NXNE 2016: Where I’m At

Ghostface Killah

Ghostface Killah

NXNE is a whole lot smaller and a little bit stranger this year.

The reason’s pretty obvious: if you’ve been paying attention at all there’s a music festival war going on in Ontario and sometimes you need to pull back to survive. So now there are less bands at NXNE, less venues and the whole concept of hopping from club to club has been mostly dismantled.

There is, however, still good music to be seen.

Below is my prospective where-to-go list (and yes, I’m aware this post is going up on a Friday and is therefore half obsolete, but screw you):

Monday, June 13
11 pm Eagulls @ Horseshoe Tavern

Tuesday, June 14
9 pm LOLAA @ Horseshoe Tavern
10 pm Peers @ Silver Dollar
11 pm Moving Units @ Silver Dollar
11 pm MSTRKRFT @ Horseshoe Tavern

Wednesday, June 15
8:30 pm Kiwi Jr @ Garrison
9:30 pm Only Yours @ Garrison
10 pm Shy Kids @ Silver Dollar
10:45 pm DJ Grouch & Remix Project @ Rivoli

Thursday, June 16
9:30 pm The Yardlets @ Garrison
9:30 pm Billy Moon @ Silver Dollar
10:30 pm King Khan & The Shrines @ Horseshoe Tavern
11:30 pm Bionic @ Garrison
11:30 pm SATE @ Bovine
12 am Walrus @ Sneaky Dee’s

Friday, June 17
1:20 pm Tasha the Amazon @ Port Lands
7 pm Ghostface Killah @Port Lands
8:20 pm Daniel Caesar @ Port Lands
9:15 pm Dig It Up @ Hard Luck
9:30 pm Schoolboy Q @ Port Lands
9:30 pm Escondido @ Lee’s Palace
10:15 pm Kevin Morby @ Great Hall
10:30 Duotang @ Horseshoe Tavern
11 pm Bad Sports @ Silver Dollar

Saturday, June 18
2:20 pm Land of Talk @ Port Lands
8 pm Laura Sauvage @ Lee’s Palace
9:30 pm Father John Misty @ Port Lands
11 pm Big Ups @ Smiling Buddha
11:15 pm Acid Dad @ Great Hall
12:30 am Kandle and The Krooks @ Horseshoe Tavern

Sunday, June 19
9:15 pm A-WA @ Mod Club
10:20 pm Nails @ Hard Luck

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