The line-up for the 5th Blues Festival includes the Sicily-born Mario Monterosso and his band “Red Mount Quartet” from Italy, Mirta and Jevgēņijs Krupeņins – currently residents of Great Britain – who will perform to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the “Mirta & Hot Acoustics” band together with their long-time partners Gints Žilinskis, Indris Orubs and Bruno Priekulis, Britain’s talented blues musician, the 22-year-old Krissy Matthews together with the “Coolmans Report” that represent the young blues generation of Latvia, the virtuoso blues rock guitarist Rob Tognoni and his band, who have travelled to Latvia all the way from Tasmania, the international Estonian-British-Latvian supergroup “Blueshound”, and “Lavrix Band” from the town of Tukums – the winners of the 2013 National Blues Competition.
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Begins : 26.07.2014 15:00
- Sigulda Medieval Castle
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The only outdoor blues festival in Latvia is held on an annual basis in Sigulda, bringing together the best blues musicians from Latvia and abroad. The programme of the international festival also includes the final of the National Blues Competition, the winners of which will represent Latvia at the main European blues event – “European Blues Challenge”, which in 2015 will be held in Brussels.
Web address: http://riga2014.org/bluza_svetki