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Ellie Goulding, Tegan & Sara, + More to Headline CMW Festival

  • January 30, 2014
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Ellie Goulding, Tegan & Sara, + More to Headline CMW Festival

Now in its 32nd year, Canadian Music Week (CMW) is Canada’s largest and most influential music and media conference and festival. It is one of the most respected and best attended music business and entertainment events in the world.

The CMW Festival spans five nights of concerts with more than 1000 performing artists from 40 countries at more than 60 live music venues throughout downtown Toronto. CMW helps build exposure and provides additional educational networking opportunities for artists through its conferences while allowing music fans to discover new acts and see some of their favorites play.

The Festival Lineup Includes:

M.I.A, City and Colour, Ellie Goulding, Tegan and Sara, Television, Neko Case, The 1975, Flatbush Zombies, OFF, The Dodos, The King Khan and BBQ Show, 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, The Wyld

In addition to it’s artist lineup, CMW 2014 confirmed programming to date includes: celebrity interviews with artists deadmau5, Nile Rodgers, Amanda Palmer, Bruce Cockburn and City and Colour; keynotes from music industry veterans Terry Ellis (Chrysalis Music), Martin Mills (Beggars Group), Daniel Glass (Glassnote), and Shelly Finkel (SFX Entertainment), as well as progressive movers Tom Windish (The Windish Agency), David Shing (AOL), Lee Trink (Manager – Kid Rock), PJ Bloom (Music Superviser – Glee), and Matthew Adell (Beatport); exceptional one-on-ones with social media and tech gurus John McAfee, Gary Shapiro (CES), Gary Vaynerchuk, and Erik Martin (Reddit).

You can find out more here:

http://cmw.net/

 

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