Modern funk playground meets Artis Boris debut single
Artis Boris releases his debut single where the skills of a jazz pianist with an interest in synths, analogue sounds and beats are combined. His strong entry into the music scene puts him in the same category as Dam Funk, Temu, Dan Kye, and XL Middleton.
Film and music video submissions for RIGA IFF'23 are open
Riga International Film Festival will be held for the 10th time. Feature film, short film and music video submissions are open.
Latvian DJ Arman Aveiru makes history with first "EDMA" nomination
In the popular music award of the year "EDMA" in the nomination "Rising Mashup Artist Of The Year", a DJ from Latvia - DJ Arman Aveiru - is nominated for the first time in history.
Katrīna Gupalo & Ukrainian band Varakuta release a song and new donation campaign
Anthemic orchestral and drum & bass in "Kamēr pret sauli kāpu" song, created by Katrīna Gupalo and Ukrainian band Varakuta. Listen and support the fundraising campaign to help Ukrainian actor-sniper Mikhail Dosenko.
Viktors Buntovskis releases debut single "Mēness"
The X Factor contestant Viktors shares a song and music video about painful breakup.
Dan Lion's debut single "Trompete" inspired by life in Essex
Dan Lion shares the first sketch of his debut album - a song inspired by the English culture and life in Essex.
Zelta Mikrofons: Epic performances, impressive scenography and NFT awards
On February 18, the annual Latvian music recording award ceremony, "Zelta Mikrofons '23," took place at the Ķīpsala Exhibition Center, awarding 21 nominations.
Drummer Kārlis Roberts Kalējs showcases creativity in "Ode to Becoming" album
Kārlis Roberts Kalējs releases an album "Ode to Becoming". Each track is composed and arranged entirely on drums.
Latvia and Estonia announce Eurovision contestants
In Latvia and Estonia, the Eurovision Song Contest national selection winners were chosen on Saturday, February 11. In the national selection of Latvia, the band Sudden Lights won, while Alika was selected as the representative of Estonia.
Find your strength with Mikus Mustang's latest composition
Mikus Mustang has released his own instrumental composition "Human Attacks Human".
"Forever" video: A story of timeless emotion by Markus Riva
Filmed in Los Angeles, a music video for Markus Riva's latest single "Forever" has been released. The single was created in collaboration with producer Gharah PK, whose list of produced musicians includes Chris Brown, Craig David, Nicole Scherzinger, and the K-pop group AESPA.
Latvian Artist Redefines Alternative Country with "Baby Lightning"
Latvian artist Kristiāns Laizāns has announced his new alt-country project "Red Lung" and releases a single "Baby Lightning" from his upcoming debut EP "Sleepless".
FAKTS Makes triumphant return to music with "Neuztraucies"
After a longer break, musician FAKTS returns to the public music scene with a new song "Neuztraucies".
RAUM's "Fake Love" addresses toxic relationships
RAUM, a Latvian musician, has released a new single called "Fake Love" that continues the theme of toxic relationships present in his previous release, "Plans".
Supernova 2023: Latvia's quest for Eurovision glory begins
Latvia's Supernova national competition for the Eurovision Song Contest has announced its 15 semi-finalists, who will compete live on February 4 for a spot in the finals on February 11.
Taran & Lomov releases a collaborative EP with Agat from Riga
Taran & Lomov delivers a collaborative EP recorded with Latvian artist Agat, with a remix by techno producer Ksenia Kamikaza.
B OPTIMIST fifth studio album "Gaiteņi"
Studio album „Gaiteņi” (eng. - "Corridors") is like a road with different twists and turns & features 11 original songs written over the past two years. Listen...
Indygo and rock music legends visualise their music piece
The energetic rock trio Indygo featuring Latvian rock music legends Māris Žigats (Pienvedēja Piedzīvojumi) and Lapsene (Artis Dvarionas) finally is visualising their music piece "Bet Tu Steidz" (eng. - "But you are in a hurry").
Niklāss says goodbye to his old self in song & music video for "Lēti un naivi"
Niklāss releases his second single "Lēti un naivi" (eng. - "Cheap and naive") and a music video. Watch now..
Sub Scriptum new single and charity tour
Listen to Sub Scriptum new single "Troksnis" (eng. - “The noise”) and watch the music video before their charity tour.
Art rock group Perestroika releases debut album "Memorial Server"
Memorials are dedicated to the dearly departed - memorial servers are dedicated to their infinite online forms. Listen now..
Gallery: Sigur Rós creates magic in Riga
Icelandic band Sigur Rós created a beautiful and soul-touching mood at the only show in Baltics. View gallery...
Erased by Sunrise shares new song
The alternative rock quartette "Erased by Sunrise" is back with a new single titled "Drown".
Gallery: The Cure opens tour with a show in Riga
Legendary The Cure started their tour in Riga. Truly special night and a dream come true for many music fans. View gallery
Apply to songwriting camp RIGaLIVE #8
Music authors, lyricists, performers, and song producers are invited to apply for their participation in the songwriting camp RIGaLIVE #8.
