Friday, 20 May 2011

Eurosonic to focus on Ireland

Eurosonic 2012 will focus on Irish artists. Confirming that Ireland would be the event's featured country in 2012. Creative Director Peter Smidt told CMU: "Ireland has a long and strong music tradition and has been influential to modern rock, punk and pop music. Ireland and RTE 2fm, in particular, have brought many great artists to Eurosonic Noorderslag from the start. Lots of Irish artists are making great music and are very successful worldwide. Enough reasons to put the focus on Ireland in 2012at Eurosonic Noorderslag". Irish acts were also the focus of the recent 2011 Great Escape convention in Brighton. Eurosonic 2012 will run from 11-14 Jan, more at

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