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10 must-see shows at NXNE 2017

Must-see shows at NXNE this year range from up-and-comers to big names on the showcase stage at the Port Lands. Toronto will be bursting with music during this city-wide festival, and if you're feeling overwhelmed, these are the concerts you shouldn't miss.

  • Music
    Date
    About the Event
    Location
    • June 19
      Peaches kicks off NXNE with a very special show. Expect her signature, hyper sexualized brand of electro with a lineup of surprise guests.
      The Phoenix Concert Theatre
    • June 19
      Brendan Canning of Broken Social Scene curates a night of music with artists he thinks you should know such as Charlotte Cornfield, Blue Sky Miners, Kira Maya and ultra talented Adrian Underhill.
    • June 20
      Leah Fay of July Talk curates this night with bands and artists she loves like femme disco troupe Tush, Bueller, the Robyn-esque Regina Gently and Emperor X.
    • June 20
      Nick Rose of Dwayne Gretzky present lots of joyous indie rock with Vast Asleep, Forces, Twin Within and Evan James Redsky.
    • June 21
      Shad takes over the club with his current musical favourites. Catch Above Top Secret, Miracles and Max Melanin at this packed night of music.
    • June 22
      Cold Tea will bed filled with Tasha the Amazon's favourite artists, which includes Jayekayem, Danthrax, CRSV x Teo Nio and Sefspidesinfuck.
    • June 23
      As part of the NXNE Port Lands takeover, don't miss this arresting show from Cold Specks.
      Port Lands
    • June 23
      See bands like Sun K, Possum, The Honeyrunners and Munizo on this stacked roster of Toronto talent curated by fierce indie promoter Dan Burke.
    • June 24
      This is a fantastic day at the Port Lands supported by Tinie Tempah, Bleachers, Muna and Kaytranada who will deliver the most danceable set of the day.
      Port Lands
    • June 25
      Don't miss the final day at the Port Lands. Passion Pit may be the headliner, but it's Talib Kweli and the Soul Rebels you don't want to miss.
      Port Lands
    Lead photo by

    Matt Forsythe

Lead photo by

Matt Forsythe


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