Toronto’s premier music festival, NXNE, announced their lineup today. Newly announced highlights include award-winning English rapper, singer and songwriter Tinie Tempah; fast-rising Detroit rapper, vocalist, and producer Amir Obè; critically acclaimed and live show-stopping indie rockers, Yukon Blonde; the SXSW highlight performer that the LA Times called ‘a singer and rapper to watch in 2017’, Lizzo; the multi-instrumentalist who has been sampled by Drake, and collaborated with the likes of Kaytranada, Pusha T, and Jazz Cartier to name a few, River Tiber and Montreal’s hotly hyped alt-folk band, Franklin Electric.
NXNE Port Lands will take place from Friday, June 23 to Sunday, June 25, 2017 in downtown Toronto. Aside from music, the festival will also include a comedy tent, sponsor activations, midway carnival rides and games, art installations, and comfortable retreats for attendees in-between sets.
Since our inception, NXNE has proudly built up the reputation of curating a festival that always includes a strong element of discovery,” said Michael Hollett, President and Managing Director of NXNE. “With this year’s Port Lands lineup, we have brought together some of the biggest performers in the world as well as a fantastic group of artists who are about to be launched into the musical stratosphere.”
For more information and to purchase weekend or single day passes please visit www.nxne.com.
NXNE PORT LANDS 2017 LINEUP BY DAY:
Tyler, the Creator
The Soul Rebels Ft. Talib Kweli
The Franklin Electric