Three for the Weekend: Musical weekend

A music festival, Rammstein-and-Beethoven crossovers and a very special musical CD with Latvian classics in new sounds - that's what's in store for this weekend. 

Porta World Music Festival

The 17th annual Porta festival starts on November 3 and consists of five concerts held over two weekends until November 12. 

The first week will continue with a traditional concert at "Dailes" house of music, where spectators will have the chance to hear Karyna Gomes from Guinea-Bissau and the much skilled Abbos Kosimov collaborating with the local academically experimental group Xylem Trio.

On Sunday Gomes will perform at the lovely city of Saldus with a solo show as well, organizers say. 

Read more HERE.

Our Songs 2.0.

On Friday evening the Kaņepe Culture Center is hosting performances of Latvian classics in new arrangements by hip Latvian musicians. The CD in which these are released was commissioned by the Latvian Literature and Music Museum. Entry for donations. Listen to the Our Song 2.0. CD below.

#LudwigVanRammstein

On a concert at Palladium on Friday at 8 p.m. DAGAMBA will perform work inspired by the famous Bethoven’s work and legendary German band Rammstein. They'll be performing across Latvia with tickets in high demand - be quick. 

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