Framest

Bio

United since 2005, Framest has developed its own repertoire ranging from classic and jazz to pop and other music genres in original a cappella arrangement. In 2010 Framest was nominated for “The Debut of the Year” at The Great Music Award, the most prestigious Latvian state award in music. 2011 marked collaboration with Grammy Award winning vocal ensemble New York Voices and its artistic leader Peter Eldridge, in June 2012 they met again to perform together in Riga. In summer 2012 Framest participated in the international contest of young pop singers "New Wave" in Jūrmala, Latvia. After the contest Framest recorded their first album "Svetki Ledus pili" following a Christmas tour around Latvia. In 2013, vocal band Framest did a lot of concerts with Big band, jazz trio and had some TV appearances. In late 2013 Framest participated in rock opera "Lacplesis", giving a massive tour of 26 shows around Latvia. In 2014 Framest presented Riga as the Culture capital of Europe at Helsinki Travel exhibition with 4 concerts. Later in January Framest performed 5 concerts around Umea, participating in opening event of Umea as the Capital of Culture. In November 2014 Framest will represent Latvia in solo concerts in China.