ESNS24: registration open for artists

Are you an upcoming European artist and have you always wanted to play at ESNS (Eurosonic Noorderslag)? This is your chance! Registrations for the ESNS showcasefestival are now open! Every year, about 300 emerging artists present their work to professionals from the music industry and an enthusiastic audience of music lovers. Who knows, you might be on stage at the next edition!


You can register to perform at ESNS from May 1, 2023, via ESNS. Don’t wait too long to register, as registration closes on September 1, 2023. And block January 17 to 20 in your calendar, because that’s when ESNS24 takes place!


Eurosonic Noorderslag (ESNS) helps 40,000 music lovers and over 4,000 professionals from the music industry discover new music from all over Europe and beyond. As an upcoming artist, ESNS can be your breakthrough. During the day, there is a conference with more than 150 panel discussions, interviews, and keynotes on various urgent topics in the music industry. It’s the place to make new connections and even new deals. After the day program, it’s time for the ESNS showcasefestival. As an upcoming European artist, you can present yourself to labels, agencies, and bookers. The biggest European festivals and music venues are also at ESNS, looking for an addition to their line-up.

Showcasefestival ánd ESNS Exchange

If you have secured a spot on the stage, you will also be automatically a participant in the ESNS Exchange program. This European Talent Exchange Program facilitates bookings of European acts at festivals outside their home country. Together with the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), export offices, and local media, ESNS also provides broad media exposure. In other words, this exchange program gives an impulse to the international careers of European artists!

Earlier this year, ESNS announced Poland as the focus country for 2024. Read more about what that entails here.

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