Saturday night at NXNE is always a panicked evening of venue hopping as festival goers attempt to see as many acts as possible and not spend too long in a cab or waiting for a streetcar. Many people pick an area of town and wander from bar to bar, listening to a few songs here and there until an act really grabs them and they stick around for a full set.
A few hours from now, Psy and a whole red carpet worth of celebrities will descend on the corner of Queen and John for what will be my eleventh year at the MuchMusic Video Awards.
Need help planning your Saturday at NXNE? We’ve got you covered with some of the highlights from today at the festival, including the full lineup of free concerts happening all day at Yonge-Dundas Square.
It’s Friday, June 14, and here’s the latest highlights from NXNE 2013, including sets by Hayden, Sloan, Superfriendz, St. Lucia, Arstidir, Lakes of Canada, and film, art, and conference events.
Music, film, comedy, and art all come together for the fourth day at NXNE here in Toronto. There is a lot to take in today, and running all the way through until Sunday, so visit NXNE.com for the full schedule and stay tuned for photos and coverage from The GATE tomorrow.
It’s Wednesday, June 12, and that means that we’re three days into NXNE 2013, with the music festival kicking off in earnest tonight across downtown Toronto. For the full list of artists playing today, head over to NXNE.com.
The second day of NXNE has dawned, and here are the latest things happening around the city for the festival, which runs until Sunday, June 16. This is a short-but-sweet list today, but stay tuned as tomorrow is really the first major day for the music portion of the festival, which features 1000 bands and musicians across the city of Toronto.
Toronto’s North By Northeast festival–better known as NXNE–starts today with music, movies, comedians, and art, not to mention parties, and an industry conference. It’s a big festival, and this year the event celebrates 19 years, not to mention 1000 bands, 30 films, 65 conference sessions, 200 comedians, and 35 artists.
The SummerWorks Performance Festival has announced the selection of their 2013 artists in residence: Sook-Yin Lee, Benjamin Kamino and Adam Litovitz. Led by broadcaster, filmmaker, musician and actor Sook-Yin Lee, the trio will spend their three-week residency working on their performance piece How Can I Forget? The work was originally made as part of a partnership with the 2013 Rhubarb Festival.
The Female Eye Film Festival (FeFF) was created to showcase films by women from around the world. The festival has decided to host a two-day line-up focusing specifically on films by aboriginal women in honour of National Aboriginal Appreciation Month as part of its 2013 festival.