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NXNE (North by Northeast) | June 15-16

The 19th annual NXNE festival brings the "next wave" of exciting and buzz-worthy musicians to our stages.

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Curatorial Statement

Now in its 19th year, NXNE (North by Northeast) has become the most anticipated summer entertainment event in Canada. NXNE, which includes music, film, comedy, art and interactive events, is an essential gathering for artists, industry and fans.

NXNE brings a global perspective to its programming. This June, NXNE Music will present over 800 artists from across the globe in just five days in Toronto, and will be taking to Harbourfront Centre stages to present some of these buzzworthy artists. NXNE is the Canadian festival destination for unsigned bands, indie favourites and major label headlining artists alike, and has a history of generating major worldwide breakthroughs. This event is not to be missed!

Crispin Giles, Programming Manager
Ryan Tonkin, Music Programmer


Harbourfront Centre Staff

William J.S. Boyle

Chief Executive Officer

Melanie Fernandez

Director, Community and Educational Programmes

Diana Webley

Project Coordinator

Rodrigo Fritz

Project Coordinator

Elizabeth Lubowitz

Head of Administration

Sergio Elmir

Assistant Artistic Associate, Music & Event Lead

Joanne Siu

Music Assistant

Georgia Barrington

Administrative Coordinator

Ayesha Chatterjee

Administrative Assistant

Andrea Strachan

Event Production Manager

Kim Trollope

Technical Director

Scott Seetoo

Production Coordinator

Genevieve Peng

Volunteer Coordinator

Dorothy Szczurek

Assistant Volunteer Coordinator

Suzanne Wyman

Vendor Coordinator

Margaret Saliba

Vendor Assistant

Special Thanks to NXNE Staff

Crispin Giles

Programming Manager

Ryan Tonkin

Music & Comedy Programming

A programme of the complexity and size of the 2013 festival season is only possible with the cooperation, contributions and hard work of every department and all members of the entire Harbourfront Centre staff and volunteer teams. We extend our thanks to them all.
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