North By Northeast (NXNE), Toronto’s premier music event unveiled its first round of performers to kick off the summer at its 2nd annual NXNE Port Lands festival taking place June 23 to June 25, 2017 in Toronto.
Headliners for the 3-day festival include chart-topping indietronica act Passion Pit, the multi-talented rapper and producer Tyler, the Creator and genre-bending hip hop artist Post Malone. For more information and to purchase tickets please visit www.nxne.com.
These headliners will join other emerging and established voices throughout the weekend including: Bleachers, Sleigh Bells, The Soul Rebels Ft. Talib Kweli, Twin Peaks, Cold Specks, MUNA and Son Little. The second wave of artists will be announced in early April.
“The team at NXNE is driven by its passion for music and pop culture and it’s what drives us to bring Torontonians the most dynamic and innovative programming possible,” said Michael Hollett, President and Managing Director of NXNE. “This year’s Port Lands lineup will light up our stages with the most diverse voices in music today.”
In addition to the stellar musical performances, festival-goers can expect major enhancements to this year’s Port Lands event including a comedy tent, sponsor activations, midway carnival rides and games, art installations, and comfortable retreats for attendees in-between sets.