Friday 20 July 2018


The 12th Positivus festival, which will take place on 20 – 22 July in Salacgrīva, opens its gates for visitors today. The main stage will host performances from Years & Years, Tove Lo, Ivan Dorn, Valentino Khan and many more.

Today on the MAIN STAGE: Tove Lo, Noëp and friday’s headliner Years & Years. Dead Furies, Justinas Jarutis, Edavārdi, Ivan Dorn, Scratch Perverts, Valentino Khan, Paul Oja & Dj Quest will perform on the OTHER STAGE. We will see performances of Pacific K, Franco Franco, Afro Tallinn Beat Orchestra, The Family Dog, Tehnikums, Ansis un GBDJ on the PIENA SVĒTKI STAGE. Kikit & Prieka Ministrija, Reinis Jaunais, The Bad Tones, Kasetes, Podruga, Dj Kaspar Kondrat & Trashy KID will perform on ARTS AND NATURE STAGE. On LG ELECTRONICS CINEMA TENT will be shown Swedish short films, Wiener Dog, films from 2 Annas short film festival, the Latvian adventure film Okeāna Saviļņotie and documentary Pasaka par tukšo telpu,  thriller Revenge.

Tune in to 94.1 FM SWH pop-up radio to keep track on news about artists, organizers, guests and partners, as well as participate in different competitions and games. The SWH pop-up radio will be broadcasted within a 2-3 km radius around Salacgriva, as well as at the camping site, dining area, at the main entrance and at the SWH pop-up radio studio at the festival area.

Festival organisers invite festival visitors for a timely departure to Positivus. As the route to the parking lot have changed this year, drivers are asked to follow carefully instructions on the side of the road when approaching Salacgrīva or to enter the address “Zaļā iela 19” in the navigation system to reach the destination. Road works are carried out on the road Lielupe – Svētciems so a partial speed limit of 70 km/h is in the effect.

Taxify taxi services will ensure fast and comfortable journey for festival visitors from Riga to the festival, and from the festival to Riga. With the service specifically created for Positivus festival, the price for the road will be fixed at €59. The move along Salacgrīva and the city’s nearby surroundings will be possible with Taxify too. Taxi parking lot will be located near Salacgrīva High School, where WIFI and also mobile phone charging point will be located.

There are still few tickets available for a ride on Positivus Shuttle Bus, which will take you directly to the festival and back to Riga. Positivus Shuttle bus departures from Marijas street 21, entrance from Pērses street – next to concert hall Palladium, Riga.

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

Additional information about festival ticket types and festival rules can be found on festival’s web page.