Summer’s festival fever will hit Toronto early this year as CMW (Canadian Music Week) 2014 makes its official move from March to May 6-10. The citywide celebration will offer music fans from near and far the chance to catch more than 1000 acts in a jam-packed week of shows. From some of the year’s best to several of the most anticipated, the initial lineup spans the spectrum of electronic to experimental, indie pop to alternative, punk to hip hop and much more in between.
M.I.A., City and Colour, Ellie Goulding, Tegan and Sara, Television, Neko Case, 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 are just some of the incredible acts confirmed to perform.
Additional headliners and emerging frontrunners will also take centre stage as the lineup continues to unfold. Stay tuned for more news and updates in the coming weeks.
Specific show details are still to be announced. In the meantime, music fans can purchase wristbands to gain access to festival performances on the CMW website at www.cmw.net/music.
Programming is subject to change. For up-to-the-minute information, announcements and a live schedule, stay tuned to the CMW website.