Posts Tagged ‘Festivals in Switzerland’

Gurtenfestival, SwitzerlandGURTEN FESTIVAL ADDS NOEL GALLAGHER AND MORE TO THE LINE UP!

This year’s festival will be opened by Noel Gallagher, who since leaving Oasis has developed a highly successful solo career.

Festival organizers have also revealed the long-awaited return of the German radio master Jan Delay. The man with the distinctive nasal voice and his band Funk “Disko No. 1” will turn the grass belts on Sunday in a giant disco.

In addition, the festival has confirmed Nneka, Xavier Rudd, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros and power club.

Unfortunately the Marina & The Diamonds show has been cancelled!

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Greenfields Festival, Interlacken, SwwitzerlandDATES AND FIRST HEADLINER RELEASED!

Greenfield festival will take place from the 15th – 17th June 2012 at Interlaken, Switzerland and organisers have revealed that German Punk Rockers DIE ARZTE will be one of the headlining bands!

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Sonisphere Festival SwitzerlandLAST 2 ACTS ADDED TO SONISPHERE SWITZERLAND BILL

Soni organisers announced today that CATARACT one of Switzerland’s most reliable and active band have been added to the line up.  This will be the perfect start in a hard rocking day.

Also new on the billing is RISE TO REMAIN, metalcore hopefulls from UK., this combo will blow your heads away and arrange a lot of movement on and before the stage.

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Sonisphere Festival SwitzerlandNEW BAND ADDED TO SONISPHERE FESTIVAL SWITZERLAND

One more band has been added to the line-up. – SICK PUPPIES will start the evening on “Stage Apollo. Let you join in with this insiders’ tip from Australia.

Starting today, new tickets become available. The tickets grant access to the main stage (Apollo stage) in the athletics stadium, but not to the other stages. This is for standing passengers and the transportation by public transport is not included.

Check out the full line up which has also been confirmed today!

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Sonisphere Festival SwitzerlandSONISPHERE FESTIVAL SWITZERLAND CHANGES STADIUM

According to logistic and organizing reasons the location of the main stage (Apollo stage) of SONISPHERE festival will be moved from St. Jakob-Park to near seated track and field stadium.

The change to the other of the street happens in consultation with Basel United. For visitors there are many advantages of this location, the character of the festival will be enhanced because of shorter ways, better overview and a compact overall package.

Organisers are convinced that this will offer a wider range of possibilities to the visitors of SONISPHERE. Traffic connections (shuttle directly to Basel St. Jakob) will be realised as planned and communicated

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Open Air St Gallen Festival, SwitzerlandCRYSTAL CASTLES, BLUSH & TRAKTORKESTAR COMPLETE LINE UP!

Two and a half months before the start of the this year’s festival organizers have presented the complete program – Blush from Basel, Crystal Castles from Toronto and Traktorkestar from Bern complete the line-up.

With 10,000 tickets already been sold, the anticipation of the summer festival is rising!

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Sonisphere Festival SwitzerlandBUCKCHERRY CONFIRMED FOR SONISPHERE SWITZERLAND

In the states they are superstars and have already sold millions of albums. Also in Europe BUCKCHERRY will continue its triumphal march. There’s all you need to have a great rockin‘ concert. At best with a cold beer in your hands…

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Montreux Jazz Festival, SwitzerlandSTING TO PLAY AT THIS YEAR’S MONTREUZ JAZZ FESTIVAL

The Montreux Jazz Festival has announced that STING will perform his celebrated Symphonicity concert at the Stravinski Hall on July 11.

STING, accompanied by a symphony orchestra and band, conducted by Sarah Hicks, will extend his celebrated Symphonicity world tour with additional dates across Europe this summer.  Following sold-out performances throughout North America, Europe and Australia, the Symphonicity tour will perform at a number of select festival events in France, Germany, Italy, Eastern Europe and as confirmed today at the Montreux Jazz Festival on July 11th.

