ESNS (Eurosonic Noorderslag) has expanded the line-up for the 2019 edition with another 123 acts. Among the confirmations are 19 acts from Czech Republic and Slovakia, the two focus countries of ESNS 2019. Apart from the earlier confirmed Hellwana (cz) and Isama Zing (sk), selected in collaboration with EBU, ten more acts from the Czech Republic and nine from Slovakia will showcase in Groningen in January.
With the first ever dual country focus, ESNS presents the following newly confirmed acts from Czech Republic: Bohemian Cristal Instrument, Circus Brothers, Floex & Tom Hodge, Lazer Viking, Lenny, Manon Meurt, Mydy Rabycad, Pipes And Pints, Thom Artway and Zabelov Group. Slovakia brings the following acts to Groningen: Autumnist, B-complex, Katarína Máliková & Ensemble, Möbius, Nvmeri, Our Stories, The Ills, Thisnis and Tittingur.
ESNS booker Robert Meijerink comments, “We are keen to showcase the unique, high-quality music from these two neighbours. Although two of the youngest countries in Europe, they both have diverse and growing music scenes, a great history and lots of amazing music to be discovered.”
ESNS announces even more emerging acts from all over Europe. With 60 acts already announced, the line-up expands with the following confirmations, including the acts from Czech Republic and Slovakia: Adam Naas (fr), Alien Tango (es), Amanda Tenfjord (no), Annabel Allum (gb), Apey (hu), Apre (gb), Arp Frique & Family (nl), At Pavillon (at), Autumnist (sk), B-complex (sk), Babe Sila (hu), Balcony (gb), Becky And The Birds (se), Belako (es), Black Futures (gb), Black Midi (gb), Blanco White (gb), Blind Channel (fi), Blu Samu (be), Blue Lab Beats (gb), Bohemian Cristal Instrument (cz), Borokov Borokov (be), Circus Brothers (cz), Cyril Cyril (ch), Danitsa (ch), Delgres (fr), Deluge (fr), Diron Animal (pt), Drahla (gb), Dvtch Norris (be), Emma-jean Thackray’s Walrus (gb), Erki Pärnoja: Efterglow (ee), Eut (nl), Farveblind (dk), Federico Albanese (it), Feet (gb), Fieh (no), Floex & Tom Hodge (cz), Flohio (gb), Flynn (ie), Free Love (gb), Gerry Cinnamon (gb), Gold (nl), GRANT (se), Hildur (is), Hugo Barriol (fr), Ilgen-nur (de), Implore (de), Indianizer (it), Ivan Dorn (ua), Jimi Somewhere (no), Juniore (fr), K-phax (dk), Kælan Mikla (is), Kara Marni (gb), Katarína Máliková & Ensemble (sk), Kelvyn Colt (de), Kiddy Smile LIVE (fr), Kojaque (ie), Komfortrauschen (de), L’Impératrice (fr), Lass (pl), Laura Perrudin (fr), Lazer Viking (cz), Lenny (cz), Lisa Morgenstern (de), Long Tall Jefferson (ch), Lonker See (pl), Louise Lemón (se), Machweo (it), Mambe & Danochilango (dk), Manon Meurt (cz), MDC III (be), Möbius (sk), Molly (at), Moncrieff (ie), Mydy Rabycad (cz), Nico Casal (es), Niklas Paschburg (de), Nvmeri (sk), O Gajo (pt), Ondt Blod (no), Our Stories (sk), Pavvla (es), Penelope Isles (gb), Petrol Girls (at), Pillow Queens (ie), Pip Blom (nl), Pipes And Pints (cz), Pitou (nl), Plàsi (se), Portland (be), Powersolo (dk), Radiant Children (gb), Rendez Vous (fr), Rews (ie), RuthAnne (ie), Sasha Boole (ua), Scúru Fitchádu (pt), Sibiir (no), Sports Team (gb), The Blinders (gb), The Canyon Observer (si), The Entrepreneurs (dk), The Grand East (nl), The Ills (sk), The Mauskovic Dance Band (nl), The Murder Capital (ie), The Pier (it), The Psychotic Monks (fr), Thisnis (sk), Thom Artway (cz), Tittingur (sk), Tomat Petrella (it), Tversky (es), Villejuif Underground (fr), Wannes Cappelle, broeder Dieleman en Frans Grapperhaus (be/nl), Whenyoung (ie), Whispering Sons (be), Wild Youth (ie), Yegor Zabelov (by), Zabelov Group (cz) and Кукла (si). More acts to be announced in the coming weeks.
The festival, with showcases by around 350 acts from Europe, takes place in the city of Groningen, the Netherlands, from January 16 – 19, 2019.
TICKETS AND REGISTRATIONS
Tickets for the festival and registrations for the ESNS conference are currently available via esns.nl. The deadline to register for the late rate is on December 7.
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 more than 350 showcases alongside offering a full conference programme of around 150 panels 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.
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) is the world’s largest association of national broadcasters. The EBU will be broadcasting radio shows live from ESNS to several European countries.