Positivus festival postponed to 2022
Once again, summer without Positivus festival. Due to the lasting Covid-19 pandemic, the festival still cannot take place in 2021.
I found a note from 5 years ago with questions I wanted to ask to my future self”
Latvian-Dutch Singer Annna Releases New Summer-Vibe Single
Five years ago, the 21 year old ANNNA wrote down 10 questions to her future self.
Jake Bugg Will Perform In The Palladium Riga Concert Hall In 2022
Sold out concerts, prestigious nominations, countless No. 1 hits, and here he will be, for the first time in Latvia, on May 6 next year, English musician Jake Bugg will perform in the Palladium concert hall.
Ed Sheeran Releases His Brand-New Single And Video ‘Bad Habits’
Ed Sheeran officially returns with his new single ‘Bad Habits’ , which is joined by the Dave Meyers-directed official video
Rabenau and Katrina Gupalo Release A Psychedelic Music Video
Electronical music producer Reinis Rabenau and singer Katrina Gupalo have teamed up to create a mind-bending new music video for the electropop single “I Can I Can I Can”.
The creation of the album “Lielā Plūsma” has been inspired by the contemplation of time, space, and existence. The musical material is based on the deeply resonating feelings of the ever-changing nature of the universe, the unstoppable rhythm of time and events, and me in both my roles of a musician and a human being as a part of this process – “Lielā Plūsma” (The Big Flow).
Virtuoso Guitarist Mārcis Auziņš Presents His Third Studio Album
Virtuoso guitarist Mārcis Auziņš releases his third studio album “Lielā Plūsma” (The Big Flow) that includes compositions composed during the last three years.
Second ‘Osokin’s Freedom Festival @152’ Will Take Place In July 2021
The second “Osokin’s Freedom Festival @152” will take place in Riga from July 7 – 11, during which various Latvian artists – Andrejs Osokins, Ģirts Krūmiņš, Rihards Lībietis, Magdalēna Geka, Iveta Cālīte, Katrīna Gupalo and others will perform with special concert programs for almost a week.
Maisie Peters Signs To Ed Sheeran’s Gingerbread Man Records
Maisie Peters is thrilled to announce that she has signed to Ed Sheeran’s Gingerbread Man Records, and will be releasing her debut album, ‘You Signed Up For This’, on August 27 (pre-order here).
Pink Fluids Releases Song ‘Salty Beaches’
he new psychedelic rock band “Pink Fluids” release their song “Salty Beaches” along with a video clip. This is the first single from the upcoming album “A Quick One Before The Mantis Gets You”.
Latvian Singer Estere Releases Her Debut Single
In the beginning of June young Latvian singer ESTERE (Estere Tauriņa) presented her debut single “Viena diena bez Tevis” (“One Day Without You”). The song is a favorite of the singer, created in a summer mood, and could be compared to warm summer evenings and nostalgic memories of the people whom they were once spent with.
Scott Bradlee and Postmodern Jukebox Return To Riga, Latvia
On March 25th of next year (2022), the pop-jazz phenomenon Scott Bradlee will perform at the Palladium Riga Concert Hall with the outstanding musicians’ association “Postmodern Jukebox” as part of the “Grand Reopening Tour”.
Lithuanian Pop Superstar Monique Releases New Single
Lithuanian pop princess singer-songwriter Monique released her new single “Friends”. Monique has also shared an official 70s style inspired companion music video for the song. This single marks Monique’s debut with Warner Music Baltics.
Crossover Festival ‘Laivā’ Will Take Place On The Lake Jugla Second Year In A Row
August 14, Riga, in this summer the only large-scale festival will take place on the shores of the Latvian Ethnographic Open-Air Museum on Jugla lake.
Latvian Musician Reinis Jaunais Invites To Enjoy ‘Dance Epidemic’
Reinis Jaunais, together with featuring artists, released a new music video for their song Dance Epidemic. The video is directed by Reinis’ wife Laima Jaunā. Reinis describes the filming process: ”It was lots of fun filming and walking around various places and different hoods in Riga
Riga International Film Festival Announces The First Films
The eighth Riga International Film Festival (RIGA IFF) will take place on 14-24 October this year. The festival invites audiences and filmmakers to a carefully curated selection of exceptional and current films, and continues to enhance the northern European cultural space by developing an internationally recognised cinema event in Latvia.
