North By Northeast Festival Celebrates Its Tenth Year

Published: 2004-05-24
A short time back Austin, Texas was the spot of the SXSW - South by Southwest – festival. Thousands of musicians and fans gathered for five days of fun, music, and drink. Now it is Toronto's turn. June 10 – 12 will be the NXNE – North by Northeast – festival celebrating its tenth anniversary this year. The NXNE festival will take place in 26 clubs scattered about the downtown area of Toronto. Each club will present a number of acts each night. Festival promoters have booked bands from every conceivable music genre from all over Canada, the U.S. and the rest of the world; so there is sure to be something to please every music fan in the area.

The list of venues for the NXNE festival where you can find the performers are:

Black Bull
Bovine Sex Club
B-Side
Cameron House
Clinton's
Club 279
El Mocambo
El Mocambo Upstairs
Free Times Caf╚
Funhaus
Healey's
Holy Joe's
Kathedral
Lee's Palace
Nia @ C'est What
Oasis
Rancho Relaxo
Reverb
Rivoli
Silver Dollar
Sneaky Dees
Swallow Lounge
The 360
The Drake Hotel
The Legendary Horseshoe Tavern
The Tranzac Club

A complete listing of the artists participating in the NXNE Festival is as follows:

4th Pyramid
Kevin Adamson
The Afterbeat
Natasha Alexandra
Ambulance ltd
Anjulie
Arcade
L'ATTACK
Audiosleep
Jill Barber
Jason Bajada
Ballyhoo!
The Barrymores
Beautiful Senseless
BigMuff
Brandon Bliss
Bottleneck
Marnie Boyd
Josh Bramhall
The Bravado
Breaking Laces
BRIGHTON
Bunny Brown
The BROWN HORNETS
Bullmoose
The Burdocks
Burnthe8track
The Camaromance
Bobby Cameron Band
Canteen Knockout
Castle Oldchair
Thom Chacon
Tom Chappell
Cherrybomb
The Cherry Persuasion
CHRISCOUNTY and the INValids
Chrome Yellow Co.
Mike Clark
Classified
The Clips
The Conversation
Eric Corne and the Erratics
Costar
Das Macht SHOW
The Daybreak
Larry O. Dean
Amber deLaurentis
The Desert Fathers
Despistado
Detective Kalita
Amer Diab
The Dope Poet Society: P.D. Belladonna, DJ Spin..
DRIVER
Linda Duemo
Mia Dyson
Easily Amused
Echo Hunters
Echoset
Echo-static
Eden Ants
Elephant Band
Elizabeth
Elliott BROOD
Paul Emery and the Dickens
Emetrex
End This Week With Knives
Engine
Eternia
Faithdown
Falconhawk
FemBots
The Flints
The Forms
Joe Fournier
Fourstar
From Fiction
The Front
Galore
The GardensFaithful
Mark Geary
Girl Nobody
The Golden Dogs
Ben Gunning
Gypsygrass
Lennie Harrington
Will Hawkins
The Transient
Shawn Hewitt and TNS
Hinkley
The Hitchers
Greg Hobbs
Holy Fuckt
Honeydogs
Honeysuckle
Hot Little Rocket
The House Doctors
Hubcap
I can put my arm back on You can't
Imaginary Bill
Immaculate Machine
Inchworm
Infinite Number of Sounds
IsaDora
Denise James
Reid Jamieson
Jia Harlow
JINX TITANCI
Charlotte Johansen
Diana Jones
The Ralph Jones Band
Emily Jordan
Adam Joseph and The Elegant Children
Peter Katz
The Paula Kelley Orchestra
KELLY and THE KELLYGIRLS
Mani Khaira
Kobayashi
Julie Kryk
Laika and The Cosmonauts
The Lassue Yous
Nathan Lawr and the Minotaurs
Lazarazu
L.E.I.
Liberty Justice & the Nevada Hustlers
The Little Pilgrims
Lonesome Heroes
Lyft
Greg MacPherson
MADRID
Magneta Lane
Kate Maki
Markus
Matadors
Matisse
Matt Mays & El Torpedo
Men in Kilts
Mico
The Midways
Mind of a Squid
Ruth Minnikin
Miranda
Mixtwitch
Montana Matthews meets Nevada brown
Mood Ruff
Heather Morgan and The Company of Men
Moses Mayes
My Beating Heart
Myracle Brah
Nassau
National Anthem
The Nice Outfit
Tanyss Nixi & The AnGRy Mob
The Nobs
No luck club
A Northern Chorus
NYCSMOKE
Jeen O'Brien
Oddities
Off the International radar
Old Reliable
OLIVER BLACK
OX
Ozfrankie
The Pageant
Pantychrist
Panurge
Parkas
Vaughn Passmore
Ford Pier
Policies and Procedures
The Populars
David Porteous
Poxy
Mike Previti
QueenBee Jackson
Quick Shot Paulo
Quincy Gold
Raising the Fawn
Ratsicule
Red Pill Theory
Reels
The Remains of Brian Borcherdt
Rhythmicru
The Ride Theory
Starvin Hungry
Station Twang
Stiffed
SUNRiSER
The Swallows
Swamp Diggers
Swizzle
Syd
NIKKI TALLEY
Tangiers
Tanis
Tele
Templo Diez
THREAD
Titus
Toof
TRIP PHOENIX
Two ors Traffic
The VaGiants
MiaVerko
Gordon Vincent
Volebeats
Ann Vriend
The Rizdales
Ray Robinson
RocKetface
Romeo Liquor Store
The Rotten
Royal Wood
Rudeboy
Screamin' Black Cadillacs
The scribbled out man
SEIS PISTOS
Sepiatone
Shangrila
Awry
Showroom
Sick Fits
The Skatomatics
Skitz and the Sandboxx Crew
Sleeper Set Sail
Sleep Atlantis
Spiral Beach
Spitfires and Mayflowers
S.S. Cardiacs
Leeroy Stagger
The Vulcan Dub Squad
Vulgar Deli
Jamie Watling
The Waxwings
Mark Weinstock
Welcome Karma
Wheels on the bus
Maelee Whitman
Eric Angus Whyte
Nathan Wiley
Mitch Willer
X-Engine-X

Writer: Sherrill Fulghum

   

 

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