NEWS published on 27 Sep 2016

Eurosonic Festival announces 2017 lineup

Eurosonic Festival announces 2017 lineup
2016 Eurosonic Festival in Groningen

Roll on, Groningen! The first names for the next Eurosonic Festival (11-14 January 2017) have now been confirmed.

Some 27 EBU radio organizations are on board, supporting 30 up-and-coming acts to perform at this annual rock/pop event in the Netherlands. They range from Hare Squead, three 18-year-olds from Dublin who mix R 'n' B, hip-hop, soul and pop, and FlexFab, a beatmaster from French-speaking Switzerland specialized in electro hip-hop, to the Viagra Boys, a post-punk band from Stockholm, and the Bulgarian heavy metal group Der Hunds.

The complete list of participating Euroradio broadcasters and the acts whom they have selected is given below:

Inner Tongue (ORF/FM4) – Austria

Mustii (RTBF/Pure FM) – Belgium

Warhaus (VRT/Studio Brussel) – Belgium

Der Hunds (BNR) – Bulgaria

CR/Radio Wave (group tba) – Czech Republic

IRAH (DR/P6 Beat) – Denmark

Noëp (ER/Raadio 2) – Estonia

Alma (YLEX) – Finland

Baptiste W. Hamon (Radio France/FIP) – France

Drangsal (ARD) – Germany

Roosevelt (ARD) – Germany

Bohemian Betyars (Petöfi Radio) – Hungary

Glowie (RUV/RAS2) – Iceland

Hare Squead (RTÉ/2FM) – Ireland

Joan Thiele (RAI/Radio 2) – Italy

Bandmaster (Latvijas Radio/Radio 5) – Latvia

Cleveland (ERSL/Radio 100.7) – Luxembourg

Tepes (TRM Radio Moldova Muzical) – Moldova

Indian Askin (NPO/3FM) – The Netherlands

Anna of the North (NRK/P3) – Norway

Marta Ren & the Groovelvets (RTP/Antena 3) – Portugal

Stray Dogg (RTS/Radio Belgrade One) – Serbia

Jakob Kobal (RTVSLO/Val202) – Slovenia

Prisa Radio/Los 40 Principales (group tba) – Spain

Viagra Boys (SR/P3) – Sweden

Rein (SR/P3) – Sweden

Damian Lynn (SRF3) – Switzerland

FlexFab (RTS/Couleur 3) – Switzerland

Be Charlotte (BBC/Radio 1) – United Kingdom

Ward Thomas (BBC/Radio 1) – United Kingdom

 

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Laurent Marceau
Editor, Live Music & Projects, Popular Music
+41 22 717 2613
marceau@ebu.ch
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