2017 Regional Winners

Congratulations to the winning artists in the regional Jim Beam Make History Talent Search!

Over 400 amazing artists entered the radio driven competition, encompassing a very diverse mix of genres and individual styles of music – each unique in their own way.

The 5 finalists in each city –Montreal, Toronto, Calgary , Vancouver – were selected by a music industry panel, radio stations and entertainment writers. The live performance showcases displayed the awesome emerging and indie talent across the country.

The regional winners in the four cities were selected as:

Montreal – ‘Mountain Dust’ 
Toronto – ‘The Nursery’
Calgary – ‘All Hands on Jane’ Vancouver – ‘Paul Lambert Band’

All regional winning artists will receive a special invitation to showcase at Canadian Music Week in Toronto during Canadian Music Week – April 18-23, 2017.

On behalf of Canadian Music Week, we are proud to announce the national winner of the 2017 Jim Beam Make History Talent Search is ‘The Nursery’.

The Nursery will be invited to open the Indie Awards show with a three song performance at The Indies on April 19th at The Phoenix Concert Theatre.