Eurosonic Festival

  1. The End of Long Lines, Scalping, Cash? Intellitix Looks to Revolutionize Live Music Biz

    December 20, 2011 11:47 AM EST Wristbands On The Run: Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) wristbands from this year's Austin City Limits and Lollapalooza festivals. Mile-long access queues, ticket fraud and the secondary ticket business could well become a thing of the p ...

  2. Marche des Musiques Actuelles (MaMA), French Music Trade Show, Sees Growth with Second Installment

    November 02, 2011 1:40 PM EDT The second edition of French music trade show MaMA (Marché des Musiques Actuelles, which means Pop Music Market) took place in Paris on October 21 and 22. It proved successful, with 1,183 companies registered (against 724 in 2010) and 2,448 visito ...

  3. Eurosonic Attendance Up, Lefsetz Cancels

    January 18, 2010 12:00 AM EST The 24th annual Eurosonic music conference and festival concluded over the weekend with Noorderslag, an evening (Jan. 16) of showcases by some of the most promising new Dutch acts. It followed the final day of the conference, which was hampered by ...

  4. Spotify Plans Netherlands Expansion In 2010

    January 15, 2010 12:00 AM EST Sweden-based music streaming service Spotify has confirmed it has plans to expand into the Netherlands during 2010. During a digital music business panel at European music conference and festival Eurosonic (Jan. 15), the company's global head ...

  5. Belgium's Milow Takes Double Honors At EBBAs

    January 15, 2010 12:00 AM EST Belgium-based singer-songwriter Milow has won the first ever public choice award at the seventh annual European Border Breaker Awards (EBBAs) in Groningen, the Netherlands. Upon accepting the award, he thanked his fans for being "the first to ...

  6. Belgian Fests Win Out At European Festival Awards

    January 14, 2010 12:00 AM EST Belgian festivals emerged as the big winners at the first ever European Festival Awards, bagging four of the eight public-voted categories as well as one voted by an industry panel. The awards were held on the opening night of European music confe ...

  7. European Fest Awards For 2010

    June 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The first European Festival Awards will take place Jan. 13, 2010 in Norway during EuroSonic Noorderslag, the annual European music conference and showcase festival. The concept has been developed in association with European festival organization ...

  8. Noorderslag Weekend Takes Shape

    December 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST Sean Moriarty, president and CEO of Ticketmaster, will deliver a keynote speech at the Noorderslag Weekend music event in the Dutch city of Groningen, from Jan. 10-12. Other key speakers include Ed Bicknell, senior VP and head of music internation ...

  9. Dutch Seminar Tunes Into European Radio's Future

    December 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST The fate of Europe's music-radio broadcasters will be a key theme at the Noorderslag Seminar, taking place during the Noorderslag Weekend music event in the Dutch city of Groningen on Jan. 11-13. The impact of digital platforms and emerging n ...

  10. European Festivals Forum Embraces Talent Exchange

    November 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST The European Forum of Worldwide Music Festivals (EFWMF), the trade organization for a network of European music festivals, is planning to utilize a talent exchange program to support non-rock and pop The European Forum of Worldwide Music Festivals ...

  11. PRS Foundation To Support Emerging Acts

    August 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Funding will help showcase artists abroad. The PRS Foundation for New Music, a unit of the British collecting-rights organization Performing Right Society, has launched a funding scheme for emerging talent. Designed to encourage and help rising U. ...

  12. EU Pulls Plug On ETEP Funding

    July 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The European Talent Exchange Program, an initiative designed to give cross-border exposure to emerging local talent on the pan-European live-music circuit, is about to lose the current financial assis The European Talent Exchange Program, an initi ...

  13. Jenner To Chair European Live Music Forum

    March 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Recently established trade body the European Live Music Forum has appointed Peter Jenner as its inaugural chairman. Recently established trade body the European Live Music Forum has appointed Peter Jenner as its inaugural chairman. The veteran art ...

  14. Jenner To Chair European Live Music Forum

    March 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Recently established trade body the European Live Music Forum has appointed Peter Jenner as its inaugural chairman. Recently established trade body the European Live Music Forum has appointed Peter Jenner as its inaugural chairman. The veteran art ...