Photo Review – CMW 2017 – Jim Beam Indies with Indie88

Last night the Jim Beam Indies with Indie88 took over the Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto to celebrate and showcase some of Canada’s brightest talent. Winners of the Jim Beam Make History Talent Search, The Nursery opened the show. St. John’s electro pop sensation Repartee followed and Dan Mangan serenaded the crowd with an acoustic […]

Canadian Music Week announces 2017 Jim Beam Indies with Indie88 nominees

Canadian Music Week has announced the nominees for the 2017 Indies – the 17th Annual Independent Music Awards – presented by Jim Beam with Indie88. Wintersleep, The Strumbellas, July Talk, Kaytranada, Charlotte Day Wilson, Tanya Tagaq, Jazz Cartier and A Tribe Called Red are some of the nominees alongside a number of artists being honoured […]

16th annual Indie Award winners announced

The 16th annual Indie Awards were handed out once again this year during Canadian Music Week in a ceremony hosted by Indie88’s Raina Douris at the Phoenix Concert Theatre. The awards celebrated the best of the year’s independent bands from both Canada and abroad and featured performances by Group of the Year winners The Strumbellas […]

Yoan named “Artist of the Year” at the 2016 Independent Music Awards

Photo Credit: Nicole Wolfe The 34th annual Canadian Music Week in Toronto, Ontario was a busy week for Canadian music. With the sold out 16th annual Independent Music Awards, some of Canadian music’s biggest names took home some very high honors. Fresh off of a very busy, and very successful 2015, Yoan took home the […]