Festival Summer: NXNE Photo Essay

Behind the scenes at NXNE

This is the third instalment in our #FestivalSummer photo essay series by Kate Killet.

While NXNE is known to bring some banging headliners, the line-up is also always stacked with incredible indie acts, and your new favorite bands you’ve never heard of. Too many good tunes. So much to hear. While I’m currently a tired zombie, I can state that it was totally worth it. Here’s what I saw…

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Prince Innocence kept a cold & sleek vibe.

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Bernice sang quirky tunes the told tales such as that of a black bears stuck in a tree.

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Ginla got spacey.

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Jessica Pratt sang for the rain.

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Blunt Chunks filled a backyard with stunning loops and some flower power.

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Heaters came from Grand Rapids Michigan & turned up the temperature.

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Hollerado hit up YDS.

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The square full of music fans.

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Lia Ices played a chill in-store.

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Pet Sun brought their fuzzy psychedelic surf to Silver Dollar’s BBQ.

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Ran into Kyle Connolly of WISH, in a cool projection maze.

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Maylee Todd brought her mini-harp + a mini choir to Trinity Bellwoods.

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Dilly Dally rocked YDS.

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Den from Odonis Odonis holding it down in the crowd.

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She-Devils have no music online, but their name was buzzing as an act too see all week.

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Audrey of She-Devils being mysterious.

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Engineer-Mixer-Producer-Artist Josh Korody slayed Casual Drones.

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Cutie TWIST is always a ray of sunshine, even after a busy week.

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Annabella of Mexican Slang taking a moment to chill in the shadows.

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Nick Grottick of Bad Channels closed up the week with a 3:30 am dance party at the Garrison.