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CMW 2014 bands to see editors picks

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CMW 2014 bands to see editors picks

Now in its 32nd year, CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK is recognized as one of the most influential industry events in North America.

After another grueling year of toughing it out in the Canadian music scene, we once again bring you our tried and true editors picks.

bands to see editors picks

 

TUESDAY MAY 6

7pmPaula Gomez @ Cameron House
From: Ireland
Genre: Acoustic,Blues,Singer-Songwriter

8pmBuddy Black @ Cameron House
From: Toronto, ON
Genre: Folk,Punk,Rock
Similar to: Social Distortion, Pixies, Nick Cave

8pmCome As You Are (tribute to Nirvana) @ The Great Hall *LIMITED ACCESS*
Sloan Members Chris Murphy, Andrew Scott & Gregory MacDonald – Hidden Cameras – July Talk – DIANA
Luke Lalonde (of Born Ruffians) – By Divine Right – VAG HALEN – Young Rival – Biblical
– Light Fires – Julie Fader (of etiquette) – Princess Century – Wildlife – Lisa Bozikovic, abstract Random – Kathleen Munroe – Queen of the Fleet

9:30pmJustin Nozuka @ Mod Club
From: Toronto, ON
Genre: Acoustic,Folk,Rock

10:35pmThe Dirty Nil @ Tattoo Rock Parlour
From: Dundas, ON
Genre: Rock

11:30pmThe Reason @ Tattoo Rock Parlour
From: Hamilton, ON
Genre: Rock

 

 

WEDNESDAY MAY 7

7pmCanadian Radio Music Awards @ The Phoenix *LIMITED ACCESS*
The Canadian Radio Music Awards offer an opportunity to honour national and international artists who have gained significant traction at radio over the past year.

7pmMATZKA @ Cadillac Lounge
From: Taiwan
Genre: Folk,Reggae,Rock

11pmBroods @ Drake Hotel
From: New Zealand
Genre: Alternative,Electronic

11pmYEO @ The Gladstone Hotel
From: Australia
Genre: Electronic,Indie,Pop
Similar to: James Blake, Jai Paul, Banks, Clams Casino

2am A Primitive EvolutionThe Bovine
From: Toronto, ON
Genre: Grunge,Metal,Rock
Similar to: Queens of the Stone Age, The Dead Weather, The Smashing Pumpkins

 

THURSDAY MAY 8

8pmThe Taiwan Showcase @ El Mocambo
From: Taiwan
Feat. RED, MATZKA, io
Genre: Various

9pmThe Cool Hands @ Clintons
From: Toronto, ON
Genre: Rock

10pmWordburglar @ Hard Luck Bar
From: Toronto, ON
Genre: Alternative,Hip Hop / Rap,Indie
Similar to: Beastie Boys, MF Doom, Kool Keith

10pmDiana @ The Drake
From: Toronto, ON
Genre: Indie,Pop

10pmStone River @ Cherry Colas
From: Toronto, ON
Genre: Americana,Rock,Roots
Similar to: The Black Crowes Rival Sons Led Zeppelin

11pmTeenage Head @ The Great Hall
From: Hamilton, ON
Genre: Punk

11pmGrimskunk @ Sneaky Dee’s
From: Montreal, QC
Genre: Punk,Rock

12amThe Bros. Landreth @ Cadillac Lounge
From: Winnipeg, MB
Genre: Alternative,Country,Pop
Similar to: Little Feat, The Eagles, Ray Lamontagne, John Mayer

1amThe Flatliners @ Sneaky Dee’s
From: Toronto, ON
Genre: Punk,Rock
Similar to: Foo Fighters, Queens of the Stone Age, NOFX, Dillinger Four, Jawbreaker

 

FRIDAY MAY 9

6pmTegan & Sara, Ellie Goulding @ Kool Haus *LIMITED ACCESS*
From: Vancouver, BC
Genre: Indie,Rock

7pmCity and Colour @ ACC *LIMITED ACCESS*
From: Toronto
Genre: Acoustic,Folk,Rock

8pmMichael Cassidy @ Cameron House
From: Glasgow, UK
Genre: Pop,Folk
Similar to: Ben Howard

9pmLovely Quinces @ Free Times
From: Croatia
Genre: Acoustic,Folk,Indie
Similar to: Fiona Apple. Cat Power. PJ Harvey.

10:20pmComeback Kid @ Mod Club *LIMITED ACCESS*
From: Winnipeg, MB
Genre: Punk/Hardcore

12amPublic Animal @ The Hideout
From: Toronto, ON
Genre: Rock

1amKiller Wails @ The Central
From: Toronto, ON
Genre: Indie,Punk,Rock
Similar to: The Rolling Stones meets Nirvana and The Beach Boys

 

SATURDAY MAY 10

6:30pmBrendan Canning and Television @ The Phoenix *LIMITED ACCESS*
From: NY, NY
Genre: Punk,Rock

6:30pmMastodon, Gojira and Kvelertek @ Sound Academy *LIMITED ACCESS*
From: Atlanta, GA
Genre: Metal

9pmTwelve Foot Ninja @ Lee’s Palace
From: Australia
Genre: Metal,Progressive,Rock

10pmBiblical @ Mod Club
From: Toronto, ON
Genre: Psychedelic,Rock

12amCerebral Ballzy @ Lee’s Palace
From: Brooklyn, NY
Genre: Punk

12amNo Age @ Mod Club
From: Los Angeles, CA
Genre: Experimental,Punk

1amOff @ Lee’s Palace
From: Los Angeles, CA
Genre: Punk

 

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THE SCENe

 

 


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