Canadian Music Week shares 2018 sneak peek featuring Sloan, Cupcakke, Slow, Lydia Lunch, This Will Destroy You and more

CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK SHARES 2018 SNEAK PEEK FEATURING SLOAN, THIS WILL DESTROY YOU, CUPCAKKE, SLOW, LYDIA LUNCH AND MORE

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CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK (CMW) announces a sneak peek at the 36th  edition of Canada’s largest and longest running new music festival. This year’s event will take place between May 7-13 at over thirty official CMW venues across downtown Toronto. An early look at the line-up reveals reunited Vancouver Punk Legends Slow, Chicago rapper CupcakKeThis Will Destroy You performing “S/T” in its entirety, Juno nominated IskweAnnie Hart (Au Revoir Simone), New York no wave noise artistLydia Lunch, early shoegaze psych rock outfit The Brian Jonestown Massacre, and Spanish indie-rock band Hinds, joining previously announced artists Lindi Ortega, andKeys’n’ Krates. Please see below for full list of confirmed acts.

In addition, Toronto music fans can look forward to a free show at Yonge-Dundas Square featuring Canadian indie-rock royalty Sloan on Saturday May 12th. The band will be touring in support of their upcoming 12th album release.

“We are really excited to once again program an eclectic mix of artists as part of this year’s CMW. As Toronto’s longest running multi-venue discovery festival, we look forward to utilizing Yonge-Dundas Square, a central outdoor hub, for one of Canada’s most beloved acts,” – Dave Henry, Festival Manager

New Additions to line-up:
Annie Hart 
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Birds of Bellwoods 
Christophe Mae
City Mouse 
CupcakKe 
The Dirty Nil
Hinds
Iskwé
Jess Williamson
Lydia Lunch 
Mad Caddies
Madison Beer
Modern Space 
Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever 
Single Mothers
Sloan
Slow
This Will Destroy You performing “S/T” in its entirety
Valley
Yonatan Gat 

+ Over a 100 more showcasing acts announced.
Ticket Info 
Explorer Wristbands and tickets now on sale on cmw.net/music , Ticketweb
Early Bird Pricing ends soon!

For media inquiries please contact: sacha@worklate.ca.
ABOUT CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK
Now in its 36th year, Canadian Music Week is recognized as one of the premiere entertainment events in North America focusing on the business of music. The Canadian Music Week festival spans 6 nights of performances, with hundreds of showcasing bands at more than 30 live music venues in downtown Toronto. All convention functions take place at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, 123 Queen Street West, Toronto.
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