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First Noorderslag acts announced – Festival ticket sales start October 29th

18 October 2016

Broederliefde, Donnie, Pip Blom, Rondé, Rob Dekay, Teske, The Jerry Hormone Ego Trip, The Grand East and Yung Internet have been confirmed to play at Noorderslag on January 14th. Ticket sales for the festival commence on October 29th, 12.00 (CET). Tickets will only be available online through Ticketmaster. A new ticket is the Noorderslag YUNG!,…

Focus on Portugal brings special programme to Groningen

11 October 2016

The Gift, NEEV, DJ Ride, Gisela João, Glockenwise, Memória de Peixe, :papercutz and We Bless This Mess – all hailing from Portugal – are confirmed for Eurosonic Noorderslag (11 – 14 January 2017). The showcases of the Portugese acts are part of the Focus on Portugal at Eurosonic Noorderslag, presenting new music from the south…

First European artists confirmed for Eurosonic Noorderslag

20 September 2016

Eurosonic Noorderslag 2017 (11th– 14th January) has confirmed the first 28 names for the festival programme. The event will present the most relevant new European acts and is actively supported and broadcast by 27 radio stations of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) – that makes Eurosonic Noorderslag also one of the biggest radio events in…

Focus on music, innovation and media at Eurosonic Noorderslag conference

19 September 2016

Eurosonic Noorderslag, the European music platform, announces the first topics of the international conference. In co-operation with VPRO Medialab, Eurosonic is launching a new programme line on the Future of Media. Furthermore, legendary German promoter Ossy Hoppe will be delivering a keynote interview. Eurosonic Noorderslag offers a conference, a showcase festival and several award shows.…

Wim van Limpt new CEO Buma/Stemra

16 June 2016

On Wednesday June 15 Wim van Limpt was named the new CEO by the Buma/Stemra General Members Meeting. The board of the copyright organisation announced their unanimous nomination this past May. Van Limpt will take over as CEO with immediate effect and thus succeed Hein van der Ree, who left/stepped down earlier this year. Van…

Within Temptation receives the Buma ROCKS! Export Award 2016

4 June 2016

Dutch symphonic rock band Within Temptation has received the Buma ROCKS! Export Award 2016 from the hands of Frank Helmink, director of Buma Cultuur. The Award ceremony took place during the sold out fourth edition of Buma ROCKS!, the international conference and showcase festival for loud music in Nijmegen. Within Temptation follows Adje Vandenberg and…

Buma ROCKS! Radio presents Heavy Alternative revisited, Buma ROCKS! Export Award ceremony @ FortaRock

23 May 2016

Only twelve nights until Buma ROCKS!, the international conference and showcase festival for loud music in Nijmegen! Buma ROCKS! Radio presents Heavy Alternative revisited on May 26th On Thursday May 26th online rockstation Buma ROCKS! Radio will host a a special edition of Heavy Alternative, the legendary Dutch radio show that was broadcast weekly on…

Buma ROCKS! at Radio Veronica, last panelists confirmed for the conference, Buma ROCKS! at the Global Rock Summit in LA

25 April 2016

The fourth edition of Buma ROCKS!, the international conference and showcase festival for loud music, will take place on Saturday 4 June 2016. To mark this, Dutch Radio Veronica launches a special online radio station. With the names of the last two panelists the Buma ROCKS! conference programme is complete. On 15 and 16 April…

Buma ROCKS! is attending April’s Global Rock Summit in Los Angeles with three Dutch bands performing, Dream Theater agent Keith Naisbitt and more panelists confirmed for conference

31 March 2016

The fourth edition of Buma ROCKS!, the international conference and showcase festival for loud music, will take place on Saturday 4 June 2016. We are pleased to announce new names for the conference, but before Nijmegen happens Buma ROCKS! sets sail for Los Angeles to attend the Global Rock Summit and to present three great…

Hibakusha selected for showcase gig at FortaRock on June 4, Buma ROCKS! Export Award handed out during conference

8 March 2016

The fourth edition of Buma ROCKS!, the international conference and showcase festival for loud music, will take place on Saturday 4 June 2016. We are pleased to announce new names for both the conference and showcase line-up. Hibakusha selected from 119 applications to play showcase gig at FortaRock A team of experts from Buma ROCKS!,…