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deadmau5 at Canadian Music Week 2014

September 3, 2013

YellowBrix

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TORONTO, Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Internationally renowned EDM superstar deadmau5 will take the seat at Canadian Music Week 2014 in a keynote interview with the host of CBC Radio's The Q, Jian Ghomeshi. On Friday, May 9, 2014 at the Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel in Toronto - the hub of CMW's conference activities - the Canadian phenomenon will offer a candid look into his success, the power of social media and technology, performing live, and his perspective on the future of EDM.

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Joel Zimmerman, more commonly known as deadmau5 (pronounced 'dead mouse'), is one of the world's most respected electronic music producers of modern times. Enjoying international chart success with his singles "Professional Griefers," "Sofi Needs A Ladder," "Ghosts 'n' Stuff" and "I Remember," he has also released four critically acclaimed albums: > album title goes here The multiple JUNO Award-winning and Grammy(R)-nominated artist performed at the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards as part of its first ever telecast performance highlighting electronic music. His ability to push the boundaries of his talent grows at an equal rate to his fan base, which counts over 7.6 million Facebook friends and 2.3 million Twitter followers. A major touring act, he has headlined Lollapalooza, Outside Lands, Sonar, Virgin Mobile FreeFest, Coachella and Creamfields, and sold out Rogers Centre in Toronto and PETCO Park in San Diego, as well as multiple consecutive nights at legendary venues like the Roseland Ballroom in NYC and the Palladium in Los Angeles. 2013 included headlining slots at Ultra Music Festival - Miami, Lollapalooza Chile, Lollapalooza Brazil and The Veld festival. Plus plans for a major world tour are now in the works. He has appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone (summer double issue, 2012), marking him as the first electronic artist to do so as well as VIBE magazine earlier this year.

The keynote interview with deadmau5 will be open to all CMW delegates and registered showcasing artists. A limited number of tickets to this individual session are also available for purchase. To attend, visit the Canadian Music Week website - www.cmw.net - to register for your delegate pass or purchase your ticket.

ABOUT CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK: Canadian Music Week is Canada's leading annual entertainment event dedicated to the expression and growth of the country's music, media and entertainment industries. Combining three information-intensive conferences; a trade exposition; a film festival; a comedy festival; four awards shows and the nation's largest new music festival, CMW spans a five-day period from May 6 to May 10, 2014 at the Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel and over 60 downtown Toronto venues, attracting participants from across the globe. For more information, visit www.cmw.net.

SOURCE Canadian Music Week

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