Eurosonic Noorderslag is gearing up for it’s 27th edition, which will take place from 9th to 12th January in The Netherlands. Presenting a broad variety of the best European talent throughout the city of Groningen, Eurosonic Noorderslag is an important platform for new European artists, playing a vital role in the development and circulation of talent in Europe and beyond.
With support from the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), Yourope and Network Europe, Eurosonic Noorderslag is able to offer additional exposure to the performing artists in addition to their own ETEP (European Talent Exchange Program). Since the start of the ETEP program in 2003 a total of 1145 shows by 418 European artists were presented at the 60 ETEP festivals (2003 – 2010) www.etep.nl
Many bands have showcased at Eurosonic Noorderslag and gone on to be successful and established festival acts including; Blood Red Shoes, Digitalism, Dry the River. Emeli Sande, FM Belfast, Franz Ferdinand, Goose, Infadels, James Vincent McMorrow, Kaizers Orchestra, Lianne La Havas, Lykke Li, Niki & the Dove, Selah Sue, The Ting Tings , The XX , White Lies, Yelle, zZz.
“I played a small show at Eurosonic Noorderslag upstairs in the grand theatre and after the show all these people came up to me saying they wanted to book me for their festival, so it’s really where everything began for me and from then on it has led to incredible things” James Vincent McMorrow, Ireland.
For more information on all the confirmed acts check the website: www.eurosonic-noorderslag.nl
New acts will also be released through the social media channels in the coming weeks: