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 August 2-4 at Lithuanian House 
 1573 Bloor St W. 
Toronto, ON 

NEW FRIENDS DO IT TOGETHER

MUSIC, FRIENDSHIP + DIY     ALL AGES     FOR THE PUNKS

Welcome to our fifth annual celebration of aggressive(ly emotional) DIY punk, hardcore and related music from around the world. NFF strives to be a welcoming place where folks with a shared love of cathartic music can come together to make life-long friendships. See you in the pit.

NEW FRIENDS FEST '24 MERCH

NFDIY LOCAL CALENDAR

  • ONE MORE SONG Screening & RESPIRE
    ONE MORE SONG Screening & RESPIRE
    Thu, Aug 01
    The Royal
    Aug 01, 2024, 7:00 p.m.
    The Royal, 608 College St, Toronto, ON M6G 1B4, Canada
    Aug 01, 2024, 7:00 p.m.
    The Royal, 608 College St, Toronto, ON M6G 1B4, Canada
    One More Song: Love Letters to DIY, is a short documentary exploring the vibrant and resilient DIY music community through the experiences of show goers, promoters and musicians. Produced by Kirsten White and Directed by New Friends DIY organizer Vanessa Gloux. Featuring live music by RESPIRE
  • New Friends Fest 2024
    New Friends Fest 2024
    Fri, Aug 02
    Toronto
    Aug 02, 2024, 6:00 p.m. – Aug 05, 2024, 2:00 a.m.
    Toronto, 1573 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M6P 1A6, Canada
    Aug 02, 2024, 6:00 p.m. – Aug 05, 2024, 2:00 a.m.
    Toronto, 1573 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M6P 1A6, Canada
    1 building, 2 stages and 34 bands from across the world for three days of music, friendship, and DIY - it's the fifth edition of New Friends Fest.
  • Avec Plaisir, Fox Lake, Growing Fins, Swimming, and Treehouse of Horror at St. Stephen-in-the-fields Church
    Avec Plaisir, Fox Lake, Growing Fins, Swimming, and Treehouse of Horror at St. Stephen-in-the-fields Church
    Sat, Aug 17
    Toronto
    Aug 17, 2024, 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
    Toronto, 103 Bellevue Ave, Toronto, ON M5T 2N8, Canada
    Aug 17, 2024, 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
    Toronto, 103 Bellevue Ave, Toronto, ON M5T 2N8, Canada
    The interprovincial 5 band emo rager of your dreams.
  • Edhochuli, Terry Green, Sundowner, And Always
    Edhochuli, Terry Green, Sundowner, And Always
    Fri, Aug 30
    Toronto
    Aug 30, 2024, 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
    Toronto, 1608 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M6K 1T8, Canada
    Aug 30, 2024, 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
    Toronto, 1608 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M6K 1T8, Canada
    Pittsburgh shred-kings Edhochuli return to melt our faces off with their caustic blend of gnarly riffs and DOUBLE drummers. Also featuring local heroes Terry Green, Sundowner & And Always to boot, this is a gig for the ages.
  • Respire (Tour Homecoming/Record Release) w/ Sunnsetter and Boxcutter
    Respire (Tour Homecoming/Record Release) w/ Sunnsetter and Boxcutter
    Sun, Sep 22
    St. Stephen-in-the-Fields Church
    Sep 22, 2024, 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
    St. Stephen-in-the-Fields Church, 103 Bellevue Ave, Toronto, ON M5T 2N8, Canada
    Sep 22, 2024, 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
    St. Stephen-in-the-Fields Church, 103 Bellevue Ave, Toronto, ON M5T 2N8, Canada
    New Friends DIY's in-house Orchestral Post-Everything Collective Respire return from their first US tour to celebrate the release of their new album 'Hiraeth', joined by indie darlings Sunnsetter and screamo titans Boxcutter

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