Kanepes Kulturas Centrs
The Kaņepes Kultūras centrs in Riga is one of the more established alternative spaces in the city to enjoy local and foreign music, performances, workshops, events or simply a beer! Located in the heart of the city, easily reachable from Old Riga the ‘KKC’ is situated in an old Music School building dating back to late 1890’s which oozes character and charm. Simple rustic decoration give for a warm atmosphere and during big events it can get ‘cozy’ to say the least.
Fair priced and a wide range of drinks are on offer at the bar and for some events a small entrance fee may be required. For summer evenings the terrace and yard make for a great space to take in the city. Open minded crowds with a touch of art and style make the KKC a fantastic place to meet locals, have some fun and enjoy a great event. Daytimes are perfect for reading and chilling with a coffee where as weekend nights can truly come alive. Close to other bars, cafes and restaurants KKC easily fits into a night out on the town.
Just down the Skolas street further in city centre KKC have opened the Mazā Kaņepe(Little Hemp) cafe, a younger brother of their main establishment, catering for the hungry office workers of central business district, keeping it interesting and vegetarian friendly.