Another 40+ bands announced for NXNE 2015

Willow Smith, Darlene Shrugg, Raz Fresco, Lia Ices, Mission of Burma and more confirmed for this year's fest – plus, a strong dose of female talent to descend on the city this spring

NXNE announced another 40+ bands confirmed to play this year’s festival today, including some of Toronto’s best and brightest: Greys, Moon King, Darlene Shrugg (with separate shows by members Slim Twig and U.S. Girls) will play NXNE 2015. Former NOW cover subject Jennifer Castle, Sook Yin-Lee’s new band Jooj, Crosss and Soupcans are also confirmed for the fest, which runs June 17-21.

We’re excited to see a long list of women too, like L.A.’s Warpaint, Lia Ices, Chastity Belt, hair-whipper Willow Smith and Cassie Ramone (Vivian Girls, The Babies).

Indie rock lifers Craig Finn (The Hold Steady) and Mission of Burma are also coming to town.

See the full list below.

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