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Passes on sale

Passes are now on sale for the 2018 edition of Canadian Music Week. Grab yourself an Explorer Pass to check out some of the greatest new music from ar...

Last chance!

Okay you slackers, we're giving you one last shot at the early bird pricing for showcase applications. The price will go up on November 4 so don't sle...

Get Moody

We listen to a lot of music around the CMW headquarters. I mean A LOT of music. Surprisingly, we never fight when it comes to whose turn it is to pick...

Early Submission Deadline

CMW annually offers the opportunity for performers to benefit from the exposure and publicity associated with the festival. Bands will be performing t...

The Music City Guide

First of all, just to get the dry stuff out of the way: Festival Box Office Hours SHERATON CENTRE TORONTO HOTEL located at 123 Queen Street. Tuesd...

Spotlight – Common Deer

CANADA / Orchestral Indie They are called Common Deer, but this band is anything but common. You’ve never seen anything like them. Onstage they are...

Spotlight – Molehill

USA / Alternative Rock “Do not be fooled by the name. Molehill is more like a mountain. Combining elements of progressive rock with pop sensibiliti...

Spotlight – Ensh

SERBIA / Electro Pop Ensh is the electro-indie brainchild of Toronto/Belgrade based cosmopolitan loner, Milenko Vujosevic. Cutting his teeth on num...

Spotlight – Midnight Shine

CANADA / Roots Rock Not many bands play their very first show opening for legendary Canadian rockers. Then again, not many bands are quite like M...

Spotlight – The Nursery

CANADA /Synth Rock, Freak Pop “Of Montreal meets Arcade Fire meets Freak Pop.” -Drake Underground The Nursery are a vibrant 4-piece alternative p...