2021 CMW Virtual Artists

Beaver Sheppard

Beaver Sheppard

Born to human parents in 1980s Newfoundland, artist-musician-chef Beaver Sheppard has spent two decades being woven into the Montreal Cultural Tapestry, needles jabbing at his supple flesh for the amusement of a faceless cabal of gatekeeping elites, naval intelligence...

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...

BEYRIES

BEYRIES

Some artists seek out a life in music. For BEYRIES, the music found her. From a young age, growing up in the Montreal neighbourhood Outremont, Amélie Beyries would write songs at her grandmother’s 1923 Heintzman & Co. piano. For the longest time she kept those...

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...

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...

Quote the Raven

Quote the Raven

Newfoundland’s dynamic duo, Quote the Raven consisting of Jordan Coaker and Kirsten Rodden-Clarke, have been bewitching audiences with haunting harmonies for a decade. Since Misty Mountains (2016), the pair have toured Canada, and performed at festivals/showcases in...

Deep Rivers

Deep Rivers

Deep Rivers is a Canadian indie folk-rock band founded and fronted by guitarist and vocalist André Pelletier. Based in Montreal, Deep Rivers began in 2015 as a rebound project for singer/songwriter André Pelletier after the collapse of then primary band Hôtel Morphée....