Posted in music | tour dates on May 15, 2009

NXSE 2009

NXNE has announced its lineup for the 15th edition of the festival, taking over Toronto from June 17 - 21, 2009.

NXNE will be taking over Toronto with live performances, films, and conference sessions in neighbourhoods all over the city. The hub of this invasion is Yonge-Dundas Square, where a huge shot of adrenaline will slam straight into the heart of downtown with four days of free concerts on the NXNE Mainstage, featuring performances by Black Lips, Burning Brides, Wintersleep, The Sonics, Youth Brigade, The Cool Kids, GZA and more.

A one day music and film/no conferences ticket to the festival costs $25, while a 5-day pass runs $50. All details, with schedule, below...

NXNE info:

The NXNE Music Festival has over 500 performers on 50 stages, with 28 clubs offering extended hours by serving until 4am. Some special international guests include Film Noir (France); Fake Blood (UK); Pirate Love (Norway); DAT Politics (France); Kill Krinkle Club (Ireland); Dirtblonde (UK); Awkward I (Netherlands); and Benny Crespo's Gang (Iceland).

Americans on the just-announced festival roster include These Are Powers (Brooklyn, NY); No Age (Los Angeles, CA); Japanther (Brooklyn, NY); Crystal Antlers (Long Beach, CA); Experimental Dental School (Portland, OR); Matt & Kim (Brooklyn, NY); Golden Triangle (Brooklyn, NY); The Daredevil Christopher Wright (Eau Claire, WI); Mika Miko (Los Angeles, CA); Midwest Dilemma (Omaha, NB); and Built By Snow (Austin, TX).

Domestically, NXNE is featuring King Khan & The BBQ Show (Montreal, PQ); The Most Serene Republic (Milton, ON); Manafest (Toronto, ON); Dinosaur Bones (Toronto, ON); Hexes and Ohs (Montreal, PQ); and Ghost Bees (Halifax, NS).

The NXNE Film Festival has the best in music-related film, with 30 features, documentaries and shorts. There are several North American and Canadian premieres, including: Julian Temple's Eternity Man; Ruth Somalo's Till You're Told To Stop: James Blunt; and Brendan Toller's I Need That Record: The Death (Or Possible Survival) of The Independent Record Store. NXNE also offers a broad spectrum of documentary, live concert and subculture titles such as Rush: Backstage Secrets; Hori Smoku Sailor Jerry; Dylusions of Grandeur; and Let Them Know: The Story of Youth Brigade and BYO Records.

The NXNE Conference gets rolling with The Town Hall: State of the Industry 2009, and continues with informative and provocative panel discussions and hands-on workshops. NXNE is thrilled to have American hip hop pioneer and former graffiti artist Fab 5 Freddy settle in for a Celebrity Interview with none other than GZA, founding member of the seminal hip hop group the Wu-Tang Clan.

Fans can attend the festival with 5-day or 1-day wristbands, Priority Passes or VIP Super Passes; prices range from $25 - $250. Visit www.nxne.com to buy passes & wristbands and for more festival info.

15 Years, 500 Bands, 50 Stages, 30 Films, 25 Panels, 5 Days. The North by Northeast Music & Film Festival and Conference (NXNE ) runs June 17-June 21, 2009 in Toronto. The Music Festival is recognized worldwide as the place for fans to see breakout performances at intimate venues and for musicians to get vital international exposure. Alumni include Feist, The Dears, New York Dolls, Ron Sexsmith, K'naan, Jason Collett, Television, Sheek Louch, and The Soundtrack of Our Lives. The Film Festival features the most compelling music-related films, shorts and documentaries from around the world, and the Conference puts music insiders and veterans alongside the next generation of innovators defining the industry for the digital age. Past Conference speakers include Stewart Copeland, Rob Halford, Don Letts, Johnny Rotten and Thomas Dolby. [pr]

NXSE 2009

North by Northeast 2009 Schedule Overview

Wednesday, June 17
7pm Gala Launch Party (invite only)
7pm NXNE Film Festival NFB Cinema, 150 John St
8pm - 4am NXNE Music Festival - various downtown venue
11pm on NXNE Launch Party After-Party (invite/wristbands only), featuring City Sonic
3-minute music documentaries The Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen St West

Thursday, June 18
12noon on NXNE Film Festival NFB Cinema, 150 John St
12:30pm NXNE Kick-off Concert Toronto Song Contest unveils 10 finalists with Toronto's
Deputy Mayor Joe Pantalone - NXNE Mainstage, Yonge-Dundas Square,
12noon-8pm Conference Registration opensRegency Ballroom, Hyatt Regency Toronto, 370
King St West
12noon-8pm NXPO Trade Show and NXNE Day Stage (12noon-5pm) Hyatt Regency Toronto,
370 King St West
12noon-11pm Indie Music Marketplace, AMP Energy Lounge, Mill Street Brew Pub
Yonge-Dundas Square
1:30pm-4:30pm Mill Street Brew Pub Day Stage Yonge-Dundas Square
2:30pm-4:30pm NXNE Town Hall: State of the Industry 2009 Moderator: Jake Gold, The
Management Trust Second City, 51 Mercer St.
5pm-5:45pm Tattooed Dolls Fashion Show co-Presented with Northern Ink Xposure Tattoo
Expo Yonge-Dundas Square
6pm-11pm myspace Canada presents Spiral Beach, Xavier Caffeine, Melissa Auf Der
Maur, Burning Brides, and headliners Black Lips NXNE Mainstage, Yonge-Dundas Square
8pm-4am NXNE Music Festival - various downtown venues

