First contest draw – Riga Jazz Stage 2017 begins!

Shortly before the beginning of this year’s International Jazz Artist Contest “Riga Jazz Stage 2017”, contestants drew the order of April 6 performance at “Albert Hotel”. The night ended in laughter and everyone getting to know one another.
April 5, 2017, 22:02
Ance Jirgena

Director Diana Briezkalne whished the contestants good luck and that they may continue their quest in the world of jazz with brilliant performances, but the Artistic Director Maris Briezkalns – that the contestants give their best performances for the jury, but most importantly – for the audience!  


The green light for talent is lit!


International Jazz Artists Contest was founded in 2004 by Contemporary Music Centre. Ever since it was presented in a constant category of Jazz Vocal, as well as adding a different instrumental category every year.


In 2017, contest will be presented in two categories of Jazz Vocal and Jazz Guitar in Riga, Latvia from 6th till 8th of April.


Tickets to International Jazz Artist Contest “Riga Jazz Stage 2017” are available at “Bilesu Paradize” sales points and on-line.