Canadian Music Week

From street fairs and street protests to art shows and concerts, these are the best events happening outdoors in April and May Read more

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Matt Williams

Massive Attack play Mezzanine, Kim Gordon returns for the first time since Sonic Youth, Elton John says farewell (again) and more Toronto concerts we're looking forward to this year. Read more

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R. Jeanette Martin

The Matador, Toronto's historic and beleaguered speakeasy/music venue, has got its zoning, and now owner Paul McCaughey hopes it will open by March 2019 Read more



Samuel Engelking

It's time to stand up for safety in Toronto's music scene. If a reckoning is coming for sexual misconduct, it will take the entire community, from showgoers to venue owners, to make it happen. Read more



Zach Slootsky

Sponsored feature: presented by Canadian Music Week Read more


Neil Van

Haviah Mighty, Duchess Says, 070 Shake, Freak Heat Waves, Wolf Parade and New Fries play memorable sets during CMW's second half Read more

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Sarah Rix

Japanese Breakfast, Charlotte Day Wilson, Amelia Curran, Tim Darcy and Nyssa are among the early stand-outs at this year's CMW Read more

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Denise Donlon


Ahead of her industry talk at Canadian Music Week, we spoke to the music executive, producer and host about her new memoir, CBC, Drake – and MuchMusic, of course Read more


The Los Angeles rapper's April 23 show at the Phoenix will go on, but not under the CMW banner Read more

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The Tokyo-based garage rockers have performed at the soon-to-close rock club at least 15 times since 2005 Read more


Other acts joining the six-day festival's lineup include Japanese Breakfast, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, The Luyas and Sebadoh Read more




Yuna, Wild Nothing, Adria Kain, Mutoid Man, Bob Mould and Laura Stevenson are among the early highlights of this year's CMW Read more

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What we're doing this week! Read more

Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog

Toronto gets a British invasion when Canadian Music Week (May 2-8) hits town. Read more


Win a pair of tickets to see Fat White Family on May 6th at Lee's Palace! Read more


Win a pair of tickets to see The Black Lips on May 6th at The Phoenix Concert Theatre! Read more


Win a pair of tickets to see Max Frost on May 2nd at The Drake Hotel! Read more


Win a pair of tickets to see Laura Stevenson on May 3rd at Drake Underground! Read more