19-21 July 2013
Positivus festival is the biggest and most significant greenfield music and arts festival in the Baltic States - taking place for three days this year - on July 19, 20 and 21.
Located in the coastal town of Salacgrīva, Latvia, Positivus festival delivers an excellent selection of musical genres and a superb, friendly and inspiring vibe. Besides the main stages – the Tele2 and the Nordea stage, Positivus also hosts the Red Bull Music Academy stage, the I Love You stage with the best of Baltic acts, the Palladium stage, the Arts and Nature stage with acoustic performances and poetry readings, as well as the Cinema tent – showcasing the newest movies and features from various international film festivals.
The breathtaking scenery of the location has helped the festival grow in stature, not just with festivalgoers, but with bands too – the 2013 line-up features The xx, Sigur Rós, Two Door Cinema Club, Imagine Dragons, Noah and the Whale, Crystal Castles, Michael Kiwanuka, Tom Odell, The Joy Formidable, Willy Moon, Efterklang, Palma Violets, John Grant, Charlie XCX, Team Ghost, Darwin Deez, Suuns, Twenty One Pilots, !!! /CHK CHK CHK/, Elektro Guzzi, No Ceremony and many more.
Positivus festival has gained wide recognition outside the Baltic states too, having been nominated in the UK Festival Award as the Best Overseas Festival.
Previous headliners include Muse, Hurts, Manic Street Preachers, Travis, Keane, The Vaccines, Friendly Fires, Editors, James, Royksopp, Mark Ronson & the Busines Intl., Scissor Sisters, Moby, Fatboy Slim and other top international acts.