The 47th Montreux Jazz Festival 2013

16 Summer Days of Jazz - 05 - 20. July 2013

Les quais
© 2006 Muriel Rochat - Montreux Jazz Festival Foundation

Where: Montreux, Switzerland

This year's Montreux Jazz will once again be offering festival-goers a programme of outstanding musical diversity and quality, featuring jazz, pop, world and rock to satisfy the taste of all music fans.

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.


This year's festival highlights will include: Leonhard Cohen, Green Day, Paolo Conte, George Thorogood, Bonnie Rait, ZZ Top, Prince, Sting, Kraftwerk, Diana Krall, George Benson, Brian May, Deep Purple, Joe Cocker, Marcus Miller, Lee Ritenour, Bob James, David Sanborn and many more.

Claude Nobs

The Jazz Festival in Montreux is among the glorious events, not to be missed! 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 entertain 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. For more info and schedules for all events and workshops please visit the Montreux Jazz Festival website - www.montreuxjazz.com

 

Auditorium Stravinski

Montreux Jazz Club

Montreux Jazz Lab

13 Saturday
July
Prince
Paul Jackson Trio
featuring
Pee Wee Ellis

Jazz Funk Legends

feat.

Fred Wesley, Brian Jackson, Mark Adams, Dave Wilkinson, Phil Wilkinson, Caspar St.Charles Hodgkinson

Hollie Cook

Alborosie
14 Sunday
July
Prince
Youn Sun Nah Duo

Hiatus Kaiyote
Devendra Banhart

James Blake
15 Monday
July
Prince
Valerie June

Shuggie Otis
Yan Wagner

Juveniles

Two Door Cinema Club
16 Tuesday
July
Sadie and the Hotheads

Sting
José James

The James Hunter Six
Mark Lanegan Band

The Hives
17 Wednesday
July
Kraftwerk

3-D Concert

Jonathan Batiste and The Stay Human

Lee Ritenour
Superpoze

AlunaGeorge

Kendrick Lamar & Band
18 Thursday
July
Diana Krall

George Benson

The Hits

Bob James
David Sanborn
feat.

Steve Gadd, James Genus


Dieter Meier

Out Of Chaos

Red Bull Music Academy Thursday
Chief

Om Unit

The Gaslamp Killer

Flying Lotus

Jackmaster
b2b
Oneman
19 Friday
July
Brian May
and
Kerry Ellis

Deep Purple
Kat Edmonson

George Benson

Accoustic

Andrea Oliva

Solomun

Seth Troxler

Richie Hawtin
20 Saturday
July

Opening Act


Joe Cocker
La Velle & Friends

Take 6
Deluxe

The Parov Stelar Band
21 Sunday
July
Closing Night
Marcus Miller

The Renaissance Tour


The Official European Quincy Jones 80th Birthday Special in Tribute to Claude Nobs
Feat.

Patti Austin, James Ingram, Siedah Garrett, Nikki Yanofsky, Emily Bear, Alfredo Rodriguez, Andreas Varady, Justin Kauflin,

Backed by the

In The House Band,

led by Musical Director Greg Phillinganes.

 

With the

Pepe Lienhard big band

Closing Night
Philipp Fankhauser

and

Marc Sway

with

Marco Jencarelli


Chucho Valdés
 

Montreux Jazz Creations

11 Thursday
July
Jazz Meets Classic
Last Spring - Grieg in the Sky
21:00 - Château de Chillon
CHF 60.-

12 Friday
July
Jazz Meets Classic
Jazz Reveries around Bach
21:00 - Château de Chillon
CHF 60.-

13 Saturday
July
Jazz Meets Classic
Improvisation around Keiko Abe & Zivkovic
19:00 - Petit Palais
CHF 20.-

14 Sunday
July
Jazz Meets Classic
Reflections on Chopin
21:00 - Château de Chillon
CHF 60.-

Montreux Jazz Boats

13 Saturday
July
Brasil Boat
Valeria Eva

Janaina Mello

Mazombo

DJ Doca
15:00 - Montreux Jazz Boats
Currently not available

14 Sunday
July
Funky Claude's Boat
Manu Lanvin And The Devil Blues

Time Machine

Bonny B

The Blue Dolls

Surprise Guest

15:00 - Montreux Jazz Boats
CHF 60.-

Montreux Jazz Trains

10 Wednesday
July
Goldenpass Jazz Train Gstaad

Swing Cats


The Moonlight Serenade
11:44 - Montreux Jazz Trains
CHF 60.-

13 Saturday
July
News Orleans Jazz Train Rochers-de-Naye
Gilles Remy Jazz Band

The Crazy Stompers
14:47 - Montreux Jazz Trains
Currently not available

17 Wednesday
July
Goldenpass Jazz Train Gstaad
Macadam Jazz Band

Jazztronomes
11:44 - Montreux Jazz Trains
CHF 60.-

20 Saturday
July
Funky Claude's Jazz Train Rochers-de-Naye

New Orleans Swingers


Paradise Creek New Orleans Jazz Band
14:47 - Montreux Jazz Trains
CHF 60.-