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Buma ROCKS! welcomes Wacken Open Air to the conference, Danish band EVRA added to showcases, registration for last Dutch showcase slot until end of February

1 February 2016

The fourth edition of Buma ROCKS!, the international conference and showcase festival for loud music, will take place on Saturday 4 June 2016. After presenting a Heavy Panel and a successful showcase evening LOUD & PROUD at Eurosonic Noorderslag, Buma ROCKS! is now announcing new names for its next edition on June 4. Panelists Thomas Jensen and Thomas…

30 years Eurosonic Noorderslag, still at the forefront of European Music

17 January 2016

Last night the four day birthday party of 30 year old Eurosonic Noorderslag ended in the city of Groningen, The Netherlands. Taking place from 13th – 16th January, the European Music Platform stayed true to its ethos of stimulating the circulation of European Music by showcasing 345 European acts, among which 34 were from the…

Number8 and Gigstarter win Buma Music meets Tech Awards

15 January 2016

Number8 has won the Buma Music meets Tech Award, which includes a cash prize of €5,000.-. Gigstarter won the Buma Music meets Tech Public’s Choice Award. They received the awards from jury chairman Ralph Simon during Eurosonic Noorderslag in Groningen, which was co-organised by Buma. Buma Music meets Tech Awards The jury was looking for…

European Border Breakers Awards 2016: European Commission’s First Vice-President Frans Timmermans presented the Public Choice Award to Carnival Youth

13 January 2016

The winners of the 2016 European Border Breakers Awards (EBBA), the European music awards for emerging artists, have received their trophies this evening during a ceremony at Eurosonic Noorderslag in Groningen, The Netherlands. The ceremony was hosted by TV personality and musician Jools Holland and opened by the European Commission’s First Vice-President Frans Timmermans, who…

Buma ROCKS! announces Heidevolk for 4 June, all activities during Eurosonic Noorderslag, early bird tickets on sale until February 1st

12 January 2016

The fourth edition of Buma ROCKS!, the international conference and showcase festival for loud music, will take place on Saturday 4 June 2016. The event is open to the general audience and aims to connect ambitious and upcoming acts in hard rock, metal and related genres to professionals from the rock business both from the…

Amsterdam Dance Event Announces 2016 Dates

12 January 2016

The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE), the world’s leading event for electronic music, will take place from the 19th to 23rd of October. The organisers are expecting around 375,000 national and international visitors for the 21st edition. Dance Culture Over the last 20 years ADE, an initiative of Buma, has become the leading platform for the…

Eurosonic Noorderslag presents European Borders Breakers Charts

11 January 2016

The European Music Platform, Eurosonic Noorderslag, is launching, in partnership with the European Broadcasting Union and with the support of the European Commission, the European Border Breakers Charts. This weekly set of airplay-based charts will monitor new European artists who are enjoying radio airplay outside of their country of origin. The European Border Breakers Charts…

Eurosonic Noorderslag acts recommended by leading international media

5 January 2016

On Wednesday January 13 the 30th edition of Eurosonic Noorderslag starts. In 4 days 340 promising European acts will present themselves to an audience of music lovers and professionals in the music industry. The European Music Platform asked its international media contacts which acts on the line up of Eurosonic Noorderslag they think are the…