ESNS expands line-up with 44 new acts
ESNS (Eurosonic Noorderslag) has expanded the line-up for the 2020 edition with another 44 acts for Eurosonic.

Among the confirmations are Alyona Alyona (ua), Celeste (gb), Charlotte Dos Santos (no), Marina Satti (gr), PRUDENCE (fr), Skynd (--), Squid (gb) and YIN YIN (nl). Furthermore, seven nominees of the Music Moves Europe Talent Awards are confirmed to play; 5K HD (at), Harmed (hu), Kimberose (fr), Meduza (it), Naaz (nl), Pongo (pt) and Tribade (es). From focus country Switzerland, Asbest, Bitter Moon, Ikan Hyu, Jessiquoi, KT Gorique, Monumental Men and Veronica Fusaro will make their way to Groningen.

In cooperation with EBU (European Broadcasting Union), ESNS invited Beatrich (lt, LRT Radio) and Nicklas Sahl (dk, DR/P3) for a showcase.

All 44 newly confirmed acts are; 5K HD (at), Alyona Alyona (ua), Asbest (ch), Askjell (no), Balkan Taksim (ro), Beatrich (lt), Bitter Moon (ch), Black Mirrors (be), Cabal (dk), Celeste (gb), Charlotte Dos Santos (no), Conjurer (gb), Estoner (ee), Eugenia Post Meridiem (it), Harmed (hu), Ikan Hyu (ch), Jessiquoi (ch), Just Mustard (ie), Kaiser Quartett (de), Kimberose (fr), Kitt Philippa (ie), Korantemaa (se), KT Gorique (ch), Lina_RaĆ¼l Refree (pt), Lous And The Yakuza (be), Marina Satti (gr), Meduza (it), Mezerg (fr), Monumental Men (ch), Naaz (nl), Nicklas Sahl (dk), Oktober Lieber (fr), Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs (gb), Pongo (pt), Port Noir (se), Resolve (fr), PRUDENCE (fr), Skynd (--), Squid (gb), Steam Down (gb), The Qualitons (hu), Tribade (es), Veronica Fusaro (ch) and YIN YIN (nl).

ESNS previously announced 37 acts to play at the showcase festival, taking place from January 15 - 18, 2020 in Groningen, The Netherlands.

All confirmed acts are listed on esns.nl.

ESNS 2019 in figures
ESNS 2019 was visited by 447 journalists from all over the world. As a result of the collaboration with the European Broadcasting Union, which celebrated its twenty-year partnership with ESNS this year, 36 European public broadcasters were present and broadcast the festival on public radio stations in 10 countries.

Total visitors: 42.789
Conference visitors: 4.135
Nationalities: 44
Acts: 342
Number of stages Eurosonic: 42
Number of stages Noorderslag: 10
Media: 447
EBU radio stations: 36
International festivals: 423
ETEP festivals: 130

Pictured: Charlotte Dos Santos