Snotty Nose Rez Kids, Jane Inc, Bonnie Trash, Marci Join New Colossus Festival Lineup

boy wonder, Anthony OKS, Naya Ali, Marci, Shallow Waves, Charmaine, 36? and Kali Horse will also perform

BY Sydney BrasilPublished Nov 10, 2022

The New Colossus Festival is returning to New York City's Lower East Side in 2023. Running from March 8 to 12, the festival has now announced its initial lineup.

Featuring notable Canadians like Snotty Nose Rez Kids, Jane Inc., boy wonder, Bonnie Trash, Anthony OKS, Naya Ali, MarciShallow Waves, Charmaine36? and Kali Horse (f.k.a. Kaleidoscope Horse), the fest will also host a multi-national roster of artists, many of whom you can hear in the New Colossus Festival 2023 playlist below.

UPDATE (9/2, 12:20 p.m.): New Colossus has revealed its official schedule, which can be viewed on its website. The festival has also added another wave of artists to its roster, including Absolutely Free, Big Mountain County, English Teacher and more.

In addition to the expanded lineup and schedule release, New Colossus is teaming up with Ditto Music for the Ditto X: NYC23 music conference. The event will offer insights on music revenue, booking bigger shows and more to rising artists and labels. 

Since its first edition in 2018, the festival — which gets its name from the 1883 Emma Lazarus sonnet that's etched on the Statue of Liberty — has become a launch pad for up-and-coming musicians from around the world. These artists get the chance to perform at legendary New York venues such as Mercury Lounge, Bowery Electric, Mercury Lounge, Heaven Can Wait and many more. 

In addition to music, New Colossus will also host conferences to facilitate the development of emerging talent throughout the industry. 

Festival badges are on sale now via DICE. See the initial lineup poster below.

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