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The Music and Tech Hideout (Oosterstraat 52) kicks off on 17 January 2018 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 2018, I.Turn.IT, and Chordify are hosting a 3-days special venue for meetings and live gigs. And of course there’s the latest innovations in festival production and event technologies. Hop in for some fine bites, refreshing drinks and enjoy photo and light art exhibitions.

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.


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.


By preparing perfectly measured cocktail ingredients in as little as 3 seconds, the TenderOne combats all the common problems of speed, consistency, bar queues and waste.

KNIP Cashless Event


Klap b.v. Independent Insurance Brokers is a specialists in Event Insurance. Organisations such as Dance Valley, Sensation, Mojo, Latin Village, Amsterdam Gay Pride, Zomer Carnaval Rotterdam, or TT Festival Assen were insured via Klap for the needed coverages such as liability or cancellation due to extreme weather, non appearance or (threat of) terrorism. A new product, interesting for ticketing platforms or large event organisers, is the All Risks Ticketing Insurance.

Buma Music Meets Tech

Buma Music meets Tech is the innovative programme initiated by Buma/Stemra which supports and motivates start-ups and accelerates growth.


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.

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.


This music e-learning platform transforms any song into chords. With state-of-the-art music technology, Chordify reshapes music education by creating affordable, engaging, and personalized products: Chordify makes it as easy as possible to learn your favorite music. On the industry side, the app offers unique engagement tools for artists and music festivals.


‘Light installations & live visuals: Artists to watch in 2018’ – curated by Werc Wollective
‘Emerged and Emerging ESNS Artists’ – Photo Exhibition by tineke klamer


10 AM – 17 PM : Freshly Roasted Coffee and Public Meeting Space


10 AM – 17 PM : Freshly Roasted Coffee and Public Meeting Space

12 PM : IDK Session with Luwten (NL)
14 PM : IDK Session with Nordmann (BE)
16 PM : IDK Session Awkward I (NL)

7 PM – 11 PM : ELECTROSONIC (rsvp)
♡ Line-up

8 PM : Stahlr (NL)
9 PM : Komplement (DE)
10 PM : FENN (NL)


10 AM – 17 PM : Freshly Roasted Coffee and Public Meeting Space

12 PM : IDK Session Rosemary & Garlic (NL)
14 PM : IDK Session with Lydmor (DK)
16 PM : IDK Session San Dollar (NL)

7 PM – 11 PM : GadoGado Party® (invite only)
♡ Line-up

Ohslo (WWW)
San Dollar (NL)
Broken Brass Ensemble (NL) 5th Anniversary Party! 
Black Dynamite Soundsystem (NL)


The festival

ESNS 2018

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 program 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 ESNS18 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 (next to Vera venue)
9711 NW Groningen, NL


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

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