Nelli Bubujanca is a notable representative of professional drummers in the Baltics. Her career started in 2004 with mentorship from a well-known instructor, a docent of œLatvian Academy of Music and founder of a œSaulkrasti Jazz Festival ” Talis Go¾ibovskis. The first major project Nelli was involved in was the all-female rock band called Red Bee . It got great recognition in Latvia and gave her the opportunity to explore festivals in Europe and Baltics.
In 2018 she was invited to participate in a tour with œBrainstorm (the biggest Latvian band), as a drummer/percussionist. The tours closing concert took place in Riga with a record high attendance of 60,000 people. In 2019 their collaboration with the Brainstorm continued, and together they participated in the biggest festivals in Russia and a number of shows across Asia.
For a few years now, shes had a key role in the stage show œART ” a production of the National Theatre of Latvia, creating improvised music on drums throughout the whole play. It quickly became one of the most visited shows of the National Theatre. As a resident of a night club œCoyote Fly, Nelli became a solo performer by night. Her act includes a wide selection of dance music, and the blend of upbeat electronic mixes with live drumming makes for a powerful experience.