Latvian Techno Vector – Electronic Music Online Concert
An electronic music online concert: “Latvian Techno Vector” will take place from June 14th to June 21st. The event will be broadcasted from several scenic factory locations, where four electronic music Artists/DJs will perform: Black Moth, Ekva, Puffin, and Ksenia Kamikaza.
The Band ‘Sudden Lights’ Release A Joint Single With The Singer ANNNA
Sudden Lights, in collaboration with singer ANNNA, have remotely created the song “Aizņem man vietu” (ENG – “Save space for me”) which is now being released as a single. The indie and electro-pop style song is about friendship for which distance is not an obstacle.
The Summer Sound Festival Is Postponed To July 29 – 30, 2022
Taking into account the current situation in the country, the organizers of the festival have decided to move the festival Summer Sound, taking place in Liepāja, Latvia, to the summer of 2022 – July 29 and 30, almost completely preserving the entire program announced so far.
I am proud of how many wonderful Latvian musicians have been nominated for this award, which once again proves that Latvia is truly a world music superpower!
Pianist Andrejs Osokins Nominated For The Prestigious German Classical Music Award
On June 4 the nominees for the prestigious German classical music recording award Opus Klassik were announced, among which Latvian pianist Andrejs Osokins had four nominations.
Meet The Young Estonian Talent – Karl Killing
Estonian artist’s Karl Killing‘s latest song “powerless”, released on June 4, is the debut of the musician within Warner Music Baltics.
Estonian ‘Gram-Of-Fun’ Release New Single ‘Halo’
Gram-Of-Fun featuring HUEBYE “Halo” is about maintaining loving communication in the final stages of a relationship. The title of the song emphasizes the desire to end the relationship while maintaining good energy between the partners even if the relationship doesn’t last.
Estonian ‘Band Of The Year’ Lexsoul Dancemachine Release A Funky Cover
The 6-member funk and soul group Lexsoul Dancemachine released their take on the 90s hit single “Pump Up The Jam” by Technotronic accompanied with a live video. It is the first ever cover song by the Estonian funk band that has been releasing original music for 7 years.
‘Rihards Lībietis Orchestra’ Release New Album
On the 31st of May, “Rihards Lībietis Orchestra” released their fourth album “Willful Blindness”, together with a music video of the third single “Doublethink” directed by Laima Jaunā.
The Magical music of Harry Potter in Riga, Latvia already this autumn
On the evening of October 10th, Arena Riga will turn into the wonderful world of Harry Potter, which will be conjured up by the London Philharmonic and Symphonic Film Orchestra, together with renowned soloists, choir, as well as original actors. All this will be complemented by first-class sound, light and laser technologies.
Estonian Artist Yasmyn Releases Her Second Studio Album
YASMYN’s new studio album, released on the 26th of May by Estonian label TIKS rekords, is a mixture of neo-soul and alternative R&B.
Tallinn Music Week 2021 Conference Key Topics and First Speakers Revealed
The Creative Impact Conference, taking place within the international music and city festival Tallinn Music Week (TMW) on 1 – 2 October 2021, focuses on the importance of a strong local music ecosystem as well as solid global networks.
New Single ‘Differences’ From Estonian Artist Noëp
‘Differences’ is the first single from NOËP’s forthcoming debut album, released via Humming Records and Warner Music Baltics.
Eurovision Winners ‘Måneskin’ Set a Record And Conquer the Global Streaming Top
After a convincing performance and victory in the Eurovision Song Contest, the Italian band’s “Måneskin” song “Zitti e Buoni” takes ninth place in the global chart of Spotify, the most popular music streaming platform.
Michael Kiwanuka’s Concerts Are Postponed To 2022
Due to the restrictions of the pandemic that are still in force, music agency “8 Days A Week” announces new dates for the Michael Kiwanuka concert. The musician will perform in the Baltics in June of 2022. In Estonia – on June 9, in Latvia on June 10 and in Lithuania on June 11.