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Cirque du Soleil Is Coming Back to Riga with Varekai!

For the first time in four years, Cirque du Soleil is coming back to Riga with Varekai this fall. The performances will take place from September 20th till 24th, 2017, at Arena Riga.

Sunset Festival program is enriched by Jessie Ware and The Naked and Famous

Sunset Festival, which takes place in the picturesque Sigulda castle ruins, completes this summer’s program with two additional concert days: on July 31st, it will be headlined by elegantly sensual Jessie Ware, while on August 9th indie-pop and electro-rock band The Naked and Famous have been confirmed to perform. As it was announced already earlier, on August 15th the festival will be headlined by British electronic indie-rock sensation, The xx.

Folk singer Stu Larsen will perform in Riga coming fall

On September 28th an Australian singer, songwriter and folk musician Stu Larsen will perform at Latvian 1st Rock Cafe (Riga, Marstalu 2/4). It will be his first time in Latvia and this concert is to support his brand new album Resolute (to be released on July 21st). The previous, his debut album, is called Vagabond and was released in 2014. A relevant role in its making, record and producing took his friend, a romantic British singer songwriter Passenger, also known as Michael Rosenberg. It’s worth mentioning that Passenger show in Riga last fall was completely sold out.

Sarah Brightman returns in Riga with Royal Christmas Gala

As part of the Royal Christmas Gala, international recording artist and the most successful soprano of all time, Sarah Brightman returns in Riga on 1st of December this year, together with Gregorian and other special guests, she will perform in Arena Riga.

DAVID GARRETT for the first time on tour in Latvia!

Fresh on the heels of the striking success of the first leg of his “EXPLOSIVE – LIVE” tour DAVID GARRETT announces his first ever date for his spectacular crossover program in Latvia for December 2017. This is the first time for David performing in the Baltics!

POSITIVUS FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES FIRST HEADLINERS - PIXIES, ELLIE GOULDING AND ALT-J

Pixies, Ellie Goulding and Alt-J are among the first announced acts set to perform at the 2017 Positivus Festival, which will be taking place at the beloved Fisherman’s park of Salacgrīva for the 11th time this year - from July 14 - 16.

The xx – first anounced artists of Sunset Festival 2017

With The xx – one of the world’s most recognised British bands, highly regarded by music critics – Sunset Festival starts announcing the program of coming Summer. This Summer in Sigulda Castle at least 4 worldwide artist shows are being planned, in each will perform local and foreign new artists as well. The next big names will be announced on Friday, March 3rd.

Fink will perform in Latvia for the first time

British Folk-Rock, Blues and Indie band “Fink” will perform in Riga on Friday, 29th of September in concert hall Palladium. The trio will visit Latvia during a support tour of their upcoming brand new album to be rolling out in spring. “Fink” has released 7 albums until now, of which commercially most succesfull have been “Perfect Darkness” (2011) and “Hard Believer” (2014). The best known hits are Looking Too Closely, This Is The Thing, Perfect Darkness, Sort Of Revolution, Yesterday Was Hard On All Of Us.

International music festival LABA DABA/GOOD NATURE

International music festival Laba Daba will take a place from August 4th to August 6th, 2017 in the Ligatne Parish, University of Latvia conference and recreation centre ’’Ratnieki’’. Reggae, ethno-folk, rock, electro, and other world music will be played – the kind of music that brightens up the world and cheers up people!

Neste World RX of Latvia. Tickets already on sale!

Neste World RX of Latvia is a world-class motorsport event taking place in Latvia, which puts the world’s best drivers – Petter Solberg, Sébastien Loeb, Mattias Ekström, as well as local stars Reinis Nitišs and Jānis Baumanis – in six hundred horsepower cars and lets them battle it out on the legendary Biķernieki track.

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS WILL PERFORM IN LATVIA FOR THE FIRST TIME!

Red Hot Chili Peppers have announced they will come to Latvia and play the impressive outdoor concert in Lucavsala, Riga on the bank of Daugava river on Thursday, 27 July 2017.

ROBBIE WILLIAMS THE HEAVY ENTERTAINMENT SHOW TOUR 2017.

At a press conference in London today, Robbie Williams announced his highly anticipated 2017 European stadium tour. Twenty-nine shows in eighteen countries are announced, opening with a date at Manchester’s Etihad Stadium on June 2nd 2017. Erasure will be joining Robbie Williams on the tour as special guests. Tickets go on sale this Friday, November 11. Robbie will perform a special one-off show at The Troxy in London this evening to celebrate receiving the prestigious BRITs Icon Award. The award is the highest accolade given by the BRIT Awards and has previously only been given to Elton John and David Bowie. It is only presented to artists whose writing, recording and performances have set them apart as having made a lasting impact on British culture, recognising the very highest level of achievement in music.

Enjoy Red Bull Thre3style at LMT SUMMER SOUND

LMT Summer Sound in cooperation with Red Bull brings to the festival in Liepāja a special two-night long Red Bull Thre3style Showcase. It will be an unforgettable closing celebration of Red Bull Thre3style Latvian championships with DJ sets from the winner and competitors, as well as performances by jury and special guests. LMT Summer Sound will take place from July 11th to 12th, and for those looking for the most enjoyable experience the festival has to offer, VIP tickets are finally available.
 
Red Bull Thre3style is a worldwide competition for DJs, where competitors are judged on their ability to mix three different music styles in 15 minutes to get the dance floor moving. Latvia will choose its representative for the World Finals in Baku, Azerbaijan, during the three shows in May in three cities in Latvia and at the final competition in Riga, on June 6th. LMT Summer Sound will offer the best from the Latvian competition with a special two-night program of the contenders and guests at Red Bull Thre3style Showcase venue place at the festival. Party vibes will be tuned by the Latvian representative to Baku, as well as by other local competitors. The dance floor will also be thrilled by DJ sets from the jury and selected finalists of other countries for the Red Bull Thre3style World Finals.
 
In its fourth year, LMT Summer Sound will kick off this year July 11th, for two days on the beach and seaside park by the Baltic Sea. The announced headliners of the festival include British electric pop duo Pet Shop Boys, British producer Naughty Boy, renowned Latvian singer Dons, as well as American musician Mykki Blanco and Lithuanian project Golden Parazyth. Visitors will have the opportunity to see the comeback after two years of Latvian hip-hop artist Gacho with his amazing new show. The announced line-up also includes Latvian artists Otra puse and Jenny May.
 
Overall, the festival hosts dozens of singers, DJs and artists, and the line-up of the LMT Summer Sound will be updated pretty soon. The price of the tickets for the festival will increase as event date approaches, so get your tickets now at Bilešu Serviss web page (www.bilesuserviss.lv) and ticket offices. The price of two-day ticket currently is 28 euro. The entry ticket for the camping area, as well as package consisting of two-day tickets and entry ticket to the camping area are sold for 35 euros. The price of a separate camping area ticket is 7 euros. If you are looking for the best experience of the festival, consider VIP tickets which are on sale by now for 70 euros and 85 euros for VIP ticket with VIP parking close to the festival entrance.
 
The festival is presented by Latvijas Mobilais Telefons, taste is provided by Cēsu alus, supported by Liepāja City Council and Liepāja City Culture Department.