CMW Showcase

Thu May 10 2018

7:00 PM Doors

Nightowl

647 College Street Toronto, ON M6G 1B7

$8.00

Ages 19+

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CMW Showcase

Francine Thirteen
Ghost Caravan
The Royal Foundry
Marsicans 
Downturns

This event is part of Canadian Music Week for more information / set times visit cmw.net/music

Line up subject to change / no refunds

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  • Francine Thirteen

    Francine Thirteen

    Pop

    Francine Thirteen landed from Venus in Dallas, TX, where she began her earthly life. She is a proud Libra. Thirteen has been creating and singing since she can remember. She is heavily influenced by nature and by the magic of archetypes. She has coined her style 'Ritual Pop.' 

  • Ghost Caravan

    Ghost Caravan

    Soul

    Ghost Caravan’s music is orchestral, electronic soul. On her forthcoming record T.O. Confidential, Shaina Silver-Baird collaborated with members of Grand Analog, the Weeknd, Hill Kourkoutis of the Launch, Martha and the Muffins and the Four On The Floor String Quartet. She acknowledges the depth and darkness of the lyrics. “I want to continue to push in that direction: personal/poetic lyrics coupled with grand, dramatic tracks. I want to develop the soulful element along with the orchestral. It’s such an exciting sound; very contemporary and yet derived from something deeper and older.”

    Despite the fact that the music can be dark, Silver-Baird feels that Ghost Caravan is uplifting. “It’s about understanding deep emotional experiences, but also about looking to the positive in life. I write from a personal perspective and find it relatively impossible not to give myself over completely to a song when I’m performing live. People can expect our shows to be intimate. However, the music is quite epic in scope so there is that duality. If everything works, the performers and the audience have an experience together.”

  • Marsicans

    Marsicans

    Indie Pop

    “Insanely grin-inducing…the Leeds four-piece’s shimmering, sun-kissed indie-pop is joyful, unadulterated fun… like the Beach Boys went to town on Paul Simon’s large stash of speed.”
    (Bang The Drum Magazine)

    Marsicans are an emerging indie band from Leeds, England, comprised of a gang of four very different individuals: James, a Beatles-obsessed singer; Oli, an art student turned guitarist; Rob, a ‘bolder than your average’ bassist and Cale, a former samba band drummer. All long-time friends from school and Leeds’ music scene, the current line-up started sampling old synths, singing in harmony and writing songs together in 2014.

    Marsicans’ earworm pop hooks, hectic gig schedule and growing reputation for exciting live shows quickly led to notable support slots (The Pigeon Detectives, Embrace, Catfish & The Bottlemen) and festival bookings (Kendal Calling, Reading & Leeds festivals). Recent releases have sold out their limited CD and vinyl runs and grabbed airplay on Radio 1, 6Music, Radio X, 3FM (Netherlands), BBC Introducing and Amazing Radio along with a sackful of positive coverage from the blogosphere.

  • Downturns

    Downturns

    Rock

    Brampton born and raised, 4 music fanatics of varying tastes set out to quench a thirst for theatric music and explosive presentation without losing the melody and beauty that a simple good song contain. Two EPs, one self recorded and a 2nd with an up and coming local producer, with a debut full length en route. Several stylistic and band member changes later, the current three piece aims to combine energy and drama to form an exhausting and enlightening experience.

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CMW Presents

CMW Showcase

Thu May 10 2018 7:00 PM Doors

Nightowl Toronto ON
CMW Showcase

$8.00 Ages 19+

CMW Showcase

Francine Thirteen
Ghost Caravan
The Royal Foundry
Marsicans 
Downturns

This event is part of Canadian Music Week for more information / set times visit cmw.net/music

Line up subject to change / no refunds

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This event is 19 and over. Any Ticket holder unable to present valid identification indicating that they are at least 19 years of age will not be admitted to this event, and will not be eligible for a refund.