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October 2019



ESNS expands line-up with 44 new acts for 2020 edition

ESNS (Eurosonic Noorderslag) has expanded the line-up for the 2020 edition with another 44 acts for Eurosonic. Among the confirmations are Alyona Alyona (ua), Celeste (gb), Charlotte Dos Santos (no), Marina Satti (gr), PRUDENCE (fr), Skynd (–), Squid (gb) and YĪN YĪN (nl). Furthermore, seven nominees of the Music Moves Europe Talent Awards are confirmed to play; 5K HD (at), Harmed (hu), Kimberose (fr), Meduza (it), Naaz (nl), Pongo (pt) and Tribade (es). From focus country Switzerland, Asbest, Bitter Moon, Ikan Hyu, Jessiquoi, KT Gorique, Monumental Men and Veronica Fusaro will make their way to Groningen. In cooperation with EBU (European Broadcasting Union), ESNS invited Beatrich (lt, LRT Radio) and Nicklas Sahl (dk, DR/P3) for a showcase.

All 44 newly confirmed acts are; 5K HD (at), Alyona Alyona (ua), Asbest (ch), Askjell (no), Balkan Taksim (ro), Beatrich (lt), Bitter Moon (ch), Black Mirrors (be), Cabal (dk), Celeste (gb), Charlotte Dos Santos (no), Conjurer (gb), Estoner (ee), Eugenia Post Meridiem (it), Harmed (hu), Ikan Hyu (ch), Jessiquoi (ch), Just Mustard (ie), Kaiser Quartett (de), Kimberose (fr), Kitt Philippa (ie), Korantemaa (se), KT Gorique (ch), Lina_Raül Refree (pt), Lous And The Yakuza (be), Marina Satti (gr), Meduza (it), Mezerg (fr), Monumental Men (ch), Naaz (nl), Nicklas Sahl (dk), Oktober Lieber (fr), Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs (gb), Pongo (pt), Port Noir (se), Resolve (fr), PRUDENCE (fr), Skynd (–), Squid (gb), Steam Down (gb), The Qualitons (hu), Tribade (es), Veronica Fusaro (ch) and Yīn Yīn (nl).

ESNS previously announced 37 acts to play at the showcase festival, taking place from January 15 – 18, 2020 in Groningen, The Netherlands. All confirmed acts are listed on

Tickets and registrations
The presale date for festival tickets will be announced soon. Registrations for the ESNS conference are currently available via The deadline to register for the late rate is on November 28.

About ESNS
ESNS (Eurosonic Noorderslag) 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. ESNS stages more than 350 showcases alongside offering a full conference programme of around 150 panels and keynotes, alongside multiple networking opportunities and award ceremonies. The event attracts more than 4,000 conference delegates from all sections of the entertainment industry, including representatives of over 400 festivals. This year’s focus country is Switzerland.

About EBU
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) is the world’s largest association of national broadcasters. The EBU will be broadcasting radio shows live from ESNS to several European countries.