CMAT, freekind., Goldkimono, Polak GBP, Prisma, Tramhaus, waterbaby and more are confirmed to play at ESNS24. Festival tickets and conference registrations are available now.

ESNS (Eurosonic Noorderslag), the key exchange for emerging European music, confirms another 76 up-and-coming European acts to play at the annual four-day showcase festival and music conference.

Playing at ESNS
The 76 new acts that are confirmed to play at ESNS 2024 are: Amistat (de), Anna-Rose Clayton (nl), Annie Taylor (ch), Arny Margret (is), Ash Olsen (no), Astral Bakers (fr), Bound By Endogamy (ch), Bracco (fr), Brama (fr), Brintex Collective (nl), Bulgarian Cartrader (bg), Buzz Ayaz (cy), Chubby Cat (ie), CMAT (ie), comforter2 (nl), Dame Area (es/it), Den Der Hale (se), Don Kapot (be), Dorpsstraat 3 (nl), Eddington Again (de), Elephant (nl), Eurowitch (es), Expresso Transatlântico (pt), Flaire (nl), Fran Vasilić (hr), freekind. (si), Get Jealous (de/nl), Goldkimono (nl), Graham Lake (se), Honesty (uk-eng), Idaly (nl), Iota Phi (gr), Ivo Dimchev (bg), Joon (mt), Jouska (no), Julia Sabaté (nl), Julie Pavon (dk), Kingfishr (ie), Kitty Florentine (ee), Kleine Crack & Slagter (be), Kuna Maze (be), Laura Masotto (it), Lenhart Tapes (rs), Lenny Monsou (nl), Library Card (nl), Loverman (be), Lufthansa (mk), Marta del Grandi (it), Moonstone (pl), Moses Yoofee Trio (de), néomi (nl), No Guidnce (uk-eng), Nusantara Beat (nl), Nze Nze (fr), Orbit (de), Orions Belte (no), Pearl & The Oysters (fr), Polak GBP (pl), Porcelain id (be), Prisma (dk), Reanny (nl), Roxy Dekker (nl), Sarah Julia (nl), Shapednoise & Sevi Iko Dømochevsky present Absurd Matter (de/it/es), Shida Shahabi (se), Sierra (fr), Skier and Yeti (rs), Sluwe Ollie (nl), Soyuz (by), Thala (de), Tramhaus (nl), VIRTA (fi),  waterbaby (se), Yard (ie), YĪN YĪN (nl), and Zoë Livay (nl).

Focus on Poland line-up complete
The final two names in the light of ESNS’ Focus on Poland are Moonstone and Polak GBP, while other acts from Poland previously announced are Artificialice, Berry Galazka, Ciśnienie, Franek Warzywa & Młody Budda, Immortal Onion x Michał Jan, Izzy and the Black Trees, Jann, Klawo, LASY, Waclaw Zimpel, and Zamilska.

Focus on Poland showcases the latest music acts from Poland on the ESNS stage and puts them in front of an audience of industry professionals, media and music lovers.

Music Moves Europe Awards 2024
Last week, the fifteen nominees of the prestigious Music Moves Europe Awards 2024 were announced at BIME Festival in Bilbao. From fifteen nominees, fourteen nominees are confirmed for ESNS:

Ana Lua Caiano (pt), Arny Margret (is), Ash Olsen (no), Berry Galazka (pl), Bulgarian Cartrader (bg), ClockClock (de), Fran Vasilić (hr), freekind. (si), Pearly Drops (fi), Ralphie Choo (es), Tramhaus (nl), waterbaby (se), yunè pinku (ie), and Zaho De Sagazan (fr).

Music fans across Europe will vote to select the winner of the MME Public Choice Award 2024 via The winners will be revealed on January 18th 2024 during ESNS.

Discover the full line-up here. Stay tuned for more acts to be announced in the coming weeks.

ESNS24 tickets: ‘Noorderslag Young’ tier already sold out, regular tickets available
All available ‘Noorderslag Young’ tickets, which allow visitors under the age of 28 to attend the ESNS Saturday evening at a discount, are sold out at a record pace. Regular ESNS tickets are still available.
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ESNS24 will take place from January 17 – 20, 2024 in Groningen, the Netherlands.

About ESNS
ESNS (Eurosonic Noorderslag) is a non-profit organisation and independent platform dedicated to promoting and discovering new European and Dutch music.

Founded in 1986, ESNS annually hosts the annual four-day showcase festival and music conference across venues in Groningen, the Netherlands. Uncover the most enthralling emerging European (Eurosonic) and Dutch (Noorderslag) acts ranging from mainstream pop to progressive finds during the festival, which sets the stage for leading European festivals. Expand your knowledge of industry-leading topics and innovation during the conference, geared at trailblazing the music industry towards a sustainable future.

ESNS has proven essential in breaking new European acts into live music scenes throughout Europe and beyond. Launched in 1986, the showcase festival has an impressive history and proven track record of kickstarting the international careers of artists like Altin Gün, Alina Pash, Arlo Parks, Baby Volcano, Deki Alem, Dua Lipa, Fontaines D.C., girl in red, Hania Rani, The Haunted Youth, July Jones, Meduza, Priya Ragu, Pongo, Queralt Lahoz, Sigrid, Tramhaus, Trupa Trupa,  and Wet Leg.

Press accreditation
Press is required to request press accreditation to attend the festival. Find all the information on acquiring accreditation to both the festival and the conference on the online press centre of ESNS.

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