Eurosonic Noorderslag 2015 is about to begin! At the yearly music festival in Groningen, which is known as the start of the festival season where upcoming bands can show what they’re worth, there are hundreds of musical acts to watch all around town. And the best thing is: most of it is for free! GroningenLife! has made a brief review on all the things you can do, see but mainly hear at the biggest festival of the northern part of the Netherlands.
Energy Stage (14-16 January)
About: The Energy Stage has the following motto: “Energizing local talent.” Take a look at these local talents: A Liquid Landscape, Audio Adam, Eisenhower, Mongoose & The Boombox, Mulu, Posij, Reverse Cowgirls, Sprokkelhout, Swinder, The Tightropes and Town of Saints.
Grunnsonic (14-16 January)
Where: Clubs and bars in the city center of Groningen
About: Talents from Groningen, like Edo de Vlieger, Mulu, Ambinvalenz, View for a Day, White Shep, Harm’s Fork and Joëlle Smidt.
Jack Daniel’s Future Legends Showcase (January 17, in the afternoon)
Where: Jack Daniel’s Barn, Ebbingekwartier
About: Jack Daniel’s Future Legens Showcaseis an party for both artists and the audience, with showcases and video’s of the Future Legends, Navarone, Birth of Joy and Paceshifters as special guest.
Platosonic / Coffee & Music (15-17 January)
Where: Music store Plato and their nieghbors Coffee Company
About: Famous and not famous Dutch and European acts. The famous: Typhoon, Dotan, Mister and Mississippi, DeWolff, Pauw.
FTTB - For The Time Being (13-17 Januari)
About: At a store, studio and stage, hosted by Escelsior Recordings, where you can buy literally everything you see, you can listen to Afterpartees, zZz, Robbin Millions, Douglas Fire, Swinder, Emil Landman and The Hik.