Eurosonic Noorderslag 2012

Wednesday 11th to Saturday 14th January 2012
various venues in Grongingen, Netherlands, The Netherlands
65 euro - sold out
daily capacity: 33000
last updated: Fri 9th Dec 2011

Now in its 26th year Eurosonic Noorderslag takes place from Wednesday 11th to Saturday 14th January 2012, in the picturesque university town of Grongingen in the Netherlands. Eurosonic Noorderslag is Europe's premiere live music industry conference and showcase festival. The festival showcases by 260 up-and-coming acts from UK and Europe alongside a conference with 100 panels, keynote speakers, interviews and meetings.

Line-up

Latest acts announced are James Vincent McMorrow, Selah Sue, Boy, Anna Calvi, Elektro Guzzi, 120 Days, 2:54, Akkachar, Baconhead, Bodi Bill, Boemklatsch Equalizer, Bomb Diggy Crew, Cashier No9, Chateau Marmont, Couvorduh!, Daughter, David Lemaitre, Death Crush, Eefje de Visser, Emeli Sande, Fellow, Gerhardt, Francis, Funeral Suits, Gem, Ghostigital, Gnucci Banana, Gomes, Hello Moon, Hospital Bombers, Housse de Racket, Hurra Torpedo, Imany, Intim Torna Illegál, Jamie N Commons, Julia Marcell, Krampfhaft, Kypski & Mantangi Quartet, L.A., Leddra Chapman, Lefties Soul Connection, Le Le, Lianne La Havas, Lucy Rose, M185, Madeon, Marcus Foster, Matthew and the Atlas, Mojo Fury, Moss, Mr. Polska & Nouveau Riche, New Build, Niki & the Dove, Palio SuperSpeed Donkey, Paul Thomas Saunders, Peggy Sue, Pete Philly, Philco Fiction, Puggy, Razika, Redinho, Sleep Party People, Spector), Stay+, Steak Number Eight, Sun Glitters, Swindle, SX, The History of Apple Pie, The Mono Jacks, The Rumour Said Fire, The Suicide of Western Culture, The Webb Sisters, Thread Pulls, Three Blind Wolves, Tom Trago, Touchy Mob, Veronica Falls, Wallis Bird, We Cut Corners, WiWa & Friends, Wolfendale, You Say France & I Whistle.

The line-up includes 2:54, Baconhead, Baxter Drury, Benjamin Francis Leftwich, Citizens!, Daughter, Dog is Dead, Emeli Sande, Fionn Regan, Jamie N Commons, Jesse Ware, Leddra Chapman, Lianne La Havas, Lucy Rose, Marcus Foster, Matthew and the Atlas, New Build, Niki & the Dove, Paul Thomas Saunders, Peggy Sue, Redinho, Rocketnumbernine, Spector, Stay+, Still Corners, Swindle, The Cast of Cheers, The Computers, The History of Apple Pie, The Webb Sisters, Three Blind Wolves, Tribes, Vaddoinmessico, Veronica Falls, Vondel Park, and Zulu Winter. For the full list of confirmed acts see the bottom of this listing.

Tickets

Ticket were priced at 65 euro for either Eurosonic or Noorderslag. Ticket sales sold out 10 minutes after they went on sale on Saturday 26th November.

Accommodation

This event does not have camping but there are a number of hotels, hostels and guest houses in the area.

Getting there

By train / public transport
Groningen is about 200 km northeast of Amsterdam. Direct trains leave to and from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport every 30 minutes, taking around two and a half hours to get there.

By plane
The main airport is Schiphol (Amsterdam Airport), the best option is to take the direct train from there to Groningen (see above). Groningen also has a small airport, but the airport offers flights to Aberdeen only, with transfer options to and from Manchester and Norwich.

By train
Groningen city, although on the edge of the province, is a transport hub; lines running to the north of the province join the main rail network here.

Getting around

The Oosterpoort is located at walking distance form the Groningen Central Station. When exiting the station, go right (don't cross the water!) and keep following theroad. After about 700 meters you will see The Oosterpoort on your right.

The entire city centre of Groningen is off limits for cars, but there are several parking solutions, all conveniently located and reasonably priced.

Eurosonic Noorderslag offers special shuttle services that travel between the hotels and the conference. With frequent direct shuttle services all hotels located outside the city centre are connected to both conference and festival venues.

