Montreux Jazz Festival

The Montreux Jazz Festival (formerly Festival de Jazz Montreux and Festival International de Jazz Montreux) is a music festival in Switzerland, held annually in early July in Montreux on the Lake Geneva shoreline. It is the second largest annual jazz festival in the world after Canada's Montreal International Jazz Festival.[1]

Montreux Jazz Festival
Official logo by Jean Tinguely (poster 1982) reinterpreted by Giovanni Riva for the 50th anniversary of the festival in 2016
GenreJazz, rock, pop
DatesFirst fortnight of July
Location(s)Montreux Convention Centre
Grand-Rue 95
1820 Montreux
Years active1967–present

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