During ESNS (Eurosonic Noorderslag), the conference and showcase festival for European music, Belgium will be represented by these fine artists:
blackwave. , Blu Samu, Borokov Borokov, Brides Of Lucifer, De Beren Gieren, Dvtch Norris, Esinam, Glass Museum, Juicy, Mdc Iii, Phoenician Drive, Portland, Shht, Sonnfjord, Sons, Stikstof, Wannes Cappelle & Broeder Dieleman & Frans Grapperhaus, Warhola, Whispering Sons and Yellowstraps !
(timings & locations can be checked in the attached Be Bookings doc)
Blackwave. win a MMETA in HipHop/Rap
Please note that twelve emerging European artists won a Music Moves Europe Talent Award. The Belgians of ‘blackwave.’ are winners in the section HipHop/Rap and are now in the running for the Public Choice Award as well. Fans have been voting until Christmas, and the winners will be revealed at the Awards Night, January 16 at De Oosterpoort Groningen.
Blackwave (Willem Ardui and jaywalker) are a hip pop duo from Antwerp. The Belgian gentlemen distinguish themselves with a dash of old skool hip hop, and they produce their delicious 90s grooves smoothly with a big live band from the Conservatory of Antwerp. Their first EP Mic Check was extremely well received, singles Elusive and BIG Dreams were huge hits and they smashed a string of festivals in 2018.
About Music Moves Europe Talent Awards
The Music Moves Europe Talent Awards celebrate the emerging artists who represent the European sound of today and tomorrow. Every year, outstanding artists will receive a Music Moves Europe Talent Award in recognition of their international success, as well as being rewarded with a performance at ESNS, a training programme and financial support for touring and promotion.
All winning artists are to receive their prize during the award ceremony at the opening night of ESNS in Groningen.
EUROSONIC NOORDERSLAG 2019
During ESNS (Eurosonic Noorderslag), the European music conference and showcase festival, more than 350 emerging European acts will showcase in Groningen, the Netherlands. Alongside the showcases, ESNS is offering a full conference programme of around 150 panels.
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. With its first ever dual-country focus on the Czech Republic and Slovakia, ESNS stages 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. Including the Belgian festivals in the European Talent Exchange Programme (ETEP).
This year, ESNS takes place from 16 – 19 January 2019 in Groningen, the Netherlands. ESNS 2019 focuses on the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Read more about the focus at esns.nl
Previous edition in numbers
40.288 Festival visitors
4.092 International delegates
352 European acts
150 Panel and industry meetings
37 EBU public radio stations
103 ETEP festivals
479 Journalists & media
Which other bands and acts will perform at ESNS 2019?
Find the complete line-up here.
European media on ESNS
ESNS works together closely with European media to give extended exposure to the artists performing at the festival. With the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) firmly behind the festival, radio shows containing Eurosonic and Noorderslag concerts will be heard across Europe, and at times beyond. generating an audience of millions. ESNS is also broadcast live by several international television stations and a wide range of music magazines report dedicatedly about the event.
ETEP: European Talent Exchange Programme
2018 brought ETEP an astonishing 483 shows, with 161 European artists from 28 countries performing at 122 ETEP festivals in 34 countries. A grand total of 4001 shows by 1445 European artists since 2003. ETEP is a successful ESNS initiative which stimulates the exchange of European music throughout Europe. ETEP brings new talent to the forefront by bringing together the leading European festivals with radio and other media. www.etep.nl
Tickets to ESNS
Conference registration € 400,-
To register online, please go to:
Eurosonic Noorderslag Passepartout: €158,50
Eurosonic Passepartout: €99,50 (SOLD OUT)
Eurosonic Wednesday: €28,50
Eurosonic Thursday & Friday: €78,50
To buy your festival ticket, go to: https://esns.nl/festival-tickets/
For more info please go to: esns.nl