NXNE brings back it’s popular bar hopping, Club Land Curators Series, programmed by leading Canadian musicians, bigger than ever with over 30 shows throughout the festival in Toronto’s best music venues.
Top talent NXNE Club Land Curators include: July Talk’s Leah Fay & Peter Dreimanis, Blue Rodeo’s Jim Cuddy, K-os, Terra Lightfoot, Cadence Weapon, Moe Berg (The Pursuit of Happiness), Jasmyn Burke (Weaves), Katie Monks (Dilly Dally).
NXNE attendees rub elbows with their favourite Canadian artists’ and their must-see emerging acts and a $29 wristband gains priority admission to all shows.
Other legendary Club Land Curators include: Ian Blurton (Change of Heart), The Elwins, Odario (Grand Analog, CBC) and Cone (Sum 41).
NXNE Club Land will be introducing a new group of Curator’s include:
- Ralph described as a blend of Stevie Nicks and Donna Summer
- Brampton-based sultry singer, Saya, a hit at NXNE 2017
- Synth-pop master Prince Josh from Prince Innocence
- DJ Jayemkayem (Josephine Cruz ) who is also a contributing editor to Complex.
In addition to our Curators, NXNE is adding Tastemakers to our Club Land series, drawing on leading music industry members and associations to add to our awesome Club Land lineup.
Tastemakers include: 3 shows with legendary Toronto club promoter, Dan Burke,; Kritty Uranowski of the No Mean City Collective, a record label and mentoring group that specializes in connecting women, biopoc and LGBTQ members of the music community; the Saskatchewan Music Association (Sask Music); A. Side video channel; the City of Brampton; the Newfoundland and Labrador Music Association (Music NL), Work Late a boutique publicity & marketing agency, Female Treble and many more.
Participating NXNE Club Land venues include: The Legendary Horseshoe Tavern, Garrison, The Baby G’s, The Rivoli, Bovine, The Hideout, Dakota, Comedy Bar, Hard Luck , Sneaky Dee’s. Monarch Tavern, Paddock Tavern, and Unlovable.
A $29 NXNE Club Land wristband gains priority access to all Curator and Tastemakemaker shows, a limited number of single admission tickets are available at each venue nightly.