This year’s Summer Sound festival’s line-up is now further expanded by rapper Gacho, this moment’s hottest artist from Lithuania Daddy Was a Milkman, as well as by Radio SWH Priekšnams stage.
In this year’s Summer Sound festival, you’ll be able to take part in one of the biggest shows this year for rapper Gacho. Attendants will also be entertained by a musician who has gained popularity in Latvia and Lithuania Daddy Was A Milkman, as well as bands Laika Suns and Polifauna, Belorussian band Super Besse and Liepājas Poprok skola (Liepāja’s pop-rock school).
This year the festival’s long time partner’s Radio SWH stage Priekšnams has transformed and become the second biggest beach stage, and will host previously announced Singapūras Satīns, Fakts, Edavārdi, Colours of Bubbles and Andis Grīva is WWMM. These artists will be joined by rapper Ozols with the band Tehnikums, as well as Priekšnams’ new bands ATOM, Patrisha, Aivo Oskis, Gandreiž 10-nīkā and Rock’n’berries.
Communications manager of Radio SWH Vladis Goldbergs comments on Priekšnams’ stage: “This year Radio SWH stage and Priekšnams have a new challenge - to showcase new bands, as well as popular and experienced musicians on their stage. For the new artists, to play at one of the biggest festivals in Latvia is a huge happening, especially, if it’s also the first time at a festival altogether. It is no doubt that everybody that sets foot on Priekšnams’s tage hopes that it is also going to be a great event for the listeners, as well, because in some years’ time the listeners might remember with pride being present at a now-popular bands’ first ever onstage performance. See you in Liepāja! See you at Summer Sound!”
Up until now these artists have been announced for this years’ Summer Sound festival - American rockband Goo Goo Dolls, the British rockband Coasts, German DJ Alle Farben, the local Musiqq, Aija Andrejeva, Labvēlīgais Tips, Dzelzs Vilks, Pienvedēja Piedzīvojumi, Rīgas Modes, Igo, Justs, Sudden Lights, Marta Ritova, Astra The 22’s, Rigga Reggae, Singapūras Satīns, rappers Ansis, Edavārdi and Fakts, DJs Toms Grēviņš and Makree, bands Čipsis un Dullais, Inokentijs Mārpls, Soundarcade, Židrūns, The Bongo Club, The Bad Tones, Múr, Buchares, PODRUGA, DJ Uldis Rudaks.
Lithuania-based musician Andis Grīva with his band - Andis Grīva is WWMM, Lithuanian Colours of Bubbles, Garbanotas Bosistas and Antikvariniai Kašpirovskio dantys.
Right now the special Liepājnieku biļetes tickets are on sale. These tickets allow the local city inhabitants and their guests to buy entrance tickets for a lower price in all of Biļešu Serviss ticket offices in Liepāja. Every ISIC card holder is also eligible for purchasing a ticket at a lowered fee.
In year 2018, Summer Sound will take place for the 8th time, and has undoubtedly become one of the most improtant music events of the Baltic summer. That is confirmed by the thousands of attendees that come each year to the wonderful beach of Liepāja to enjoy musical entertainment and relaxation by the seaside for two whole days. Each year, the festival offers more than 50 artists, as well as providing a menu of various entertaining activities.