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Canadian Music Week 2015 – 10 days / 1000 bands
Canadian Music Week (CMW) has an amazing line up of artists performing at the 2015 edition. From May 1st – 10th 2015, the newly expanded 10-day festival will present hundreds of bands from around the world. Headliners include The Jesus and Mary Chain: 30th Anniversary of Psychocandy, Kiesza, GoldLink, LIGHTS, FIDLAR, King Tuff, Billy Talent, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Cloud Nothings, Daniel Lanois, Joey Bada$$, Swervedriver, Lucki Eck$, The Psychedelic Furs, Mick Jenkins, Death Cab for Cutie, Leon Bridges, and JMSN.
Among others confirmed are performances by Banoffee, Dune Rats, Redway, Daytrip, Jack and Eliza, Harrison, The OBGM’s, and many more. The festival will also highlight select acts from Australia and New Zealand as part of it’s international spotlight on these markets, as well as the return of Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds with a performance on Sunday, May 3, 2015 at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts .
This year will once again feature The Concert Lottery. Offering CMW wristband holders the chance to guarantee a spot at some of the larger shows during the festival – and sometimes the only way in to a sold out show – and the opportunity to optimize their time during the festival. Now spanning 10 days CMW will showcase over 1000 bands at more than 60 live music venues in downtown Toronto, May 1st-10th. In addition to providing a platform for up and coming artists, CMW also hosts a number of world-renowned acts among its lineup, comedians, film screenings, awards shows and conferences designed for artists and industry.
10-day festival wristbands are available now for the Early Bird Price of $50. Wristbands allow access to all showcases throughout the week. Fans can purchase them here: http://cmw.net/music/wristbands/
ABOUT CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK:
Canadian Music Week is Canada’s leading annual entertainment event dedicated to the expression and growth of the country’s music, media and entertainment industries. Combining three information-intensive conferences; a trade exposition; a film festival; a comedy festival; four awards shows and the nation’s largest new music festival, CMW spans a ten-day period from May 1 to May 10, 2015 at the Sheraton Centre Hotel and over 60 downtown Toronto venues, attracting participants from across the globe. For more information, visit www.cmw.net.
About the Author
Bryen Dunn is a freelance journalist with a focus on travel, lifestyle, entertainment and hospitality. He has an extensive portfolio of celebrity interviews with musicians, actors and other public personalities. He enjoys discovering delicious eats, tasting spirited treats, and being mesmerized by musical beats.