- 23 Dec 20
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.
ESNS (Eurosonic Noorderslag) has completed its line-up with the addition of 31 acts from an incredible 36 countries in total.
Included in the list are nine acts of the Hit the North selection, which brings a total of 188 acts to the line-up for the upcoming edition of the festival - taking place from January 13 to January 16, 2021.
All newly confirmed acts are; Abbey, Ätna, Blackbird, Cashmyra, Delore, Fleur, Gino-Cochise, Hang Youth, Holly Humberstone, Isa Zwart, Jay-Way, KA, Lucia, M¥ss Keta, Mich, Moonradio, nemanja, Opera Alaska, Pieter de Graaf, Queen's Pleasure, Sam & Julia, Same Old, Seewolf, Sofiane Pamart, Spill Gold, Steiner & Madlaina, Temple Fang, The Desmonds, The Resurrection, Yade Lauren and Yssi SB.
The Vices were previously confirmed for ESNS, but are also part of the Hit The North programme.
The Irish talent slated to perform include Denise Chaila, JYellowL, Tebi Rex, Alex Gough, NewDad, Robert Grace, PowPig and Enola Gay.
Plus, Dublin band Inhaler have been nominated for the Music Moves Europe Talent Awards – with the winners set to be revealed at an awards ceremony on January 15 during Eurosonic Noorderslag.
ESNS will also make the exclusive performances of 188 up and coming European acts available on a digital platform via 3FM.
The sets will be broadcast, across four days, available for free from January 13, 2021.
The showcase part of the festival will be completely free. It’s recommended to register for the platform to get updates on new announcements and updates on the streams.
The event regularly attracts conference delegates from all sections of the entertainment industry, including representatives of over 400 festivals.