NXNE UNVEILS THE FULL LINEUP FOR PORT LANDS FESTIVAL TAKING PLACE JUNE 23-25 IN DOWNTOWN TORONTO
Tinie Tempah, Amir Obè, Yukon Blonde, Lizzo, River Tiber, Franklin Electric and Many More Join Previously Announced Performers Including Passion Pit;
Tyler, the Creator and Post Malone
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All entries must be made through social media with the following guidelines
Twitter – Mention @Canadian_Dope with hashtag #NXNE #PortLands and let us know who you’re most excited to see and you’ll be automatically entered into the contest.
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One entry per social media account, you can increase your chances by up to 3 times from entering through all 3.
The contest will end on May 19th, 2017 and the winners will be contacted through social media by May 26th, 2017. Winners will be emailed instructions on how to redeem the wristbands.
There will be a lot of talents that will be attending this event, from local to worldwide, this is something you have to check out.
Toronto’s premier music festival announces some of music’s hottest and most exciting performers, finalizing its lineup for the 2nd annual Port Lands Festival. 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. For more information and to purchase weekend or single day passes please visit www.nxne.com.
“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.”
Festival goers will also have the opportunity to experience some of the best homegrown talent Canada has to offer as well, including Yukon Blonde (Vancouver), River Tiber (Toronto), Cold Specks (Toronto), The Franklin Electric (Montreal), EMP (Toronto), Humans (Vancouver), K.I.D. (Mississauga), John River (Mississauga), Heartstreets (Montreal), Saya (Toronto), Grandson (Toronto), Caveboy (Montreal), Beach Season (Calgary), Lost Cousins (Toronto), The Kents (Toronto), Ebhoni (Toronto), Blajk (Toronto), Ferraro (Toronto), Midday Swim (Toronto) and Teen Ravine (Toronto).
NXNE PORT LANDS 2017 LINEUP BY DAY:
Tyler, the Creator
The Soul Rebels Ft. Talib Kweli
The Franklin Electric
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.
NXNE will be gearing up for more exciting announcements between now and the festival. Stay tuned for more information on NXNE Club Land, Game Land and Future Land programming in the coming weeks, as well as a new festival presenting sponsor.