The festival with a dreamy destination, line-up and richness of genres!

The Baltic’s biggest popular music and art festival, Positivus announced the first acts for the 2017 edition. Pixies, Ellie Goulding and Alt-J are among them. The festival will be taking place in the coastal town of Salacgriva for their 11th time. Mark the dates from July 14th to July 16th.

Combining a variety of genres, including indie, pop, folk, electronic and more styles in between, the first acts to be announced include Maximo Park, The Lumineers, The Pixies, Ellie Goulding, Alt-J, Rae Sremmurd, Kamasi Washington, L.A. Salami, José González, Mew, Austra, JP Cooper, Cigarettes After Sex, DaGamba, Dzelzs Vilks, Pienvedēja Piedzīvojumi, Ray Blk, Eska, Nothing but Thieves, Julia Jacklin, Margaret Glaspy and Bandmaster.

The festival’s main stage, Lattelecom will be hosting living legends Pixies on Friday July 14th joining Maximo Park. British singer of “Love Me Like You Do”, Ellie Goulding will wrap up the musical programme on Saturday, July 15th, and the festival will end with folk rock from The Lumineers and indie rockers Alt-J on Sunday, July 16th.


Friday’s Nordea stage will feature JP Cooper, who is currently selling out shows like wildfire and whose recent track was on the Fifty Shades Darker soundtrack. Canadian electronic project Austra will conclude Saturday’s line-up, with Danish alternative rockers Mew wrapping up on Sunday.

Get ready to party beneath the trees at this years’ Positivus festival, that’s all we can say!


Positivus provides an unadulterated atmosphere with a stunning setting and transports you to your happy place! With chart-topping headliners and emerging talent and exciting art and dance stages, the festival gives you an aesthetic view of culture! Festival goers can dip their toes in the baltic sea or take in the atmosphere in a hammock beneath the trees. Festival goers are offered a variety of activities and there are stalls selling locally made designer clothing and accessories, giving festival goers plenty to see and do during the 3 day event. Positivus was also recognised in the 2013, 2015 and 2016 European Festival Awards being a finalist in the ‘Best Medium Sized Festival’ category and also for ‘Best Festival Line Up’ in 2013.


Tickets for the eleventh Positivus Festival are available here!

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