2021 CMW Virtual Artists

Dylan Menzie

Dylan Menzie

Since 2013, Dylan Menzie has been steadily building a catalogue of critically acclaimed, award winning music. His sprawling and dynamic vocals have allowed him to tour across the globe and play at iconic festivals like Cambridge Folk & Edmonton Folk Festival....

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...

Kayla Diamond

Kayla Diamond

Kayla Diamond feels precisely who she is when she’s behind a piano. Or playing a guitar. Or sitting at her computer talking to producers about music composition, or even teaching herself how to produce songs. After over a year of reflective consideration of who she...

Jaimey Hamilton

Jaimey Hamilton

A blend of island country and soulful lyrics is what you get with a Jaimey Hamilton track. Born in a seaside town on Canada’s pacific west coast, emerging Canadian pop-country artist Jaimey Hamilton. . With influences such as Taylor Swift, Hailey Whitters, Carly...

Dan Pelletier (Songman)

Dan Pelletier (Songman)

I am a singer/songwriter continuously seeking to publish my songs for myself and emerging young Artists who want to inspire with their music. With my 1st Album "Songman" I was able to obtain airplay across Canada and have songs appear on national TV series (Paramount...

Miranda Joan

Miranda Joan

Miranda Joan is a Canadian neo-soul singer and songwriter born in Montréal and raised in Vancouver. Joan uses her multicultural upbringing from both French and English backgrounds as well as her reverence of music legends such as Stevie Wonder and Carole King and...

Harry J Hart

Harry J Hart

Gold Coast teenager Harry J Hart has drawn attention from around the globe for his unique songwriting and major vocal and guitar skills. 2021 sees him dropping a number of pop rock singles in the lead up to his debut EP. Last week Harry played Jungle Love Festival,...

Andrew Allen

Andrew Allen

Allen’s DIY ability and optimistic attitude have served him well. He's scored five Top 10 hits in Canada, 2009′s “I Wanna Be Your Christmas”, 2010’s “Loving You Tonight” which was lodged in the upper reaches of the charts for more than 22 weeks. 2011's "I Want You”,...

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....

Les Louanges

Les Louanges

Les Louanges consists of Vincent Roberge .. and that’s it! Writer, composer, multi-instrumentalist, Les Louanges’ sound is truly tailor-made : a jazz-infused, undeniably groovy pop sound, boasting poetic yet relatable texts. A music born in the streets of Lévis, first...

Yarro

Yarro

Born into an artistic home in the city of Ottawa, singer/songwriter Yarro was introduced to creation as a form of communication at a young age. While music was always the root source, she found a great passion for the performing arts. She pursued this calling and...

Caardia

Caardia

Caardia is a Canadian sister duo featuring singer/songwriters Annie and Celia Siriopoulos. After becoming FACTOR Artist Development Grant Recipients in 2019 and named one of CBC Searchlight’s Top 10 Teens to watch in 2020, this talented duo is excited about taking the...

Nancy Hope

Nancy Hope

Nancy Hope is a singer, songwriter and performer from Hamilton Ontario. Her love and desire to create music came from listening to rock n roll legends like Freddie Mercury of Queen, and other Canadian artists like Bryan Adams and Amanda Marshall while growing up....

Shanii22

Shanii22

Shaheen Alasmar, better known as Shanii22, is an up and coming artist in both the Canadian and International music scenes. As a Syrian-Lebanese rapper raised in Kuwait, his multicultural background deeply influences his unique approach to music, which has turned heads...

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...

Wyldfire

Wyldfire

Wyldfire is a new Canadian alternative pop-fusion duo. They blend pop, rock, electronic and cinematic influences to create a dark pop aesthetic with a hybrid sound. A producer/singer-songwriter duo, their first single “Truth Hurts” has a dark and cinematic vibe that...

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...

Majelen

Majelen

Gold Coast guitarist and singer Majelen, is fast becoming one of Qld’s premier and ground-breaking artists in the indie/folk music scene. Majelen has recently joined a high profile of artist endorsed by one of the worlds leading guitar producers, Cole Clark, who also...

Katherine Em

Katherine Em

Katherine Em is a singer-songwriter based in Montreal. She released her first EP in 2015 and her first videoclip with her single "Arctic Bridge" in 2017, both under the name Heidi. Over the years, she has explored many genres of music. Her first EP as Katherine Em is...

Alyssa Tess

Alyssa Tess

Full of light, love, and gentle contemplation, Alyssa’s sunny personality lights up every room before she even makes it to the stage. This indie/pop singer-songwriter from the Georgian Bay area has been captivating audiences across Ontario with her sweet, angelic...

Patrick Rock

Patrick Rock

PATRICK ROCK Singer Songwriter Patrick Rock is a Canadian Singer songwriting merges the worlds of folk, acoustic pop and hip hop together while singing about love, loss, reflection, and heartbreak. He has traveled coast-to-coast sharing his music in Canada through...

