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SWITZERLAND - GURTENFESTIVAL, Bern

Date 201712 July - 15 July
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BOOKING
Company: Gurten Festival AG
Contact: Simon Haldemann / Philippe Cornu
E-mail: booking@gurtenfestival.ch
Phone: 0041 313 861 000
Fax: 0041 313 861 005
Website: www.gurtenfestival.ch

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Country:
Switzerland

City:
Bern

Established:
1977
Camping facilities:
yes

Site:
Bern, up on the local mountain of Switerland’s capital called «Gurten» (distance to Zurich: 110 km).

Festivaltype:
Openair

Capacity:
20,000 people per day (4 days)

Musical direction:
Indie rock, pop, electro, singer-songwriter, hip-hop...

Stages:
3 Stages:
Mainstage – capacity: 20,000 people
Marquee – capacity: 7,000 people
Waldbühne – capacity: 7,000 people
over 50 Live Acts

1 New Talent Stage & 3 Dance Tents:
Bamboo Bar (New Talent Stage) – capacity: 800 people
3 Dance Tents – capacity: 300 people each
60 DJ Acts

Description:
The Gurtenfestival was launched in 1977 as an international folk-festival. Up through the 90's the festival has established itself as a major venue for contemporary music with a capacity of 20.000 people per day. The festival ground, which is located 858 meters above sea level, is often described as the most enchanting in Switzerland. The site is situated on the wooded Gurten hill in the largest public park in the area belonging to the city of Bern. The journey to the top takes 30-40 minutes on foot or 3 minutes by Gurten funiculair.

Program references:
Amy Macdonald, Archive, Cypress Hill, Die Fantastischen Vier, Empire Of The Sun, Faithless, Florence & The Machine, Franz Ferdinand, Fritz Kalkbrenner, George Ezra, Gossip, Hurts, Jamie Cullum, Jamiroquai, Kaiser Chiefs, Kings of Leon, Kraftklub, Lenny Kravitz, Massive Attack, Moby, Muse, Patti Smith, Paul Kalkbrenner, Pendulum, Placebo, Rammstein, Rea Garvey, Skunk Anansie, Snow Patrol, Sophie Hunger, The Chemical Brothers, The Prodigy, Travis and many more ...

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