More and more events are returning to ‘real-life’ format, inviting audiences to enjoy music in cars or in very small circles. Still some online events happening as well, connecting cities and countries. Choose your format and mark your calendar for Thursday to Sunday events happening in Latvia.
DRIVE-IN CONCERT: Guitarist Kaspars Zemītis drive-in concert. 9:30 PM – 10:30 PM
The concert program will include compositions from the guitarist’s last solo album “Vētra Klusumā (ENG “Storm in Silence”) – Emils Darzins’ wonderful composition “Melancholic Waltz”, Latvian folk songs, and, of course, his original music. There will also be several new cover versions of already popular songs that have been made in recent months. TICKETS
ON LOCATION Event: Platon Buravicky / Backyard Concert, 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Platons on the piano of Kultūrbāra Balodis, only twenty-two listeners! Don’t miss your chance to be one of them! TICKETS
CAR CONCERT: Aija Andrejeva’s Album “Es Iešu Tālāk” (ENG-I Will Go Further) PRESENTATION, 7 PM – 9 PM
Description: Aija Andrejeva has completed work on her new album, and it will be presented in accordance with the restrictions set in the country. “Even if everything has stopped, I have to go further,” says Aija, “each of my albums is a transformation, and if the album has not come out, then the circle is not over. ” The special guests of the presentation concert will be Agnese Rakovska and Kristīne Pāže. TICKETS
CAR CONCERT: Carnival Youth and Deep Purple (Dziļi Violets) Charity Car Concert, 8 PM – 9 PM
‘Domina Shopping’ offers to enjoy the first of three concerts of the charity concert series, in which the lively and vital performances of the groups Carnival Youth and Deep Purple will be heard. The concert will take place on the roof of the parking lot. TICKETS
JUNE 4 – 7
Come join in on #VIEDI Summer Festival’s concert and movie programme. More info.
ONLINE Event: Cosmic electronics on the roof of the Great Amber. 10:00 PM – Midnight. Free live stream: on the Great Amber Concert Hall’s Facebook page.
In this unusual time, concert halls and culture establishments are on the lookout for more new ways of hosting shows. If the audience cannot come to us, we will go to the audience!
In light of the restrictions on gathering during the pandemic, the Liepāja concert hall Great Amber has prepared a new summer program which can be viewed online. We want to open the summer season with a dazzling event! In collaboration with the ambassadors of electronic music in Latvia, Dirty Deal Audio, we have prepared a surprise for our listeners, an adventure like none before – a concert on the rooftop of the concert hall Great Amber!
With the sun setting and dyeing the panorama of Liepāja in lively colors, ambient cosmic electronic music will be performed, enriched will an intricately created lighting design. Five brilliant Latvian electronica artists will be performing live from the rooftop.
CAR CONCERT: ‘Dakota’ and ‘Ducele’ Charity Car Concert, 8 PM – 9 PM
Domina Shopping invites fans of national rhythms and country music to one of the three concerts of the charity concert series with the bands “Dakota” and “Ducele”. The concert will take place on the roof of the parking lot on the A side of Domina Shopping. TICKETS
All proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to the charity that supports culture workers who have suffered due to the Covid-19 crisis. More about the event
CAR CONCERT: #VIEDI Summer Festival – the legendary Latvian band’s “Pērkons” car concert, 7 PM – 8:30 PM
#VIEDI summer festival powerfully opens the summer concert season with a car concert of the legendary Latvian rock band “Pērkons”. TICKETS
ON LOCATION Event: Front Row Concert. Valters Pūce, Dainis Tenis, 3 concerts – 6 PM, 7:30 PM & 9 PM
The premiere of the programme “Bez Elektrības” (ENG- Without Electricity).The musicians promise their listeners an acoustic and emotion-filled Friday night with hits of classical and popular music on the cello and piano.
