Free events during Eurosonic Noorderslag

Jan 17, 2024 • 6 minuten leestijd

Free events during Eurosonic Noorderslag


Free Events for Eurosonic 2024 in Groningen

Get ready to experience the thrill of live music without breaking the bank at the Eurosonic Noorderslag Festival 2024! This highly anticipated event not only showcases incredible talent from around the world but also offers a range of free concerts that you won't want to miss.

Eurosonic Air | January 18 - January 20 | Grote Markt

Don't miss the extraordinary free concerts in the weekend of Eurosonic Open Air, right in the heart of Groningen's vibrant city center. 

Check out the timetable for an unforgettable musical experience.

ESNS generously offers a portion of its program for free to the city during Eurosonic Air. In the large festival tent on the Grote Markt, various artists will perform, providing ample space for up to 1500 people. From Thursday to Saturday, multiple performances will take place, featuring artists such as Roxeanne Hazes, The Vices, Karsu, and Joost at this year's free-access event.


Grunnsonic | January 17 - January 19 | Concerthuis, Warhol, Pakhuis, Klup de Dag

At Grunnsonic, witness performances by local Groningen acts including Bibi and the Boys, whothefislou, tays, Slumbercloud, and shoom (and many more). This official ESNS event, organized by POPgroningen and ESNS, will take place at Pakhuis, Warhol, Concerthuis, and the clothing store KLUP DE DAG.


Platosonic | January 18 - January 20 | Plato and Coffee Company, Oude Ebbingestraat

For an intimate and enchanting experience, don't miss out on the concerts at Platosonic and the coffeecompany during the day. These short, intimate performances offer a front-row seat to the raw talent of starting and enthusiastic artists arriving from every corner of Europe to serenade you. To make the most of this musical journey, punctuality is key, as these concerts tend to draw eager crowds.


Why Platosonic and Coffeecompany Should Top Your List:


  • Intimate Atmosphere: Dive into the soulful tunes in a cozy setting, creating a unique connection between the audience and the artist.
  •  Emerging Talents: Witness the rise of new musical stars as they showcase their skills and passion on the Platosonic stage.
  • European Flavor: Experience the diversity of European music with artists converging from various countries to contribute to Groningen's cultural tapestry
  • Popular Demand: Given the popularity of these concerts, arriving early ensures you secure your spot in this musical haven.


Check this link for more information about it

ESNSxNOORD | January 17, 18, and 19 | The Social Hub

Numerous talented acts conclude their talent development journey with Hit the North, presenting an official showcase at The Social Hub. Enjoy performances by UpNorth, Hit the North participants, and Hit the North alumni. Expect an eclectic lineup spanning genres from hip-hop and house to country pop and jazz. The lineup includes Rommy Gabay, Given SKI, Lisa Ploeger, and Never Been To Berlin.


NOORD Conference Program | January 18 | The Social Hub

For NOORD Makers, this is acomplimentary conference program, featuring the ‘NOORD Artist Meetup’ from 2:00 pm to 3:15 pm and the ‘NOORD Makers’, starting from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm on Thursday. The location is Boterdiep 9 in Groningen at the Social Hub. The Social Hub is a hotel, a student short stay accommodation and an event location. It also is a place where locals and students can get together to learn, stay, work and play! Sounds great right! 


Great Resources to find free and affordable concerts

One great resource for finding these free and affordable concerts is 3 voor 12
You can check them here at this link.

The second wellknown newspage Sikkom wrote also about the free events during Eurosonic. Please check this link.


The thirth wellknown page is specifically news for the City of Groningen, check the link for the free concerts here.


Visit Groningen is the Marketing page for the city of Groningen. They wrote about the free program as well. Check the link.



At ESNS, you can explore the diverse genres and discover exciting artists who will be performing in Groningen during this festival.

Whether you're a fan of indie rock, electronic beats, or experimental sounds, there's something for everyone to enjoy in Groningen. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere as you discover new acts and dance along with fellow music enthusiasts.


So immerse yourself in an unforgettable and low budget music experience at Eurosonic Noorderslag Festival 2024. With its incredible lineup of free concerts and diverse range of genres, there's no better way to enjoy Groningen than through the power of music.

woensdag, 17 januari 2024 | Geschreven door: Overnachten in Stijl