Events in Riga
- Events in Riga
EVENTS IN RIGA IN JUNE
Eric Clapton to Perform an Exclusive Concert in Riga
One of the world's best and most influential guitarists, legendary singer and songwriter Eric Clapton will perform an exclusive concert in Riga. A living legend, who is considered to be one of the most outstanding guitar virtuosos.
American alternative pop artist Lana Del Rey
Pop sensation and one of the most demanded artists Lana Del Rey has received a number of major music awards and currently is one of the most popular American alternative pop music artists. Lana Del Rey brilliantly combines the sound of blues, soul, indie, and jazz music with the lyrics that she has composed herself.
Pop-rock band The Killers
Grand Stage at Mežaparks
One of the most popular pop-rock bands in the world over the last years, The Killers, will give a concert in Riga this June and perform compositions from their fourth studio album "Battle Born".
Riga Festival 2013
2013-06-01 - 2013-06-21
The Riga Festival is annual musical event gathering world stars of academic music and our own most brilliant artists.
Soviet car show and competition "Dzintara Volga" ("Amber Volga")
Grand Stage at Mežaparks
Every year Mežaparks hosts the Soviet car show and competition "Dzintara Volga" ("Amber Volga"), which at some point was one of the most prestigious car competitions in the former Soviet Union. This year the event seems to be even more exciting and thrilling, since "Dzintara Volga" celebrates its 50th anniversary!
Latvian Song and Dance Festival
2013-06-30 - 2013-07-07
For a whole week in the summer 2013 Riga will be taken over by the most grandiose festival in Latvia – the "Latvian Song and Dance Festival" gathering tens of thousands of singers and dancers from everywhere in Latvia, who will fill the city with sounds of folk music. This festival with its greatness, quality and diversity is a unique event on a world scale; therefore it has been included in the UNESCO list of Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.
Warm-up events for Midsummer holiday in Rīga
2013-06-18 - 2013-06-22
A week before the summer solstice, Rigans and tourists are invited to take part in warm-up events for the Midsummer holiday with ancient rituals in the traditional Jāņi and Līgo mood, bonfires, folk ensembles and contemporary music concerts in "new sounds".
Summer solstice Līgo!
11th November Embankment
As usual, traditional beer, caraway cheese and bacon-filled pies will be offered to all those attending. Folklore groups and ensembles will describe Latvian traditions; pop musicians will perform a wide range of songs - from rock music to schlagers. According to tradition, Līgo! night is usually rainy, but don't worry! All those celebrating riverside are welcome to take shelter in cozy tents.