Canadian Music Week Announces 2016 Festival May 4 – 14, Highlights UK and Ireland

Canadian Music Week , Canada’s Largest New Music Festival and Conference, is pleased to announce the 34th installment in 2016 will take place May 4th -14th, once again bringing conferences, awards, film, comedy and music to the city of Toronto.

For the first time, the industry conference will take place at the beginning of the festival at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel (123 Queen Street West), and will host the Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards  on Thursday, May 5th. The Canadian Radio Music Awards luncheon will take place on Friday, May 6th, followed by one of Canadian Music Week’s most anticipated events, CHUM Fan Fest and finally capping off the weekend with Sirius XM’s annual Indie Awards on Saturday May 7th.

Canadian Music Week takes pride in welcoming international artists and key industry players from around the world, and is thrilled to feature the 2016 International Spotlight will be on the United Kingdom- with a special focus on Ireland. In association with CAAMA, CMW will be hosting labels, booking agents, festival organizers, promoters, talent buyers and industry specialists from the entertainment sectors, opening new trade routes for Canadians who are interested in furthering opportunities with these two key European markets as part of a Spotlight on the UK and Focus on Ireland.