2021 CMW Virtual Artists

DACEY

DACEY

DACEY, pronounced (DAH-SEE); is a four member band based in Vancouver, BC. Including lead singer Dacey Andrada. Dacey is a multi-genre artist with influences such as Alternative R&B, Lo-Fi Hip-Hop, Neo-Soul, Indie, and Jazz. With a wide range of various genres;...

Hanorah

Hanorah

Hanorah grew up to the sound of the classic rock and soul music her parents were fond of. Early on, she developed a passion for powerful vocalists, such as Etta James, Amy Winehouse and Joss Stone (to whom she has been compared many times). Following a sexual assault...

VISSIA

VISSIA

Edmonton, Alberta artist VISSIA creates alt-pop music that plunges and hooks to catch and release. Whether breaking on the sand or splashing in the mud, this self-proclaimed earthy body of water writes songs as a way to observe, record and interpret her own internal...

MELODNA

MELODNA

MELODNA (mel•o•d•na), is a 25 year old emerging independent artist. Writing her first song at 5 years old, Melodna knew that music would be a constant in her life. Growing in the respected shadow of her musically inclined father, she spent her early years writing...

AZYM

AZYM

In 2016, at age 11, Azim was auditioned by 'International Models and Talent' (IMTA) and scouted to perform in New York City at an International stage - he was the first runner up in the IMTA's final show case for the singing competition and recipient of the first...

Barry Paquin Roberge

Barry Paquin Roberge

Not only can you see this glittery gang coming from afar - but thanks to their time-halting perfor-mances, sing-along choruses and fabulous attires, BPR have folks around the globe chiming in with their celebrations. Iceland Airwaves, SIM Sao Paolo, Chile’s Fluvial...

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...

Ezra Jordan

Ezra Jordan

Ezra Jordan is an independent singer/songwriter from Toronto, Ontario. His music draws inspiration from Contemporary Pop, R&B, and Soul and he approaches songwriting with a focus on piano. Since his journey as an artist began, he has amassed over 250,000 views on...

RAWMNY WILDCAT

RAWMNY WILDCAT

Rawmny Wildcat (pronouced Raw Money Wildcat) delivers a mix influenced by Soul and 90s Hip-Hop. Rawmny began recording during his school years in Montreal, where he grew up after relocating from Ethiopia. As he taps into a creative zone, he spits out heartfelt...

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...

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...

Gnarfunkel

Gnarfunkel

Gnarfunkel is a Vancouver-based band making waves with their electrifying live shows and unique melangé of musical styles. Fronted by two animalistic lead singers and backed by a tight, funky rhythm section, they take audiences on an energetic journey through time and...

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.

Neela

Neela

Neela is a multi-talented R&B-pop singer-songwriter, actor and dancer. Her music bears raw honesty, marrying her soulful voice with sensuous indie-R&B musicality. Stemming from a fierce, passionate artistry, Neela’s music explores the complexity of human...

The Commotions

The Commotions

Take a blazing horn section, throw down some bombastic drums, pepper in piano and guitar, then stir in vocals shifting from sweet to soulful to sultry quicker than you can hop onto the dance floor. And you will hop onto the dance floor because that’s a recipe for...

Michelle Pereira

Michelle Pereira

Born and raised just outside of Toronto, Ontario in a city called Mississauga (Miss-ah-saw-ga), Michelle Pereira (Purr-Era) has been vocally compared to the talents of Sara Bareilles, ADELE, Susan Tedeschi and Sara Evans. She received her Bachelor's degree in music,...

Odreii

Odreii

Born and raised in Montreal, Canadian/Jamaican singer songwriter Odreii grew up in a very musical environment. After studying music in London and winning multiple songwriting contests, Odreii came back and toured with Naadei around Canada. Some of those performances...

Jess Knights

Jess Knights

Straddling the renegade worlds of alt-country, blues and soul, singer-songwriter Jess Knights’ hard-to-pin-down style is reflective of her own unassuming past. A classically-trained opera singer who cut her teeth in the boozy, rough-hewn dives of her native Calgary,...

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...

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...

Flara K

Flara K

Flara K is an identity to explore creativity and embrace originality - it’s a fashion statement. Their sophomore EP titled Anxious, Irrational, Fashionable (released October 2020) explores growth lyrically and sonically since their self titled 2019 debut. The release...

Liana

Liana

Heartfelt vocals, personal lyrics and sophisticated beats are what defines the R&B sound of Liana. The singer/songwriter from Quebec City, launched her debut EP “Prime Time” in 2017. Inspired by artists such as Frank Ocean, H.E.R. and Beyoncé, Liana has crafted...

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...

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...

Alexandra Beck

Alexandra Beck

Despite her petite frame, Canadian Alexandra Beck commands the stage with her big soulful voice, ability to sing whistle tones, & fun energy. Alexandra has often been described to have similarities to the sounds of Amy Winehouse, Beyonce, Janice Joplin and other...