Eurosonic 2016

    Eurosonic 16

    VOTE FOR SOAK and Win a Trip to EBBAs & Eurosonic

    We want to send you and a friend to the EBBAs and Eurosonic from Wednesday 13 – Saturday 16 January 2016 with flights courtesy of Aer Lingus, accommodation in Groningen and access-all-gigs passes- and to be social media reporters for 2fm.

    To win, all you have to do is cast your vote for who you think should win the 2016 EBBA Public Choice Award here

    SOAK is Ireland's nominee for the Public Choice Award and here's what she has to say about it...

     

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    THE ACADEMIC PERFORM NEW SINGLE 'SOMETIMES' IN 2FM SESSION

    Mullingar band The Academic perform brand new track 'Sometimes' exclusively for 2fm as they warm-up for Eurosonic 2016. More...

    Years & Years win UK category of EBBA 2016 Awards

     

    The British band Years & Years have been announced as the eighth winner of the 2016 European Border Breakers Awards (EBBA), the European music awards for emerging artists.

    Voting for the EBBA Public Choice Award will open on Tuesday December 1st and we have details on how you and a friend could WIN flights, accommodation and passes to the televised, Jools Holland hosted EBBA Awards and to Eurosonic Noorderslag festival in The Netherlands this coming January. More...

     

     

    SOAK ANNOUNCED AS IRISH EBBA 2016 WINNER

    This morning on RTÉ 2fm’s Nicky Byrne Show with Jenny Greene, Derry-born singer-songwriter SOAK was announced as the Irish winner of the European Border Breakers Awards (EBBA), the European music awards for emerging artists.  More...

     

    3 More for Euro 16 - Colm, Sprockets and Rusangano

    Rusangano FamilyThe Hot Sprockets and Colm Mac Con Iomaire are the latest Irish acts for Eurosonic 2016.They join Pleasure Beach, Otherkin, Marc O'Reilly, Ciaran Lavery and the Young Folk. And you can expect to hear most of them on 2fm between now and Jan 13, as part of our support for new Irish music,

     

     

    Rusangano Family - Where's the Beef? Papa's Got a Brand New Bag? 

    VIDEO: THE ACADEMIC LIVE IN EUROSONIC 16 WARM-UP SESSION AT 2FM

    EUROSONIC-BOUND BAND 'THE ACADEMIC' LIVE IN 2FM SESSION

     

    2fm's nominated act for Eurosonic 2016, The Academic, played live in session on The Nicky Byrne Show. more...

    SMART BACKS THE ACADEMIC

    Aer Lingus have come on board to support The Academic's trip to Eurosonic with flights for the band to Schipol in Amsterdam. Aer Lingus will fly the band there and back - along with our listener winners of the trip to the Eurosonic Festival and the EBBA TV show. Watch out for how to win that trip to Groningen in the North of Holland.


    Aer Lingus web : aerlingus.com

    WIN WIN WIN - TRIP FOR 2 TO EUROSONIC 2016 & EBBA AWARDS

     

     Over the next three or four weeks, radio stations across Europe will be announcing EBBA Awards to acts who have made the leap from being succesful in their own countries to a wider European stage. more...

    MORE ACTS ADDED TO EUROSONIC 2016 LINE-UP... BUT NO OTHER IRISH ACTS YET

     This is Muck - the loudest band in Iceland - according to themselves

    As is usual acts are added over the next few weeks to the first announced which included 2fm nominee - The Academicmore...

    THE ACADEMIC DO EUROSONIC 2016 AT 2FM'S INVITE

    2fm has nominated Mullingar four-piece The Academic to represent Ireland at Europe’s largest music industry event, Eurosonic Festival in Groningen, The Netherlands, which takes place 13 – 16 January 2016 for the 15th year in a row. more...

     

    GO EAST YOUNG MAN

    Each year  a country or region is featured at the Eurosonic Festival- It was Ireland 3 years ago .. and this time it's the Central Eastern European (CEE) region . The first seven acts confirmed to perform at the 30th edition of the European Music Platform more...

    RADIO STATIONS NOMINATE FIRST 30 ACTS FOR EUROSONIC 2016

    Here's the Portugese band, Da Chick - they are Fun-Key!

    It's Europe's most important event for new live music and the first 30 acts have been nominated by the EBU's Eurosonic Radio Network, including of course our own act - The Academic. more...

    The Young Folk in Eurosonic Warm Up Session

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