NORTH BY NORTHEAST (NXNE) announces more music, film and comedy programming for the 19th edition of the festival, taking over Toronto June 10-16, 2013 including electronic musician Dan Deacon, feature-length documentary FILMAGE: The Story of DESCENDENTS/ALL and comic Dylan Moran. Also launching today is the NXNE Schedulizer on nxne.com, where fans can choose their must-see NXNE events and create a personalized schedule.
NXNE Music has confirmed the 2013 line-up will include indie rock group Wintersleep, electronic luminary Dan Deacon, synth popper St. Lucia, the only Canadian date for Villagers, Canadian psych shoegazers No Joy, art rock group Braids, dream pop duo Still Corners, Montreal pair Blue Hawaii, Toronto DJ Ryan Hemsworth, DIY rapper Fat Tony, experimental pop duo Dusted, retro rock trio Shannon and The Clams, psych rock brothers Tonstartssbandht, indie rockers Still Life Still, Gold & Youth of Arts & Crafts, Toronto industrial dance rockers Odonis Odonis, Montreal duo Valleys, synth-pop artist Big Black Delta, grunge rockers Roomrunner, Chad Valley with his vintage pop sounds, noise rock quartet Dope Body, Toronto’s July Talk and electro dance group Bear Mountain. For the full list of confirmed NXNE Music programming visit www.nxne.com/artists.
NXNE Film, in partnership with Hot Docs, will present 30 films June 13-16, including the world premiere of FILMAGE: The Story of DESCENDENTS/ALL. This documentary, screening Saturday, June 15, chronicles the long history of punk bands ALL and Descendents, and the driving force behind both – drummer Bill Stevenson. Trailer: www.youtube.com/watch?v=
NXNE Film will also screen The Rolling Stones - Charlie Is My Darling - Ireland 1965, an intimate, behind-the-scenes diary of life on the road with the young Rolling Stones, documenting the fan frenzy at their first professionally filmed concert performances; an encore presentation of The National’s Mistaken for Strangers along with the theatrical debut of music video Silver Trembling Hands by The Flaming Lips; and the world premiere of Authentic: Young Rival’s Journey Through Canada, which follows indie rockers Young Rival as the band tours across Canada. Single Film tickets go on sale Thursday, May 16. See the entire NXNE Film schedule at www.bit.ly/17pUTyc.
NXNE Comedy will present more comics and showcases then ever before, including the lewd Big Jay Oakerson at various NXNE venues and Just for Laughs favourite Dylan Moran on Sunday, June 16 at the Panasonic Theatre. The Canadian Comedy Awards will announce the 2013 nominees on Wednesday, June 12 at Yuk Yuks and the Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival will present their Best of the Fest showcase on Friday, June 14 at Measure as part of NXNE Comedy. For the full NXNE Comedy schedule, visit www.bit.ly/10Vv2FR.
NXNE Interactive has just confirmed that multidisciplinary artist Melissa Auf der Maur will host a panel called Women in Music: More Than Ever Before with members of Montreal trio No Joy and Toronto Star music critic Ben Rayner. Panelists will discuss the past, present and future of women in music and the role they take at the forefront of music today. The full list of NXNEi presenters is available here: www.nxne.com/presenters.
All NXNE passes, wristbands and tickets are now available online at www.nxne.com/tickets.
19 Years, 1000 Bands, 30 Films, 65 Interactive Sessions, 75 Comedians, 35 Visual Artists, 7 Days.
NXNE acknowledges the financial support of the Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage (Canada Music Fund) and of Canada's Private Radio Broadcasters
MEDIA ACCREDITATION: www.nxne.com/information/media