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International Jazz Artist Contest Riga Jazz Stage 2017 is announced!

Riga Jazz Stage is an annual event held in Riga bringing together Latvian and foreign rising jazz stars and allowing the audience to empathize for creative competition and simply enjoy yet unheard jazz interpretations. It is a great opportunity for young jazz talents to obtain recognition, discover their own talents and present themselves on the international level. 

Riga Jazz Stage participants shine on Shure Montreux Jazz Voice Competition's stage

Shure Montreux Jazz Voice Competition is a years-going young jazz artist competition organized within the framework of Montreux Jazz Festival. This year singer from Latvia - Arta Jēkabsone, finalist of Riga Jazz Stage 2015, has won the 1st place, but Erik Leuthauser, the Grand Prix winner in the vocal category of Riga Jazz Stage 2016, got the 2nd place.

Riga Jazz Stage finalists take part in the festival "Rīgas Ritmi 2016”

This year the jazz, world and improvised music festival “Rīgas Ritmi” is celebrating its 16 years anniversary and within the four day festival (29.06-02.07.) a wide and colorful program is scheduled, enabling the audience to experience legendary musician’s concerts, but also to witness the new and upcoming jazz stars.

Riga Jazz Stage 2016 contest jam sessions!

International jazz artist contest Riga Jazz Stage 2016 is going to enrich the program with improvisation evenings, which are going to be held on 6th, 8th and 9th of April at the music hall Daile. During the event contestants and local musicians will show their skills on jam sessions.