37 new acts announced for ESNS18, Jacob Banks, My Baby, Au/Ra, Scarlet Pleasure, Celeste and more
The festival tickets for ESNS (Eurosonic Noorderslag) will go on sale this Saturday, October 28th at 10:00 CEST. Alongside that, the organisation has announced 37 more acts for the festivals Eurosonic and Noorderslag, which will take place 17, 18, 19 and 20 January 2018 in Groningen, Netherlands.
Eurosonic will take place from Wednesday to Friday in the city of Groningen, with the showcase festival featuring emerging artists from all over Europe. Bookers and other music industry representatives flock to ESNS to find new acts to play at clubs and summer festivals around the continent. After playing at earlier editions of ESNS, acts including Mø, Dua Lipa, Hozier, Lost Frequencies and Royal Blood have been established as part of the international music industry. On Saturday, concert venue De Oosterpoort plays host to the best and most current acts from The Netherlands at the Noorderslag festival. Noorderslag is regarded as the best place to check out the promising artists that The Netherlands has to offer.
Confirmed for Eurosonic: Ankathie Koi (at), Arcane Roots (gb), Au/Ra (de), Auðn (is), Bad Sounds (gb), Cannibale (fr), Celeste (fr), Coals (pl), D/troit (dk), Daniel Brandt & Eternal Something (de), Diron Animal (pt), Ellis May (dk), Hater (se), Hrtl (cz), IAMJJ (dk), Jacob Banks (gb), Lxandra (fi), Mist (gb), Pale Honey (se), Pardans (dk), Pekko Kappi & K:H:H.L (fi), Scarlet Pleasure (dk), Schnellertollermeier (ch), Seamus Fogarty (ie), Serushio (pt), Superorganism (gb), Vera (dk), Vurro (es), Yungblud (gb).
Confirmed for Noorderslag: Figgie (nl), HAEVN (nl), Latifah (nl), MY BABY (nl), Nana Adjoa (nl), Rollàn (nl), Tusky (nl), Waltzburg (nl).
See full line up here
As well as being a showcase festival, ESNS is a conference and networking opportunity for professionals from the eventing and music industries. The B2B side of the event attracts more than 4,000 entertainment professionals from all sections of the industry, including representatives of over 400 European festivals, managers, agents, publishers, labels, tech companies and event suppliers. Each year, ESNS stages more than 350 showcases all over the city of Groningen as well as offering a comprehensive and focused conference programme of around 150 panels and keynotes, and multiple networking opportunities. The event also hosts annual meetings by music associations, pitch sessions, networking dinners, parties and dedicated areas featuring the very latest thinking and technical innovation in the music, media, interactive and production industries. At this year's edition Denmark will be the ESNS focus country.
ESNS is also home to several awards ceremonies, among them the European Border Breakers Awards, Buma Music Meets Tech Awards, European Festival Awards and the national Dutch Popprijs.
Tickets for the ESNS conference are selling quickly and can be acquired www.esns.nl. At the current rate, conference registrations cost € 345,-
Tickets for ESNS will be available through Ticketmaster on October 28th at 10:00 CEST. Service costs included, transaction costs and delivery costs not included.
ESNS Full Access: € 147
Noorderslag: € 79,50
Noorderslag Young: € 27,50
Noorderslag Young tickets
Exclusively available for anyone below 21. Age is checked at the door so bring a valid ID
Eurosonic Thursday + Friday: € 77
Eurosonic Wednesday: € 27,50
Eurosonic Noorderslag (ESNS) is the key exchange for emerging European music talent, with a proven track record of helping to break new acts on the international music scene. These include Alma, Ásgeir, Aurora, Dua Lipa, Hozier, HER, Mø, My Baby, Rejjie Snow, Lost Frequencies, Roosevelt, Royal Blood, Seinabo Sey and Vök, all of whom played at ESNS as up and coming talents. The event attracts more than 4,000 conference delegates from all sections of the entertainment industry, including representatives of over 400 festivals. Each year, ESNS stages more than 350 showcases alongside offering a full conference programme of around 150 panels, and keynotes, alongside multiple networking opportunities. The event also hosts annual meetings, pitch sessions, networking dinners, parties and the very latest thinking and technical innovation in the music, media, interactive and production industries. This edition Denmark will be the ESNS focus country.
Conference registrations for Eurosonic Noorderslag can already be purchased on the festival’s website. Festival tickets will go on sale later in the year.
NOTES TO EDITORS:
2017 edition welcomed over 40,300 music fans and 4.200 delegates from all over the world to the city of Groningen. The festival saw showcase performances from 382 acts from over 31 European countries across the three day event. Eurosonic Noorderslag was also aired by radio and television stations from all over Europe, making it one of the biggest media events in Europe. The festival was also honoured with the ‘best festival’ award by the VNPF, the Dutch association of venues and festivals.
ESNS 2017 in numbers:
Total number of visitors: 40,300 (sold out)
Conference visitors: 4,200 (sold out)
Acts: 382, with a total number of 442 performances
Media & journalists: 465
EBU radio stations: 37
ETEP festivals: 100
International festivals: 424
Number of venues Eurosonic: 48
Number of venues Noorderslag: 10
Live broadcasts from ESNS: 27 confirmed from 13 stations
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