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Nextfest 2011 Festival Lineup Website

Nextfest 2011

400 Artists | More than 50 Events | 11 Days

Edmonton’s annual rocking and raucous showcase of young emerging artists!

An 11 day celebration of the artistic voice of the next generation featuring new theatre, dance, music, visual art, film and multidisciplinary collaboration.

** Please note : This list contains only the musical performers of this inter-disciplinary festival **

To view these artists' within the Nextfest music line-up, click here.


Artist / Band Name City
Barobliq Barobliq Folk

Barobliq's music is the product of bilingual parents, a lifetime of dichotomy and an overactive imagination steeped in fantasy. His signature style is sometimes ... Read more

Edmonton, AB
Cris Derksen Cris Derksen Alternative / Classical

Cris Derksen is a young half-cree classically trained Canadian cellist whose captivating melodies and steadfast baselines have captured the attention of local and international ... Read more

Vancouver, BC
Dj Akademic Rap

Dj Akademic is the newest face to Edmonton’s hip hop scene. Akademic has worked with top Canadian artists including The Over Achievers and Swollen ... Read more

Edmonton, AB
Found Object Orchestra Alternative

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Edmonton, AB
Jordan Kaminski Jordan Kaminski Pop

Jordan Kaminski is an engaging performer with a smooth, warm vocal style delivered straight from the heart. Jordan is an extremely talented songwriter, ... Read more

Edmonton, AB
Kayla Patrick Kayla Patrick Alternative / Pop

Kayla Patrick is a singer/songwriter based in Edmonton, Canada. With over a decade of performing on stage in and around her hometown at venues ... Read more

Edmonton, AB
KazMega KazMega DJ / Electronic

KazMega is also a lot of things, but less things than Mitch. He is a freestyle emcee/producer and his weapons of choice are the ... Read more

Edmonton, AB
Krystle Dos Santos and The Black Mambas Krystle Dos Santos and The Black Mambas Jazz / Pop / R&B

Krystle Dos Santos has taken her experience from the Canadian College of Performing Arts, and transformed it into the beginnings of a career already ... Read more

Nanaimo, BC
Mitchmatic Mitchmatic Hip Hop / Jazz

Mitchmatic is an emcee, producer, and multi-instrumentalist currently based in Edmonton, AB, Canada. Read more

Edmonton, AB
Prairie Nights Prairie Nights Blues / Canadian / Folk / Jazz

A bit about Prairie Nights... Insightful lyrics, memorable guitar riffs, a soulful voice, and killer grooves are all terms that can describe the music ... Read more

Edmonton, AB
Samantha Schultz Samantha Schultz Blues / Folk

"... talent beyond belief... " In November of 2006, Samantha was the youngest nominee in the "Young Performer of the Year" category for the Canadian ... Read more

Edmonton, AB
Sister Gray Sister Gray Alternative / Rock

One slightly crazed, neurotic female musician surging with angst and inspiration is often enough for a band to have material for decades. Sister Gray ... Read more

Edmonton, AB
The Command Sisters The Command Sisters Christian / Country / Folk / Pop / Rock

Siblings, wicked harmonies, mastered musicians and songwriters that garnered them a publishing deal out of Nashville at the ripe ages of 12 and 15, ... Read more

Edmonton, AB
The Overachievers The Overachievers Rap

Collectively known as The Over Achievers, Young Muta, Namso, and Moto are three hip-hop MC’s from Edmonton’s North Side. Originally from Sudan, this trio ... Read more

Edmonton, AB
Wild Rose Orchestra Alternative / Blues / Country / Punk / Rock / Ska

Horn hooks to the face with a rhythm to make you shake! A collection of fist punching, barn burners with a calming swell of ... Read more

Edmonton, AB