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Media Advisory - XM Canada Announces Best Indie Talent at the 2011 Verge Music Awards

Monday, February 28, 2011

Media Advisory - XM Canada Announces Best Indie Talent at the 2011 Verge Music Awards15:46 EST Monday, February 28, 2011Join the 2011 Artist of the Year, Album of the Year and Emerging Artist of the Year, plus catch performances by Gord Downie and The Country of Miracles, Tokyo Police Club and The Acorn VIP-style at the MOD Club in Toronto on March 1TORONTO, Feb. 28 /CNW/ - From recent Grammy Winner Arcade Fire to Toronto rock 'n' rollers Zeus, the competing talent is fierce for this year's top honours at the 2011 Verge Music Awards, presented by XM Canada. Come to the Awards Show to celebrate Canada's best Indie talent and experience rock performances from artists Gord Downie and The Country of Miracles, Tokyo Police Club and The Acorn.WHO: XM CanadaGord Downie and The Country of MiraclesTokyo Police ClubThe AcornArtist of the Year Winner - to be announced during eventAlbum of the Year Winner - to be announced during eventEmerging Artist of the Year Winner - to be announced during event  WHAT:  Interview Opportunities with Winners:Artist of the YearAlbum of the YearEmerging Artist of the YearTokyo Police ClubThe AcornJeff Leake, Director, Music and Programming, XM Canada  WHEN: Tuesday, March 1, 2011Doors open at 6 p.m. EST; show starts at 7 p.m. EST  WHERE: The MOD Club722 College Street (College and Crawford)Toronto, ONMedia check-in at main entranceFor further information: Jill Yetman, Environics Communications, Inc. 416-969-2722 | jyetman@environicspr.comKristen Marano, Environics Communications, Inc. 416-969-2730 | kmarano@environicspr.com