Friday, June 19
12noon on NXNE Film Festival NFB Cinema, 150 John St
12noon-8pm Conference Registration Hyatt Regency Toronto, 370 King St West
12noon-8pm NXPO Trade Show and NXNE Day Stage (12noon-5pm) Hyatt Regency Toronto,
370 King St West
12noon-6pm Conference Sessions Hyatt Regency Toronto, 370 King St West
12noon-11pm Indie Music Marketplace, AMP Energy Lounge, Mill Street Brew Pub
Yonge-Dundas Square
12noon-6pm Mill Street Brew Pub Day Stage Yonge-Dundas Square
4:45pm-530pm Tattooed Dolls Fashion Show Co-Presented with Northern Ink Xposure Tattoo
Expo NXPO Trade Show Hyatt Regency Toronto, 370 King St West
5:00pm-6:15pm The Rivoli Sessions (Music Supervisor Throwdown)The Rivoli, 332 Queen St West
8pm on Sirius Satellite Radio Live Broadcast on Iceberg Channel 85
10pm - Wintersleep
9pm - The Cliks
8pm - In-Flight Safety
NXNE Mainstage, Yonge-Dundas Square
8pm-4am NXNE Music Festival - various downtown venues

Saturday, June 20
12noon on NXNE Film Festival NFB Cinema, 150 John St
12noon-5pm Conference Registration Hyatt Regency Toronto, 370 King St West
12noon-5pm NXPO Trade Show and NXNE Day Stage (12noon-4pm) Hyatt Regency Toronto,
370 King St West
12noon-6pm Conference Sessions Hyatt Regency Toronto, 370 King St West
12noon-11pm Indie Music Marketplace, AMP Energy Lounge, Mill Street Brew Pub
Yonge-Dundas Square
Time TBA The Rivoli Sessions (Music Managers) The Rivoli, 332 Queen St West
1-2:30pm Fab 5 Freddy Interviews GZA (Wu-Tang Clan) Regency Room, Hyatt Regency
Toronto, 370 King St West
12noon-11pm AMP Energy Drink Presents The Burning Boyz, Say When, Zoobombs,
Golden Triangle, Crystal Antlers, Japanther, Youth Brigade and The Sonics
Amp Energy $100,000 Rock Off Finals at 8:00pm
NXNE Mainstage, Yonge-Dundas Square
8pm-4am NXNE Music Festival - various downtown venues

Sunday, June 21
12noon on NXNE Film Festival NFB Cinema, 150 John St
12noon-11pm Indie Music Marketplace, AMP Energy Lounge, Mill Street Brew Pub
Yonge-Dundas Square
1:30pm NXNE ³Put the Boot In² Charity Soccer Match all proceeds to Right to Play
BMO Field, Exhibition Place
6pm-11pm Fab 5 Freddy Presents
Liquid & The Velvet Trench, Ninjasonik, Candy Coated Killahz, GZA, and
The Cool Kids
NXNE Mainstage, Yonge-Dundas Square
8pm-4am NXNE Music Festival - various downtown venues
9pm NXNE Closing Party (invite only)

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Comments (17)

The Sonics? Wow!

Posted by Anonymous | May 15, 2009 9:52 AM

burning brides are still around?

whodathunk!

Posted by Anonymous | May 15, 2009 9:54 AM

THE SONICS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by Anonymous | May 15, 2009 10:04 AM

i thought the black lips couldn't get into canada.

Posted by Anonymous | May 15, 2009 10:14 AM

Sonics are also playing with a really cool line-up at the Ink-n-Iron festival in Long Beach on June 6th.

http://www.ink-n-iron.com/bands_09.asp

Posted by Anonymous | May 15, 2009 10:18 AM

I wonder if "normal" gigs are going to exist in the future...or if 5 years from now everything will just be a festival?

Posted by festival burnout | May 15, 2009 10:29 AM

Youth Brigade?!?!?!?

Posted by Sacred Absolute Hipster Cow | May 15, 2009 10:42 AM

I'm generally for the Dillinger Four, but.. are they really a highlight worth that large of font?

Posted by TheRunningboard7 | May 15, 2009 11:00 AM

whodathunk!

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Posted by pimapen | November 22, 2009 11:11 PM

Thanks for sharing the lineup of NXNE with us !!

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