An exclusive month-long series of live concert stories “Front Row Concert” has been launched in the cultural space “Hanzas Perons”. In each concert, only 20 guests will have the opportunity to enjoy a cozy, personal, acoustic concert story – a musical conversation over a glass of wine between friends who have not met for a long time – musicians and listeners. TICKETS
ON LOCATION Event: Vladislavs Nastavševs & Katrīna Gupalo | Osokin’s Mini Festival @152, 8:00PM – 9:00 PM
In the forth concert of ‘Osokin’s Mini Festival @152’ two powerful artists – theatre director, composer and musician Vladislavs Nastavševs and singer, songwriter Katrīna Gupalo, will bring you theatre music. TICKETS
Katrīna Gupalo is one of the most extraordinary Latvian musicians – owner of a strong and sensual voice, composer, pianist, creator and producer of musical performances. Thanks to her education in three different fields of art – piano, vocal and theater, Katrīna is able to conjure an unusual, expressive and extremely sensual world on stage. Vladislavs Nastavshevs is a theatre director, musician and composer. One of his creative style features is the integrity of the idea and the organic fusion of all the design elements of the performance, as the director often also works as a set designer and composer. But Vladislav Nastavshev’s talent has another side: he performs his own songs, including songs from plays.
ON LOCATION Exhibition: MULTIMEDIA EXHIBITION: Van Gogh’s “Letters to Theo”, 12:00PM, 3:00 PM, 6:00 PM. TICKETS
It is an incredibly sensual multimedia show based on letters Van Gogh has addressed to his brother Theo. You will not only be able to see more than 400 masterpieces of a great master written at different stages of his life – during his life and work in Paris, Arles and Auvergne in Oasis, but also feel his world through the prism of letters written in first person and revealing the master’s soul and emotions.
ON LOCATION Exhibition: MULTIMEDIA EXHIBITION: The great modernists, 2:00 PM, 5:00 PM. TICKETS
In the frames of the closed show, two grand multimedia exhibitions will be demonstrated – “Michelangelo. Creation of the World ”and“ Gustav Klimt. With love until death.” You will have a unique opportunity to see three-dimensional models of sculptures, large-scale murals in the smallest details, take a virtual tour of the Sistine Chapel and plunge into the era of the High Renaissance.
ONLINE Event: Dzintari Concert Hall Season Opening Concert. 9:20 PM – 11:00 PM
On June 6, the annual Dzintari Concert Hall summer season opening concert will take place in Jūrmala city. True, it will be “different”, because there will be no audience in the venue. However, for the first time, the world’s most famous Latvian tenor Alexander Antonenko, Maestro Raimonds Pauls and the Latvian Radio Big Band will meet on a stage with a musically diverse program that attracts the feelings of summer. Watch it online on “100g kultūras” Facebook page.
ON LOCATION Event: Concert series MASA #2: Erki Parnoja, Evija Vēbere, 7:00PM – 10:00PM
Estonian artist ERKI PARNOJA is a singer, multi-instrumentalist and a member of the band ‘Ewert and The Two Dragons’. Latvian singer EVIJA VĒBERE experiments with various electronic and acoustic sounds, creating dreamy, anxious compositions. TICKETS
ON LOCATION Event: Rēzija Kalniņa & Andrejs Osokins at 152, 6:00 PM and 8:00 PM
From May 29, come check out the first Osokin’s Mini Festival @152, taking place in Riga on two weekends, offering listeners a unique musical program. On June 6 two outstanding artists – beloved actress and director Rēzija Kalniņa and Andrejs Osokins himself, have created the first joint program in which poetry and music will meet. TICKETS
CAR CONCERT: #VIEDI Summer Festival – rock band’s “Dzelzs Vilks” concert, 7 PM – 8:30 PM
ON LOCATION Event: Front Row Concert. Ainars Mielavs, Aigars Votišķis. 3 concerts – 6:00 PM, 7:30 PM & 9:00 PM
“In this time of global uncertainty, live performance is supernaturally important for every performing artist. It gives hope that cannot be found otherwise. I hope to feel the indescribable energetic interaction of artists and listeners again and as often as possible. ” says Ainars Mielavs. TICKETS
An exclusive month-long series of live concert stories “Front Row Concert” has been launched in the cultural space “Hanzas Perons”. In each concert, only 20 guests will have the opportunity to enjoy a cozy, personal, acoustic concert story – a musical conversation over a glass of wine between friends who have not met for a long time – musicians and listeners.
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