CIMA & M for Montreal Present: Canada Block Party at the New Colossus Festival

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February 16, 2023
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CIMA will be returning to The New Colossus Festival in New York City from March 8-13, 2023! The festival features over 100 artists and bands at various venues across the Lower East Side of Manhattan. This year CIMA has partnered with M for Montreal to present the “Canada Block Party” on Thursday, March 9, a networking mixer followed by a full evening of showcases featuring incredible artists from across the country.

The Canada Block Party will kick off with the “Bloody Caesar Mixer” from 5:00PM-7:00PM at Arlene’s Grocery and will lead straight into the showcases. CIMA will present artists on the Pianos Stage while M for Montreal will present artists on the Arlene’s Grocery stage right next door. Delegates and industry will be able to jump back and forth between venues to catch the 12 showcasing artists on alternating stages throughout the night.

RSVP here for the Mixer:

CIMA’s Stage at Pianos (158 Ludlow St) is presented by The Consulate General of Canada in New York with showcasing partners Alberta Music, Manitoba Music, MusicBC, MusicOntario, Music Nova Scotia and SaskMusic. The showcasing artists are:

19:00 – The Garrys

19:45 – Mauvey

20:30 – Keeper E.

21:15 – Miesha & the Spanks

22:00 – Jane Inc.

22:45 – Anthony OKS

The M for Montreal Stage at Arlene’s Grocery (95 Stanton St) will feature performances from:

18:30 - Naya Ali

19:15 – Knitting

20:00 – Marci

20:45 – Alias

21:30 – Absolutely Free

22:15 – Snotty Nose Rez Kids

Canadian participants will also have the chance to participate in business events during the week including panels, happy hour mixers and more!

If you’ll be in New York at New Colossus reach out to and let us know!

CIMA gratefully acknowledges and thanks our generous sponsors and partners the Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings (FACTOR), the Government of Canada (through the Canada Music Fund), Ontario Creates, the Radio Starmaker Fund, SOCAN and Stingray Music.

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