GRASSLANDS STAGE • SATURDAY, AUGUST 19 • 8:25PM
Montréal-born, Toronto-based artist Rêve has flourished and cemented herself as one of this generation’s most promising dance-pop singer-songwriters. Since making her label debut in 2021 with with Universal Music Canada and Astralwerks, Rêve has amassed over 110 million combined global streams across a number of original singles, from her debut track “Still Dancing” to the irresistible “SKIN 2 SKIN,” the flirtatious “Tongue,” and more. With an already bustling catalogue of hits, her debut saw her gain a #1 US Dance radio hit with “Whitney,” along with her Canadian chart-topping track “CTRL + ALT + DEL” which went Platinum in under eight months since its release, was featured on Canada’s Drag Race, garnered a SOCAN Dance Music Award in 2022 and a Dance Recording of the Year at the 2023 JUNOs. Along the way, Rêve has also received nominations at the 2023 JUNO Awards for Breakthrough Artist of the Year and TikTok Juno Fan Choice. Popularity and critical praise continue to grow for Rêve with features and extended versions of her original tracks from artists like ESSEL, BILLEN TED, Slater Manzo, Lee Vent, Kito, KALM, Lemon, Ceréna, Sydney Blu, ESSEL and Emily Nash. Along with features on tracks like Robin M’s “Through The Night,” COMANAVAGO’s “Meat,” Jonasu’s “All Night & Every Day,” Merk & Kremont’s “U&U,” and her co-signers, multi-Platinum producer-songwriters Banx & Ranx’s “Headphones,” which has seen praise from such outlets as Dancing Astronaut and Complex, alongside maintaining Canadian radio chart domination.
With a sonic prowess of playful, pop, and R&B-influenced dance music that draws inspiration from the heydays of 90s sophisticated Euro sound, Rêve’s artistry is meant to inspire, empower, and shed light on the importance of embracing yourself and the world around you. Coupled with honest storytelling, hooking melodies, and innovative sonic tones, Rêve’s alluring take on dance-pop artistry continues to captivate audiences as she cements herself as one of this generation’s most promising artists.