The artist showcase component of this year's North By Northeast Music Festival And Conference takes place at various downtown clubs. For comprehensive lists of participating artists, venues and set times, consult the complete schedules on nxne.com. Rating: NNNNN
With 300 performers jammed into 25 clubs over three days, you wanna be ready. NOW's guide to the ninth massive North By Northeast music summit profiles the best of the fest and includes a complete schedule, slot-by-slot critics' picks, band bios and hot tips on all the can't-miss showcases.
FemBots Horseshoe, 10 pm
Matt Mays & El Torpedo Horseshoe, midnight
controller.controller Rivoli, 1 am
Schedule by venue