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Canadian Music Week Reveals 2023 Festival Lineup

Canadian Music Week Reveals 2023 Festival Lineup

It’s almost that time of year again! From June 5-10th Canadian Music Week will be breathing some fresh air into Toronto’s live music scene, bringin in artists from all across the country to perform in Toronto. Canadian Music Week has just announced the full lineup for the 41st Annual music festival taking with over 250 acts in over 20 venues! Wristbands are only $50 at, with single tickets available at That breaks down to only $10 a night, with each one filled with so many show options to check out!

On June 7, the Canadian Music Week Opening Party will take place at the El Mocambo, presented by iHeart Canada in partnership with Wax Records, with performances by Shawn Desman, Virginia To Vegas, Alyssa Reid, and Noelle.

Canadian Music Week will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of hip hop with key showcases and events each day of the festival including hip hop legends The Lox with special guest Kardinal Offishall on June 9 at Queen Elizabeth Theatre.

Highlights from CMW 2023 Music Festival include: Dom Vallie, and Roderick Porter, with special guest Lyan Paris at Axis on June 6; Fuego at Axis on June 7; the 22nd Jim Beam® INDIES with a full length concert set by Charlotte Cardin on June 8 at History; Badflower at Axis on June 8; Billy Raffoul at the Phoenix Concert Theatre on June 9; and The Killjoys and Pkew Pkew Pkew at Lee’s Palace on June 10.

The 2023 Canadian Music Week Line Up includes:

Charlotte Cardin, The Lox, Fuego, Badflower, Shawn Desman, Kardinal Offishall, Billy Raffoul, Virginia To Vegas, Ryland James, Roderick Porter, Dom Vallie, Alyssa Reid, Texas King, Bleeker, The Press, Killjoys, Pkew Pkew Pkew, Brkn Love, Noelle, Kubla, A Short Walk To Pluto, Peter Raffoul, Bass Drum Of Death, Dearly Beloved, Basement Revolver, Harm & Ease, Cvc, Grace May, Sofia Camara, The Free Label, Mute Choir, Hotel Mira, Distraction4ever, Black Paint, Ethan Surman, Housewife, Softcult, Jin, Brother & Son, Modern Dandelion, Tumble, Mobley, Eric Punzo, Tarbox, Dani Doucette, Ivytide, Kadeema, The Vaniers, Fxrvvst, Badlook, Madhouse, Mattmac, Jordan Hart, Mindflip, Cassie Dasilva, Benjamin Dakota Rogers, Wayley, Velvet Beach, The Damn Truth, Dawson Gamble, Lastli, Fkb, Vilivant, Pink Leather Jackets, Angela Saini, Nicolina, Cindë, Bad Skin, Richard Tichelman, Rubicini, Armando, Dustin Bird, Madison Galloway, The Lad Classic, Graham Scott Fleming, Jessica Sevier, Mecca Of Stank, Jessie T, Cody Lawless, Jessica Sole, One In The Chamber, Fortunate Losers, Frank Mighty, Alessandro Montelli, Judgement, Noa, Tye Dempsey, The Jailbirds, Karli June, Dead Levee, Krill Williams, Wasting Time, Kill The Burr, Cigar Club, Shayla Souliere, Gee Clarke, Almyr Jules, Bailey Jordan-Neil, Carlyn, Cevilain, The Empties, Justin Maki, Taming Sari, Alias, Electric Neon Cloud, Frankie Flowers, Celina Wolfe, Herdd, Julianna Jones, Cmagic5, Mattie Leon, Nick!, Po Lazarus, Rebecca Sichon, Allegra Jordyn, Sudden Waves, X. Ari, The Spiral Theory, Spendo, Niiva, Sre and more.



Now in its 41st year, Canadian Music Week is Canada’s leading annual entertainment event dedicated to the expression and growth of the country’s music, media and entertainment industries. Combining multifaceted information-intensive conferences; a trade exposition; awards shows and the nation’s largest new music festival. All conference functions occur at The Westin Harbour Castle at 1 Harbour Square in Toronto.

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