Canadian Music Fest Line-Up Announced

CANADIAN MUSIC FEST LINE-UP ANNOUNCED

– FEATURING PREMIER PERFORMANCES BY ADAM JONES (TOOL), JANELLE MONAE, J MASCIS & BOMBAY BICYCLE CLUB –

 

~800 artists, 55 venues, 5 nights, 1 wristband~

A PART OF CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK 2011

www.canadianmusicfest.com

www.cmw.net

Canadian Music Fest takes over 55 venues throughout downtown Toronto for five nights in March (9-13, 2011).  A part of Canadian Music Week (CMW), the festival features over 800 artists – from local to international – representing more than 25 countries.  This year’s lineup welcomes a number of premiers and special performances, including:

• Adam Jones (Tool) / Saturday, March 12 / Trinity St. Paul’s / 7:00pm (A world premiere multimedia presentation)

 – Tickets on sale Friday, January 14 at 10:00 a.m.

The Indies w/ Janelle Monae, Shad, Hollerado, Bombay Bicycle Club, Hannah Georgas & Desperate Union / Saturday, March 12 / Fairmont Royal York Hotel (Canadian Room) / 8:00 p.m.

  • Tickets on sale Friday, January 14 at 10:00 a.m.

The Indies Afterparty w/ Keys N Krates and more / Saturday, March 12 / The Mod Club Sennheiser Lounge / 11:00 p.m.

  • Tickets available at the door or free with your Indies ticket stub or wristband

J Mascis (of Dinosaur Jr) w/ Kurt Vile & more / Friday, March 11 / The Great Hall / 9:00 p.m.

  • Tickets on sale now

• Sirius Satellite Radio presents Land of Talk w/ Isis (of Thunderheist), Cadence Weapon & more / Thursday, March 10 / The Opera House / 7:30 p.m.

  • Tickets on sale now

Big Sugar (reunion) / Friday, March 11 / Sound Academy / 8:00 p.m.

  • Tickets on sale Friday, January 14 at 10:00 a.m.

Mother Mother / Wednesday March 9 / The Phoenix  / 8:00 p.m.

  • Tickets on sale Friday, January 14 at 10:00 a.m.

• The Great Escape and Dine Alone Records present The Buzz Factor w/ Bombay Bicycle Club, Dinosaur Bones, The Jezabels & more/ Friday, March 11 / Lee’s Palace / 8:00 p.m.

  • Tickets on sale now

• CMF and Live Nation present Papa Roach w/ Buckcherry, My Darkest Days & more / Saturday, March 12 / Sound Academy / 7:00 p.m.

  • Tickets on sale now

USS w/ Medi & more / Thursday, March 10 / The Phoenix / 8:00 p.m.

  • Tickets on sale Friday, January 14 at 10:00 a.m.

• Live Nation and CMF present Down With Webster & more / Saturday, March 12 / Massey Hall / 8:00 p.m.

  • Tickets on sale now

• Live Nation and CMF present Melissa Etheridge & Serena Ryder / Friday, March 11 / Massey Hall / 8:00 p.m.

  • Tickets on sale now

• CMF presents The Windish Agency Showcase w/ Yukon Blonde and friends / Thursday, March 10 / The Great Hall / 9:00 p.m.

  • Tickets on sale Friday, January 14 at 10:00 a.m.

• CMF presents The Windish Agency Showcase w/ Ana Calvi & more / Friday, March 11 / Wrongbar / 8:00 p.m.

  • Tickets on sale Friday, January 14 at 10:00 a.m.

Chateau Marmont and more / Thursday, March 10 / The Drake Hotel / 8:00 p.m.

  • Tickets only available at the door

The Parlotones, The Reason & more / Thursday, March 10 / El Mocambo / 8:00 p.m.

  • Tickets on sale now

• Embrace and CMF present Middle Brother (A revue with members of Deertick, Dawes and Delta Spirit) / Friday, March 11 / The Opera House / 9:00 p.m.

  • On sale TBA

• Inertia and CMF present Steve Ignorant’s Crass / Saturday, March 12 / The Opera House / 8:00 p.m.

  • Tickets on sale now

• DAWG FM and Toronto Blues Society present The Johnny Max Band & more / Saturday, March 12 / The Silver Dollar / 5:30 p.m.

  • Tickets on sale Friday, January 14 at 10:00 a.m.

• CMF and The Union present MEN / Saturday, March 12 / Sneaky Dee’s / 8:00 p.m.

  • Tickets on sale now

• Proud FM presents Gentleman Reg & friends / Thursday, March 10 / Gladstone Hotel / 8:00 p.m.

  • Tickets on sale Friday, January 14 at 10:00 a.m.

• CMF and Live Nation present Good Charlotte w/ Forever The Sickest Kids / Friday, March 11 / The Phoenix

  • On sale TBA

• CMF and Embrace present MURS / Wednesday, March 9 / Wrongbar / 8:00 p.m.

  • Tickets on sale Friday, January 14 at 10:00 a.m.

• CMF and Embrace present Black Lungs, Sharks & more / Saturday, March 12 / Wrongbar / 8:00 p.m.

  • On sale TBA

For a complete list of artists and show details, visit the Canadian Music Fest website – www.canadianmusicfest.com. All Canadian Music Fest shows are accessible to holders of a Canadian Music Fest wristband. Certain restrictions on some shows may apply. Entry to all shows is subject to capacity.  All shows are 19 and over – unless stated all ages.

Schedule is subject to change. The schedule will be updated frequently – so check the site often for up-to-the-minute information and announcements.

Canadian Music Fest wristbands can be purchased by visiting the Canadian Music Fest website at www.canadianmusicfest.com or in person at Rotate This, Soundscapes, or Kops Records.  Individual tickets for certain shows are available at Ticketmaster www.ticketmaster.ca or 416.870.8000 to charge by phone.

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 five information-intensive conferences; a trade exposition; a film festival; four awards shows and the nation’s largest New Music Festival – Canadian Music Fest – CMW spans a five-day period from March 9 to March 13, 2011 at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel and various downtown Toronto venues, attracting participants from across the globe. For more information, visit www.cmw.net.