For the first time in Riga virtuoso guitar player Joscho Stephan will perform at Latvian Radio Studio 1 on March 2nd.
“Riga Jazz Stage 2018” received 65 applications from 22 countries – Azerbaijan, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Italy, France, Finland, Germany, Great Britain, Russia, South Africa, Syria, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine and USA. The jury has started the selection of applicants who will be invited to a concert in Riga.
In January of 2018, the Latvian Radio Big Band will embark on a tour in the US, to perform in two world-famous jazz concert venues - Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola at the Lincoln Center in New York on January 8th and at Kennedy Center For Performing Arts in Washington D.C on January 10th.
The main jazz event in the springtime “Riga Jazz Stage 2018” will take place from April 5 till 7 in “Splendid Palace”. Tickets are available at “Bilesu serviss” ticket office and www.bilesuserviss.lv
Latvian pop punk band "Double Faced Eels" (DFE) has made a good progress on the international video site "YouTube" music show "Best.Cover.Ever." 7. series. The band managed to conquer Albanian origin pop Bebe Rexha sympathy and get the opportunity to perform together with her. On the wave of success this week DFE released the new single "Can't Let Go".
Congratulations to the winner of “Riga Jazz Stage 2017” in category “Jazz Guitar” Matiss Cudars with the Copyright Infinite Award 2007 for the piece "Our Little Secret", which has sounded on radio, television and concerts also in Germany!
From November 15 tickets to the International Jazz Artist Contest „Riga Jazz Stage 2018”, which take place at cinema “Splendid Palace” from April 5 till 7, are available at “Biļešu serviss” and www.bilesuserviss.lv.
One of Europe’s biggest jazz contest invites jazz vocalists and jazz bassists who are no older than 30 years old, from all over the world to apply for participation of Riga Jazz Stage 2018. This year contest takes place from April 4th till 7th at Splendid Palace.
On Tuesday, October 17th at Latvian National Library, Ziedonis Hall, Latvian Radio Bigband will present their second original music album – “Latvian Jazz Suite Vol. II” made in cooperation with young Latvian composers.