Erki Pärnoja's unique Nordic touch, impressionist guitar riffs, film like soundscapes and the powerful performance of the live band brought him the Artist Award Tallinn Music Week in 2017. Official music video/ short film for the track “Efterglow” was awarded with the best music video award at the first Estonian Music Video Awards in 2017 and the album brought him two awards at Estonian Music Awards 2018 – Male Artist of the Year and Alternative/Indie Album of the Year. In March 2018, a new single “Leva” was released and Erki is currently working on his next album.
In addition to Erki Pärnoja, twang, surf and shoegaze band Holy Motors will also perform at ESNS.
ESNS is a non-profit, European artist only, 100% showcase festival and music conference. Selling out each year ESNS attracts over 4.000 professional delegates, including 400 international festivals, and showcases around 350 European artists for over 40.000 visitors total. By day an international music conference takes place in the conference centre, De Oosterpoort, with 150 panels, keynotes, interviews, workshops, dinners, pitches, parties, presentations and meetings on the latest developments in the European and international music, media, production and interactive industry.
ESNS 2019 takes place from January 16–19, 2019 in Groningen, The Netherlands.
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