Father John Misty, Ghostface Killah among first acts announced for Port Lands Festival site

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Father John Misty • Ghostface Killah • Mother Mother

Dan Mangan • Shamir • Daniel Caesar

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Hip hop legend and founding member of the Wu-Tang clan brings his epic rhymes and beats to NXNE's Port lands festival site Friday, June 17 in Torornto

Hip hop legend and founding member of the Wu-Tang Clan brings his epic rhymes and beats to NXNE’s Port lands festival site Friday, June 17 in Toronto.

Today, North By Northeast (NXNE) and Budweiser are excited to announce the first acts confirmed for the NXNE Port Lands, taking place June 17-18, 2016 in Toronto. NXNE Port Lands will welcome Ghostface Killah, Shamir, Daniel Caesar, and Mick Jenkins, and more, on Friday, June 17, and Father John Misty, Mother Mother, Dan Mangan, The Zolas and The Devin Cuddy Band with special guest Jim Cuddy on Saturday, June 18. Look for more acts to be announced for the Port Lands shows soon.

NXNE Club Land has confirmed an Indigenous music showcase, co-presented by iNATIVEfest and Gunner Records, featuring Stevie Salas and Bernard Fowler in The IMF’s, Shawnee, Mariam, and DJ Shub at The Great Hall.

 

Canadian band Mother Mother will be part of an amazing bill Saturday, June 18 at NXNE's Port Lands festival site.

Canadian band Mother Mother will be part of an amazing bill Saturday, June 18 at NXNE’s Port Lands festival site.

All NXNE Club Land tickets, and NXNE Port Lands single day, weekend and VIP passes will be on sale on Friday, April 29 at 10am EST through TicketFly at www.nxne.com/tickets.

More announcements will be released in the coming weeks including the new NXNE Future Land Interactive, Music and Gaming Conference at the Ted Rogers School of Management, NXNE Game Land at Yonge-Dundas Square, and additional NXNE Port Lands and NXNE Club Land programming.

Is Daniel Caesar the next Weeknd? You decide when he plays Port Lands Friday June 17. What he is, is a shining star in Toronto's exploding soul and hip hop scene. All hail the 6!

Is Daniel Caesar the next Weeknd? You decide when he plays Port Lands Friday June 17. What he is, is a shining star in Toronto’s exploding soul and hip hop scene. All hail the 6!

Previously announced acts as part of NXNE Club Land from June 13-19, 2016 include: A-WA; Bad Sports; The Beatdown; Bertrand Berlin; Big Eyes; Big Ups; Bionic; Brains; Bry Webb & Providers; Cold Specks; DIANA; Danny Rebel & the KGB; Dig It Up!; Duotang; Eagulls; Escondido; Eternal Sleep; Full of Hell; God’s Hate; The Hunna; The Joy Formidable; Kamasi Washington; Kevin Morby; King Khan and The Shrines; K-Man & the 45s; Mikey Erg; Moving Units; Nails; NQ Arbuckle; Pere Ubu; Prozzak; Radioactivity; SATE; Screaming Females; Shred Kelly; The So So Glos; Stonefield; Sun K; USA Out of Vietnam; The Worriers; and The Yardlets.