 by Evan Dando the family tree of The Lemonheads has many twisted tentacles, tangential branches, and a host of one liners etched into it's bark. Anyone could be a Lemonhead, but for how long - who knows? Leastways they'll...

Dany Placard

Dany Placard

With five Americana albums under his belt, Dany Placard is pursuing his folk deprogramming work, rejecting the characters and sad stories that once filled his songs. This time, he cooked up “J’connais rien à l’astronomie “ and "Astronomie(suite)", a concept album 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...

Elyse Aeryn

Elyse Aeryn

East Coast songstress Elyse Aeryn has been performing since 16 but took a more conventional route pursuing a degree in chemical engineering before turning back to music full-time. In her late 20s, Aeryn purchased a new guitar and started writing again, finding her own...

The Day Dreamers

The Day Dreamers

There’s no adventure quite like getting lost in a dream. The Day Dreamers have been wandering through one of their own since their female-fronted musical odyssey began in 2013 when guitarist/vocalist Ali Kouri and violinist/vocalist Tiana Grandili founded the group....

Paragon Cause

Paragon Cause

Paragon Cause, the ethereal electro-rock duo, formed in 2018 in Ottawa. Fresh off the successful release of their prior two albums What We Started and Lies Between Us, the duo is set to release a new album that further highlights their desire to create music that is...

Coming Up Roses

Coming Up Roses

Weaving their songs out of their adolescent experiences, alt-rock/shoegaze quartet 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...

The Living Night

The Living Night

Canadian duo The Living Night create Indie Alt Rock that sounds both familiar yet different. Come along for the ride, the trip is worth it.

Phoenix and the SilverVoodoos

Phoenix and the SilverVoodoos

ormed in late 2015, Phoenix and the SilverVoodoos is an original Indie Rock / Alternative Rock / Grunge Rock band from Asquith, SK Canada. The band consists of frontwoman/guitarist Phoenix Christa, guitarist Roland King and drummer Linda King. Phoenix and the...

Jessica Sevier

Jessica Sevier

Toronto born vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Jessica Sevier has written many songs deemed mature beyond her years. Sevier likes to combine elements of classic rock, country, and pop to bring nostalgic sounds to her modern music. With this sound, Sevier has been...

Nightshades

Nightshades

Toronto based quintet lead by Songwriter Andrew La Tona, experimenting with the grey areas between genres.

Lambsbreath

Lambsbreath

Lambsbreath is an ever evolving musical endeavour that dives into any genre it can while still owning a cohesive sound. Nostalgic overtones and songs of love, passion and growing thru trauma. Sultry vocals, slick guitars and pounding drums get you swooning and rocking...

Fiùran

Fiùran

Fiùran (Sapling) is a female fronted Canadian Celtic hard rock band based in Ottawa, Canada who bridge the ancient Celtic world to the modern world by taking listeners on a journey through time. They write, record and perform original and traditional songs in Scottish...

Cat Madden

Cat Madden

My philosophy is that... "When a door opens; you walk through it then hold it open for the next person". I vow to always be sincere in my art - integral to myself and my creations; always striving to be good to people and the planet. I will be a musician in my heart...

Andrew Waite

Andrew Waite

“Andrew Waite is a born frontman, that goes without saying, but it’s his songwriting craft that sets him apart. He’s been knocking at the door of success and I believe it’s his time to kick the damn door open. 100% rocking 100% attitude 100% given on stage. He just...

I Am The Mountain

I Am The Mountain

I Am The Mountain is everywhere, from bars and cafes, to caught-in-your-brain as you try and fall asleep. Beginning as a folk project of singer-songwriter Colton O'Reilly, the late-night campfire soul songs that once whispered between the pines in Kananaskis have...

SALDANA

SALDANA

Saldana is a solo project of Brazilian musician Sandro Saldanha who in the last three years touring around the country with your folk band JOHN. As a curious and hyperactive he crosses the river to seeks new trends, textures and influences in your new career. “Next...

Hey Major

Hey Major

HEY MAJOR is formed by the two multi-instrumentalist brothers, Mickaël and Raphaël Fortin. Built on strong brit rock influences, the chemistry and history between these boys is audible from the first note, writing what they’ve coined to be “elegant rock.” As teenagers...

MBG

MBG

MBG is an Alt Rock artist and multi-instrumentalist based in Brampton. Behind the scenes, she writes, records and produces her own music in the comfort of her own home but brings it out in its truest form on stage with her band of talented friends. She hopes to break...

The FunCity

The FunCity

After finish serving mandatory military service, 4 guys who were home town friends for 20 years have decided to move to the big city ‘Seoul to start a band. Since then they have been doing everything by themselves from producing music to building their own studio....

TRISS

TRISS

TRISS is an alternative synth pop/rock band from South Korea strongly inspired by 80’s synth sound and sci-fi movies. Vocal ‘Hyun Duk, Yang’ who is also the composer of [ TRISS ], takes influence from 80s and 90s sci-fi movies and video games to produce his music....

Colores Santos

Colores Santos

Instrumental miscegenation, rhyming music and poetry, achieving soundscapes painted by rock, psychedelia and Mexican music.

RTRXN

RTRXN

4 years in live music, multiple singles, presence in Festivals such as: MUPA (Panama), Saca El Diablo (Ecuador), Shazam Fest (Canada), MIIM (Ecuador), Chepe Jóven (Costa Rica), Fractal Circuit (Colombia), FIURA (Colombia), Quimera 2019-2020 (Mexico) tours of Mexico,...

At Pavillon

At Pavillon

Inspired by diaspora-artists who have faced socio-political issues based on their social, ethnical, cultural or migrational backgrounds, At Pavillon draw influences from Queen’s Freddie Mercury, Bob Marley, and M.I.A as they admire public figures who stand up for...

Sex Machine Octopus

Sex Machine Octopus

Full Booking Pitch: https://bit.ly/2Xxz8vE Since its creation in 2015, Sex Machine Octopus has been shy about sharing their music with the rest of the world. Fluctuating between alternative rock and indie folk, this eclectic formation from Montreal keeps evolving...

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...

Piqued Jacks

Piqued Jacks

Piqued Jacks are pure energy. Alt/rock from Italy with an international appeal. New arrival in Metatron Group and INRI’s roster, their successes include: opening act for Interpol, airplay on Virgin Radio Italy, winners of Sanremo Rock and MTV The Freshmen, and...

Alex Little and the Suspicious Minds

Alex Little and the Suspicious Minds

Alex Little & The Suspicious Minds comprises of Little, Andy Bishop (White Ash Falls, Twin River), Cody Hiles (The Zolas), and bassist Mike Rosen. Known for their garage-pop songs that unflinchingly tackle drug addiction, mental health and heartbreak and yet,...