The 49th Montreux Jazz Festival 2015

16 Summer Days of Jazz - 03 - 18. July

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© 2006 Muriel Rochat - Montreux Jazz Festival Foundation

Where: Montreux, Switzerland

Approaching the half-century mark, the Montreux Jazz Festival confirms its commitment to dialogue between musical forms. The lineup for the 49th edition of the Festival has been intricately crafted to provide 16 intense days of musical gatherings, from 3 to 18 July 2015.

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: 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.

This year's festival highlights will include:

AUDITORIUM STRAVINSKI, where legends are made
Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga / Caetano Veloso & Gilberto Gil / Chick Corea & Herbie Hancock / The Chemical Brothers / George Benson / Santana / Lenny Kravitz / Jackson Browne / Lionel Richie / D’Angelo and the Vanguard / Damien Rice / Nils Frahm / Portishead / John Legend / Paolo Nutini / Tribute to Paco de Lucía / Quincy Jones presents an evening with Zaz / Sinéad O'Connor and many more...

MONTREUX JAZZ CLUB, up close and personal
Avishai Cohen / David Sanborn / Dhafer Youssef / Rae Morris / Al Jarreau / Ruthie Foster / Lizz Wright / Christian McBride / Hugh Coltman / Sly & Robbie meet Nils Petter Molvaer / Soak / Anna Calvi / The Staves / Leon Bridges / Tommy Castro and many more ...

MONTREUX JAZZ LAB, frenetic playground of the next generation
Sam Smith / George Ezra / James Blake / Hot Chip / Jamie xx / Alt-J / Jack Garratt / Foals / Sophie Hunger / Lilly Wood & the Prick / A$AP Rocky / Asaf Avidan / Die Antwoord / Ibeyi / Aloe Blacc and many more...

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: link)