Review: The 2017 NXNE Port Lands Festival in Toronto (via CulturedVultures)

This past weekend, NXNE returned with their second annual “festival within a festival” at the Port Lands.  After putting on several club shows throughout the week curated by well known artists picking some lesser known favourites to perform, NXNE tried to make their weekend celebration bigger and better than last year.  The Port Lands Festival…

The Top 10 Concerts I Attended in 2016

Another year, another top ten!  Our third full calendar year saw more connections made, more recognition received, and while fewer concerts were covered than previous years, the shows covered were bigger.  I have to thank all the media teams and organizers who granted me access – I had more media passes this year than any…

Concert Review: Shad & Ty Dolla $ign at the 2015 NXNE Festival in Toronto

Oh, the controversy surrounding this concert.  Where to begin…  North By Northeast, or NXNE for short, is an annual music festival that brings hundreds of artists to Toronto every June.  There are many wristband and ticketed concerts put on throughout the city during the one-week festival, and it’s all capped off with a set of free, public concerts…