Canadian Music Week festival and conference postponed due to coronavirus

The festival has been moved to September

Canadian Music Week has postponed its 2020 festival and conference as a result of the growing coronavirus pandemic.

The festival, which was originally set to take place from May 19th to 23rd, will now be taking place from September 8th to 13th, with the conference occurring at the Sheraton Hotel from September 9th to 11th. All wristbands and badges will be honoured during the new dates.

“We take the health and safety of our community very seriously and do not wish to put anyone in unnecessary risk,” the statement reads. “CMW encourages you to support independent artists during this time of uncertainty and keep listening to music!!”