Positivus Music Festival – Salacgriva

Music festival shot at night
Positivus Music Festival - Latvia

Positivus Music Festival is one of the biggest music festival in Latvia. It is a good option to take your tent and enjoy an open air music festival.

Positivus Music Festival is a good choice for you if you like to run from one festival to other at summers, if you enjoy tent restings and if you love sea. We can say that it is one of the biggest music festival at Latvia which goes on since 2007. Positivus Music Festival takes place at Salacgriva which is about 110 km away from the capital city Riga. This festival has hosted many world wide stars till today.

Live Concert Scene

Probably every country has similar open air festivals like these. You may take your tents and get stuffed with fun at weekends. Positivus Music Festival is an event which you may get same excite. Only difference from most of the festivals is that it is sea side. Don’t forget to bring your swimsuits! 🙂

Festival Guy

You may check 2016 video of the festival below here.

There are toilets, showers, food courts, and kiosks which you may buy hand made products at festival area.

 

Festivals Food Court

 

Positivus Music Festival at previous years

2007

Festival lineup: James (UK), Stereophonics (UK), Brett Anderson (UK), Mumiy Troll (RU), Malcolm Mclaren (UK), Badly Drawn Boy (UK), The Concretes (SE), Dj Lethal (US), Mofo (LV), Goran Gora (LL), Satellites Lv (LV), R.A.P. (LV), S.U.N. (EE), Hospitāļu Iela (LV), Tribes Of The City (LV), S.P.B. (LV), Martin Confused (LV), Sigma (LV), Backflow (LV), Otra Puse (LV).

2008

Festival lineup: Travis (UK), Manic Streat Preachers (UK), Fatboy Slim (UK), British Sea Power (UK), I’m From Barcelona (SE), Mitsoura (HU), Iļģi (LV), Gorbachov (IE), Gustavo (LV), Timo Maas (DE), Mofo (LV), My Federation (UK), Inokentijs Mārpls (LV), Pienvedēja Piedzīvojumi (LV), Mona De Bo (LV), Bogdan Taran (LV), Astro’n’out (LV), The Briefing (LV), Satelliteslv (LV), Livingstons (LV), Voiceks Voiska (LV)

2009

Festival lineup: Moby (US), Prāta Vētra (LV), Sinead O’connor (IE), Peter Doherty (UK), The Whip (UK), Ebony Bones (UK), The Tiger Lillies (UK), Two Door Cinema Club (UK), The Leisure Society (UK), Sons Of Noel And Adrian (UK), The Happy Endings (AU), Jurga (LT), Instrumenti (LV), Dzeltenie Pastnieki (LV), The Hobos (LV), Gaujarts (LV), Hospitāļu Iela (LV), Kuchenbeat (LV), Striķis (LV)

2010

Festival lineup: Muse (UK), Happy Mondays (UK), Unkle Live (UK), Scissor Sisters (US), Asiwyfa (And So I Watch You From Afar) (UK), Astro’n’out (LV), Autumn Owls (IE), Bad Apples (EE), Benji B (UK), El Mars (LV) , Ewert And The Two Dragons (EE), Gemma (UK), Giulia Y Los Tellarini (ES), Happyendless (LT), Kira Kira (IS), Lady Daisey (DE), Mona De Bo (LV), Popidiot (EE), Prince And Crosby (US), Satellites Lv (LV), Shoreline (UK), Sons Of Noel And Adrian (UK), Soundarcade (LV), Stornoway (UK), Ten Bears (UK), The Climbers (UK), The Gin Riots (UK), The Miserable Rich (UK), Tramplīni (LV), Triānas Parks (LV), Tribes Of The City (LV)

2011

Festival lineup: James (UK), Editors (UK), Hurts (UK), Ok Go (US), Royksopp (NO), King Charles (UK), Beach House (US), Mark Ronson & Business Intl. (UK), Gaslamp Killer (US), Ewert And The Two Dragons (EE), Scratch Perverts (UK), Pulled Apart By Horses (UK), Tunng (EE), Frankie & Heartstrings (UK), Yoav (IL), Glasser (US), Chapel Club (UK), Alcoholic Faith Mission (DK), Gustavo (LV), Satellites Lv (LV), Colours Of Bubbles (LT), Hmp? (LV), Aparāts (LV), Iiris (EE)

2012

Festival lineup: Keane (UK), Damien Rice (IE), Manic Street Preachers (UK), Friendly Fires (UK), The Vaccines (UK), King Charles (UK), Niki & The Dove (SE), Wild Beasts (UK), Sbtrkt (UK), Ewert And The Two Dragons (EE), Instrumenti (LV), Givers (US), Fanfarlo (UK/SE), Jamie N Commons (UK), Cahsier No.9 (UK), Housse De Racket (FR), Lucy Rose (UK), 2:54 (UK), Vondelpark (UK), Tiger & Woods (IT), Dj Zinc (UK), Tnght (CA/UK), Tom Moddleton (UK), Skyforger (LV), Iļģi (LV), Brodka (PL), Jesse Boykins Iii (US), Tenfold Rabbit (EE), Zebra Island (EE), Eskimo (LV)