Sebastian Ellis

Sebastian Ellis

Sebastian Ellis is a 22-year-old English-born Canadian singer, songwriter and pianist based near Toronto, Ontario. Striving to be part of the next musical renaissance, his original material combines ragtime, rock, blues, jazz and country inspired from sounds of the...

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...

Jesse Patrick

Jesse Patrick

Jesse Patrick is an up and coming Canadian artist from Dartmouth NS. Fusing together blues, jazz, funk, and hip-hop, his album "Old Soul New Vibe" is sure to get your toes tapping.

Rifan Kalbuadi

Rifan Kalbuadi

Born in Jakarta, Indonesia on February 27, 1995, singer/songwriter Rifan Kalbuadi had already been immersed in the world of melodies and rhythms since a young age. By 2015, Rifan’s immense talents and performances had amassed plenty of interest through his videos on...

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...

TEFO

TEFO

TEFO [Truth, Enlightenment, Freedom and Opportunity] is a professional singer, songwriter, music producer, and entrepreneur. TEFO's openness, raw emotionality and clever wordplay, narrates lived-in stories with magnetic sensitivity that provoke thought and set aside...

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...

Dope Earth Alien

Dope Earth Alien

Dope Earth Alien (DEA) is the artist project of Toronto-born singer and songwriter Kenisha Humber. Since signing a publishing deal with London-based publisher Defected & releasing a handful of dancefloor heavy cuts, DEA has cultivated a signature sound that layers...

Mia Praught

Mia Praught

Mia Praught is a Canadian Singer/Songwriter residing in Santiago Chile. Her writing style is a fusion of North and South American sounds. Mia is heavily influenced by Jazz and Soul styles and since being in Chile, Northern Chilean and Cumbia styles as well. This blend...

Kim Thompson

Kim Thompson

Calgary, Alberta 403-803-6757 kimae23@hotmail.com www.kimthompson.ca Bio Kim Thompson “Heartache Heartbreak” will release to worldwide radio February 5, 2021. International artist, from Calgary, Alberta, Canada Kim Thompson’s takes her third single to radio. ACMA 2019...

Makinna Givens

Makinna Givens

Powerful is not just a synonym of masculinity. It is a new era for women in the music industry, and Makinna Givens aims to support that throughout her music career. The 21-year-old artist grew up in the Folk music scene of Nothern Ontario, where she first began her...

Sam I Am Montolla

Sam I Am Montolla

Sam I Am Montolla is an artist in motion. She started with dance at a young age and her love of music led this Montreal independent artist to singing and songwriting. Brought up with Caribbean parents, exposed to Hip Hop culture through dance, singing Gospel with...

Z!EE

Z!EE

When Z!EE (pronounced "Zee") is not blazing the stage at night with powerful music, he is somewhere in the inner city of Toronto writing his next hit to record in the studio. Whether chatting hard-core Dancehall lyrics, rapping or singing melodious Reggae vocals, Z!EE...

Siggimusic

Siggimusic

Daniel Sigismondi, aka Siggimusic. Italian musician, producer and songwriter, made the journey to Toronto in 2014 to find his place in the music scene. Music always came as a feeling to Siggi as he started appreciating its beauty and understanding the creation process...

Alex Bird and the Jazz Mavericks

Alex Bird and the Jazz Mavericks

THE STORY... Alex Bird is a Jazz singer/songwriter in Toronto, ON. With a swinging style and an indescribable charm, Alex is currently working on an entirely new chapter in the Great American Songbook, with his newly released debut album, “Whisky Kisses” (Oct 23rd,...

Zoe Xandra

Zoe Xandra

Singer-songwriter, Zoe Xandra, introduced herself to the scene February 2020 with her debut EP, TMI.  Since her February release she has gained over 70k streams.  Xandra worked hard to push her debut EP and has since been interviewed by Vents Magazine, charted on NACC...

Justine Giles

Justine Giles

2020 National Finalist & Calgary Regional Winner in Jim Beam's Talent Search. Singer-songwriter based in Calgary originally from Sudbury, Ontario. Musical influences ranging from Sarah McLachlan, Sheryl Crow, to Alanis Morissette.

Sara Jane Ceccarelli

Sara Jane Ceccarelli

SJC - SARA JANE CECCARELLI (Singer/Songwriter) Sara Jane Ceccarelli is an Italian-Canadian singer, versatile and with a very various artistic curriculum. “COLORS - Story of a girl who wanted to record an album” is her debut album. She was born in Italy and grew up...

MIKALYN

MIKALYN

Between the depth of her voice, substance of her songwriting, and seemingly endless list of awards and achievements, you might be fooled into thinking that Mikalyn has been in the game for decades. But that’s easily forgiven, as despite having yet to hit her 20s, the...

Kapil Seshasayee

Kapil Seshasayee

Kapil Seshasayee is a polymath, and a true original talent, both as a songwriter and as a soundsmith, a one man combination of Scott Walker, Blood Orange, Arca and Richard Dawson, creating something wholly unique. Combining electronica flourishes evoking FKA Twigs...