NORTH BY NORTHEAST announces the third wave of bands for the 17th edition of the festival, taking over Toronto June 13-19, 2011. Tickets are now available online at www.nxne.com.
NXNE has just confirmed that hardcore heroes FUCKED UP and glam gallant DIAMOND RINGS will join the Yonge-Dundas Square (YDS) line-up that includes previously announced acts such as Devo, Stars, The Pharcyde, Land of Talk, Digable Planets, Descendents, OFF! and Men Without Hats.
Men Without Hats will also play an intimate club show on Thursday, June 16 at The Great Hall in addition to their YDS performance – and Fucked Up headlines the NOW Magazine showcase on the same night, at Wrongbar.
Newly announced as part of the NXNE Music Festival are HANDSOME FURS, previewing tracks from the new album Sound Kapital, GRIMES with her genre-bending pop, retro Manhattan garage-pop stars THE POSTELLES, Los Angeles four-piece SUPERHUMANOIDS, Portland folk outfit HORSE FEATHERS, Pixies tour mates IMAGINARY CITIES, action comic-punk band PEELANDER Z, Nashville garage punks HEAVY CREAM and critically acclaimed one-man band GUARDS.
Check www.nxne.com/music/artists for more confirmed music programming for NXNE 2011.
All NXNE Festival passes and wristbands are now on sale at various music retailers and www.nxne.com.
The complete NXNE Music schedule, NXNE Film schedule and additional NXNE Interactive programming will be announced over the next few weeks. Stay tuned!
17 Years, 650 Bands, 50 Stages, 40 Films, 75 Interactive Conference Sessions, 7 Days.
Tomorrow night, Diamond Rings and PS I Love You play the Mercury Lounge in New York City. You want to go, we know we know! Just email us at firstname.lastname@example.org (with the subject:I WANNA SEE DIAMOND RINGS!) with your name and we’ll email you back if you win (Sorry, contest is open those 21 years of age and up)