Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett announced for Montreux Jazz Festival

Crowds gather for the Montreux Jazz Festival.

Crowds gather for the Montreux Jazz Festival. Image by Olivier Bruchez / CC BY-SA 2.0

The lineup for this year’s Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland has been announced, with Lady Gaga and legendary crooner Tony Bennett topping the bill. This is the 49th year for the famous festival, which mixes a heavy lineup of jazz with other genres. Top jazz artists this year will include Herbie Hancock, Dianne Reeves and George Benson alongside other artists such as Lenny Kravitz, The War on Drugs, Anna Calvi and the Chemical Brothers. Tickets are now on sale at http://www.montreuxjazzfestival.com and the festival kicks off on Friday 3 July. Read more: thelocal.ch

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