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 3,200 delegates, including 400 international festivals. Eurosonic Noorderslag presents showcases by more than 300 artists and a conference program featuring 150 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 artists like Ásgeir, James Blake, Jake Bugg, Bastille, Ben L’Oncle Soul, Caro Emerald, Chvrches, C2C, De Staat, Ewert and the Two Dragons, James Vincent McMorrow, Kodaline, Lykke Li, Agnes Obel, Rudimental, Selah Sue, Triggerfinger and The XX. Awards Traditionally different national and international awards are presented during Eurosonic Noorderslag. Aim is to emphasize the success within the music industry. During Eurosonic Noorderslag the following Awards are presented: European Border Breakers Awards (EBBA’s), The Pop Award, European Festival Awards, Interactive Awards, Iron Venue- and Festival Animals, Pop Media Award and The Feather.
Eurosonic Noorderslag is organised by the Noorderslag Foundation in cooperation with Buma Cultuur. Musical direction: pop, alternative Program references (maximum 700 letters): Kaizers Orchestra (NO), Franz Ferdinand (GB), Blood Red Shoes (GB), Beatsteaks (DE) Moneybrother (SE) Goose (BE), Editors (GB), The Do (FR), Lykke Li (SE), Disco Ensemble (FIN), The Kooks (GB), Within Temptation (NL), Seeed (DE), Yelle (FR), zZz (NL), The White Lies (GB), The Bloody Beetroots (IT), The Asteroids Galaxy Tour (DK), Hjaltalin (IS), Buraka Som Sistema (PT), Sophie Hunger (CH), Bonaparte (CH/DE), Soap & Skin (AT), Yuksek (FR), Fight Like Apes (IE) , Charlie Winston (GB), The XX (GB), De Staat (NL), FM Belfast (IS), Sophie Hunger (CH), Crystal Fighters (ES), Anna Calvi (GB), Moss (NL)