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Montreux Legends Club 2020

 

HISTORY

Montreux Jazz Festival, founded by Claude Nobs, has become a can’t miss event for over 250,000 music fans each summer on Lake Geneva in Montreux, Switzerland. All the greats have performed on the festival’s various stages, from Miles Davis to Ray Charles, through to David Bowie and Prince. Jazz music may have constituted the Festival’s historic roots, but other musical styles quickly found their place within the festival, sharing a common bond of musical curiosity and mutual enthusiasm. Distinguishing itself by its ambitious programming choices, for two weeks the Montreux Jazz Festival offers an ideal platform for musicians in an intimate setting.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS 2019

Breakfast is served at the Fairmont Le Montreux Palace Restaurant from 7am-10am every morning and the hospitality desk is open to assist guests from 9am-5pm every day.

MONDAY, JULY 1

Drum Legends 

5 PM - 7:30 PM

Reception and Dinner, Storytelling and Performance

  • Join host MARK GOODMAN in conversation with legendary drummer NIGEL OLSSON and percussionist RAY COOPER of  Elton John’s Band and WILL CALHOUN of “Living Colour”

  • The finale will close with one of Will Calhoun’s renowned drum art performances (Recently featured in New York Times)

8 PM - 10 PM

  • Rival Sons

  • SLASH feat. Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators

TUESDAY, JULY 2

Montreux Legends 

4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

  • Private Reception and Meet & Greet with IAN PAICE of Deep Purple and other special guests' by exclusive invitation from Claude’s partner and founder of the Claude Nobs Foundation, Thierry Amsallem

  • You will receive a guided tour of Claude’s private chalets and extensive collection of music memorabilia, given to him by the living and late legends of our time, who have performed at the Festival over the years.

  • View iconic festival footage from the Claude Nobs extensive archives, featuring greats such as Ella, Miles, Aretha, Prince and Bowie and hear stories of the parties hosted by Claude and the music greats, who’ve visited Le Picotin.

  • In addition, Ed Oates, co-founder of Oracle, would like to honor Thierry Amsallem with an award/dedication – to highlight his incredible accomplishments and dedication as an innovator in tech/music production over so many years at MJF and through the Claude Nobs Foundation. Thierry is very much a legend and we hope this honor is the perfect kickoff to set the tone for this unique event, full of legendary storytelling by iconic musicians and producers.

LE PICOTIN, CLAUDE NOBS CHALET

8 PM - 10 PM

  • ZZ TOP 

  • Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band

WEDNESDAY, JULY 3

Guitar Legends 

5 PM - 7:30 PM

Private Reception, Q&A and Meet & Greet with BILLY GIBBONS of ZZ Top and TOMMY THAYER of Kiss

  • Mark Goodman hosts an open discussion and Q&A with Billy and Tommy regarding their ties to the Festival, musical influences and ‘Road Stories’ from touring over the years.

  • Guitars by renown guitar designer and artist Jens Ritter will be on display during this event

  • Afternoon snacks to be served as part of this program

8 PM - 10 PM

Joan Baez

THURSDAY, JULY 4

Female Legends 

5 PM - 7:30 PM

Private Reception and Open Panel Discussion - The History of “The Women” of The Montreux Jazz Festival

  • Mark Goodman talks to Irish singer, IMELDA MAY and a variety of other artists with ties to the festival, their stories illustrating the depth of Montreux Jazz Festival History.

  • Rock photographer, PATTIE BOYD will share memories of her extraordinary life and marriages to George Harrison and Eric Clapton

  • Other special Guests will also be in attendance

  • Afternoon snacks to be served as part of this program

8 PM - 10 PM

Joan Baez

FRIDAY, JULY 5

Montreux Exploration Day

ALL DAY

Throughout the day our guests are encouraged to explore Montreux and the surrounding areas. Our Destinations by Design team can help guide our guests to experience all the area has to offer, as well everything on offer as part of the Montreux Jazz Festival programme!

 

LOCATION

 

CONTACT US

Chris Curry

Executive Producer | Principal of Destination by Design, LLC

(614) 798-9857

chris@dbdevents.net

Michelle Fox

Executive Producer

(833) 762-5249

michellefox229@gmail.com