Indie Canadian Indie Bands List

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List of Canadian indie bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as indie solo artists from Canada are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great Canadian music that you've never heard before. The indie bands and artists below have played their music all over the world, but they all were formed in Canada. If you think the best Canadian indie band is missing from the list, then feel free to add it at the bottom so it's included with these other great acts.

List is made up of a variety of bands, including Tegan and Sara and Fefe Dobson.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular indie bands from Canada?" and "Which indie bands started in Canada?" then this list will answer your questions.
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Tegan and Sara is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Canadian Indie Bands List
Indie pop, Synthpop, Indie

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Fefe Dobson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Canadian Indie Bands List
Pop punk, Indie, Pop music

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Great Lake Swimmers is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Canadian Indie Bands List
Indie, Rock music, Folk music

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Corb Lund and the Hurtin' Albe... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Canadian Indie Bands List
Indie, Western music, Folk music

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Dan Bryk is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Canadian Indie Bands List
Indie, Pop music, Rock music

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Elevator is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Canadian Indie Bands List
Indie, Rock music, Indie rock

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Alexy Guerer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Canadian Indie Bands List
Indie, Alternative rock

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Tyler Kyte is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Canadian Indie Bands List
Indie

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Annabelle Chvostek is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Canadian Indie Bands List
Indie, Traditional music, Folk music

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Chris Murphy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Canadian Indie Bands List
Indie, Indie rock

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Ohbijou is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Canadian Indie Bands List
Indie, Pop music, Folk music

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The Aldous Huxters is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Canadian Indie Bands List
Indie, Folk rock, Indie rock

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Horses About Men is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Canadian Indie Bands List
Noise rock, Indie, Anti-folk

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The Hylozoists is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Canadian Indie Bands List
Indie, Rock music, Instrumental rock

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Howard Bilerman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Canadian Indie Bands List
Indie, Experimental music, Punk rock

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The Town Pants is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Canadian Indie Bands List
Indie, Folk rock, Celtic music

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Small Sins is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Canadian Indie Bands List
Indie, Electronic music, Alternative rock

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doubting paris is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Canadian Indie Bands List

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Mitch MacDonald is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Canadian Indie Bands List
Indie, Pop music, Folk music

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