May 4

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2019 JUNO Host Committee

Presents #OurSound Showcase at Canadian Music Week

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LONDON - The 2019 JUNO Host Committee, in collaboration with Tourism London and the London Music Office, is proud to present the #OurSound showcase at Canadian Music Week (CMW), featuring Legal Kill, Never Betters, Wolf Saga, Texas King, Cat Clyde and Whoop-Szo. 


These six emerging London acts will take the stage at the Hideout in Toronto on Friday, May 11. Doors open at 8 p.m. Set times and further details can be found here. 


The #OurSound showcase kicks off a big year for London’s music scene, as the city prepares to host the Country Music Association of Ontario Awards and Festival, June 1-3 2018, followed by JUNO Week and The 2019 JUNO Awards, March 11-17, 2019. 


“As Host City of the 2019 JUNOS, London has fully embraced the mandate of the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS), to educate, develop, celebrate and honour Canadian artists and their music. Showcasing some of our best emerging artists at Canadian Music Week helps develop our local talent and profile our sound,” said Chris Campbell, Chair of the 2019 JUNO Host Committee. 


“Industry showcases connect our artists and help emerging talent gain national recognition. Showcasing as the Host City of the 2019 JUNOS elevates our already incredible music scene,” said Cory Crossman, London’s Music Industry Development Officer. 


Tickets for the #OurSound showcase can be purchased online here or at the door. 

Now in its 37th year, Canadian Music Week is recognized as one of the premier entertainment events in North America focusing on the business of music. 


MEDIA CONTACT: 

Ashton Patis 

Chair, Marketing and Communications 

2019 JUNO Host Committee 

ashton@junoslondon2019.ca

519-476-7109 


ADDITIONAL ARTIST DETAILS: 

Legal Kill 

Legal Kill is a rock band from London, ON. Formed in early 2017, the power-trio has been making waves with their raw and electrifying sound, as well as their high energy live shows. 

Never Betters 

Post-pop-punk quartet, formed at the infamous Foam Doam. For fans of: Dinosaur Jr., Weed, Alvvays. 

Wolf Saga 

Wolf Saga is an indigenous artist from London, ON. He has worked with Samsung, Air Canada and Converse. On top of that, he has taped an episode of Guilt Free Zone for APTN and appeared on an episode of Killjoys. Past highlights include playing the inaugural WayHome Festival, shooting a commercial in Australia for Air Canada, charting at no. 1 on the National Aboriginal Music Countdown. 

Texas King 

Texas King formed in 2013 and before long, began earning a reputation for their high-energy rock shows. It’s often said that Texas King is best experienced when seen, not just heard. Now armed with their hook-filled debut, the band is ready to make their mark in the world of rock music, one rowdy club at a time. 

Cat Clyde 

Cat Clyde is a brand new artist out of Stratford/London, ON. A fresh take on the classic sounds of yesteryear, breathing new life into the velvety vocal, tack-piano, slide-guitar-style that can instantly walk you through the swinging doors of a packed saloon. 

Whoop-Szo 

WHOOP-Szo are a tricky band to shelve. At one listen, you might latch onto their folkie regionalism and proclivity for place-based storytelling, and then, two tracks later, it might be the thoughtful architecture of their noise-building that reels you in.

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