The European music industry will descend on Groningen in the Netherlands in January, as bookers and agents look for European acts for their bills and festivals.
Eurosonic-Noorderslag to give it its full name is an EU-assisted showcase festival which will host 400 international festivals looking for bands in January. Around 350 artists from across Europe will play and Ireland’s bands are:
- AE Mak
- Fontaines D.C.
- Hilary Woods
- Lilla Vargen
- Pillow Queens
- Murder Capital
- Wild Youth
All fifteen of the acts will be travelling to the festival with the support of Music from Ireland funded by Culture Ireland,the Fontaines D.C. are RTÉ 2FM’s choice band.
Here’s a playlist of music from this year’s Irish artists