With the 2016 edition of Canadian Music Week just a very short weeks away, now’s a great time to take a look at some of our top festival picks this. Given that CMW has dozens of promising showcases over a 6-day span, you’d be forgiven for getting a little but overwhelmed by the sheer choices – but that’s why we’re here.
And, what’s a better place to start than looking at the badass, powerful female-led or female-fronted artists that will be plying their trade at CMW this year? It’s been a tough
year forever for women in the music industry, which you can read about here or here, or, you can choose to read something more positive here. In the midst of all this, I think it’s important to remember that there are a lot of women making fantastic music out there, and they deserve to be showcased, highlighted and celebrated.
There’s something for everyone on this playlist (in my opinion0, so sit down, get out your CMW schedule, and check out some awesome bands/artists during that first week of May!