NXNE Gets Pony Girl, Talia Schlanger, Ché Aimee Dorval for 2024 Edition

Tractor Beam, the Wesleys, LTtheMonk, Kasador, Aphrose, Yester Daze and many more will also perform at Canada's leading music discovery festival

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BY Megan LaPierrePublished Mar 6, 2024

North by Northeast (NXNE) is back for its 29th year in venues across Toronto from June 12 to 16. Today, Canada's leading festival for new music discovery has unveiled the first round of showcasing artists for 2024.

Among the 250 acts announced (as selected from over 2,500 applications) are Ottawa–Hull art-rockers Pony Girl, eclectic singer-songwriter Talia Schlanger, lettered Hamiltonian LTtheMonk, Kingston quartet Kasador, Montreal stadium-rock punks Yester Daze, folkster Loryn Taggart, Edmonton rapper Mouraine, Nigerian-Canadian Sean Kingston collaborator Victory, and Toronto soul singer Aphrose.

There's also Exclaim! Staff Picks selects like Vancouver genre-melder Ché Aimee Dorval, Class of 2023 grads the Wesleys, New Faves alumni Tractor Beam, and many, many more Canadian and international emerging acts.

NXNE festival passes are on sale now. Check out the full first-round list of showcasing artists below.

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