10:30 PM to 2:30 AM
The Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen St W, Toronto


Due to social distancing protocols around COVID-19, the NXNE Festival has been postponed to August 11-16, 2020. As a result, the City has extended the application deadline to June. If you have already applied, we will get in touch with you with further details. If you have not yet applied, please check our website in early June for updated information.  


This is Brampton x NXNE 2020​

Brampton is seeking the city’s next up-and-coming musicians to be a part of This is Brampton at the North by Northeast (NXNE) festival. Part of the NXNE Club Land Series, This is Brampton is a curated showcase of local Brampton talent that will take place at The Drake Hotel.

Successful artists will be paid for their performance, have the chance to perform at the iconic Drake Hotel, be featured in NXNE marketing material, and receive passes to all NXNE Curator Series + Interactive Sessions.

Local musicians and bands of all genres are invited to apply to perform by completing the application below by March 31, 2020. A panel of Brampton artists and industry experts will review the submissions and select up to five successful candidates. The list of selected artists will be announced April 20, 2020.

This will be the third year that the City has participated in NXNE. The NXNE Club Land Series is programmed by top Canadian musicians, industry leaders and associations. Taking place at some of Toronto’s top venues, this year’s festival will feature more than 40 shows.​​


Festival and Events Office
Cultural Services 
2 Wellington St W, Brampton​