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The Best Canadian Indie Rock Bands & Artists

Updated September 9, 2021 21.7k views152 items

This list of the best Canadian indie rock bands includes both indie rock groups and indie rock solo artists from Canada 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 top indie rock bands and artists below have played their music all over the world, sold out countless concerts, fused their music with folk, metal and alternative influence; and most importantly, they all were formed in Canada. 

The Canadian artists and bands featured on this list range from Arcade Fire and Neko Case to Broken Social Scene, as well as other notable 90s and 2010s indie rock singers.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the best indie rock bands from Canada?" and "Which indie rock bands started in Canada?" then look no further!