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Jelgava open-air concert hall will end the season with the concert “Artworks” of the group “Pērkons” | The news


Jelgava open-air concert hall will end the season with the concert “Artworks” of the group “Pērkons”

Riga, August 24, LETA. A month later, on September 26 at 6 pm, the group “Pērkons” with a concert program “Art Works” will visit Jelgava, Pasta Island open-air concert hall “Mītava”, and it will be the closing concert of the concert hall’s summer season, Maira Miķelsone informed LETA.

The first part of the concert will feature the rock rehearsal of Imants Kalniņš, Juris Kulakovs and Juris Sējāns in 1984 “Like the Sea, Like the Earth, Like the Sky”. In the second part of the concert, the band will offer to listen to the songs accumulated during their creative activity – “Good Yesterday”, “Green Song”, “Skating Rink”, “We are eating from each other”, “Song about a shattered branch”, “Almost a folk song”, “My daily song “and many more.

The group “Pērkons” started its activity in the early 80’s of the last century. “At that time, it was the most significant and scandalous rock band in Latvia, which was banned several times in the mid-1980s due to its rebellion and attitude towards order.

The group consists of two officers of the Order of the Three Stars – Ieva Akuratere and Juris Kulakovs, who is also an Honorary Citizen of Līvāni – and three Honorary Citizens of Jūrmala. In addition, all members of the group have been awarded Barricades commemorative medals. In the concert “Works of Art” on September 26, the group “Pērkons” will perform in full.

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