NXNE IS NEXT WEEK!

What? Less than a week 'til NXNE? Head over to our brand-new Schedulizer and get planning. Yes, the Flaming Lips and other YDS shows are free - but don't miss catching the best new bands as we take over clubs all over downtown Toronto, plus airports (Lester B. Pearson), parks, stores (Diiv at Urban Outfitters? Hell yeah) and living rooms (come on in). And check out our hot Comedy lineup(strip comedy, #twittergong, the ever-controversial Debra DiGiovanni, Scott Thompson + more), NXNE Yoga and first-everNXNE/Kops Record ShowGET YOUR PASS NOW, YOU'RE RUNNING OUT OF TIME!Added to its unbelievable music lineup, NXNE's recent additions include five-piece progressive metal group PROTEST THE HERO, Portland psychedelic-rockers PORTUGAL. THE MAN, Canadian singer-songwriter MATT MAYS, noise rock trio A PLACE TO BURY STRANGERS, minimalist pop duo ETERNAL SUMMERS, and DUSTED, the latest project from Holy Fuck’s Brian Borcherdt and Bruce Peninsula’s Leon Taheny. 

In addition limited tickets are on sale for DIE MANNEQUIN at Mod Club, and the first 100 pass holders in the NXNE rush line will get into ARCHERS OF LOAF, in partnership with Collective Concerts, at The Phoenix Concert Theatre, as well as the free NXNE and Edge 102.1 presents METRIC's at Sugar Beach show (we'll be streaming it at nxne.com too). 

Also confirmed for NXNE: pop group SNOWBLINK; Arts & Crafts' new London, UK band ZULU WINTER; Brooklyn indie rockers DIIV (formerly Dive); synth-pop philosopher JOHN MAUS; and experimental country crooner DAUGHN GIBSON.

Introducing a hot new NXNE venue... THE ROCHESTER! Unfortunately, Hard Luck Bar will no longer be used as an official NXNE venue - but all programming has been relocated to The Rochester @ 423 College St.

See the full lineup here.