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:

Annie Hart

The Brian Jonestown Massacre

Birds of Bellwoods

Christophe Mae

City Mouse


The Dirty Nil



Jess Williamson

Lydia Lunch

Mad Caddies

Madison Beer

Modern Space

Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever

Single Mothers



This Will Destroy You performing “S/T” in its entirety


Yonatan Gat 


+ Over a 100 more showcasing acts announced! See below for full list to date:


ABAKOS canada
Abraham Canada
alcordo Canada
All Hands On Jane Canada
Almond&Olive USA
Alone I Walk Canada
Amanda Rheaume Canada
Amy Nelson Canada
ANNA MAE Switzerland
Aphrose Canada
Apollo Suns Canada
Avery Florence Canada
Barbara Lynn Doran Canada
Barry Paquin Roberge Canada
BBQ Pope Canada
Beams Canada
Bears in Hazenmore Canada
Beat Market Canada
Beautiful Nothing Canada
Beauts Canada
Ben Hudson Canada
Benjamin Dakota Rogers Canada
Bike Thiefs Canada
Black Knight Satellite Canada
Blackberries Germany
Bleu Canada
Bodhi Jar Canada
Bonbon Kojak Congo (DRC)
Booty EP Canada
Brandon Solomon Canada
Brett Newski USA
Bronswick Canada
Brooklyn Doran Canada
Campbell Woods Canada
Cassandra Maze Canada
Casual Rites Canada
Chair Warriors Canada
Chkbns Russia
Christian Sean Canada
City Fidelia Canada
City Mouse USA
Claire Hunter Canada
Claire Mortifee Canada
Coco Melies Canada
ColinResponse Canada
Coma Pony Mexico
Common Holly Canada
Crown Lands Canada
Crystal Cities  Australia
Dana Jean Phoenix Canada
DATU Canada
Dave Sampson Canada
David In The Dark Canada
David Rosales USA
Dear Child Ireland
Dhruv Visvanath India
Double Fuzz Canada
Edan Archer United States
Eden Warsaw Canada
Elyse Saunders Canada
En Riet Canada
Excuses Excuses Canada
Fake Shark Canada
Family Of Things Canada
Fear The Mammoth Canada
Febueder England
Final State Canada
Five Roses Canada
Flowshine Canada
Fox Glove Canada
FOXTRAX United States
Francine Thirteen United States
Free the Cynics Canada
Fym Summer Singapore
Giant Hand Canada
Glass Cactus Canada
Gnarly Horse Canada
Goodnight, Sunrise Canada
Goodwood Atoms Canada
Grovner Canada
Gunner & Smith Canada
Haley Blais Canada
Harea Band Canada
Harrison Storm Australia
Havelin Canada
Hell County X Canada
HMLT Canada
Holy Smokes Canada
Honey Beard Canada
Howlite Australia
Hungry Lake Canada
Iduna Canada
Jackson Reed Canada
Jade Imagine Australia
Jae Ari Canada
James Blonde Canada
Jamie Grey Canada
Jenny Banai Canada
Jess Ribeiro Australia
Jesse and the Dandelions Canada
Jiants canada
John Thomsen United States
Joyful Joyful Canada
JT Soul Canada
Kae Sun Canada
Kaia Kater Canada
Kaleigh Watts Canada
Keffa Canada
Kelsi Mayne Canada
Key To The North Canada
King Park Canada
Laura Sauvage Canada
Le Couleur Canada
Lindsay Ferguson Canada
Little Boxer Canada
LOA Canada
LOLAA Canada
Lora Ryan Canada
Lovecoast Canada
Lovers Touch Canada
LowDown Brass Band United States
Luge Canada
Lyric Dubee Canada
Major Love Canada
Malak Canada
Marcus Alan Ward United States
Marlon Chaplin Canada
Mattie Leon Canada
Mel Monaco Canada
Melanie Frade Canada
Midnight Shine Canada
Miesha & The Spanks Canada
Mind Bath Canada
Moscow Apartment Canada
Mount Farewell Canada
Mouth Breather Canada
NAHGA Canada
Nate Husser Canada
nêhiyawak Canada
Ori Dagan Canada
Osypa Canada
OYABUN United States
Paupière Canada
Pilot Light Canada
Raayon Canada
Radiant Baby Canada
Raincity Blue Canada
Royal Prospect  Sweden
Sam Louis Canada
Sarah Fazackerley Canada
Savage Playground Canada
Sea Moya Germany
Singer & the Scientist United States
Sophia Danai Canada
Stand Up and Say No Canada
Strongboy Canada
Surf Dads Canada
Talisco France
Tansy Canada
Ten Minute Detour Canada
Tennyson King Canada
The Bare Minimum Canada
The Do Good Badlies Canada
The Fame Canada
The Holy Gasp Canada
The Lionyls Canada
The Look Back Now Canada
The Mooks Canada
The Nursery Canada
The Ocean Cure Toronto
The Rathburns Canada
The Redhill Valleys Canada
The Royal Foundry Canada
The Statistics Canada
The Vics United States
The Walker Mexico
Thrifty Kids Canada
Towers and Trees Canada
Victoria + Jean Belgium/Sweden
WellBad Germany
Whale and the Wolf Canada
WHOOP-Szo Canada
Wild Planes USA
Windigo Canada
WLMRT Canada
Wolves At Midnight Canada
YEW Belgium