Thursday 2 March 2017


Pixies, Ellie Goulding and Alt-J are among the first announced acts set to perform at the 2017 Positivus Festival, which will be taking place at the beloved park of Salacgrīva for the 11th time this year – from July 14 – 16.

Today Baltic’s biggest popular music and art festival is announcing the first 20 names of more than 90 anticipated acts. Among them are artists like Rae Sremmurd, José González, Mew, Nothing but Thieves, JP Cooper, Kamasi Washington, Austra, Cigarettes After Sex, Ray Blk, L.A. Salami, Dzelzs Vilks, Dagamba, Eska, Julia Jacklin, Margaret Glaspy, Bandmaster and Pienvedēja Piedzīvojumi.

The festival’s main stage – Lattelecom stage will be hosting living legends Pixies on Friday – July 14. Famed British singer Ellie Goulding will wrap up the musical programme on Saturday, July 15, with the festival ending on a spectacular high-note with the excellent indie alt-rockers Alt-J on Sunday, July 16.

Friday’s Nordea stage is set to feature one of Britain’s most prominent up-and-coming singers JP Cooper, who is currently selling out shows like wildfire and whose recent track has been featured on the Fifty Shades Darker soundtrack. Canadian electronic new-wave project Austra, with a lead singer of Latvian origin, will conclude Saturday’s line-up, with Danish alternative rockers Mew wrapping up Sunday’s repertoire.

Tickets for the eleventh Positivus Festival are available in the following categories: one day ticket (30 €), two day ticket (50 €), three day ticket (75 €), three day ticket with camping (83 €) and VIP ticket (250 €). For the first time Positivus offers youth ticket for youngsters aged 11 – 16 years olds. These tickets can now be purchased with 50% off at festival homepage
Positivus Festival tickets can be purchased at, in all Biļešu Serviss box offices and Nordea ATMs.