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SWITZERLAND - MONTREUX JAZZ FESTIVAL, Montreux

Date 201730 June - 15 July
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BOOKING
Company: Fondation du Festival de Jazz de Montreux
Contact: Michaela Maiterth
E-mail: m.maiterth@mjf.ch
Phone: 0041 21 966 44 44
Fax: 0041 21 966 44 33
Website: www.montreuxjazz.com

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Country:
Switzerland

City:
Montreux

Established:
1967
Camping facilities:
no

Site:
Montreux Music & Convention Center, City of Montreux

Festivaltype:
Openair and Indoor

Capacity:
16 days long 220'000 total (85'000 paying venues)

Musical direction:
From Jazz, Blues, Rock to HipHop and Electro.

Stages:
PAYING VENUES
Auditorium Stravinski :
4.000 (parterre standing),
3.000 (parterre seated and standing)

Miles Davis Hall :
2.200 (standing),
800 (seated)

FREE VENUES
Montreux Jazz Café : 1.000
Parc Vernex : 1.500
Studio 41 : 500

Description:
Photo: 2008 © Daniel Balmat / Montreux Jazz Festival Foundation Founded in 1967 by Claude Nobs, the Montreux Jazz Festival has become can't miss event for music fans over the years, both in Switzerland and abroad. All the greats have performed on the festival's various stages, from Miles Davis to Ray Charles, through to David Bowie and Prince. Jazz music may have constituted the Festival's historic roots, but other musical styles quickly found their place within the festival, sharing a common bond of musical curiosity and mutual enthusiasm. Distinguishing itself by its ambitious programming choices, for two weeks the Montreux Jazz Festival offers an ideal platform for musicians in an intimate setting.

Program references:
Al Green, Al Jarreau, Albert King, Alicia Keys, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Aretha Franklin, B.B. King, Beastie Boys, Ben E. King, Bill Evans, Black Eyed Peas, Bob Dylan, Buddy Guy, Burning Spear, Caetano Veloso, Canned Heat, Carlos Santana, Charles Aznavour, Charles Trenet, Chick Corea, Count Basie, David Bowie, David Sanborn, Deep Purple, Dennis Brown, Diana Krall, Dizzy Gillespie, Earth, Wind &, Fire, Elis Regina, Ella Fitzgerald, Eric Clapton, Fela Kuti, Femi Kuti, George Benson, Gilberto Gil, Gill Evans, Henri Salvador, Herbert Grönemeyer, Herbie Hancock, James Blunt, James Brown, Jeff Beck , Joao Giberto, John Lee Hooker, John Legend, Johnny Hallyday, Johny Cash, Juliette Gréco, Keith Jarrett, Kronos Quartet, Lauryn Hill, Leonard Cohen, Les Négresses Vertes, Maria Bethania, Marisa Monte, Michael Brecker, Michel Petrucciani, Miles Davis, Milton Nascimento, Mötorhead, Muse, Neil Young, Neville Brothers, Nina Simone, Norah Jones, Oscar Peterson, Otis Rush, Paul Simon, Peter Tosh, Phil Collins, Pierre Henri, Prince, Quincy Jones, R.E.M, Radiohead, Ray Charles, Rita Mitsouko, Roberta Flack, Run DMC, Salif Keita, Sarah Vaughan, Sheryl Crow, Simply Red, Slayer, Stefan Grapelli, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Sting, Sun Ra Arkestra, The Chemical Brothers, Tinariwen, Tori Amos, Weather Report, Wilson Picket, Wu-Tang Clan, Youssou n'Dour, Zucchero, ZZ Top.

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