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Jazz Cartier, The Death Set Headline Canadian Music Week

Canadian Music Week (CMW) announces a stellar list of headlining artists as part of its 2015 festival programming including 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 and more (see full list below). 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 the opportunity to optimize their time during festival. Now spanning 10 days CMW will showcase over 1000 bands at more than 60 live music venues in downtown Toronto, May 1-10.


Headlining Performers:

Alvvays
APES
Banoffee
Beams
Ben Lee
Billy Talent
Birds of Bellwoods
BRONCHO
Cafeine
Clairmont The Second
Cloud Nothings
Colbie Caillat
Daddy Issues
Daniel Lanois
Daytrip
Dead Broke
Dead Soft
Diamond Bones
Dune Rats
Emay
Faith No More
Fat White Family
Fever The Ghost
FIDLAR
Gateway Drugs
The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger (GOASTT)
Glass Gang
Gold Lake
GoldLink
GOSH PITH
Hamish Anderson
Hare Squead
Harrison
HUMANS
Jack and Eliza
Jamaican Queens
Jazz Cartier
John Mellencamp
John River
K.I.D
Kaydee
Kiesza
King Tuff
Lady Lamb The Beekeeper
LIGHTS
Little You, Little Me
Lord Quest
LYON
Magic!
My Goodness
No Why
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds
Obeson
Phebe Starr
Pkew Pkew Pkew
Pluto
Robbie Redway
Rival Sons
Rocco Deluca
Ron Sexsmith
Saba
Scott Weiland & The Wildabouts
Shi Wisdom
The Death Set
The Dirty Nil
The Glorious Sons
The Jesus and Mary Chain: 30th Anniversary of Psychocandy
The Lazys
The Lytics
The Orwells
Twin Peaks
VÉRITÉ
Whitehorse
Young Paris

To see full list of artists performing at CMW please via this link. Stay tuned for more programming announcements!

Ticket Info

10-day festival wristbands are available at the early bird rate until February 4th! Wristbands allow access to all showcases throughout the week. Fans can purchase them via this link. Tickets for guaranteed entry to Canadian Music Week events are now available for purchase via this link.

** Tickets for The Jesus and Mary Chain: 30th Anniversary of Psychocandy will be available Friday, January 30.


Concert Lottery

The CMW Concert Lottery is back again this year. It offers CMW wristband holders the chance to guarantee a spot at some of the larger shows during the festival, and the opportunity to optimize their time during festival. The Concert Lottery will be announced via CMW’s social platforms: Twitter, Facebook, and the CMW website along with an RSVP link for fans to follow. To view further details via this link.

Lottery concerts include:

  • Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds (both shows)
  • Faith No More
  • Whitehorse
  • Ron Sexsmith
  • John Mellencamp

Stay tuned for further additions! Lottery entries will be restricted to wristband holders with valid photo ID for themselves and a guest, provided that both are wristband holders.


Written by Richardine Bartee

Her unprejudiced love for people, the arts, and business have taken her this far. Join Richardine on her journey as she writes history into existence, one article at a time. Richardine is a member of the Recording Academy/GRAMMYs, and a GRAMMY U Mentor. She is part of the Complex Day Ones, an exclusive community to help make the Complex experiences even better.