To accompany Sting’s world tour, Deutsche Grammophon/Cherrytree Records, recently released a live CD/DVD package, Live in Berlin, with a companion studio album, Symphonicities, also available.

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Sonisphere Festival SwitzerlandBLAAS OF GLORY ADDED TO SONISPHERE FESTIVAL SWITZERLAND

The name says it all – BLAAS OF GLORY take on well known Metal hits and leave it with sousaphone, flute, clarinet, accordion, banjo, glockenspiel, timpani rumble, etc.. The idiosyncratic interpretations of classics like “The Final Countdown (Europe)”, “With The Devil (Van Halen)” or the “Iron Maidley” create the right mood. Metal different times and played in a literal sense with metal instruments.

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Blues Rules Crissier FestivalNOW IN ITS SECOND YEAR THE BLUES RULES CRISSIER FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES LINE UP

Created in 2010 by two young guys offers a unique experience in Switzerland with its “back to the roots” atmosphere.  Taking place from the 27th-28th May at the Château de Crissier, Crissier-Lausanne, Switzerland, the Blues Rules Crissier Festival opens its open-air stage to 16 bands from Europe and USA.

The line up this year includes – Kenny Brown, Bob Log III, Roland Tchakounte Trio, Eric McFadden Trio, Chapel Hill, Wes Mackey, Vermillion Sands, Rev. DeadEye & his Broken Spirits, Captain Moustache & Fredo Ignazio, Lubos Bena & Matej Ptaszek, Hillstomp, Floyd Beaumont & the Arkadelphians, Scissormen, Sevdah Dragi Moj, Joe Troop, Hannibal Slim & Captain Boogie

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Greenfields Festival, Interlacken, SwwitzerlandGREENFIELDS FESTIVALS ADDS 9 MORE BANDS

2011 marks the 7th year for Greenfields festival, that takes place in Interlaken, Switzerland from the 9th to 11th June.
There are some big names already announced including headliners Foo Fighters!

Recently revealed to join them are 9 more bands that are sure to make a big hit this year – DISTURBED, SOCIAL DISTORTION, APOCALYPTICA, BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE, THE GASLIGHT ANTHEM, SUICIDE SILENCE, CONVERGE, ALESANA, FRAMING HANLEY

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Sonisphere Festival SwitzerlandMONSTER MAGNET ADDED TO SONISPHERE FESTIVAL SWITZERLAND

MONSTER MAGNET the cult band fronted by Dave Wyndorf join an already illustrious line up for this year’s SONISPHERE festival in Switzerland.

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Sonisphere Festival SwitzerlandSONISPHERE FESTIVAL SWITZERLAND ADDS 2 MORE TO THE LINE UP

The French avant-garde metallers GOJIRA and Guns N ‘Roses Duff McKagan legend with his solo band LOADED have been added to this year’s line up with organizers promising a big name act to be announced today at 5pm…..Any ideas who it might be??

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Open Air St Gallen Festival, SwitzerlandJOHNOSSI ADDED TO OPEN AIR ST GALLEN LINE UP

Swedish rock act JOHNOSSI will be joining already announced Linkin Park at the Open Air St Gallen festival at Sittertobel in Switzerland.

Joining them on this announcement are Culcha Candela and dance trio Solange La Frange.

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Gurtenfestival, SwitzerlandFAT BEAT AND AN EXCLUSIVE HEADLINER ANNOUNCED!

ARCTIC MONKEYS, one of the big headliners of this year’s European summer festival, play on the straps an exclusive Swiss Festival Show.

Bands have also agreed the following: KAISER CHIEFS and BEATSTEAKS both with a new album, as well as PLAN B, THE STREETS, JAMIE CULLUM, BLUMENTOPF, SOPHIE HUNGER, KATZENJAMMER and the Latin Grammy Award Winner CALLE13 from Puerto Rico.

Heavy dance beats at a late hour guarantee 2MANYDJS LIVE, UNDERWORLD, PENDULUM, BLOODY BEETROOTS and DEATH CREW 77.

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