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“Smoke On The Water” 50th Anniversary!

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On December 4, 1971, a fire in a small Swiss town gave birth to a worldwide hit... We look back at this incredible story that put Montreux and its Festival on the map.

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2021 Poster

The Montreux Jazz Festival entrusted Marylou Faure with designing the poster for its 55th edition, which will take place from 2 to 17 July 2021. The French artist and illustrator was one of the finalists in the “Silent Shores” competition, launched by the Festival last June.


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Founded in 1967 by Claude Nobs, the Montreux Jazz Festival has become over the years an unmissable event, generating legendary stories and performances.

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