Today, North By Northeast (NXNE) and Budweiser are excited to announce the first acts confirmed for the NXNE Port Lands, taking place June 17-18, 2016 in Toronto. NXNE Port Lands will welcome Ghostface Killah, Shamir, Daniel Caesar, and Mick Jenkins on Friday, June 17, and Father John Misty, Mother Mother, Dan Mangan, The Zolas and The Devin Cuddy Band with special guest Jim Cuddy on Saturday, June 18.
NXNE Club Land has confirmed performances by The Motorleague, Adam Baldwin, Birds of Bellwoods, and Jesse Mac Cormack. NXNE Club Land will also host an Indigenous music showcase, co-presented by iNATIVEfest and Gunner Records, featuring Stevie Salas and Bernard Fowler in The IMF’s, Shawnee, Mariam, and DJ Shub at The Great Hall.
All NXNE Club Land tickets, and NXNE Port Lands single day, weekend and VIP passes will be on sale on Friday, April 29 at 10am EST through TicketFly at www.nxne.com/tickets.
More announcements will be released in the coming weeks including the new NXNE Future Land Interactive, Music and Gaming Conference at the Ted Rogers School of Management, NXNE Game Land at Yonge-Dundas Square, and additional NXNE Port Lands and NXNE Club Land programming.
Previously announced acts as part of NXNE Club Land from June 13-19, 2016include: A-WA; Bad Sports; The Beatdown; Bertrand Berlin; Big Eyes; Big Ups; Bionic; Brains; Bry Webb & Providers; Cold Specks; DIANA; Danny Rebel & the KGB; Dig It Up!; Duotang; Eagulls; Escondido; Eternal Sleep; Full of Hell; God’s Hate; The Hunna; The Joy Formidable; Kamasi Washington; Kevin Morby; King Khan and The Shrines; K-Man & the 45s; Mikey Erg; Moving Units; Nails; NQ Arbuckle; Pere Ubu; Prozzak; Radioactivity; SATE; Screaming Females; Shred Kelly; The So So Glos; Stonefield; Sun K; USA Out of Vietnam; The Worriers; and The Yardlets.
Budweiser has a long history of supporting music globally and has played a part in the stories of music legends including Jimi Hendrix, Michael Jackson, KISS and many more. Budweiser will give music fans access to some of the most unique musicians, artists and creators that truly bring authenticity and passion to music.