Festivals Fontaines DC, Boy Azooga and Gurr among first names for ESNS ’19

The event takes place across the Dutch city of Groningen in January.

The first names for Eurosonic Noorderslag (ESNS) 2019 have been revealed, with buzzy Irish newcomers Fontaines DC, Welsh stars Boy Azooga and German noiseniks Gurr among them.

The annual event takes place across the Dutch city of Groningen, next year between 16th and 19th January.

The first batch of acts have been chosen “in cooperation with” national broadcasters. They are:

Any Other (it) - RAI/Radio 2
Apey & the Pea (hu) - MTVA/Petőfi Radio
Bass Astral x Igo (pl) - Polski Radio
Battle Beast (fi) - YleX
blackwave. (be) - VRT/Studio Brussel
Boy Azooga (gb) - BBC Music
Crimer (ch) - SRF
Delaporte (es) - Los 40 Principales
Eli (de) - ARD
Fleche Love (ch) - Couleur 3
Fontaines D.C. (ie) - RTE/2FM
Gurr (de) - ARD
Hatari (is) - RUV/RAS2
Holy Motors (ee) - ERR/Raadio 2
Isama Zing (sk) - RTVS/Radio_FM
Keep Razors Sharp (pt) - RTP/Antena 3
MAiKA (rs) - RTS/Radio Belgrade One
Mavi Phoenix (at) - ORF/FM4
Moha La Squale (fr) - Radio France/MOUV
Napoleon Gold (lu) - LUERSL/100.7
Noah Carter (dk) - DR/P3
Rimon (nl) - NPO/3FM
Ruth Koleva & The Fingertones (bg) - BNR
San Holo (nl) - NPO/3FM
Sarah Klang (se) - SR/P3
Sonnfjord (be) - RTBF/Pure FM
Tatum Rush (ch) - RSI
Torul (si) - Radio Slovenia/Val202
Very Cool People (lv) - Pieci/Latvijas Radio 5

For more information on ESNS, head to esns.nl. Read up on last year’s event here.


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