Eurosonic Noorderslag

Eurosonic Noorderslag

During the Eurosonic Noorderslag event, which is held from 17 through 20 January 2018, Groningen will be the centre of the music industry. With a huge number of European bands and performers displaying their talents, Eurosonic is the largest showcase festival in Europe. Each year Eurosonic Noorderslag highlights a different country, showcasing the diverse musical talent across Europe. This year it is Denmark´s turn.


Eurosonic Noorderslag is the main platform for new European music. This is more than a festival: it is also a conference and media event, with radio and TV broadcasts throughout Europe. By tradition, various awards are presented during the festival, such as the European Border Breakers Awards, the European Festival Awards, and the Pop Media Prijs and Popprijs awards.

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During Eurosonic Noorderslag many festivals and other music related activities are organised in Groningen. Check out our full overview at

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