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If you’re in or near Toronto this weekend, oh do we have some fun stuff for you. (eh.)

 

CMW is the annual huge music convention in Canada, sort of a NAMM Up North with many seminars dealing with all aspects of the music industry. Favored Nations (well, at least Steve Vai, Dweezil Zappa and Johnny A.) is dressing up warm and heading up there too, and here’s the scoop on that:

 

 

Saturday, March 31

 

1:00 – Dweezil Zappa performs on the Doyle Audio Engineer Stage at Westin Harbour Castle Convention Center, Bay Street and Queens Quay. 15 minutes.

 

3:45 – Johnny A. performs on the Imax Stage, Paramount Theatre, Richmond St. 15 minutes.

 

5:00 – Johnny A. performs on the Doyle Audio Engineer Stage at Westin Harbour Castle Convention Center, Bay Street and Queens Quay. 15 minutes.

 

9:45pm – Johnny A. perforns a 45-minute concert at Silver Dollar, 486 Spadina Ave. Wonder who else will be in the audience…?

 

 

Sunday, April 1

 

12:30 – Dweezil Zappa autograph session at Steve’s Music booth, Westin Harbour Castle Convention Centre, Bay Street & Queens Quay.

 

1:15 – Steve Vai and Dweezil Zappa will speak at The Artists I’ve Seen (Artist Panel), Westin Harbour Castle Hotel, 1 Harbour Sq.

 

1:30 – Johnny A. performs on the Shure Microphones Stage, Westin Harbour Castle Convention Centre, Bay Street & Queens Quay. 15 minutes.

 

2:30 – Steve Vai autograph session at Steve’s Music booth, Westin Harbour Castle Convention Centre, Bay Street & Queens Quay.

 

The new Favored Nations Sampler CD 2001 will be in the delegate bags at the conference. For more information on CMW, go to www.cmw.net. Visit Favored Nations online at www.favorednations.com. Haven’t heard of Johnny A. yet? Favored Nations will release Johnny A.’s sometime tuesday morning in June! Find out more at www.johnnya.com and www.favorednations.com!