The Music and Tech Hideout(Oosterstraat 52) kicks off on 11 January 2017 and you’re all very welcome to join! We’re hosting a temporary venue in the heart of Groningen to promote great music and innovative thinking.

During Eurosonic Noorderslag 2017, I.Turn.IT, Welcome to the Village Festival, and Chordify are hosting a 3-days special venue for workshops and live gigs. And of course there’s the latest innovations in festival production and event technologies, meeting spaces, good food and refreshing drinks.

Check out the full program below and watch the after movie of last year’s’ edition here!

Hosted By




Ticketing, production planning and marketing solutions for events.


From advice on software, rental of hardware, providing stable wifi, updating your audience adequately on location or providing personnel to coordinate it all, FestivalTickets will take care of almost anything regarding ticketing.

Global Event Technologies

GET shapes the future event scene: from cashless compatible payment- and cash-systems, to brand activation and access control at the venue.


Pop culture production house in the province of Friesland.


Self driving cars, drones, VR, wearables and 3D printing; digitalisation is the future. I.Turn.IT wants to make the IT sector more appealing and relevant for younger generations. By focusing on their interests, I.Turn.IT wants to change the stale image of IT and reinvigorate the sector with fresh blood.

Welcome To The Village

Three days a year, Welcome to The Village is the most beautiful little village of the Netherlands, created together, and where a good music by international talent, good and logical food and design are important.


Makes managing your money easy, accessible and fun again.


Solutions for access control (wristbands and hardware) and various transactions (tokens and ATM/PIN solutions) for events and festivals.

Friesland Pop

The Friesland Pop Foundation is the organization for improving the Frisian pop scene.

IDK Sessions

InDeKringloop (IDK) is a nonprofit video platform for (international) musicians, filmmakers, sound engineers and music lovers around the world. IDK produces video recordings for musicians that are recorded in extraordinary venues like old churches and industrial factories.


Chordify is an online music service, made for and by music enthusiasts, that transforms music from YouTube, Deezer, SoundCloud or your private collection into chords.



9 AM – 17 PM – Open Music&Tech Hideout

(meetups, freshly brewed coffee and refreshments)

Workshops (T.Turn.IT) DJing, Light Programming, SonicPi

- – – Friese Lente - – –

7:15 PM – De Tigers fan Greonterp (NL)

8:05 PM – Fonkelende Vertraging (NL)

8:55 PM – FUNC (NL)

9:45 PM – O, Kutjes (NL)


9 AM – 17 PM – Open Music&Tech Hideout

(meetups, freshly brewed coffee and refreshments)

Workshops (T.Turn.IT) DJing, Light Programming, SonicPi

- – – Welcome To The Mini Village - – -

5:30 PM – CUT_ (NL)

6:30 PM – Marsicans (UK)

7:30 PM – Glints (BE)


9 AM – 17 PM Open Music&Tech Hideout

(meetups, freshly brewed coffee and refreshments)


12 AM – Live Recording (IDK x Chordify) Be Charlotte (UK)

 (Time TBA) Live Recording (IDK x Chordify) Adna (SE)

- – – GadoGado Party® (invite only) – – -

DJ Duke Hugh

8 PM – Wyvern Lingo (IE)

9:15 PM – Jo Goes Hunting (NL)

10:30 PM – Broken Brass Ensemble (NL)

The festival

ESNS 2017

Eurosonic Noorderslag is the key exchange and networking platform for European music, with a proven track record for helping to break new acts on the international live music scene. A sold-out event for many years, Eurosonic Noorderslag attracts over 4000 professional delegates, including representatives of over 400 international festivals. Eurosonic Noorderslag presents showcases by more than 300 acts alongside a conference programme featuring 150 panels, keynote speakers, interviews, and workshops, as well as dinners, pitches, parties and meetings covering the latest developments in the international music, media, production and interactive industries. Please visit the ESNS17 website for both conference registrations and festival tickets.

Eurosonic Noorderslag has been responsible for kick-starting the careers of European acts like Ásgeir, Aurora, Bastille, Dotan, Ibeyi, James Blake, Jett Rebel, Hozier, Milky Chance, Royal Blood, Seinabo Sey and Vök.

Music & Tech Hideout

Oosterstraat 52 (I.Turn.IT)
9711 NW Groningen, NL


For general random weird questions not addressed on this website, please contact Dion.
Email:  Phone: +31 (0)6 414 98638

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