28 Bands, 10,000+ Photographs in 3 Days

Aaron-McMillan-Indie-Underground-Call-The-Office-NXNE-North-By-North-Easat-PhotographerNorth By North East (NXNE) this year was an absolute blast! So much to see and do! To me it was an Amazing Race of performances, secret shows, shooting photography, tweeting and instragramming. Of course there was art, comedy, films and more, but I focused on the music aspect of the festival. There were plenty of great performances that I was able to make and some that I just couldn’t fit into my highly scrutinized schedule. After it was all said and done I was one very happy (and tired) guy!

One major highlight to my festival was having NXNE grant me access to the Yonge & Dundas Square photo pit so I could shoot L.A. Synth-Pop band, Big Black Delta. See their photos along with others in the gallery below (48 photos in total).

The 28 NXNE Bands I Saw:
Note: Bold font indicates photos below.

  • Thursday:
    Michael Rault
    , Alvvays, Diana, Braids, Sean Nicolas Savage, Blue Hawaii, Kontravoid
     
  • Friday:
    Still Corners, Dusted, CTZNSHIP, Grounders, UN, Julian Lynch with The Luyas, Still Life Still, Gold & Youth, Majical Cloudz
  • Saturday:
    We Are Scientists, Moon King, Big Black Delta, Human Human, New Hands, Prince Innocence, Michael Rault, Shannon & The Clams, Tangiers, Ryan Hemsworth, 2 Live Drew, The Lost Babies.

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Alvvays at Arts&Crafts Pop-Up

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Alvvays at Arts&Crafts Pop-Up

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Alvvays at Arts&Crafts Pop-Up

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Big Black Delta at Yonge & Dundas Square

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Big Black Delta at Yonge & Dundas Square

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Big Black Delta at Yonge & Dundas Square

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Big Black Delta at Yonge & Dundas Square

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Big Black Delta at Yonge & Dundas Square

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Dusted at Urban Outfitters

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Dusted at Urban Outfitters

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Dusted at Urban Outfitters

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Gold & Youth at BLK BOX

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Grounders at Arts&Crafts Pop-Up

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Human Human at The Supermarket

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Human Human at The Supermarket

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Julian Lynch with The Luyas at Sneaky Dees

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Julian Lynch with The Luyas at Sneaky Dees

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Kontravoid at BLK BOX

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Kontravoid at BLK BOX

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Majical Cloudz at Sneaky Dees

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Majical Cloudz at Sneaky Dees

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Michael Rault at Arts&Crafts Pop-Up

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Michael Rault at Arts&Crafts Pop-Up

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Michael Rault at The Silver Dollar

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Michael Rault at The Silver Dollar

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Prince Innocence at Comfort Zone

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Prince Innocence at Comfort Zone

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Prince Innocence at Comfort Zone

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Prince Innocence at Comfort Zone

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Prince Innocence at Comfort Zone

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Prince Innocence at Comfort Zone

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Prince Innocence at Comfort Zone

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Ryan Hemsworht at BLK BOX

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Sean Nicolas Savage at Comfort Zone

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Shannon & The Clams at The Silver Dollar

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Shannon & The Clams at The Silver Dollar

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Shannon & The Clams at The Silver Dollar

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Still Corners at Urban Outfitters

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Still Corners at Urban Outfitters

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Still Corners at Urban Outfitters

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The Lost Babies at The Silver Dollar

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The Lost Babies at The Silver Dollar

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The Lost Babies at The Silver Dollar

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The Lost Babies at The Silver Dollar

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The Lost Babies at The Silver Dollar

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The Lost Babies at The Silver Dollar

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UN at Sneaky Dees

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UN at Sneaky Dees

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Aaron McMillan

Aaron is the Founder / Chief Editor and curator of Indie Underground. He was the Festival / Music Director for the 2017 Dundas Street Festival and the Music Director in 2016. He is scene builder / promoter for select events in London Ontario, Toronto, Canada, and Southwestern Ontario. When Aaron's not working on Indie Underground, you'll usually find him at a concert or DIY event. He's a sucker for anything that glows in the dark and the company of his cat, Charlie. Watch for Aaron to make a return to DJing in 2018 when he will begin to mix Trance.

Comments

  1. Fantastic work, Aaron. Your photos really compliment the musicians. You’ve got a great eye!

  2. You obviously are good at this and enjoy it. Are you in a position to sell any of these photos and what type of equipment do you use (cameras etc)? I have other questions for you as well that are related to all this. In summary it appears that you were very successful. DM.