UPDATE: Bad Religion, Raekwon and Ghostface Killah, and Matt Good have all been added as Yonge-Dundas Square performers.
The other artists announced today to take part in the week-long festival are: Of Montreal, No Use For A Name, Purity Ring, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Death Grips, The Men, Bleached, Good Riddance, METZ, Ceremony, Plants & Animals, The Death Set, The Sadies & Andre Williams, Oberhofer, Reigning Sound, Action Bronson, 2:54, Yamantaka//Sonic Titan, The Hundred in The Hands, Rival Schools, Killer Mike, Young Magic, Hayes Carll, Friends, Hollerado, Bran Van 3000, The Black Belles, Doldrums, Odonis Odonis, Mac DeMarco, Bass Drum of Death, Porcelain Raft, Exitmusic, Violens, Grass Widow, Eight and a Half, DZ Deathrays, Jonathan Toubin, Art vs. Science, B L A C K I E, The Nils and Ivan Julian (ex-Richard Hell & The Voidoids)
The 18th annual NXNE festival has announced the first act of its initial line-up reveal, and in keeping with the past few years, the free, outdoor, Yonge-Dundas shows are already shaping up to be the real draw: The Flaming Lips will headline the public space on the night of Saturday, June 16.
We’ll update you as more performers are announced. NXNE takes place in Toronto from June 11-17.