WHEN: June 13-19
WHERE: Toronto
As the name indicates, NXNE is the upper half of North America's answer to SXSW. Both festivals seek to spotlight upcoming musical talent in addition to new films and innovative, interactive technology. The major players in Toronto this year are Chad VanGaalen, Devo, Dum Dum Girls, Julianna Barwick, the Dodos, the Pharcyde, and Twin Shadow.

For a complete list of bands, click here.