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TIFF crowd favourite Festival Music House kicks off tonight at the Mod Club

The third annual Festival Music House (FMH), one of the most highly anticipated events during TIFF, kicks off at the Mod Club tonight. Invited festival delegates, music supervisors, producers, directors, writers and actors will be treated to three nights of intimate performances from top musical talent as well as emerging acts from across the country.

Dan Mangan (Sept. 11)

 “We’re thrilled about the line-up for this year’s Festival Music House. Having created a laid-back, up-close environment, FMH showcases to visiting TIFF delegates just how amazing Canadian music truly is,” said Jeffrey Remedios, co-founder of Arts and Crafts Productions, which produces the event.

In previous years, guests enjoyed performances from Gord Downie, K’NAAN, Sam Roberts Band, City and Colour, Stars, Arkells, The Sheepdogs, Diamond Rings and many more.

Hey Ocean! (Sept. 11)

Representing the west coast this year are Vancouver’s indie music darlings, Dan ManganHey Ocean!Humans, Nelson’s Shawn Hook, and Kelowna’s Yukon Blonde.

“With FMH now in its third year, Canada’s reputation as a rich source of musical talent has grown considerably amongst the film community.”

Tonight’s performers include critically-acclaimed songstress Kathleen EdwardsAdam Cohenson of Canadian music legend Leonard Cohen, and Juno-Award winning indie rockers Wintersleep.

The full lineup is listed below and can also be found at

September 10

Jeremy Fisher

Adam Cohen

Kathleen Edwards


Monster Truck 

September 11


PS I Love You

Hey Ocean!

Dan Mangan

Yukon Blonde

September 12

Shawn Hook

Jason Collett

Grand Analog

Young Empires

Down With Webster



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