2013

Festival lineup: The xx (UK), Sigur Rós (IS), Two Door Cinema Club (UK), Imagine Dragons (US), Crystal Castles (CA), Tom Odell (UK), Michael Kiwanuka (UK), Jauns Mēness (LV), Willy Moon (NZ/UK), Elektro Guzzi (AT), Latvian Blues Band (LV), Iiris (EE), Zodiaks (LV), !!! (“chk chk chk”) (US), C2C (FR), Palma Violets (UK) , Charli XCX (UK), Efterklang (DK), The Sound Poets (LV), John Grant (US), Team Ghost (FR), Suuns (CA), No Ceremony (UK), Darwin Deez (US), Twenty One Pilots (US), Rasabasa (NO/LT), Elephants From Neptune (EE), Jesse & Jimi Tenor (FIN), Jack Beats (UK), Riton (UK), B.Bravo (US), Sibyl Vane (EE), Carnival Youth (LV), Tribes of the City (LV), Laika Suns (LV)

2014

Festival lineup: Kraftwerk (DE), Bastille (UK), Ellie Goulding (UK), Elbow (UK), The Kooks (UK), The 1975 (UK), Daughter (UK), Laura Mvula (UK), Junip (SW), Temples (UK), Anna Calvi (UK), Of Montreal (US), MØ (DK), The Horrors (UK), You Me At Six (UK), Pharoah Sanders Quartet (US), Future Islands (US), Tricky (UK), Just Blaze (US), A-Track (CA), Phantogram (US), Latvian Blues Band (LV) and Justina Lee Brown (ZA), AlunaGeorge (UK), NONONO (SE), Chet Faker (AU), Kid Karate, Cherub (US), Birth Of Joy, King Charles, Dzelzs Vilka Jauno Jāņu Orķestris (LV), Pompeya, FM Belfast (IS), And So I Watch You From Afar (UK), Audience Killers (LV)

2015

Festival lineup: Kasabian (UK), Placebo (UK), Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters (UK), Ewert and The Two Dragons (EE), Jungle (UK), Basement Jaxx (UK), Everything Everything (UK), Rival Sons (US), Peace (UK), Jack Garratt (UK), Fenech-Soler (UK), Ghostpoet (UK), Soak (IE), Indiana (UK), The Sound Poets (LV), Egyptian Lover (US), Max Jury (US), Dorian Concept Trio (AT), Kate Boy (SE), East India Youth (UK), Rangleklods (DK), Vök (IS), King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard (AU), Jonathan Toubin (US), Jennie Abrahamson (SE), Triana Park (LV), Laika Suns (LV), Super Besse (BY), Laime Pilnīga (LV), Mona De Bo (LV), Pienvedēja Piedzīvojumi (LV), Sigma (LV), Per (LV), Elliphant (SE), DaGamba + Sinfonietta Rīga + choir Juventus (LV)

2016

Festival lineup: M83. (FR), Iggy Pop (US), Years & Years (UK), Mark Ronson (UK), Hot Chip (UK), John Newman (UK), Grimes (CA), Air (FR), Wolf Alice (UK), Richard Hawley (UK), Joss Stone (UK), Latvijas Radio bigbends & Ralfs EILANDS (LV), Mercury Rev (US), Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires (US), Mike Skinner & Murkage present Tonga (UK), DJ Craze (US), Oh Wonder (UK), Seinabo Sey (SE), San Fermin (US), C Duncan (UK), Ho99o9 (US), Cigarettes After Sex (US), HÆLOS (UK), Arthur Beatrice (UK), The Very Best (SE/MW), The Japanese House (UK), Liima (DK) Postaal (FR) Choir of Young Believers (DK) 20syl & Mr. J. Medeiros present AllttA (FR)

2017

Pixies (US), Ellie Goulding (UK), Alt – J (UK), The Lumineers (US), Rae Sremmurd (US), Maxïmo Park (UK), Mew (DK), José González (SE), Grandmaster Flash (US), JP Cooper (UK), Kamasi Washington (US), Cigarettes After Sex (US), Nothing But Thieves (UK), Austra (CA), Rhye (CA), Aeroplane (BE), Crookers (ITA), Kingdom (US), AraabMuzik (US), L.A. Salami (UK), Margaret Glaspy (US), Julia Jacklin (AU), Trad.Attack! (EE), Noëp (EE), Raimonds Tiguls and Moonlight Sound Design (LV), DJ Aspirins un Toms Grēviņš (LV), Dzelzs Vilks (LV), Dagamba (LV), Pienvedēja Piedzīvojumi (LV), Satellites LV (LV), MESA (LV), Fakts (LV), Singapūras Satīns (LV), Eska (UK), Daddy Was A Milkman (LT)

There are shuttle buses from Riga to Positivus Music Festival. You may go to festival area with your own car or with a car you rent also. It’s adress is : Salacgriva’s Fisherman’s park. Adress: Sporta street 6, Salacgriva .

You may buy Positivus Music Festival tickets from their own website. Prices change between 50-250 € for 2018. Start making your plan for 20-21-22 July 2018!

 

 

 

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