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Oranzas Brivdienas (OB or Orange Holidays) – a Latvian Balagan Punk Orchestra – mixing ska, reggae, metal and rock with elements of folk music in a cocktail full of positive energy.

The band was formed by singer/songwriter Speiss (Ints Kergalvis) on March 2000 in his hometown Kuldiga, Latvia together with a group of friends and local musicians. Throughout the years, the lineup and music style of the band has changed, but for the past ten years the band members have remained the same.

Today OB is:
Speiss – acoustic guitar, lead vocal, music and lyrics
Chakste – lead guitar, mandolin
Marts – rhythm guitar
Mario – drums
Raitis – bass
Brunis – trumpet
Max – trombone
Ricis – saxophone

The band has performed in almost all music clubs and festivals in Latvia, has also toured several times through Europe with shows in Lithuania, Estonia, Finland, Ukraine, Romania, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Germany, The Netherlands, Belgium, France and Czechia, has participated in bigger festivals like “Positivus”, “Laba Daba”, “Burning Summer” and in lots of smaller ones, as well as are not shy to play at small clubs and even at weddings.

On spring 2011, OB digitally released their first full album “Everybadi Tancevak” of best songs recorded until 2011. Album is downloadable from www.oranzas.lv

Under “Naba Music / Melo Records”, OB released two albums – “Spīd” on spring of 2012 and “Tilti” on May 2015. 

Both “Spīd” and “Tilti” were nominated for the “Best Alternative or Indie music album of the year” at the “Golden Microphone” award of the Latvian music industry. (2012 and 2015

There have been several music videos made. Most known are “Nerunāsim aplinkus” (https://youtu.be/KWrwrcaGdGI) and “Gārņi un šakāļi” (https://youtu.be/zB6BmUWSpNU).

Next 8 years OB releases only singles which are compiled in the album “Ārā” scheduled to release in March 2024.

Each Oranzas Brivdienas balagan punk show is unique, loud, full of powerful energy and real fun!

See you in our concerts!

E-mail: brivdienas@oranzas.lv

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