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".
Virtual gallery Supportissimo - buy an artwork and help Ukraine
The art and culture website Arterritory.com have launched a virtual gallery "Supportissimo" featuring Latvian artists and invite art lovers to purchase artworks and donate money in support for Ukraine.
Carnival Youth welcome the sunrise with beautiful music in support for Ukraine
Take a look at the first "Meeting Point" performance in Riga. Sunrise and beautiful melodies by Carnival Youth.
Over 40 musicians unite in a song and music video "Resistance"
Watch the music video "Resistance" and see behind the scenes photo gallery.
Help people of Ukraine by listening to EZERI "Plāns Ledus"
Latvian band EZERI invites you to purchase and listen to a new, previously unreleased song called “Plāns Ledus" in order to support the people of Ukraine during this difficult time.
The winners of Latvian Music Recording Awards “Zelta Mikrofons 2022” revealed
Latvia's largest annual awards ceremony “Zelta Mikrofons 2022” together with the country's leading artists, dedicated the ceremony and concert to Ukraine, its people, and world peace.
New single and video "Muoseņa" by Tautumeitas and Renārs Kaupers
Ethno music group Tautumeitas and Renārs Kaupers present their latest collaboration - the single “Muoseņa" from the upcoming Tautumeitas album "Skrejceļš", and a music video.
Carnival Youth release a very milky music video
Carnival Youth release a new music video for a song "Piena ceļš".
Rock band Quickstrike are here to do some damage with LP "None of a Kind"
Latvian rock band Quickstrike make a loud statement and release their debut album “None of a Kind”. “We’re here to do some damage," states the band.
#showthelove playlist of all-time fave love songs
We asked Baltic musicians and our followers to share their favourite love songs. The result - #showthelove playlist. Listen!
Citi Zēni, Monika Liu and Stefan represents Baltics in Eurovision Song Contest
On Saturday evening, all three Baltic countries - Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia - held the finals of the national preselections for the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 and selected the winners to perform in Turin, Italy.
The most valuable song of the Latvian Radio 2 poll "Muzikālā Banka" has been announced
On Saturday evening, the most valuable song of the Latvian Radio 2 poll “Muzikālā Banka 2021” was announced at the Daugavpils Olympic Centre in Latvia.
I believe every person listening to the song will find themselves in it, as the song talks about betrayal, shattered illusions and that someone's actions will always tell you everything you need to know.
Latvian Pacific K and Lithuanian Ingaja collaborate and release song "Bullet"
"Bullet" combines deep indie sounds, a minimalistic, yet driving beat, lush guitars and both of their vocals which blend together very naturally and seamlessly.
Raimonds Pauls and the Latvian Radio Big Band have released a new jazz record
The record includes jazz suites composed by pianist and composer Raimonds Pauls in the 1960s, which were re-recorded in the Latvian Radio studio where Maestro played together with the Latvian Radio Big Band.
Loopout release EP "Music From Nowhere" and music video
The EP "Music from Nowhere" has six songs and two of them feature Latvian singer Elizabete Gaile.
An unexpected comeback - Arstarulsmirus ft. Gustavo "Man patīk"
A long waited return - Arstarulsmirus meets Gustavo in a new song and video "Man patīk".
5 reasons to attend The Cure concert in Riga
Still wondering whether to attend The Cure concert? Here are 5 reasons, why to see the famous band in Riga, Latvia.
The Coco'nuts releases new music video “Getting Dark”
Latvian indie band “The Coconuts” have released a new single and music video – a visual tale of a young man taking a trip on a train and in his mind simultaneously.
“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.
Lexsoul Dancemachine Digitally Release ‘Pump Up The Jam’
It is the first ever cover song by the Estonian funk band that has been releasing original music for 7 years.
Latvian Singer And Songwriter Taurud Releases New Single
After a successful start last year ‘Taurud’ continues his journey and has a new exciting release.
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.
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).
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.