The Shows You Need to See at #NXNE2015

Indie88 has your best bets for this year's festival

Festival season is in full swing and this time around it’s NXNE who’s taking over the city. From Wednesday till Sunday there is a Smörgåsbord of shows to check out. Allow us to present your go-to-guide to NXNE:
 

WEDNESDAY

 
INDIE88 NXNE SESSIONS POWERED BY SAMSUNG: GROUNDERS | NXNE Hub (170 Spadina) | June 17 | FREE | More info
Come hang at the NXNE hub at 1pm for this totally free session. Bonus: you’ll be part of both an awesome event and our video!

GLASS ANIMALS W/ SON LUX AND ETIQUETTE | Danforth Music Hall | June 17 | More info
Glass Animals bring their groovy “peanut butter” vibes The Danforth on the 17th. 


DIANA W/ PRINCE INNOCENCE, + MORE | The Drake Underground | June 17 | More Info
Get up to speed with some local sounds from Diana at The Drake. 


MOON KING W/ JACCO GARDNER + MORE | Horseshoe Tavern | June 17 | More Info


Let Moon King slip into your ears and NXNE schedule on Wednesday night. 


BIG LONELY W/ TEEN VIOLENCE + MORE | Painted Lady | June 17 | More Info
They made the big trip from London (Ontario) and they will make you fall in love with them.

DOOMSQUAD W/ ZOLA JESUS + MORE | Lee’s Palace | June 17 | More Info
Doomsquad brings the noise with Zola Jesus at Lee’s!
 

THURSDAY

 
INDIE88 NXNE SESSIONS POWERED BY SAMSUNG: SAN FERMIN | NXNE Hub (170 Spadina) | June 18 | FREE | More Info
Make your way to the NXNE hub for noon to find out why San Fermin are one the most interesting bands around right now. Also, free!

INDIE88 NXNE SESSIONS POWERED BY SAMSUNG: FAST ROMANTICS | NXNE Hub (170 Spadina) | June 18 | FREE | More Info
Stick around or show up at 1:30 for our session with Fast Romantics!

VINCE STAPLES W/ MAJICAL CLOUDZ, AMEN DUNES + MORE | Berkeley Church (Church Stage) | June 18 | More Info
See why the hype around Vince Staples is so high!


LUCIUS W/ SAN FERMIN | Adelaide Hall | June 18 | More Info
Lucius brings their power-pop jams to Adelaide Hall on Thursday evening. 


HEALTH W/ HSY, FAKE PALMS + MORE | Horseshoe Tavern | June 18 | More Info
With Health, HSY and Fake Palms, you might want to bring ear plugs. 


PAPER BAG RECORDS: PAPER 100 SHOWCASE W/ SURPRISE GUESTS | Lee’s Palace | June 18 | More Info
If you like surprises this is the show for you, friend.

ICE AGE W/ ODONIS ODONIS | Opera House | June 18 | More Info
Ice Age up the punx at the Opera House on June 18.

NO JOY W/ COMMET CONTROL + MORE | Silver Dollar | June 18 | More Info
Watch No Joy wail through their shoegazey stuff at The Dollar.

GROUNDERS W/ DREAMERS + MORE | Sneaky Dee’s | June 18 | More Info
Local heroes Grounders are poised to present some new tunes at Sneaks.
 

FRIDAY

 
INDIE88 NXNE SESSIONS POWERED BY SAMSUNG: NO JOY | NXNE Hub (170 Spadina) | June 19 | FREE | More Info
Catch a free session with No Joy at 1pm to kick off the weekend.

WARPAINT W/ DIANA | Adelaide Hall | June 19 | More Info
Avoid FOMO and come check out Warpaint at Adelaide.

REAL ESTATE W/ AMEN DUNES AND WISH | Danforth Music Hall | June 19 | More Info
Real Estate will hit you right in the feels with their laid back tracks on Friday night. 


HOLLERADO AND BORN RUFFIANS W/ THE SADIES + MORE | Yonge Dundas Square | June 19 | FREE | More Info
The early forecast is calling for confetti and fun!

DILLY DALLY W/ PET SUN + MORE | Silver Dollar | June 19 | More Info
This one’s going to get a little sweaty, so wear something breezy when you catch Dilly Dally at The Silver Dollar. 

 

SATURDAY

 
THE NEW PORNOGRAPHERS W/ BEST COAST, DILLY DALLY + MORE | Yonge Dundas Square | June 20 | FREE | More Info
Miss The New Pornos last time they were here? That’s okay, check them out with Best Coast for FREE.

FAST ROMANTICS W/ HEARTLESS BASTARDS + MORE | Horseshoe Tavern | June 20 | More Info
Fast Romantics have some new material they want to play for you. Don’t stand them up, okay? 


ANGEL OLSEN W/ FROG EYES + MORE | Mod Club | June 20 | More Info
Bring tissues, this one is going to make your eyes do that crying thing.

DEAFHAVEN W/ GREYS + MORE | Adelaide Hall | June 20 | More Info
If you like watching incredibly talented musicians shred metal riffs then, HI, this show is for you.
 

SUNDAY

 
SHAD W/ TY DOLLA $IGN + MORE – Yonge Dundas Square | June 21 | FREE | More Info
Shad takes the Action Bronson slot and is ready to make Toronto move.