CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK 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.
New Additions to line-up:
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Birds of Bellwoods
The Dirty Nil
Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever
This Will Destroy You performing “S/T” in its entirety