TILL AUGUST 30
ART EVENT: Kristians Brekte and Modris Svilāns. All’arm, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM, Riga
From July 30 to August 30 of this year, the exhibition hall “Riga Art Space” Intro Hall (Kungu Street 3) will host the exhibition “ALL’ARM” by artists Kristians Brekte and Modris Svilāns for which the artists have created several artistic paraphrases about one of the most unusual alternative music instruments – termenvox or theremin. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the invention of the Russian engineer and musician Lev Termen. Instrument that stimulates sound in response to human hand movements without even touching it. The sound that results from the reaction is unusual and mesmerizing, it creates a mystical, slightly scary mood. The theremin is considered to be the world’s first electric musical instrument and is fascinating due to the unusual fate of its inventor. Come see their interpretation!
AUGUST 3-5 AND 8-9
THEATRE EVENT: Vladislavs Nastavševs | Trīs māsas (Three Sisters), 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM, Riga
Theatre director Vladislav Navstavshev offers Anton Chekhov’s play “Three Sisters” in his interpretation. Anton Chekhov’s “Three Sisters” is like a portal from one era of change to another. The performance, in which artificial intelligence will come to life along with the characters, offers the viewer a new, but perhaps long-standing model of the world, in which the nationalities of actors disappear and there is only one way for them to go together – the way to the unknown. TICKETS
MUSIC EVENT: Juris Kaukulis / Open-Air Concert, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM, Riga
Soloist, guitarist and songwriter Juris Kaukulis of the rock band “Dzelzs Vilks” will perform in “Dēkainis”! Juris Kaukulis is one of the most prominent representatives of Latvian rock music, and also one of the few rock musicians who believes that rock can sound well in the native Latvian language. This concert is a great opportunity to meet the musician in a relaxed, cozy atmosphere and truly feel the current of energy created by him! TICKETS
MUSIC EVENT: Neon Saturdays | Bad Habits Open-Air Concert at Spīķeri, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM, Riga
Spīķeri open-air stage will kick-off August with powerful concerts from bands “Bad Habits” and “Neon Saturdays”! Free entrance. Come be part of it!
MUSIC EVENT: Ainars Mielavs in the fon Stricka villa garden, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM, Riga
Ainars Mielavs has been a singer and songwriter since 1986. Come see him perform now live in his open-air concert in the Fon Stricka Villa garden! TICKETS
MUSIC EVENT: Jolanta Gulbe Paškeviča / Summer Festival 2020, 7:00 PM – 10:30 PM, Riga
Presenting her new music album “Gaisma krīt” live in concert – Jolanta Gulbe Paškeviča will play specially selected songs of Latvian composers that are very important to her. Come listen!
MUSIC EVENT: TESA & Darja Kazimira, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM, Riga
TESA is an experimental rock music band, founded in 2005, and its members have remained unchanged since the creation! Tessa’s music is instrumental – using a variety of dynamics and rhythm options, emotional melodies and sound distortion, the band conjures up a suggestive and fabulous soundscape. Come and enjoy the soundscapes of the night. Free entrance.
MUSIC EVENT: Renārs Veličko | Concert on the Summer Terasse, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM, Valmiera
Let’s celebrate the beginning of August with a concert by singer Renārs Veličko! Renārs Veličko has been involved in music for about 15 years and has played in several groups of different genres, come see what he has been up to lately! Free entrance.
MUSIC EVENT: Deniss Paškevičs & Sig & Artis Orubs, 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM, Riga
Jazz concert on August 6 at 21:00 on the outdoor stage of the new Tallinas Street block. Entrance to the open-air concert – 1 euro! Deniss Pashkevich – is a saxophonist, composer, producer, jazz and improvisation music teacher. Sig is a French film director and jazz musician. Artis Orubs is an epic drummer. Come check all 3 out live!
MUSIC EVENT: Labvēlīgais Tips / Ikšķile, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM, Ikskile
IKSKILE stage. It will be a reunion with friends, relatives, neighbors and other fans of the group. Come join the reunion! TICKETS
MUSIC EVENT: Outdoor Raft with Mazais Princis, 8:00 PM – 2:00 AM, Riga
Legend has it that with the arrival of the group Mazais Princis, love also comes … and so this love is still present in every of the group’s farewell tour retreats! Come feel the love! TICKETS
MUSIC EVENT: Jānis Šipkēvics un mākslinieku ansamblis “Nepāriet”, 8:00 PM – 9:15 PM, Liepaja
On August 7th Jānis Šipkēvics and the artists’ ensemble “Nepāriet” will perform as part of the traditional cultural program of Jānis Čakste Square in the heart of Liepāja city. The program of the concert series is based on the joint work of Ainars Mielavs and Imants Kalniņš, created in 1997.
MUSIC EVENT: Fontaine 250: RĪGAS MODES, 7:00 PM – 11:50 PM, Liepaja
Rigas Modes a Latvian indie/electro/new wave group live on stage to celebrate life! Joined by Dj Arizz later! TICKETS
FAIR EVENT: Lithuanian Days in Liepāja, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Liepaja
A very special Lithuanian craftsmen, designer and food producer fair in Liepaja! There will be Lithuanian, clothing & accessory designers and more! All Liepaja residents and guests are invited to visit the fair and prepare for a stylish autumn!
Are you ready to party?! A triple show is coming your way! Rick Feds – one of the top “Topfinger-drumming” representatives in the world – is bringing Packman, Liepaja rapper, the new man on the scene, with him as support, together with a new creative association that has been born quickly and uninterruptedly this summer – singer and pianist Katrīna Gupalo, together with musician and producer Oriole, have created a unique musical tandem. Their performance – combining Oriole’s mastery of electronic music with Katrina’s sensual voice and virtuoso piano playing – fascinates even the most sceptical music lover! GET READY! TICKETS
MUSIC EVENT: Pienvedēja Piedzīvojumi, 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM, Liepaja
The winners of the Latvian Music Record of the Year Award “Golden Microphone” in the category “Rock Music Album” group “Pienvedēja Piedzīvojumi” will visit Liepāja, culture house “Wiktorija” on August 8. The concert will feature songs from the latest album “Nelaiks” and the band’s biggest hits tested over time. Come and enjoy! TICKETS
MUSIC EVENT: Festival “LAIVĀ” (“IN THE BOAT”). Tautumeitas & Dagamba, 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM, Latvian Open-Air Museum
Entrance to the festival is only for visitors in boats. Each visitor needs an entrance ticket and a boat. Purchase an entrance ticket and, if necessary, a boat rental ticket. The Laiva Festival is the first inter-genre festival in the Baltics, inviting listeners to board boats on Lake Jugla overlooking the Open-Air Museum and enjoy the scenic corner of Riga. TICKETS
MUSIC EVENT: Open-Air Raft with ansis, 8:00 PM – 2:00 AM, Riga
Walking between trends and even the expectations of his own listeners and major supporters, ansis has come to the Open-Air Raft, where he and his brother 181h (Netīrās Cilpas) will do what he does best at the DJ console – rap! Come listen and go crazy! TICKETS