36 artists applied to warm up stage for Hurts - your vote matters!
Explore the contestants and vote for the bands/musicians that captivate your heart and mind to help them get the unique chance to shine in front of big crowds and surprise Hurts fans!
“Thanks to TikTok I’ve found so much daily inspiration, new tricks and tips, as well as interesting thoughts and sample ideas for songwriting. That’s how N.Y.M.P.H.O.maniac was born!"
NOËP releases TikTok inspired song “N.Y.M.P.H.O.maniac”
NOËP shares how TikTok has broadened his approach to songwriting and introduces new song. Listen!
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.
Apply to perform at noteworthy showcase festival - MENT Ljubljana
The MENT Ljubljana festival will be held in Slovenia from March 29 to 31. The Baltic Focus will be MENT's first-ever focus at the festival in 2023, featuring a variety of Baltic artists, music professionals, product presentations, and conference topics.
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...
Pacific K Releases New Solo EP ‘Light Variations’
Test this one! The new “Light Variations EP” is out on July 30, gathering 4 solo variations of the band’s songs.
Ieva Irbina Talks Organising Festivals In The ‘New Normal’
'CAN! BE!' Festival organiser Ieva Irbina talks the upcoming festival and its lineup, the process of organising events in the 'new normal' as well as being the spokesperson for the Event and Entertainment Industry in Latvia during the Pandemic and future of events as such.
‘CAN! BE!’ Festival Without Distance In Riga, July 30-31
‘CAN! BE!’ Festival organiser Ieva Irbina talks the upcoming festival and its lineup, the process of organising events in the ‘new normal’ as well as being the spokesperson for the Event and Entertainment Industry in Latvia during the Pandemic and future of events as such.
The Choral Music Opus ‘Overwhelmed On The Shore’ Premiere
The choral music opus by Kristaps Krievkalns and Kārlis Kazāks “Overwhelmed on the Shore” (LV – “Krastā saviļņots”) premiered on Saulkrasti beach.
The Boondocks Trade Indie-Rock For Punk
The Boondocks‘ new single “Whatever You Said Went Over My Head” signals the beginning of a new chapter in the indie band’s discography.
“It’s a song where George Orwell meets rock & roll”
Estonian Rock Band 'Dramamama' Release New Single
New single “Head Above The Water” (released on July 12) is the second single from a new record due to be released late 2021 and features a new lineup with Jörgen Pakkas on guitar and a Finnish drummer Jeremia Kangas on drums.
Ovum Released The Second Taran & Lomov EP
After their Ovum Recordings debut last August the Latvian production and DJ duo Taran & Lomov makes a return to the legendary imprint this July.
New Music Festival ‘Vasara Kaune 2021’ - ‘Summer In Kaunas 2021’
New music festival “VASARA KAUNE 2021” (ENG – “SUMMER IN KAUNAS 2021”) will betaking place at one of the most beautiful places in Lithuania – the VMU Botanical Garden on August 17-22.
Second Osokin’s Music Festival Takes Place Already This Week
The second “Osokin’s Freedom Festival @152” will take place in Riga from July 7 to 11, during which favorite Latvian artists will perform in nine concerts with special concert programs.
Sume Festival In Tallinn, July 2-3
This Friday & Saturday, from July 2 – 3, the SUME Festival will finally take place in Tallinn, Estonia!
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”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lithuanian Superstar DJ Jovani Releases Single ‘Be Right Back’
Lithuanian top DJ Jovani released his first single via Warner Music Baltics a nostalgic summer dance track called “Be Right Back”.
Event Industry Professionals Issue An Open Petition For Eu Authority Wearelive.Pro
Representatives of 16 associations from 14 countries from Central-Northern Europe developed a platform for event organizers and appealed to European Parliament with demand of the Inclusion of event industry representatives in the European Economy Commissions.
Musician Rick Feds Releases Second Single From the Upcoming Album
Musician Rick Feds releases the second single “Crickets”, which was made in collaboration with singer Annemaria, and surprises with an unusual sound for Latvia.
Guitarist Gints Smukais Releases New Single And Invites To Concert
Gints Smukais presents the first single “Thaw” from his upcoming album “Thaw” / “Atkusnis” and invites to the open-air album opening concert on July 31 that will be taking place on a floating stage on the Raiskums Lake in the territory of camping “Apaļkalns”.
Chris Noah Releases Video For The Single ‘The Line’
Latvian singer and song writer Chris Noah releases video for the single “The Line” (released on January 2020) that has already gained recognition amongst radio stations and reached the 14th place in the overall top of Latvian radio stations’ most played songs.
‘Daddy Was A Milkman’ Releases New Song For This Summer
One of the most popular Lithuanian artists ‘Daddy Was A Milkman” presents new song ‘Innocent Town’ filled with warmth and sunshine of the upcoming summer!
Trad.Attack! ’Make Your Move’ New Album Out Now
Trad.Attack! released the most meticulous album of their career so far.
Erica Jennings Releases Her New Single 'Jumped Right In'
“It’s about how we humans have this beautiful and sometimes painful tendency to dive into things head first, straight in the deep end, especially when it comes to love.
Kris & Oz and Phonetica Release Single on The King Street Sounds Label
“Changes”, the single produced by Latvian indie-soul band Kris & Oz and deep house project Phonetica, last Friday dropped on the legendary King Street Sounds in New York.