Skip to main content

@NXNE announces LUDACRIS in #Toronto


NXNE announces 
LUDACRIS
Replaces Big Boi at Yonge-Dundas Square

NORTH BY NORTHEAST (NXNE) announces that Grammy award winning recording artist Ludacris, star of Fast & Furious 6, will headline the show on Sunday, June 16 at Yonge-Dundas Square that currently features Joey Bada$$, Smif N' Wessun, Fat Tony, The Underachievers and Mickey Avalon. Three-time Grammy Award-winning recording artist, actor, philanthropist and restaurateur Ludacris has gained worldwide acclaim for over ten years with hits like Stand UpGet BackNumber One SpotMoney Maker, and My Chick Bad.

Unfortunately, Big Boi is recovering from a serious knee injury and will be unable to attend NXNE this year as previously announced. He expresses his deepest regrets for his absence.

NXNE also presents The Lottery Series where NXNE wristband and pass holders can gain free entry to some of the hottest shows in Toronto including The Weeknd on Thursday, June 13 at the Virgin Mobile Mod Club. The NXNE Lottery Series also includes Agnostic Front at Hard Luck Bar, Rancid and Dropkick Murphys at Echo Beach, NXNE alumni Portugal. The Man at Phoenix Concert Theatre, Postal Service at the Air Canada Centre and more.  Entry will be determined by random lottery. Fans can enter and find more information here: http://on.fb.me/15DVj0X.

NXNE Interactive, presented by Kobo, Toronto’s own global leader in eReading, has confirmed that the Toronto Music City Initiative - initially announced last year at NXNE - is back with a panel on Thursday, June 13 to launch the “44/79” brand, designed to activate all artists, industry supporters, and fans of the Toronto music community. Using the Austin, Texas model, the campaign hopes to create more awareness about Toronto’s music scene, more opportunities for live music in Toronto and a more music-friendly City Hall. Participating in the discussion will be Graham Henderson (Music Canada), Mike Tanner (NXNE), Jesse Kumagai (Massey Hall) and Andrew Weir (Tourism Toronto).

Kobo will also present the NXNEi Influencer party on Thursday, June 13 at The Hoxton with a performance by Boys Noize, AKA Alexander Ridha. The Berlin-based DJ/producer spits out remixes ranging from David Lynch to The Chemical Brothers, Snoop Dogg and N*E*R*D.

Canadian-owned music video network OnAir.FM and NXNE have partnered to provide worldwide exposure to the 1000 NXNE bands playing the festival. All 2013 NXNE Music artists have been asked to create an original creative video for distribution on the official NXNE YouTube channel. OnAir.FM will promote these videos to their 110 million monthly viewers around the world. This collaborative relationship will expand the global reach for NXNE artists through OnAir.FM through exposure to an international audience.

All NXNE passes, wristbands and tickets are now available online at www.nxne.com/tickets.

19 Years, 1000 Bands, 30 Films, 65 Interactive Sessions, 200 Comedians, 35 Visual Artists, 7 Days
NXNE Facebook     NXNE Twitter

Comments

Most Popular Post

.@Pornhub ‏Collaborates w/ Premium Sportswear .@mooseknuckles

.@Sneakerpolitics - Adidas Yeezy Powerphase Calabasas

Touchscreen gloves by .@MujjoStore

Bodyfriend Partners Up With Lamborghini

MC Fioti - Bum Bum Tam Tam (KondZilla)

MC Fioti - Bum Bum Tam Tam (KondZilla)

BIG SEAN & METRO BOOMIN RELEASE DOUBLE OR NOTHING

TINASHE is Wonderland's Winter Covergirl

COVERS WONDERLAND MAGAZINE 
DEC/JAN ISSUE 

JUSTINE SKYE PREMIERES MUSIC VIDEO FOR “DON’T THINK ABOUT IT

Singer, songwriter, fashionista, and actress JUSTINE SKYE just shared the music video for her latest single “Don’t Think About It” on Complex
Watch it HERE.

Helmed by renowned director and choreographer Laurieann Gibson and Life Garland, the clip evokes classic nineties hip-hop and R&B videos with its impressive dance choreography and futuristic visual sensibility. “Don’t Think About It” is shaping up to be a signature hit for the songstress. It’s quickly nearing 1 million Spotify streams and simultaneously heating up at radio.

It also sets the stage for the release of her highly anticipated full-length debut, ULTRAVIOLET [Roc Nation/Republic Records]—arriving in stores and online January 19, 2018.

JUSTINE SKYE has been quietly and diligently inching towards the top of pop since 2014. Her 2016 EP 8 Ounces (executive produced by The Dream) earned praise from the likes of BillboardThe FaderGenius, and more as Wonderland Magazine proclaimed her a “musical prodigy on the rise.” H…

MIGOS & MARSHMELLO UNLEASH “DANGER,” THE LATEST TRACK FROM BRIGHT: THE ALBUM

FREEWISHES FOUNDATION ANNOUNCE 4th ANNUAL “GOLDEN WISHES” THANKSGIVING GALA // #FreeWishes.

MULTI-PLATINUM RAP STAR 

& FREEWISHES FOUNDATION ANNOUNCE
 4th ANNUAL “GOLDEN WISHES”
THANKSGIVING GALA


Gala Set to Take Place Sunday November 19th
in Atlanta, GA



Fresh off spearheading the buzz-worthy nationwide “Summer Sixteen Tour” alongside Drake, multi-platinum rap star, Future, is bringing his abundantly successful year to a close  with his annual philanthropic charity effort. A few days ago, Future announces his 4th annual “Golden Wishes Thanksgiving Gala” in collaboration with his self-branded charity, The FreeWishes Foundation. “The Golden Wishes Thanksgiving Gala” will be taking place on November 19th, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia.
“Golden Wishes Thanksgiving Gala” is an ultimate evening event for the Senior Citizens in Atlanta, Georgia. They will be invited to join us for an evening filled with food and dancing with a live band and DJ, alongside some influential leaders in our community. During the event, each Senior Citizen will be gifted the makings for a perfect holiday meal …