Music, tech and entrepreneurship during ESNS

Eurosonic is not just a place for musical talent alone. People interested in tech and startups will also find plenty of cool things to do and discover. Drop by at the Music & Tech Hideout for cool workshops and new ideas, visit the Talentspot at the Vismarkt and play along with Eurosonic hits with Groningen based startup Chordify, or visit one of the Rockspots, hosted by local entrepreneurs.

Talentspot: Chordify & Knetterijs

Music meets pop culture. Chord recognition service Chordify and the talented graphic designers from the Knetterijs collective will team up on the Vismarkt. Knetterijs will be making silver screen prints while you can learn classic and new ESNS hit songs in 15 minutes, using Chordify. There will also be an open podium to show off your musical skills.

Vismarkt. Thu 12 & Fri 13 Jan 16:00 – 22:00; Sat 14 Jan 14:00 – 19:00

Music and Tech Hideout

This year, the I.Turn.IT office in the Oosterstraat will be your go to place for Music & Tech during ESNS. The Music and Tech Hideout is hosted together with Welcome to the Village and Chordify, and the place to be for new ideas and collaborations, and of course also some great live performances.

On Thursday evening January 12, music festival Welcome to the Village will host a Mini Village, where you can admire CUT_, Marsicans and GLINTS live on stage. During the afternoon, there are several workshops to join, like DJ-ing, Lighting and programming music on your laptop, using SonicPi.

On Friday afternoon, Chordify will host intimate live sessions with acts like Be Charlotte (UK) and Adna (SE), filmed by IDK. On Saturday in the Vindicat building, parents and kids can join the family day, where they can familiarize themselves with new tech, learn to program robots with Dash & Dot, and learn to make music using SonicPi.

The Music and Tech Hideout takes place from 11 to 14 January in the Oosterstraat 52 in Groningen.


During Eurosonic Noorderslag Rockspots are to be found all over the city. These Rockspots are places where entrepreneurs are organizing something special for music lovers during ESNS. Follow the free map and visit these Rockspots to make the most out of your ESNS weekend.

For more info and a free map, go to: https://www.cityoftalent.nl/en/eurosonic-noorderslag/eurosonic-rockspots

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