Canadian Music Week Line-Up Announced
Canadian Music Week, which runs from May 6-10, has announced its line-up of performers, and they include M.I.A., Canadians Sara and Tegan, City and Colour, and Neko Case.
Other confirmed musical acts are The 1975, Walk Off The Earth, Flatbush Zombies, OFF, The Dodos, The King Khan and BBQ Show, Basecamp, Odesza, No Age, Woods, Cheetah Chrome, Sleepy Suns, Comeback Kid, Breton, King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, Indian Handcrafts, Jon Batiste, Three O’Clock Train, Cerebral Ballzy, The Organ Thieves, Tasha the Amazon (The Truth), The Nils, Jr Gone Wild, Richard Duguay, Bipolar Sunshine, Elizabeth Rose, The Damn Truth, Tiger Bell, White Hills, Tanika Charles, Maylee Todd, The Dirty Nil, Parade of Lights, Oscar Key Sung, Sean Leon & Daniel Caesar of IXXI, Noname, Gypsy, King Reign, The 6th Letter (Bakers Club) , OSIYM, Roney, and The Wyld.
According to TheStar.com, the conference portion of this year’s Canadian Music Week includes “celeb interviews” with City and Colour’s Dallas Green, Ontario dance-music maven deadmau5, disco legend Nile Rodgers, Canadian folk star Bruce Cockburn, and Goth queen Amanda Palmer.
Music fans can purchase wristbands to gain access to festival performances on the CMW website here.
Photo: Lindsey Byrnes/Tegan and Sara