One of Europe’s biggest jazz contest, Riga Jazz Stage, invites jazz vocalists and jazz bassists from all over the world to apply for participation of Riga Jazz Stage 2018. Application submission will start October 2017.
Each year Riga Jazz Stage welcomes rising jazz stars in the capital of Latvia, Riga. Riga Jazz Stage allows the audience to go along with the competition spirit and to enjoy jazz in yet unheard interpretations. The contest is a great way for young jazz talents to get known, show their skills and present themselves internationally.
Ever since the beginning in 2004, 186 musicians from 29 countries had participated in the contest. Among laureates are also famous Latvian musicians, such as Intars Busulis, Kristīne Prauliņa, Daumants Kalniņš, Kristaps Vanadziņš, Andris Buiķis and others.
International Jazz Artists Contest Riga Jazz Stage 2017 Grand Prix winners were Shenel Jonns from USA in Jazz Vocal category, and Latvian guitarist Matīss Čudars in the category of Jazz Guitar.
Tickets for the contest concerts will soon be available at all Biļešu Serviss ticket offices and the Biļešu Serviss website.