Tickets to the contest concerts already on sale!

From April 4th to 6th, jazz music lovers are welcome to “Riga Jazz Stage 2019” contest concerts and Gala Concert with the special performance of Portuguese jazz diva Maria João.
December 21, 2018, 10:59

International Jazz Artist Contest “Riga Jazz Stage 2019” as usual will assemble emerging jazz stars from all over the world and invite jazz lovers to experience the creative atmosphere of the contest, discover new artists and enjoy surprising and unheard-of sounds. Tickets are now available at

From April 4th to 6th, melomaniacs are kindly welcome to attend “Riga Jazz Stage 2019” Contest Concert, Contest Finals and Gala Concert with the performance of Portuguese jazz singer Maria João.

On April 4th, during the Contest Concert all contestants who have been invited to Riga will perform to qualify for the finals. Their performances will be supported by “Riga Jazz Quartet” members Kristaps Vanadziņš (piano), Andris Buķis (drums), Andris Grunte (bass) and Jānis Bērziņš (guitar). On April 5th, during the Contest Finals 12 of the best emerging jazz talents, supported by “Riga Jazz Quartet”, will compete for the winner’s title.

On April 6th “Riga Jazz Stage” will hold the competition Gala Concert at the Cinema “Splendid Palace”. The Gala Concert will be held in two parts. Part one – Award Ceremony and prizewinners   performances.

Part two of the Gala Concert – performance of the Portuguese jazz diva Maria João.

Jazz talents meet in Riga!