The Netherlands as focus country at jazzahead! 2024

The Netherlands will be the focus country at jazzahead! 2024. This was announced by Claudia Roth (Minister of State for Culture and Media of Germany) on April 29 in front of a full room at the Kulturzentrum Schlachthof in Bremen. Dewi van der Weerd (Dutch Ambassador for International Cultural Cooperation at the Ministry of Foreign […]

Poland is the Focus Country for ESNS 2024

Photo by Bart Heemskerk, EABS at ESNS20 Poland is the Focus Country for 2024 at Eurosonic Noorderslag (ESNS)! At NEXT Fest on April 20th ESNS announced this together with Music Export Poland and partners Society of Authors ZAiKS and Performing Artists Association STOART. That means the next edition of ESNS will highlight the very best […]

inJazz 2023 lineup free live events announced

Four performances in Amsterdam, a festival, and a concert night in Rotterdam, that’s inJazz. The lineup for the live events has been announced today. The best thing about inJazz? All events are free! Only the conference requires a ticket. Ticket sales have now started. Check out the lineup and program here. inJazz: from June 21st […]

Buma Music in Motion Special on June 7, 2023

Buma Music in Motion (BMIM) will host the first edition of BMIM Special on June 7, 2023, at LAB111 in Amsterdam. Engage in conversations with like-minded individuals, learn from each other’s professional experiences, and expand your network. The program includes panels and a matchmaking session, among other things. The day concludes with a networkbash. Since […]

Sold-out edition of ESNS brings industry, artists and audience together

The 37th edition of ESNS, the showcase festival and conference, has come to a close. Celebrating the return of a live event, ESNS23 (18 to 21 January) welcomed over 40,000 festival visitors and over 4,250 industry professionals from over 50 countries for a fully sold out festival and conference. The 38th edition of ESNS will […]

ESNS opens sold-out 2023 edition

ESNS (Eurosonic Noorderslag) opens its 37th edition in Groningen today, Wednesday 18 January 2023. ESNS23 (18–21 January) marks the first in-person event since 2020 with a sold out Festival and Conference programme; presenting over 300 emerging European artists and 200 conference activities (from panels to network events and from workshops to mixers). The edition welcomes […]

ESNS announce an exclusive keynote interview with Dugi & Dua Lipa

Today Dua Lipa, along with her manager Dukagjin Lipa, announced they will join the ESNS conference lineup on January 21st. As co-founders of the acclaimed Sunny Hill Festival, the global pop superstar and her father will be joined by IQ Magazine editor Gordon Masson for a keynote interview as part the festival’s conference program in […]

The MME Awards, the European Union music prize

On 19 January 2023, the winners of the 2023 Music Moves Europe Awards will be announced. Fifteen outstanding nominated artists are eligible for this year’s MME Awards, including the acclaimed Grand Jury Award, and the Public Choice Award. The ceremony will take place during ESNS (Eurosonic Noorderslag), the European music conference and showcase festival. The […]

ESNS announces Night Programme and publishes Timetables

ESNS will take place from 18 to 21 January 2023 in Groningen, the Netherlands. The festival has proven essential in breaking new European acts into live music scenes throughout Europe and beyond. With a line-up of 291 emerging European artists, ESNS23 is the place to discover new breakthrough acts before they make it big. You […]