NXNE 2011: Who to see? (Part 3)

Here is part 3 of who to see at NXNE.
This time on Friday June 17, 2011.
This is going to be another fun night of music happening in Toronto.

Kelp Records / Oh! Canada East Meats West BBQ @ NXNE (FREE FOOD!!)

Live In Bellwoods – The Picnic Series 2011

Daps/Whippersnapper/S+L BBQ party

  • 6pm: TOPS (Montreal)
  • 7pm: MOON KING

Free Gig All Ages at KOPS Records

  • 8pm: Cults

7:30 PM-8:10 PM

  • Diamond Rings at Yonge Dundas Square

8:12 PM-8:24 PM

  • Greg Alsop at Labyrinth Lounge
  • Drummer from Tokyo Police Club hits the standup circuit. He’s appeared at SXSW and says, “Come see me do something else this time.”


  • Writer at Lee’s Palace
  • The Darcys at The Legendary Horseshoe Tavern

10PM (There are alot of choices but I am either eyeing Dirty Beaches *again* or Gramercy Riffs)

  • Dirty Beaches at Lee’s Palace
  • Mozart’s SisterThe Drake Hotel Underground
  • MINOTAURS at Gladstone Hotel Ballroom
  • Red Mass at The Great Hall
  • Gramercy Riffs at Sneaky Dee’s
  • Hexes & Ohs at Velvet Underground
  • Language-Arts at El Mocambo (Upstairs)
  • Elephant Stone at The Garrison
  • THE VANDELLES at Comfort Zone

11PM (This one is going to be hard since I want to see Dum Dum Girls or Julia Barwick. But TOPS from what I heard are ex-members of Silly Kissers. I am going for Julia Barwick)

  • Ruby Coast at Sneaky Dee’s
  • TOPS at The Drake Hotel Underground
  • Dum Dum Girls at Lee’s Palace
  • Julianna Barwick at Wrongbar


  • MATTERS (aka The D’Urbervilles new band name) at The Drake Hotel Underground
  • Matters is the latest incarnation of indie-rock stalwarts The D’Urbervilles.
    Their new sound juxtaposes punishing guitar riffs and sleek synth leads with an airtight rhythm section and John O’Regan’s signature baritone.

  • PASSWORDS at The Garrison

1AM (I am not missing out Rich Aucoin’s set!!)

  • Rich Aucoin at The Garrison

2AM (Hands down on seeing this band!)

  • Sheezer at Sneaky Dee’s
  • Sheezer @ Zaphod Beeblebrox

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