CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK (CMW) announces a sneak peek at the 36th edition of Canada’s largest and longest running new music festival. This year’s festival will take place between May 7-13 at over thirty official CMW venues across downtown Toronto. An early look at the line-up reveals reunited Vancouver Punk Legends Slow, Chicago rapper CupcakKe, This Will Destroy You performing “S/T” in its entirety, Juno nominated Iskwe, Annie Hart (Au Revoir Simone), New York no wave noise artist Lydia Lunch, early shoegaze psych rock outfit The Brian Jonestown Massacre, and Spanish indie-rock band Hinds, join previously announced artists Lindi Ortega, and Keys’n’ Krates. Please see below for full list of confirmed acts.
In addition, Toronto music fans can look forward to a free show at Yonge-Dundas Square featuring Canadian indie-rock royalty Sloan on Saturday May 12th. The band will be touring in support of their upcoming 12th album release.
“We are really excited to once again program an eclectic mix of artists as part of this year’s CMW festival. As Toronto’s longest running multi-venue discovery festival, we look forward to utilizing Yonge-Dundas Square, a central outdoor hub, for one of Canada’s most beloved acts,” – Dave Henry, Festival Manager
New Additions to line-up:
This Will Destroy You performing “S/T” in its entirety
+ Over a 100 more showcasing acts announced! See below for full list to date: