Event guide

  • 2015-09-01

LATVIA

Oct. 23, Arena Riga: Enjoy a night of English blue-eyed soul and jazzy rock with Simply Red, playing their hits from their 25 year career, making a stop in Riga on their surprise European tour after breaking up in 2010.  

Nov. 12, Arena Riga: Famed Russian rock group Mumiy Troll will be bringing their immensely popular tunes to Latvia on their European tour to promote their new album, Pirate Copies. With a hectic performance style and hard rock songs, this group is always well-received in Riga.

Sep. 05, Riga City Center: Enjoy the annual festivities and thought-provoking art of White Nights, part of the International Year of Light and Light-Based Technologies of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), where “light” becomes the narrative driving force of this year’s events.

Sep. 19, Riga: The alternative group Rupa & The April Fishes is coming to Latvia for the first time, bringing with them their San Francisco sound, mix of French, English, and Spanish lyrics, and range of style from jazz, reggae, punk, and chanson.  

Sep. 11-12, Black Friday Club: The Antithesis festival is now in its fifth incarnation as Antithesis V this year, featuring Evoken (U.S.), Doomed (Germany), Evadne (Spain), Ophis (Germany), and more during this popular doom metal concert series. The event will also feature numerous up and coming Latvian metal groups, as well.

LITHUANIA

Sep. 11, Forum Palace: California heavy metal band Machine Head is hitting up Vilnius during their Eastern Europe tour, allowing fans to witness these pioneers of the New Wave of American Heavy Metal. 

Oct. 03, Teatro Arena: Norwegian folk crooner Ane Brun and her guitar brings some soulful vocals to Lithuania this autumn to promote her new album. 

Oct. 18, Vilnius Jazz Festival: Prominent American jazz guitarist Bill Frisell comes to Vilnius with his eclectic and innovative sounds and interpretations of familiar classics from bygone years.

Oct. 24, Siemens Arena: Legendary bands Savage, Samantha Fox, and Fancy unite to bring you Golden Disco, a party of non-stop 70s and 80s favorites, such as ‘Touch me’, ‘Wild Thing’, and ‘Touch Me (I Want Your Body).

Oct. 31, Loftas: Songwriter and DJ, Fink, takes his Cornish beats on the road to Vilnius, bringing audiences a taste of his legendary music featured in films, as well as his intense emotional expression. 

ESTONIA

Sep. 12, Club Studio: German record producer, Oliver Dollar, is bringing his oft used beats and staples of house music genre to Tallinn.  After quickly rising to the top of his game in only three years, his continued work has let to even more chart success and world tours.

Sep. 09, Philly Joe’s: American musician, Howard Fishman, known for his composing and New Orleans style jazz, pop, and gospel, will be making a stop in Tallinn on his tour of the Nordic region. Showcasing his works rooted in Americana, the artist is sure not to disappoint as one of the world’s most multi-faced performers of today.

Nov. 13-29, Tallinn: For almost 20 years, the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival has been showing hundreds prime examples of Estonian and Nordic cinema. This year the festival features animated films, student films, as well as will be holding a discussion on the future of filmmaking and cinema.

Oct. 21, Nordea Kontserdimaja: The self-proclaimed world’s greatest Pink Floyd tribute band, Brit Floyd, emulates the sounds, lights, and atmosphere of the original group with extravagant productions, and no details left out. The groups comes to Estonia as part of the Space and Time World Tour 2015.

 
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