Jazz festival Rigas Ritmi 2016

Jazz concerts in Riga July 2016.

Today starts Jazz festival Rigas Ritmi and at different venues from June 29 to July 2 will be held concerts by local and international artists.

First Rigas Ritm Festival was organized on July 2001. It is international contemporary jazz and improvisation music festival held in Riga. There are also several free entrance concerts.

If you happen to be in Riga at this weekend we recomend these concerts:

June 29 Opening concert at Origo Summer Stage at the square of main Train Station at 18:00. Free entrance.

Derek Brown– saxophone, will perfom with the band and they crosses genres from jazz to funk.

The Brag Pack’s– Amsterdam based jazz band. Joung and passionate.

Trio Cissokho – Brönnimann – Hason– world music, afro jazz.

June 30 Music House Daile at Kr. Barona street 31 at 22:00, tickets 15-20 Euro.

Liz Rosa singer from Brazil. Jazz with inspiration from traditional brazilian rythems.

July 2 Riga Congress Centre, Kr. Valdemāra 5 at 19:00, tickets 15-75 Euro.

Justin Kauflin– American jazz pianist, started performing when he was 6.

James Morrison & Latvian Radio Big Band– Australian multi-instrumentalist James Morrison have created unique jazz arangments of Latvian folk songs. It is presentation of the music album of the project “Mare Balticum” together with Latvian Radio Big Band.

Check the program.