The 51st Montreux Jazz Festival 2017

16 Summer Days of Jazz - 30. June - 15. July

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© 2006 Muriel Rochat - Montreux Jazz Festival Foundation

Where: Montreux, Switzerland

For just over 50 years, the Montreux Jazz Festival has confirmed its commitment to dialogue between musical forms. The lineup for the 51st edition of the Festival has been intricately crafted to provide 16 intense days of musical gatherings, from June 30 to July 15 2017.

Top acts will be sharing the floodlights with young, upcoming artists and many musicians will be "coming back to Montreux".

For 16 summer days and nights the Swiss town of Montreux will be alive with the sounds of music, and will present on multiple stages and venues an amazing acoustic patchwork of performances from some of the finest musicians in the world today.

For more info and schedules for all events and workshops please visit the Montreux Jazz Festival website: www.montreuxjazzfestival.com(external link)

The Jazz Festival in Montreux is among the glorious events, not to be missed!

Claude Nobs

Founded in 1967 by Claude Nobs has become a grand event for all music lovers. There's music, dance, movies and lots of excitement and enthusiasm in the festival. The music shows have songs of all genres- reggae to rap. Great musicians like Miles Davis, Ray Charles, Count Basie, Bob Dylan, David Bowie and Prince have entertained the guests with their energetic and stunning jazz performances. Famous band artists and internationally recognised stars specially descend on the mountain town of Montreux to witness the annual Jazz Festival every year.

16 days, 105 concerts in the 3 principal venues 7 creations (Montreux Jazz Creation) 7 evenings in boats and trains (Monteux Jazz Boats/ Montreux Jazz Trains)

For more info and schedules for all events and workshops please visit the Montreux Jazz Festival website:
www.montreuxjazzfestival.com(external link)