Arcana Kings invited to Tallinn Music Week

Arcana Kings invited to Tallinn Music Week

May 4-8/2022 (Tallinn and Narva)

by SaskMusic

April 21, 2022 in Industry News

Arcana Kings invited to Tallinn Music Week May 4-8/2022 (Tallinn and Narva)

Six Canadian artists will be heading to Tallinn Music Week 2022, including Sask’s Arcana Kings, DEF3 (formerly of SK, now located in BC), Balaklava Blues, Clea Anaïs, Estyr, and Goodnight Sunrise. TMW is “a multi-genre festival of unique talent across Europe and beyond with diverse genres from experimental electronica to classical” in the best venues and clubs of Tallinn and (for 2022) also in Narva. 

The Canadian Independent Music Association (CIMA), in partnership with BreakOut West and the Canadian Embassy will present the Made In Canada showcase, featuring six breaking bands in Telliskivi’s Club of Different Rooms.

Updated to reflect an artist change.

TMW 2022: Made In Canada

Friday May 6, 19:30-00:00 at Club of Different Rooms: In Telliskivi Creative City, the commercial and cultural hub of Kalamaja, there’s Erinevate Tubade Klubi (ETK), a unique space for cultural events and meetings. Featuring Clea Anaïs, DEF3, Tanika Charles, Goodnight Sunrise, Arcana Kings.

BreakOut West page:

Showcasing artists were selected by TMW through their own intake process. SaskMusic as an organization is not participating in TMW this year, however, our logo is included in promotions as a standing partner in BreakOut West's export programming.

About TMW

Attended by 20,000 festival-goers and 1,000 industry professionals, TMW is the key networking event for musicians and music industry professionals of the Nordic-Baltic region and across Europe, with a track record for helping emerging acts break into the international scene.

Some of the representatives of Estonia’s own talent pool who have managed to use TMW to ply their trade on the international scene are folk stylists Maarja Nuut, Trad.Attack! and Mari Kalkun, avant-pop act Mart Avi, shoegazers Holy Motors, metal group Talbot, indie rockers Ewert and The Two Dragons, singer-songwriter Iiris as well as jazz and neoclassical musicians from Kadri Voorand to Kirke Karja. Among the foreign artists whom TMW has helped to pave the way to break across Europe is a new wave of Russian acts like Shortparis and Lucidvox as well as Belorussian post-punks Super Besse and Molchat Doma, Danish neo-psych band Get Your Gun and Ukrainian rap sensation alyona alyona.

Among the notable acts that have performed at the festival throughout the years are British folk legend Vashti Bunyan, Scottish composer and multi-instrumentalist C Duncan, Finnish electronic maverick Jaakko-Eino Kalevi, accordion adventurist Kimmo Pohjonen and rock legend Ismo Alanko, Swedish synth-pop group Kate Boy and the piano experimentalist Hauschka from Germany.

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Arcana Kings invited to Tallinn Music Week