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Line-up Buma ROCKS! conference completed, three showcases confirmed for FortaRock in the City

26 March 2015

Three stylistically very different heavy acts have been added to the FortaRock in the City line-up, the evening programme to the Buma ROCKS! conference. On Friday June 5 rock venue Doornroosje in Nijmegen will host Dutch bands Mandrake’s Monster, Stream Of Passion and Mary Fields next to previously announced acts Night Fever (DE), Krokodil (GB),…

Eurosonic Noorderslag 2016 focuses on Central East European (CEE) countries

2 February 2015

Eurosonic Noorderslag is preparing for its 30th edition with the Central East European regions as the focus for 2016. Each year a different country is highlighted in order to showcase the diversity of musical talent across Europe. We are delighted to announce that in 2016, 13 CEE countries will be the focus region of Eurosonic…

Multi-faceted 29th edition Eurosonic Noorderslag

18 January 2015

From the 14th to the 17th of January 345 acts performed to an audience of 41,200 music lovers, in 50 different venues in the city of Groningen, The Netherlands. With the addition of the European Production Innovation Conference & Fair (EPIC) and more venues to the festival programme the event sold out earlier than previous…

Buma Music meets Tech Award presented at Eurosonic Noorderslag

16 January 2015

BandApp has won the Buma Music meets Tech Award, which includes a cash prize of €5,000.-. PresentBand was also among the prizewinners, receiving the Buma Music meets Tech Public’s Choice Award. They received the awards from jury chairman and moderator of the day Ralph Simon during Eurosonic Noorderslag in Groningen, which was co-organised by Buma.…

European Border Breakers Music Awards 2015: The Common Linnets win public choice award

14 January 2015

The winners of the 2015 European Border Breakers Awards (the ‘EBBA’), highlighting the best new rock and pop musicians and bands in Europe who have achieved cross-border chart success, were honoured this evening at the Eurosonic Noorderslag festival in the Dutch city of Groningen. The competition is organised under the European Union’s Creative Europe Programme.…

Amsterdam Dance Event announces 2015 dates

13 January 2015

The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE), the world’s leading event for electronic music, will take place from October 14th to 18th. The international event will be marking its 20th anniversary with a series of special events, and organisers are expecting 365,000 national and international visitors this year. From primarily Dutch event to international business platform In…

Eurosonic Noorderslag Festivals and Conference sold out

12 January 2015

Both the conference (four day registrations and Saturday passes) and the festivals of Eurosonic Noorderslag, which will take place in Groningen, The Netherlands, starting on Wednesday, January 14, until Saturday January 17, are sold out. The last conference registrations were sold Friday. There are, however, still some places available for the European Production Innovation Conference…

Participants pitch programme Buma Music meets Tech confirmed

5 January 2015

The twelve music-related start-ups that have chance to win the Buma Music meets Tech Award are now confirmed. They are part of the pitch programme of Buma Music meets Tech on Friday, January 16th at the Eurosonic Noorderslag Conference 2015. During this conference programme, the start-ups can present their concept to media and industry professionals…