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Prepare yourself to immerse in some of Canada’s finest music as Canadian Music Week unveils its lineup for 2023.


The 41st edition of this annual music festival will captivate audiences from June 5 to June 10, 2023, showcasing over 250 talented acts across more than 20 venues in downtown Toronto.

Kicking off the festivities is the Canadian Music Week Opening Party on June 7 at El

Virginia To Vegas

Mocambo, presented by iHeart Canada in collaboration with Wax Records. The event will feature captivating performances by renowned artists such as Shawn Desman, Virginia To Vegas, Alyssa Reid, and Noelle.

This year, Canadian Music Week will also commemorate the 50th Anniversary of hip hop with a series of prominent showcases and events throughout the festival. Notably, rap legends The Lox will

The Lox

take the stage with special guest Kardinal Offishall on June 9 at Queen Elizabeth Theatre.

Among the highlights of CMW 2023 Music Festival are performances by 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 featuring a full-length concert 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 complete lineup for the 2023 Canadian Music Week includes an impressive roster of artists, such as 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,

Kardinal Offishall

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.

Wristbands are can be purchased at cmw.net/conference/online-registration, with single tickets available at ticketweb.ca.


  • Wayne Rosso

    Wayne Rosso has worked in music and technology for decades. He has worked with such artists as Aerosmith, Bee Gees, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Public Image LTD., Beach Boys, Phillip Glass, Fleetwood Mac, Rick James, New Kids on the Block, Slash, Evanescence and scores of others.


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