Elizabete Balčus releases new album that immerses listener in richly-imaginative parallel reality
Take a journey through music crafted by a full-time artist, with a method actor-like devotion to discovering new musical possibilities.
More than 100 local, European and international films at RIGA IFF
Riga International Film Festival offers broad programme of more than 100 local, European, and international films.
Photo gallery: Grand concert honours Raimonds Pauls' music
Raimonds Pauls' music was celebrated on September 10 at Daugava Stadium in Riga. View photos..
Photo Gallery: Soulful James Arthur in Sigulda, Latvia
Warm, soulful and melodic evening with english singer, The X factor winner, James Arthur. View gallery...
Brainstorm finish epic tour gathering 110 000 music lovers in 5 cities
In total, the concerts in five Latvian cities were attended by approximately 110,000 listeners, who had a chance to enjoy the new album songs as well as long-loved compositions. See gallery...
Special guest at James Arthur shows in Baltics - charming Estonian Daniel Levi
It has become known that Estonian pop artist Daniel Levi with his band will warm up the audience before the romantic British singer James Arthur in Baltics.
Photo gallery: Summer Sound Day 1
Summer Sound music festival in Liepaja has started. Check out the highlights of first festival day - Go_A, Dagamba, Gacho, Riton.
Fresh single by SKRAPNESHI and Ralfs Eilands
Feel your inner and outer freedom with DJ duo SKRAPNESHI and Ralfs Eilands' new single "Feel That."
ANNNA releases ‘Sus-Pop’ single "Confetti" and quirky music video
Latvian/Dutch independent producer, songwriter, and artist ANNNA has delivered the title track from her upcoming ‘Confetti’ EP as well as a quirky video involving fans. Watch...
What to see at Positivus Festival? Choose your mood!
Bobe.me put together a list of artists you should see at Positivus Festival based on the mood you're looking for! See our recommendations...
Synthesis of rock and electronic music in JAUDA's new mini-EP
Latvian band JAUDA recently released their latest studio album called “EPILOG”. The new release is a mini-EP with five covers of well-known songs and an electronic experimental "outro" track called “Epilogue”.
New musician osiits releases debut mini-album about mental health and music video
Meet the new musician osiits - listen to his first mini-album "Life, accept it as it is and live on", watch a music video for the song "Here and now" and read in-depth stories about each of the songs.
Explore kinky wonderland in Podruga's new dance track
Alternative pop band Podruga has just released a melancholic dance track "Don't Let Me Down" inspired by the 90s indie electronica. Airy and liberating, it makes you tempted to follow the White Rabbit and find your own Wonderland.
Special guests of Placebo concert in Sigulda - Sibyl Vane and Purple Negative
Pärnu residents Sibyl Vane and Rigans Purple Negative have been confirmed as special guests at the sold-out Placebo concert at Sigulda castle ruins on June 22nd.
"The Bad Tones" welcomes summer with new single and reveals album release date
Latvian band “The Bad Tones” has published a new single “Sunny Side” from their homecoming EP “Back Together Forever”, which will see the light of day in late June.
Interview: Get to know Imagine Dragons - throwback to bobe.me chats with the band
Look back in time and get to know Imagine Dragons in interview from Positivus Festival 2013 and a phone call from 2017.
Latvian artist Patriks releases debut album “PENUMBRA”
Go on an emotional love rollercoaster with Patriks in his debut album "PENUMBRA," which is based on a touching story from the songwriter's personal life.
Patriks releases a retro synth pop single “GIVING UP” and announces debut album
Latvian singer/songwriter Patriks has released the last single "GIVING UP" - retro synth pop sound and a vintage music video shot on analog 16mm film.
Hypnotic synth loops in Queer On Acid new EP "Cruising"
Electronic music duo from Latvia Queer On Acid offers kick drums, stomping grooves, hypnotic synths loops and arps in their new EP "Cruising"
1 day left to bid for Latvian musician CDs, merch and private concerts in support for Ukraine
"Ukrainas Cilvēkiem" offers an exclusive auction with participation of Latvian musicians - Katrīna Dimanta, Kārlis Kazāks, The Sound Poets, Rihards Lībietis, Triāna Park, Reinis Jaunais, Linda Leen and Rīta Stienis. Bid for your fave offer!
Jazz vocalist Jekaterina Sarigina releases debut album "Mayflower"
Jazz vocalist Jekaterina Sarigina introduces a carefully balanced set in her debut album Mayflower. Listen...
Open call for bands: be the opening act for OneRepublic Baltic shows
Musicians and bands from the Baltics, this is your chance to shine in front of big crowds and surprise OneRepublic fans. Apply for the opening act spot!
Rock trio B OPTIMIST announce their fifth studio album with new song & video “Akvareļos”
Rock trio B OPTIMIST play energetic and emotional rock music in Latvian since 2013. The band has announced their fifth studio album with a new song and video “Akvareļos”.
Lolita Ritmanis wins Grammy Award for empowering album "Women Warriors: The Voices of Change"
Latvian - American composer Lolita Ritmanis has received a Grammy Award for the album "Women Warriors: The Voices of Change".