The third wave of announced acts for NXNE 2014 includes…
FUTURE ISLANDS • PUSHA T • JACQUES GREENE • AUTRE NE VEUT • TOBACCO • THE FELICE BROTHERS • 100S • JOEL PLASKETT EMERGENCY • EVIAN CHRIST • ALEJANDRO ESCOVEDO • KIRIN J CALLINAN • ZEUS • CRYSTAL STILTS • TYPHOON • VIET CONG • XIU XIU • CRAFT SPELLS • HSY • HOLYCHILD • ARK ANALOG • YOUNG MAGIC • PS I LOVE YOU • CITIES AVIV • ARMY GIRLS • EVY JANE • THUG ENTRANCER • BENJAMIN BOOKER • KINS • ROBERT ELLIS • GOLDEN TEACHER • & much more
Included in this announcement: Future Islands will dance their way into your hearts (and quite possibly break them;) Pusha T will have everyone pushing off the mainland to get to VICE ISLAND when he makes an exclusive appearance across the lake; 100s is probably going to make you want to invest in a cane and a (fake) fur coat with his pimp rap; both Joel Plaskett Emergency and Zeus are going to remind us of why we love being Canadian; you’re going to want to hug/Embrac(ism) Kirin J Callinan – or maybe just Google image search him in the comforts of your own home; and The Felice Brothers will be here, celebrating the release of their new album Favorite Waitress.
As for the electronic fans, there’s a whole lot to look forward to thanks to the likes of araabMUZIK, Jacques Greene, Autre Ne Veut, Tobacco, Evian Christ, and Ark Analog headed to NXNE.
That’s just the tip of the iceberg for the NXNE 2014 Music lineup & they all join an already jammed June of acts set for NXNE 2014. Book off the time now – NXNE runs June 13-22, 2014 in Toronto; Music programming takes place June 18-22.
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Also worth noting for NXNE 2014…
- VICE ISLAND – VICE Media will recreate their hugely successful SXSW VICELAND project by transforming the Toronto Islands into VICE ISLAND. A private ferry will take NXNE wristband and badge holders across Lake Ontario for a unique festival experience, including a set by Future Islands and an exclusive appearance by Pusha T.
- NXNE will offer priority access to all 2,752 seats in historic Massey Hall for NXNE wristband and badge holders. The three nights of concerts at Massey Hall include performances by Spiritualized, tUnE-yArDs,Rhye, Kelela, The Barr Brothers, and more.
- NXNE will give more to its wristband and badge holders than ever before, including access to a new viewing space at Yonge-Dundas Square for four days of free concerts by Sleigh Bells, St. Vincent,Spoon, Juicy J, and more.
- A hotbed of electronic music at MiO House at The Hoxton.
- Five days of BBQ and schmoozing at the Edward Day Gallery.
- The best in underground music with a signature Boiler Room showcase.
- A four-day party at the Budweiser Music House.
- Big headliners, buzz bands, and late night surprises at Red Bull Sound Select.
- An all-day party, complete with BBQ, at the infamous 159 Manning house-turned-music-palace.