More information will be here when available.

Full line-up

Acts confirmed so far are:
Eurosonic
James Vincent McMorrow, Selah Sue, Boy, Anna Calvi, Elektro Guzzi, Zulu Winter, Fabrizio Cammarata & The Second Grace, Rocketnumbernine, Stay+, Jamie N Commons, Foy Vance, Fionn Regan, Bombay Show Pig, Case Mayfield, Kees Van Hondt, Ralph De Jongh & The Crazy Hearts, Thomas Azier, I Am Oak, The Black Atlantic, Gers Pardoel, Chef'special, Birth Of Joy, Automatic Sam, Black Bottle Riot, Shaking, Godspeed, Hoquets, Peggy Sue, I Got You On Tape, Tribes, Benjamin Francis Leftwich, A Classic Education, Batida, Battlekat, Bitches With Wolves, Death Crush, Djerv, Dza, Emmett Tinley, Fredrika Stahl, French Films, I Heart Sharks, Imperial Tiger Orchestra, Jessie Ware, Lafaro, Lemâitre, Maïa Vidal, Mujeres, Mujuice, Paristetris, Pinkunoizu, Squarehead, Still Corners, The Computers, The Cyborgs, The Lanskies, Toby Kaar, Vadoinmessico, Vondelpark, 22, Krystl, Dio, Kraantje Pappie, Jah6, Luik, The Kik, Yori Swart, Nobody Beats The Drum 333", Za!, Jungle By Night, Philco Fiction, Concrete Sneaker, Bruut!, 2:54, Chateau Marmont, Kris Berry, The Very Next, Francis, Gem, Ghostigital, Gomes, Housse De Racket, Intim Torna Illegál, Julia Marcell, Leddra Chapman, Marcus Foster, Moss, Puggy, Redinho, Spector, Steak Number Eight, Sun Glitters, Sx, The Rumour Said Fire, The Suicide Of Western Culture, Three Blind Wolves, Touchy Mob, Veronica Falls.

Noorderslag
Wolfram, School Is Cool, The Bewitched Hands, Amatorski, Dva, Ewert And The Two Dragons, Great Mountain Fire, Phuture Shock, Anna Aaron, Reckless Love, Fuel Fandango, Thulebasen, Honey For Petzi, Baskerville, God Is An Astronaut, Mahagon Hjálmar, Noiserv, Team Me, Rams' Pocket Radio, The Jacqueries, Switch Opens, Casper, Tove Styrke, Heartbeat Parade, Kerekes Band, Kraftklub, Blaudzun, Dope D.O.D., De Avonduren, Rats On Rafts, Lisa Hannigan, The Cast Of Cheers, The Minutes, Vanderbuyst, Awkward I, Light Light, Roosbeef, Wooden Saints, Bart Constant, De Kraaien, Ome Omar, Ojajoh?!, Mr. Polska, Kroons, Per.Verz, Freez, Frànçois And The Atlas Mountains, Chef'special Deluxe, Mesparrow, Lay Low, Reptile Youth, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs (Teed), Honningbarna, Talking To Turtles, Iceage, Instrumenti, Jape, Cashier No.9, Olivia Pedroli, Intergalactic Lovers, We Were Evergreen, Jennie Abrahamson, Baxter Dury, Aks (Addicted Kru Sound), We Cut Corners, Muchachito Bombo Infierno, Mirel Wagner, Sóley, Old Jerusalem, Chagall, Wallis Bird, When Saints Go Machine, Dog Is Dead, Citizens!, Zulu Winter, Fabrizio Cammarata & The Second Grace, Rocketnumbernine, Stay+, Jamie N Commons, Foy Vance, Fionn Regan, Bombay Show Pig, Case Mayfield, Kees Van Hondt, Ralph De Jongh & The Crazy Hearts, Thomas Azier, I Am Oak, The Black Atlantic, Gers Pardoel, Chef'special, Birth Of Joy, Automatic Sam, Black Bottle Riot, Shaking Godspeed.

Wednesday 11th to Saturday 14th January 2012
various venues in Grongingen, Netherlands, The Netherlands
65 euro - sold out
daily capacity: 33000
last updated: Fri 9th Dec 2011


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