CMW Announces Full 2015 Lineup

May just got a whole lot brighter

UPDATE — March 3, 2015

CMW has announced a second round of programming for 2015’s stacked festival! Death Cab for Cutie, Brave Shores, METZ, Rich Aucoin, Joey Bada$$, Lucki Eck$, The Psychedelic Furs, Mick Jenkins, and more (see below) will be added to the bill. Headliners already include Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Billy Talent, Lights, Alvvays, and King Tuff.

Check out CMW’s second wave bands below:

  • Brave Shores
  • Coasts
  • Death Cab for Cutie
  • Jazz Cartier
  • JMSN
  • Joey Bada$$
  • Leon Bridges
  • Lucki Eck$
  • METZ
  • Mick Jenkins
  • Monster Truck
  • Rich Aucoin
  • SABA
  • Scott Helman
  • Single Mothers
  • Smallpools
  • Swervedriver
  • The Death Set
  • The Flatliners
  • theNEWDEAL
  • The Psychedelic Furs

CMW also announced their March Week Madness Sale: from March 3rd-10th buy one wristband and get a second wristband free! Head over here and enter the special promotional code, which will be announced via their Twitter March 3rd at 11am.

January 29, 2015

After teasing us late last Decemeber with the announcement of Jesus Mary and Chain’s 30th anniversary of Psychocandy show at this year’s upcoming festival, Canadian Music Week just completed the entire list of headlining acts for the May 1st – 10th takeover of the city.

With a roster of 1000+ bands throughout the city, the headliners include Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Billy Talent, Lights, Alvvays, and King Tuff. Other notable acts such as Magic!, John Mellencamp, Kiesza, Ben Lee, Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland, Ron Sexsmith, and the Dirty Nil will be in attendance at the 10 day long festival, with more still to be announced.

Celebrating its 33rd year here, CMW is invades 60 different venues across the city along with a music conference and a film and comedy element. There’s tons to see and hear so take a look at their website for the full list of artists and events.

If you’re planning on attending this year, buy your tickets now! It’s $60 for early birds, but that price goes up in February.

Check out the poster below:

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