NORTH BY NORTHEAST ANNOUNCES EVEN MORE MUSIC 4 2011

NXNE ANNOUNCES MORE FOR 2011:
FUCKED UP / HANDSOME FURS / DIAMOND RINGS / GRIMES /
THE POSTELLES / SUPERHUMANOIDS / HORSE FEATHERS / IMAGINARY CITIES /
PEELANDER Z / HEAVY CREAM / GUARDS

NORTH BY NORTHEAST (NXNE) announces the third wave of bands for the 17th edition of the
festival, taking over Toronto June 13-19, 2011. Tickets are now available online at http://www.nxne.com.
NXNE has just confirmed that hardcore heroes FUCKED UP and glam gallant DIAMOND RINGS will
join the Yonge-Dundas Square (YDS) line-up that includes previously announced acts such as Devo,
Stars, The Pharcyde, Land of Talk, Digable Planets, Descendents, OFF! and Men Without Hats.
Men Without Hats will also play an intimate club show on Thursday, June 16 at The Great Hall in
addition to their YDS performance – and Fucked Up headlines the NOW Magazine showcase on the
same night, at Wrongbar.

Newly announced as part of the NXNE Music Festival are HANDSOME FURS, previewing tracks
from the new album Sound Kapital, GRIMES with her genre-bending pop, retro Manhattan garagepop
stars THE POSTELLES, Los Angeles four-piece SUPERHUMANOIDS, Portland folk outfit
HORSE FEATHERS, Pixies tour mates IMAGINARY CITIES, action comic-punk band PEELANDER
Z, Nashville garage punks HEAVY CREAM and critically acclaimed one-man band GUARDS.
Check http://www.nxne.com/music/artists for more confirmed music programming for NXNE 2011.
All NXNE Festival passes and wristbands are now on sale at various music retailers and
www.nxne.com.
The complete NXNE Music schedule, NXNE Film schedule and additional NXNE Interactive
programming will be announced over the next few weeks. Stay tuned!

17 Years, 650 Bands, 50 Stages, 40 Films, 75 Interactive Conference Sessions, 7 Days.
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