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September 2015



Eurosonic Noorderslag cooperates with 27 radio stations in Europe – first act announcement

Eurosonic Noorderslag presents the first selection of acts that will perform at the 30th edition of The European Music Platform. These 30 acts have been selected together with 27 radio station members, from 25 countries, of Eurosonic Noorderslag’s partner, the European Broadcasting Union (EBU).

Austria – HVOB (ORF/FM4)
Belgium – Alice on the Roof (RTBF / Pure FM)
Belgium – Tout va Bien (VRT/Studio Brussel)
Bosnia-Herzegovina – Holographic Human Element (BH Radio 1)
Bulgaria – K-Ross (BNR)
Czech Republic – VR / Nobody (CR / Radio Wave)
Denmark – De Underjordiske (DR/P6 Beat)
Estonia – Trad.Attack! (ER/Radio 2)
Finland – Katéa (YLE X + Music Finland)
France – Tom Fire (Radio France)
Germany – Alle Farben (ARD)
Hungary – Ocho Macho (MR2)
Iceland – Axel Flóvent (RUV/RAS2)
Italy – Sacri Cuori (RAI/RADIO 2)
Ireland – The Academic (RTE/2FM)
Latvia – The Big Bluff (Latvias Radio / Radio 5)
Luxembourg – Scarred (Luersl/100.7)
Moldova – Bingagroove (TRM)
Netherlands – Kovacs (NPB/3FM)
Netherlands – Pauw (NPB/3FM)
Norway – Ary (NRK/P3 – Norway)
Portugal – Da Chick (RDP/ANTENA 3)
Serbia – Ti (RTS)
Spain – La M.O.D.A. (Los 40 Principales)
Sweden – Elias (SR/P3)
Sweden – Dolores Haze (SR/P3)
Switzerland – The Chikitas (RTS/Couleur 3)
Switzerland – Bastian Baker (SRF 3)
UK – NAO (BBC/Radio 1)
UK – Violet Skies (BBC/Radio 1)

The ARD, German radio partner, will announce a second act later this fall.

European Broadcasting Union
The European Broadcasting union (EBU) is the world’s largest association of national broadcasters. As in previous years, the EBU will be broadcasting radio shows live from Eurosonic Noorderslag to several European countries. On top of that, last year the EBBA tv-show was broadcast by 16 EBU-member public broadcasters around Europe.

Laurent Marceau, in charge of Pop Music at EURORADIO (EBU):
“There is a great deal of great music coming from many different places in Europe. This event offers a truly unique platform for up-and-coming bands and artists, and we are proud that EURORADIO is at the heart of it. No less than 27 EBU radio stations will be involved this January, supporting 31 new acts, that’s what you call real commitment. But there’s more, much more. Thanks to a special international collaboration, all the concerts will be made available on all platforms, offering European audiences unique access to the sounds of these emerging talents. Roll on Groningen!”

About Eurosonic Noorderslag
Eurosonic Noorderslag is the key exchange and networking platform for European music, with a proven track record for helping new acts break into the international music scene. Selling out each year Eurosonic Noorderslag attracts over 3,900 delegates, including 400 international festivals. Eurosonic Noorderslag presents showcases by more than 300 acts and a conference programme featuring 175 panels, keynote speakers, interviews, workshops, dinners, pitches, parties and meetings on the latest developments in the international music, media and interactive industry.

Eurosonic Noorderslag has been responsible for kick-starting the careers of European acts like Ásgeir, Aurora, Bastille, Dotan, Ibeyi, James Blake, Jett Rebel, Hozier, Milky Chance, Royal Blood, Seinabo Sey and Vök.

The start of ticket sales for the festival programme will be announced this autumn.
Conference registrations can be purchased through