Eurosonic Noorderslag awarded best Dutch festival

15 Jan 2017

From Wednesday 11 until Saturday 14 January Groningen hosted Eurosonic Noorderslag for the 31st time. The conference attracted 4.200 delegates from all over the world. Other numbers: 382 acts, 417 international festivals and over 40.300 festival visitors. Eurosonic Noorderslag was aired by radio and television stations from all over Europe, making it one of the…


European Commission and music sector working together towards a new EU support strategy for music

13 Jan 2017

Bringing together speakers from the European Commission and of various branches of the European music sector, the ‘Music Moves Europe’ panel kick-started the 2017 edition of the Eurosonic Noorderslag conference. Music Moves Europe is the first ever formal discussion between the European Commission and the European music sector in all its components, for instance festivals,…


MOJO and Buma/Stemra close new deal

12 Jan 2017

Concert and festival organizer MOJO is the first to sign a deal with Buma/Stemra, according to the renewed live tariff of the authors rights organization. The agreement is effective from 2017 and runs until one of the parties terminates. When concert organizers, venues and other parties organize live music events, they contribute a percentage of…


Eurosonic Noorderslag Conference is now sold out

12 Jan 2017

The registrations for the Eurosonic Noorderslag Conference are sold out, tickets for the festival were sold out earlier this week. Eurosonic Noorderslag welcomes a new record of 4200 National and international guests. During daytime the delegates attend panels, keynote speeches, workshops, meetings and network. At night they go into the city of Groningen to check…


Dua Lipa wins Public Choice Award

11 Jan 2017

The winners of the 2017 European Border Breakers Awards (the ‘EBBA’), the European music awards for emerging artists, were honoured this evening at the Eurosonic Noorderslag festival in the Dutch city of Groningen. Dua Lipa came out as the big winner of the evening, taking away the ‘Public Choice Award’ by an overwhelming amount of…