NXNE is an annual seven day music festival and interactive conference that takes place at venues across Toronto June 13 - 19, 2016. Tickets and passes available through NXNE.com. Celebrating our 22nd year in 2016 with "NXNE LAND", we take over Toronto with four exciting programming features.

CLUB LAND – JUNE 13 - 19

NXNE continues to program live shows in key Toronto clubs and venues, in partnership with Collective Concerts, such as Lee's Palace, The Mod Club, and Danforth Music Hall from June 13-19.


This new Interactive, Music and Gaming Conference for music and gaming industry types will shed light on how musicians and labels can leverage the power of the gaming world for exposure featuring guest speaker Nolan Bushnell, Atari founder and gaming industry pioneer.


For the first time, NXNE will host a ticketed “festival within a festival” experience at Toronto's Port Lands with two days of live bands, art installations, food trucks, beer tents and more.

Friday's rap/hip hop/r&b programming features legendary LA rapper Schoolboy Q as headliner. Ghostface Killah, Shamir, Toronto’s own Daniel Caesar and Tasha the Amazon, Freddie Gibbs, Mick Jenkins as well as Ivory Coast reggae rebel Tiken Jah Fakoly also perform.

Saturday’s alternative/indie rock line-up consists of headliner Father John Misty, Mother Mother, Dan Mangan, The Zolas, Born Ruffians, HIGHS, Land of Talk and The Devin Cuddy Band with special guestJim Cuddy.

GAME LAND – JUNE 16/17/18

NXNE will take over Yonge-Dundas Square with interactive live gaming, E-sports and LOUD on Planet X as well as demo gaming opportunities and live music.