Friday 8 July 2022


That moment has come and this week, after a two-year break, the 14th Positivus festival will take place for the first time in a new location RIGA, in one of the city’s greenest oases — Lucavsala! The two-day festival will feature an unprecedented and magnificent music program, cinema classics and exciting activities between concerts. World-class artists such as A$AP Rocky, Megan Thee Stallion, Jamie xx, The Avalanches (DJ Set), Caribou, Asaf Avidan, Yves Tumor, Thundercat, Bas, as well as local music stars ansis, Eurovision sensation Citi Zēni, Arturs Skutelis, rolands če and many, many more will perform at the festival. Tickets can be purchased at and in the network.

The entire festival program can be found in the Positivus’22 mobile app, which can be downloaded for free in the App Store and Google Play stores. Explore the festival line-up, get acquainted with the artists’ performance times, make your own festival program and add reminders before your favourite artists so you won’t miss the beginning.

A$AP Rocky, Megan Thee Stallion, Jamie xx, Caribou, Thundercat, SoFaygo, Bas and ansis will perform on the festival’s main stage – LMT Stage.

On the second biggest stage – Lāčplēsis Stage – we will hear The Avalanches (DJ Set), Yves Tumor & Its Band, Asaf Avidan, Black Country, New Road, black midi, Gram-Of-Fun, Sudden Lights, Tribes of the City, Nē and VIŅA.

On the Narvesen Stage festival-goers will be able to enjoy the performances of their favourite local artists. The hip-hop music scene will be widely represented by artists such as Arturs Skutelis, Edavārdi, Prusax, rolands če, ZEĻĢIS, Wiesulis, Ods and $ourJ. More lyrical musical performances will be performed by the group Sigma, Chris Noah, MUUD, Būū, Elizabete Gaile and Nova Koma. At the end of the festival, this year’s Eurovision and TikTok sensation band Citi Zēni will also take the stage.

This summer festival visitors will also enjoy a new Jim Beam Silent disco zone, where DJs such as DJ RKR, DJ Inga Jerzjukova, DJ Kārlis Zariņš, DJ Artūrs Pudāns, DJ Rudd, DJ All-viss, DJ Magnuss Eriņš, DJ Makree, DJ Anna Dumpe, DJ Rojs Rogers, DJ Kārlis Ćilkuts, DJ Aspirīns will bring some dancing beats.

As usual, taking care of a wider range of art forms at the festival, this year in cooperation with the “Kino Bize” cinema, festival visitors will have the opportunity to take a break from the live concerts and enjoy some of the best local and foreign films. 

All the best parts of the Positivus festival will be transferred from Salacgrīva to Riga, so at the festival you will be able to enjoy not only a diverse music and art program, but also appreciate and buy original and high-quality designer works at the Arts & Crafts market, as well as to enjoy delicious food. The Festival will be also filled with many partner fun activities and stands.

The territory of the Positivus festival will be open to visitors on Friday, July 15th, from 12.00 to 02.00, and on Saturday, July 16th, from 12.00 to 02.00. The mini Camping site (limited number) will be open for visitors from July 15th at 10.00 until July 17th at 12.00.