07-09/06/2019, Bauska hillfort, LATVIA

We are proud to announce that also next year festival “Zobens un Lemess” will take place in the city of Bauska at the picturesque park by the Bauska Castle!

The fifth edition of folk/pagan metal and ancient crafts festival “Zobens un Lemess” will await followers of heavy metal music and folk tradition enthusiasts on June 7-9, 2019 on the land strip between the rivers Mūsa and Mēmele, next to the Bauska Castle.

Confirmed Bands:
CORVUS CORAX (Medieval / Celtic / World Music, Germany),
MELECHESH (Black / Death / Middle Eastern Folk Metal, Jerusalem),
MÅNEGARM (Viking / Black / Folk Metal, Sweden),
EINHERJER (Viking Metal, Norway),
FRAILTY (Doom / Death Metal, Latvia),
PRETERNATURAL (Dark Death Metal, Latvia),
GREEN NOVICE (Folk Metal, Latvia),
MARGA MUZIKA (World Music, Lithuania),
GYVATA (Neofolk / Folk / Folk Rock, Lithuania),
CATALEPSIA (Gothic / Doom Metal, Latvia),
VELNEZERS (Experimental Black Metal, Latvia),
ĒNU KALEIDOSKOPS (Neofolk, Latvia),
CONDESCENSION (Black/Death Metal, Estonia),
DRUUN (Folk Doom Metal, Latvia),
PEKLA (Heavy/Speed Metal, Lithuania),
PROMOČIŲ GIESMĖS (Folk, Lithuania),

and History reconstruction clubs

LEITGIRIS (Lithuania),
ZALKŠI and more

Tickets are on sale in www.ticketshop.lv. Price is currently 27 EUR but will increase already in January.

For 2019, festival lineup as in previous years, will include performances of both well-known and accomplished musicians as well as newer bands that could become a discovery for many attendees substantially expanding their musical horizons. In addition, festival program includes masterclasses of ancient crafts, lectures, experiments and other activities. Festival attendees will also be able to view the battle simulations presented by history reconstruction clubs and watch spectacular fire sculptures.

Festival ticket price includes access to the camping field inside the territory of the event. All necessary services including high-quality food, craft beer, refreshments and medical point will be available on site, and beaches in the Mūsa and Mēmele rivers will be available for everybody wishing to cool down.