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Eurosonic Noorderslag

15 Jan - 18 Jan, Groningen City

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Eurosonic Noorderslag is an annual music conference in Groningen that showcases up-and-coming and renowned bands so you’ll know who to keep an eye on.

  • Enjoy more than 300 performances by renowned bands and young talents in Groningen.
  • Over 30,000 visitors from 40 countries.
  • Attend the awards ceremonies and see who goes home with the most important awards.

Four days of music

Every year in January, the centre of Groningen is turned into the backdrop for the best bands. Eurosonic Noorderslag offers countless bands a stage to showcase their songs and promote European pop music. 

300 bands

With over 300 performances and some 150 panels, the festival draws more than 30,000 visitors from some 40 countries. And these are not just music lovers, but also professionals who come here to headhunt new talents. In addition to many performances and panels, the festival presents a range of awards and represents an exchange programme for talents from different European countries.

Availability and parking

The festival can be found in multiple locations throughout the city centre. The railway connection takes you from Amsterdam to Groningen in just 2 hours. The various locations are within walking distance from the centre.
If you are travelling by car, we recommend parking in one of four underground car parks near Grote Markt square: Centrum, Casino, Provincie or Naberpassage.

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