Thursday 5 July 2018


The 12th edition of Positivus Festival is so close, over the course of three days from 20 – 22 July we will see artists like Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, The Prodigy, Years & Years, Tove Lo, Mura Masa, Lauv, Ivan Dorn, The Barr Brothers, Youngr, Jeremy Loops, Confidence Man, Noëp and many more on the various stages amidst a dreamy forest setting.

With genres spanning pop, indie, synthpop, punk rock, hip hop, electronic and more alongside the very best of the local scene there is something for every festival goer to enjoy on this year’s diverse and exciting line-up.

You can find full line-up on and official Positivus’18 app (available at App store and Google play for free).

ON THE MAIN STAGE:  Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, The Prodigy, Years & Years, Tove Lo, Mura Masa, Lauv, Noëp, The Barr Brothers, DAGAMBA and project ImKa. Shipsea. Nepāriet.

ON THE OTHER STAGE: Ivan Dorn, Youngr, Confidence Man, Jeremy Loops, Justinas Jarutis, Frankie Animal, Dead Furies, MESA, Edavārdi, Juris Kaukulis and Jauno Jāņu Orķestris, Vladislavs Nastavševs/ Ezeri, Satellites LV, Rīgas Modes, The Mary Jane, ansis, Singapūras Satīns. Also, here, on the second biggest stage for the dance floor music will take care Valentino Khan, Breach, Bondax, Scratch Perverts, Paul Oja & Dj Quest and Makree.

This year there will be new PIENA SVĒTKI STAGE: Pacific K, Franco Franco, The Family Dog, Tehnikums, ansis, GBDJ, Kautkaili, Apofeoz Orkestra, Mazais Princis, Polifauna, Laika Suns, Regīna, dj’s Kosmetique/ Mariash/ Malork, Lorete Medne, Praga II, Nesen, Ezeri, Sigma, Autographic. Provided by Tallinn Music Week we will see Afro Tallinn Beat Orchestra, Mick Moon and Mees Inc.

ARTS & NATURE STAGE: Kikit & Prieka Ministrija, ARTiŠOK, Comedy Estonia, Comedy Latvia, Reinis Jaunais, The Bad Tones, Kasetes, Podruga, Dj Kaspar Kondrat & Trashy Kid, Jersika Records, Rihards Lībietis Orchestra, Arturs Skutelis, Mionia, Martas Asinis, Evija Vēbere, Spāre, Duo Jaques, Pachamama Beats, Satori, Čipsis un Dullais, Himnas and Sūdi.

In Riga Black Balsam bar PARTY WITH CHERRY for dance music will take care Judzhen, Alisher, Leksy, Chi Chi Chilayz Barseghian, Mixmaster AG & Raitis, Artis Dvarionas, Little Freddy and Nworks.

LG ELECTRONICS CINEMA TENT will have the newest movies made in Latvia  – movies dedicated to Latvia’s Centenary, touching documentaries, spectacular short films, Cannes classics and a wide range of indie movies. It promises to be a real treat both for cinephiles and music lovers alike.

KIDS ISLAND: While parents will enjoy the festival, kids will have a chance to play games, have sports activities and enjoy adventures that develop their intelligence – and this is only a part of the generous program that will keep busy and entertain the festival’s youngest visitors.