Future Islands, Pusha T Added to Toronto's NXNE Lineup

Future Islands
 Misha Vladimirskiy

Future Islands on Day 2 of the 2014 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Future Islands, Pusha T and AraabMUZIK top the bill for Toronto’s North By Northeast (NXNE), the fully-integrated music, film and interactive conference that celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.

Other performers for the June 13-22 showcase event include Jacques Greene, Autre Ne Veut, Tobacco, Evian Christ, 100s,  The Joel Plaskett Emergency, Felice Brothers, Alejandro Escovedo, Kirin J Callinan, Zeus, Crystal Stilts and Typhoon.

To help celebrate its big milestone, organizers will offer priority access for NXNE wristband and badge holders for the 2,752-capacity Massey Hall, which will host three nights of concerts featuring Spiritualized, tUnE-yArDs, Rhye, Kelela, The Barr Brothers and others.

This year’s confab also offers guests access to a “Vice Island” satellite party on Lake Ontario and a host of venues across town.

NXNE badges and wristbands are available online at For the full list of performers, visit