Showcase festival ESNS announces first acts for 2024 edition


Amber Broos, Bateu Matou, C’est Karma, Clarissa Connelly, Froukje, Joker Out, KAMRAD, Izzy and the Black Trees, Joost, Meltheads, Zaho de Sagazan, and more are confirmed for ESNS24. Festival tickets are on sale from September 21.

Clarissa Connelly (dk)

ESNS (Eurosonic Noorderslag), the key exchange for emerging European music talent announces the first acts for its 38th edition line-up.

Over the years, ESNS has proven essential in kickstarting the international careers of European artists and has grown to be the key event where music fans and industry delegates tune in to hear it first. The annual four-day showcase festival and music festival will take place from January 17 - 20, 2024 in Groningen, the Netherlands.

First acts ESNS 2024 confirmed
38 up-and-coming artists are confirmed to showcase at ESNS24 as the first artists to play in Groningen in January 2024 are revealed.

The first batch of artists has been selected in cooperation with European national radio broadcasters – collaborating within the EBU (European Broadcasting Union). The festival additionally reveals the first acts scheduled to play on the Saturday of ESNS at Noorderslag.

ESNS selected 32 up-and-coming acts for Eurosonic:

Amber Broos (be, VRT/STUDIO BRUSSEL), AySay (dk, DR P6), Bateu Matou (pt, RTP/ANTENA 3), C’est Karma (lu, LUERSL/100.7), Caroline Alves (ch, SRF3), Clarissa Connelly (dk), Colombre (it, RAI Radio 2), Daniel Levi (ee, ERR/RADIO 2), Immortal Onion x Michał Jan (pl), Island Mint (cz, CR / RADIO WAVE), Iva Lorens (rs, RTS, RADIO BELGRADE ONE), Izzy and the Black Trees (pl), Jann (pl), Jaz Karis (uk-eng, BBC Introducing), Joalin (fi, YLE X), Joker Out (si, RADIO SLOVENIJA/Val202), Joost (nl, 3FM), KAMRAD (de, ARD), Meltheads (be, VRT/STUDIO BRUSSEL), Meowlau x Val (sk, RTVS/Radio_FM ), Might Delete Later (lv, LATVIJAS RADIO 5), ML (be, TIPIK), Monte Mai (ch, RSI Rete3), Negros Tou Moria (gr, ERT / Kosmos), Nelly Moar (no, NRK/P3), Oskar Haag (at, ORF/FM4), Psycho Weazel (ch, COULEUR 3), Rūta MUR (lt, LRT Opus), Stuzzi (se, SR/P3), Sweetlemondae (ie, RTE/2FM), TRIGAIDA (bg, BNR), and Zaho de Sagazan (fr, Radio France)

In close cooperation with Music Export Poland and partners, ESNS highlights Poland as the Focus Country for 2024. The first Polish acts to play at ESNS24 are Immortal Onion x Michał Jan, Izzy and the Black Trees, and Jann.

The first six Dutch acts that play on the Saturday of ESNS at Noorderslag are:

Adriaan Persons, Claude, Cocobolo, Droom Dit, Elmer, and Froukje

Discover the full line-up here. Stay tuned for more acts to be announced in the coming weeks.

ESNS24 tickets
With the first confirmations for the festival, ticket sales for the festival start September 21, 12:00 CET at
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Registrations for the ESNS conference are available at a medium rate until September 21, 12:00 CET.
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ESNS24 will take place from January 17 - 20, 2024 in Groningen, the Netherlands.