Big Names Added to CMW 2016 Lineup

The countdown to CMW begins

Spanning seven days at over forty venues and hundreds of bands, Canadian music fans are eagerly waiting for CMW’s return this year, from May 2nd-8th. With additional programming announced earlier this year, CMW is once again adding another wave of massive acts.

This wave of additional bands includes The Sheepdogs, Hannah Georgas, Jeff The Brotherhood, HUMANS, Max Frost, Diarrhea Planet and more.

In addition to the festival’s regular programming, a collection of music festivals are holding CMW themed nights at various venues throughout the city. Check out those events below.

For all event info and tickets check here.

Osheaga Presents:
Dilly Dally w/ The Damn Truth, Le Trouble, Foreign Diplomats and Motel Raphael
Saturday May 7 @ Lee’s Palace

Boots & Hearts Presents:
Blackjack Billy, Meghan Patrick, Eric Ethridge, James Barker Band, Dani Strong, Kansas
Tuesday May 3 @The Phoenix Concert Theatre

M for Montreal and Brooklyn Vegan Present:
Ho99o9, Duchess Says, Dead Obies, The Posterz, Wasiu, and Ragers
Saturday May 7 @ Adelaide Hall

NeXT + Wavelength + POP Montreal Present:
PARTNER (Wed, Thurs, Fri)
Walrus, Entire Cities, Little Junior, For Esme, Billy Moon, She-Devils, Caveboy and more @
The Silver Dollar

WayHome Presents:
HUMANS, Amir Obe, Lucas Dipasquale, Kiki Rowe, Heartstreets and more
Saturday May 7 @ Mod Club


Monday, May 2, 2016

Max Frost w/ Rozes @ The Drake Hotel

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Laura Stevenson w/ Special Guests @ Drake Underground
L├ąpsley @ The Mod Club
Bob Mould Band @ Horseshoe Tavern

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Generation Axe: A Night of Guitars @ Massey Hall
Royal Canoe w/ The Wet Secrets & Hannah Epperson @ The Mod Club
MOTHERS w/ Honduras, Boulevards and more @ Adelaide Hall
Charlotte Cardin @ The Drake Underground
Heat @ The Garrison
Baio w /Blajk, Romes, Only Yours and TMPL @ Velvet Underground
Bob Mould Band @ Horseshoe Tavern

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Tommy Stinson of the Replacements w/ Common Deer, Ivory Hours, Frankie Lee, Little You
Little Me @ Horseshoe Tavern
Wild Nothing w/ Charlie Hilton and more @ The Opera House
TOPS w/ Foxtrott, Wildlife, Savoir Adore and more @ Lee’s Palace
Memory Tapes w/ Ghostly Kisses, Wolkof @ Comfort Zone
Yuna w/ Bosco @ The Mod Club
Kevin Abstract w/ Smino and Kaydee @ Adelaide Hall
No Joy w/ Programm and Mise en Scene @ The Velvet Underground
The Shrine w/ Dr. Boogie, Waxy and more @ The Bovine Sex Club (25th Anniversary party)

Friday, May 6, 2016

SWMRS w/ JPNSGRLS, New Swears and more @ Adelaide Hall
Public Access T.V. w/ No Sinner, The Sumner Brothers and more @ The Garrison
White Lung w/ Dead Tired @ Velvet Underground
Nao & Mura Masa @ The Mod Club
Busty and the Bass @ The Opera House

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Meat Wave w/The Dying Arts, Dead Messenger @ The Bovine (25th anniversary party)
Andrew Combs w/ Wooden Horsemen @ The Dakota Tavern
Royal Wood @ The Danforth Music Hall
Willa w/ Rococode, Kill J, and Elle Exxe @ The Drake Underground
Corners w/ Grounders, Haunted Summer and more @ The Garrison
Sunflower Bean w/ Death Valley Girls, Shy Kids and Mise en Scene @ Hard Luck Bar
Modern Space, Attica Riots, Sam Cash and more @ The Horseshoe Tavern