Country band Sestā Jūdze sets May 5 to release latest album

Sestā Jūdze, one of Latvia’s best known country music bands, is set to release its latest compact disc on May 5. Titled Iebrien manā saulrietā, the album will include 13 tracks, according to spokesperson Baiba Celma.

The band will kick off the new album with a concert in Splendid Palace in Rīga.

Sestā Jūdze was formed in 2001, according to the band’s website. Members of the band include founder and lead singer Agris Gedrovičs, singer and bassist Modris Miķelsons, drummer Aldis Strazdiņš and guitarist Jānis Misiņš.

Also appearing on the album are guest artists Vīgants Murelis on steel guitar and Artis Orups on drums.

The band has previously released the albums Emigrants in 2004 and Kalendārs in 2008.

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Iebrien manā saulrietā

Latvian country band Sestā Jūdze is set to release its latest album,Iebrien manā saulrietā.

Andris Straumanis is a special correspondent for and a co-founder of Latvians Online. From 2000–2012 he was editor of the website.

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