Riga will not be left without music - Rīgas Ritmi 2020 will take place this year

The international improvisation, jazz and world music festival Rīgas Ritmi 2020 will celebrate its 20th anniversary this year both at the beginning of July and at the end of the year. From July 2 to 4, the most talented Latvian jazz artists will perform at the festival, but at the end of the year there will be biger concerts of foreign stars.

The fresh programs of most attractive Latvian jazz funk band Very Cool People, guitarists Reinis Jaunais and Rihards Lībietis, singers Dināra Rudāne and Rūta Dūduma, and singer Aija Andrejeva’s dedication to Janis Joplin in July will be enjoyed at Old Riga open-air restaurant No problem at the Rātslaukums (Town Hall Square), Finnish pianist Tuomo Uusitalo and the winners of the competition Riga Jazz Stage will perform at jazz restaurant Trompete (Trumpet), while at the end of the year the festival's concerts will take place at VEF Culture Palace.

Photo: Very Cool People