North By NorthEast Festival
NORTH BY NORTHEAST (NXNE) announces the second wave of programming for the 19th edition of the festival, taking over Toronto June 10-16, 2013. Tickets are now
available online at www.nxne.com/tickets.
NXNE Music has confirmed that rock 'n' roll legends Social Distortion and Outkast rapper Big Boi
will headline free shows at Yonge-Dundas Square (YDS).
The NXNE Music line-up also includes performances at YDS and in the clubs by Toronto hardcore darlings Fucked Up
, Montreal-based chanteuse Coeur De Pirate, hip hop duo Smif N' Wessun, genre-crossing experimentalists WHY?, San Francisco post-punkers The Soft Moon, British guitar band Peace
, melodic punks White Lung, chillwave quartet DIANA, noise rock trio Nü Sensae, heavy psych group Destruction Unit, synth pop artists Majical Cloudz, pop shoegazers Still Corners
, Copenhagen punk band Lower, electro-rockers Moon King, jazz-rock fusionists Lean Left featuring Andy Moor, Terrie Ex, Ken Vandermark and Paal Nilssen-Love, and indie rockers Blinker the Star
performing for the first time in ten years.
For the current list of confirmed NXNE Music programming visit www.nxne.com/artists.
Previously announced acts for NXNE Music include The National
, Joey Bada$$, Merchandise, Iceage, Mikal Cronin, Milk Music, Buke & Gase, Mickey Avalon, Supersuckers, Imperial State Electric and
The NXNE Spotlight Series will feature FLAG
(original members Keith Morris, Chuck Dukowski, Bill Stevenson, Dez Cadena with Stephen Egerton performing The Music of Black Flag) at The Opera House on Friday, June 14.
will rock the Mod Club on Wednesday, June 12 and Millencolin
will perform at The Phoenix on Saturday, June 15. To guarantee admission to any NXNE Spotlight Series show, fans must purchase tickets online at www.nxne.com/tickets.
NXNE (NXNE Interactive) will
present over 80 inspiring presentations and panels including Habits of Highly Effective YouTubers by Ipsa Desai of Google.
Desai will highlight the most effective methods and techniques to build an
audience on YouTube.
Previously announced NXNEi presentations include How to Start and Grow a Unique Idea/Passion/Biz with Little to No Startup Money
by Johnny Cupcakes and CineCoup: the trials and tribulations of launching a disruptive film start-up by J. Joly. Learn more at www.nxne.com/interactive.
June 11 - June 16 Various Venues throughout
downtown, Yonge Dundas Square
Jason Aldean to Headline Boots and Hearts 2013
Rascal Flatts, Miranda Lambert, Dierks Bentley, The Band Perry &
Dean Brody Added To The Line-up
Country music's hottest festival, Boots and Hearts, announced earlier today that Jason Aldean will be
headlining the country music festival which takes place in August at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in Bowmanville,.
Aldean's appearance at Boots and Hearts
will be his only Ontario gig in 2013 and early bird tickets are on sale now at www.bootsandhearts.com
with a special rate of $169.99 for the three day general admission ticket.
Also, the festival has announced that Rascal
Flatts, Miranda Lambert, The Band Perry and CCMA Award winner Dean Brody have been added to the festival line-up with more artists expected to be announced in the lead up to the three day event.
2013 Festival which will feature a similar line up of international talent. Boots and Hearts features 2 stages, a Family Zone, BOOMTOWN Entertainment area, midway, market stalls, food vendors and much more. Camping
facilities are available and children under 12 years of age receive free admission.
Boots and Hearts Music Festival are pleased to announce that not only have they confirmed that Emerson Drive, X-Factor
Season 2 winner Tate Stevens, David Nail, Tebey and Tim Hicks are all performing at this year's festival, but that a fourth night of festivities has been added with a Thursday night kick off party hosted by the festival's official cerveza partner, Corona Extra.
The kick off party will take place Thursday night with a performance from Emerson Drive and Tim Hicks and organizers want to ensure fans know that this fourth night is included free of charge for anyone that
has purchased a three-day general admission ticket.
Organizers have also announced that Willie and Jase Robertson, from the cast of Duck Dynasty, will be performing at Boots and Hearts Music
Cassadee Pope, winner of The Voice
(Season 3), who's unique vocals and powerful performances drew the national spotlight, was also confirmed today to be making an appearance at Canada's premiere country music festival.
