Friday, March 24, 2017


Announced last night, this year's Augustibluus Festival line-up in Haapsalu features Eric Gales, Duke Robillard, Micke & Lefty - and Tammepõld, Roots & Terep, who'll be taking the stage at the Railway Station on Saturday, August 5th.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Tallinn Pics

Monday's gig at Esmaspäevaõhtune Jazziklubi at Lounge 24 on the 24th floor of the Radisson Blu Sky Hotel in Tallinn was wonderful. Here's a few photos by Rene Jakobson - view full gallery here!

Monday, March 13, 2017

Solo In Tartu & Tallinn

The Finnish gigs were a blast and the Ismo Haavisto Jubilee Orchestra will return towards the end of the month (watch out, Tampere!), but first there are two solo performances coming up in Estonia: a short set at Eesti Rahva Muuseum on Wednesday 15th and a full-length show at the Radisson Blue Sky Hotel on Monday 20th. The seats at the latter jazz club event are limited, so get your tickets here! :) 

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Golden Disc

Photo: Robin Roots/Õhtuleht.

Yesterday, the annual Estonian pop music awards ceremony Kuldne Plaat/Golden Disc took place at the Kadriorg Palace in Tallinn. One of the awards was presented by Vinyl Plant and went to the Andres Roots LP "Roots Music" as "Blues Album of the Year"! Here are photo galleries of the event: Postimees (includes full-length video coverage, featuring a live performance of "Meow Meow"), Õhtuleht, ERR, Delfi, and Kuldne Plaat.   

Sunday, March 5, 2017

Live Stream From Kadriorg

On Monday, March 6, Andres Roots will be performing live at the Kuldne Plaat 2017 Estonian Pop Music Awards ceremony in Tallinn - Postimees/Elu24 will be streaming the event live from 3 p.m. (GMT +2), so you can all tune in! 

Friday, March 3, 2017

Gigs, Gigs, Gigs

The Ismo Haavisto Jubilee Tour will start in Messilä, Finland on March 11, but before that, Ismo & Andres will play a warm-up duo show at Hiidenkivi in Lahti on March 8. On March 15th, Andres will do an afternoon solo set at the Estonian National Museum in Tartu, Estonia, and on March 20, he will appear at the Radisson Blu's Lounge 24 for the Monday Jazz Club in Tallinn (seats are limited, so follow the link to secure yours!). And then the Haavisto tour resumes in Tampere on March 30...