Edgars Abolins

Edgars AbolinNabaklab & Laba Daba Festivals –  Latvia

Edgars is a program manager at SIA „Naba Klab”, which is the owner of live music venue „Nabaklab” in Riga and promoter of „Laba Daba” festival in Ratnieki.

Both institutions have started in 2010 and so far, „Nabaklab” is one of the most active live music venues in Latvia, hosting more than 300 international and local musicians every year.

„Laba Daba” is a world, indie and reggae music festival, taking place on the first weekend of August every year. The number of visitors is growing every year, having approximately 5300 people per day in 2013.

“I’ve been the program manager at Liepaja’s rock club „Fontaine Palace” since its opening in 2005. The venue is one of the leading rock clubs in Latvia with 450 people capacity, hosting regular shows of local and foreign artists. Since 2006, the venue is also a promoter of „Fontaine Festival”, which has hosted such acts as „Bloodhound Gang”, „Jimmy Cliff”, „Ten Years After”, „Sham 69” and many more during the years and is currently the oldest active festival in Latvia and one of the few concentrating mainly on rock music.”

„Laba Daba”