Additional Canadian artists including Autumn Hill, Devin Cuddy, Melissa Payne, Lindsay Broughton, The Stone Sparrows, Washboard Hank, and Catfish Willie and the Buckle Busters
were also added to the festival line up that includes headliners Jason Aldean, Rascal Flatts, Miranda Lambert, Dierks Bentley, The Band Perry and Dean Brody.
" We're huge fans of the Voice and Duck Dynasty,
so to have Willie and Jase coming to party with us this summer, and to have Cassadee Pope's first ever Canadian show is something we couldn't be more fired up about," said Shannon McNevan, Executive Director and
Founder, Republic Live. "We've also added some amazing rising stars and local favorites to our side stage line up with Autumn Hill, who's single Anything At All
has been in the Top 10, recent CMAO rising star winner Lindsay Broughton, incredible singer-songwriters Devin Cuddy and Melissa Payne, Bowmanville's own Stone Sparrows, and veteran entertainers Washboard Hank and Catfish Willie and the Buckle Busters. As we said from day one, in addition to having the hottest acts in country music,
Boots and Hearts is also about creating the best Festival experience possible for country music fans."
general admission tickets are currently available for $269.99. Today also marks the release of a limited number of day tickets for Boots and Hearts for $114.99 for a Friday, Saturday or Sunday ticket and all are
available exclusively at www.bootsandhearts.com
Aug. 1- Aug. 4 Mosport Park, Bowmanville (about an hour outside Toronto) | To purchase tickets and for more information
please Click Here
The Grove Music Festival
Phoenix, Girl Talk and Hot Chip top the lineup for the
inaugural edition of The Grove Music Festival, a one-day boutique musical experience now set to take place Saturday, August 3, 2013 at Toronto's Fort York Garrison Common.
Conceived through a
partnership between world-renowned promoter Goldenvoice and Canada's preeminent independent music company Arts & Crafts, The Grove promises a diverse, world-class festival adventure.
elements of larger, multi-day events like Goldenvoice's world-famous festivals with the feel of smaller, community-based cultural festivals, The Grove places emphasis on themes of discovery and diversity.
The carefully curated lineup features established global talents alongside progressive voices in the new music space. Indie giants Phoenix and Hot Chip and mashup king Girl Talk
will share the single stage with blue collar rock heroes The Gaslight Anthem, Odd Future standout Earl Sweatshirt, breakout Swedish DJ duo Icona Pop, breakout garage acts Wavves and
Palma Violets and local entries Young Empires and Nightbox.
This eclectic and engaging mixture makes The Grove a best-of-both-worlds experience where fans can enjoy every moment of every set
on one carefully curated stage in its new, highly-accessible downtown Toronto location.
General Admission and VIP tickets are on sale now via Ticketmaster
and select Toronto and Buffalo independent music retailers. VIP tickets include access to a VIP area with optimal main stage viewing, bleacher seating, VIP bar, shaded area, premium food vendors, VIP washrooms and fast pass VIP entry. Those who desire refunds based on the new location can access at the point of purchase. All previously purchased tickets will be honoured, with the price difference refunded automatically by Ticketmaster.
GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS: $59.50 + Facility & Service Fees TheGroveFest.com for full festival and ticket information.
VIP TICKETS: $99.50 + Facility & Service Fees Visit
WORLD ELECTRONIC MUSIC FESTIVAL
AUGUST 16th TO 18TH
Destiny Events and Electronic Nation are pleased to announce that the
World Electronic Music Festival will take place August 16th to 18th in South Algonquin, Ontario, our most requested location.
As always, tickets include BYOB camping, daytime fun and
Tickets for the festival are on sale now by clicking here
and www.ticketmaster.ca, or let Rogers pay the service fees on tickets purchased through the wireless box office (Rogers Wireless Box Office
is a NO SERVICE FEE mobile ticketing service available exclusively to Rogers Wireless customers. Visit
www.urmusic.ca/tickets or text TICKETS to 4849 for full event listings.
Tickets will also be available at Play De Record in Toronto.
All tickets are valid for UNLIMITED IN and OUTS on ALL THREE DAYS and include B.Y.O.B. CAMPING. WEMF is produced for a mature audience.
Recommend age is 18+ and you MUST be at least 16 years of age to attend. You must be 19+ with valid ID to bring or consume alcohol at your campsite.
ALL patrons will be required to sign an event participation
waiver prior to entry that will be available ahead of time on the website at www.wemf.com.
Those under 18 MUST have the waiver form signed by a parent or legal guardian.
Aug. 16 - Aug. 18 South Alquonquin