SXSW is only a couple weeks away, but that also means we’re getting closer to its Northeastern counterpart: NXNE. The festival is taking place in Toronto from June 17-21, and as of today, has announced its first round of acts performing. Topping the NXNE 2015 lineup this year are Action Bronson, The New Pornographers, Rae Sremmurd and Best Coast. Also performing this year’s fest are Real Estate, Angel Olsen, Ty Dolla $ign, Vince Staples, Glass Animals, Blonde Redhead, Deafheaven, Pentagram, Baths, HEALTH, Alice Glass (DJ set), Iceage, Zola Jesus, Majical Cloudz, White Lung, Om, Liturgy, Ibeyi, A Place to Bury Strangers, No Joy, Lower Dens, Bishop Nehru, Heems, Coliseum, Jacco Gardner, Obliterations and many more.
More artists are scheduled to be announced in the coming weeks. For more details on the lineup and tickets to the festival, head to the NXNE website.
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