Eurosonic Noorderslag 2012 line-up swells

Benjamin Francis Leftwich at Leeds Festival 2011 by Trevor Eales
Benjamin Francis Leftwich at Leeds Festival 2011 by Trevor Eales

Benjamin Francis Leftwich and Zulu Winter are among the latest acts confirmed for Eurosonic Noorderslag 2012 line-up, which returns to Groningen in the Netherlands from 11-13 January.

They join a Eurosonic Noorderslag line-up, which already includes Rams’ Pocket Radio (UK), School is Cool (BE), Phuture Shock (BG), Ewert and the Two Dragons (EE), Fuel Fandango (ES) and Reckless Love (FI).

The full list of acts announced today (Wednesday 16 November) include:
22 (no), A Classic Education (it), Automatic Sam (nl), Batida (pt), Battlekat (dk), Benjamin Francis Leftwich (uk), Birth of Joy (nl), Bitches with Wolves (ire), Black Bottle Riot (nl), Bombay Show Pig (nl), Chagall (nl), Case Mayfield (nl), Chef’Special Deluxe (nl), Citizens! (uk), Deathcrush (no), Dio (nl), Dope D.O.D (nl), DZA (rus), Emmett Tinley (ie), Fabrizio Cammarata & the Second Grace (it), Fionn Regan (ie), Foy Vance (ie), Fredrika Stahl (fr), French Films (fi), Gers Pardoel (nl), Hell’s Kitchen (ch), Hoquets (be), I am Oak (nl), Jungle By Night (nl), Luik (nl), Kees van Hondt (nl), Kraantje Pappie (nl), Krystl (nl), Jessie Ware (uk), LaFaro (ie), Lemaître (no), Maïa Vidal (fr), Mujeres (es), Mujuice (rus), Nobody Beats The Drum 333” (nl), Paristetris (pl), Pinkunoizu (dk), Philco Fiction (no), Ralph de Jongh & Crazy Hearts (nl), Rocketnumbernine (uk), Shaking Godspeed (nl), SquAreHeAd (ie), Still Corners (uk), The Computers (uk), The Cyborgs (it), The Lanskies(fr), Toby Kaar (ie), Tribes (uk), Thomas Azier (nl), The Black Atlantic (nl), The KIK  (nl), Thomas Azier (nl), Vadoinmessico (at/it/uk/), Vondelpark (uk), Yori Swart (nl), Za! (es), Zulu Winter (uk)

Each year the music festival focuses on artists from one country with Ireland chosen for 2012.

Eurosonic Noorderslag 2012 tickets will go on sale on Saturday 26 November.