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Montreux Jazz Festival on Qello

June 16, 2022

The Montreux Jazz Festival has announced the livestreaming schedule for its 56th edition, taking place next month on the shores of Lake Geneva from July 1st to July 16th. Performances from the iconic Auditorium Stravinski and Montreux Jazz Lab will be available to watch free of charge on Stingray’s Qello Concerts livestreaming platform.  Featuring a combination of the best acts around and stars in the making, the lineup includes a-ha, Asaf Avidan, Ashnikko, Black Pumas, Dino Brandão, Gabriels, John McLaughlin and the 4th Dimension with special guest Jany McPherson, Marc Rebillet, Mighty Oaks, Odezenne, Rejjie Snow, Robert Stillman, Sabrina Claudio, The Regrettes, Tom Rosenthal, Westerman, Yola and more. The livestreamed acts form part of an illustrious line-up for the festival’s 56th edition which includes artists such as Motown legend Diana Ross, hip-hop superstar Stormzy, Icelandic pop innovator Björk and Celtic soul master Van Morrison.

Nick Bonard, CEO of Montreux Media Ventures, said: “It’s a pleasure for us to bring performances from these incredible artists to audiences around the world at the touch of a button. Live streaming capabilities have become truly top level and through our partnership with Stingray, we can now share the magic of the festival in high quality with a global audience, anywhere they want to tune in from.”

Valérie Héroux, Vice-President, Content Acquisition of Stingray, said “We are thrilled to partner with Montreux Jazz Festival, one of the world’s biggest and longest-running music events, to expand our content offerings with live streaming. We are always striving to offer the best concerts available for our music fans. Now, more than ever, audiences can access concerts from their favourite artists and continue to look to Qello Concerts for the top music entertainment they crave.”  Qello Concerts by Stingray already has access to over 60 on-demand concerts from the Montreux Jazz Festival, including rare and iconic performances by Ray Charles, Johnny Cash, Nina Simone, Marvin Gaye, Deep Purple, Carlos Santana and more.  Livestreams will be available on three different time zones: live in the UK & Europe (Montreux, CEST), and rebroadcast for the Americas (New York, EDT), and for Asia Pacific (next day in Sydney, AEST). Livestreams can be watched over the web, or through the Qello Concerts by Stingray streaming apps on iOS and Android mobile devices, and through Apple TV, Roku, Amazon FireTV, and Android-TV supported Smart TVs.

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