NXNE celebrates 25 years in 2019

NXNE will celebrate 25 years as one of the world's leading festivals in 2019. NXNE was founded in 1995 by Michael Hollett, leading members of the Canadian music industry and, Austin's SXSW. 

Watch this space for more details as NXNE prepares for year 25 and we also look back on a quarter century of connecting artists and audiences, kicking ass, exploring new ideas and having fun. 


Check out this video for a taste of NXNE's musical heritage.


From 1995, NXNE's first year

Much Music does an NXNE wrap report after year one in 1995.


As we dance down memory lane, looking at 25 years of NXNE, check out this 2014 lineup announcement video.


Here’s a look at our lineup announce video from 2015.


We brought a Ferris Wheel , carnies and a stacked lineup to Toronto’s Portlands in 2017. Audience? Not so much..