Applications Open for Indie Week Canada 2019

The Opportunity

Indie Week Canada has become one of Canada’s premiere indie music festivals showcasing acts from all over the world in front of music industry professionals.

Indie Week offers 6 amazing nights of showcases, late last call after parties serving until 4am, music industry panels, mentorships, sponsored stages and more.

Past Performers Include:
Finger Eleven, Philip Sayce, Mike Joyce (The Smiths), Glen Matlock (Sex Pistols), Parallels, The OBGM’s, Walk Off The Earth, LYON, Blaze Bayley (Iron Maiden), Sumo Cyco, Ill Scarlett

Past Industry Delegates Include:
Eddie Kramer (Producer), Phil X (Bon Jovi), Michael Wekerle (Dragon’s Den/El Mocambo), Garth Richardson (Rage against the Machine), Mike Clink (Producer – Guns’n’roses/Metallica), Nigel Grainge (Thin Lizzy), Chris Birkett (Sinead O’Connor)

The Band

  • Indie Week is open to all genres except comedy and cover acts
  • Bands/artists must not be signed directly to a major label. Bands signed to an indie label with major distribution are still allowed to apply

The Gig


  • Set lengths are 30 minutes on average
  • Sound equipment (mics, PA’s, monitors) will be supplied
  • Basic backline (drum kit – no breakables, bass and guitar amps) will be provided

Additional Compensation Details:

All selected artists receive festival wristbands and passes for Indie Week Canada events (value – $125 per band member) including access to

  • VIP media launch party
  • Indie101
  • Demo listening sessions
  • Industry panels
  • Networking opportunities


Deadline: June 28, 2019

 Click here to apply!