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Bob Dylan, Sam Smith & Lil Nas X among acts announced for Montreux Jazz Festival

The Swiss festival returns from 30th June to 15th July.

Montreux Jazz Festival has announced its full line-up for 2023, with Bob Dylan, Sam Smith and Lil Nas X among the names. The Swiss festival takes place this year from 30th June to 15th July and will see Dylan play his 2020 album ‘Rough And Rowdy Ways’ in full on the second day of the festival. It will also play host to the likes of Janelle Monae, Norah Jones, Lionel Ritchie, Chilly Gonzales, Christine and the Queens, Mark Ronson, Maluma, Simply Red and Wet Leg. Joining them on this year’s line-up are Chic & Nile Rodgers, Pat Methany, Marcus Miller, Loyle Carner, Jacob Collier, Iggy Pop, Ava Max, Freya Ridings, Caroline Polachek, Chris Isaak and many more. “This festival reminds me why I love music so much,” Smith said in a press release. “If you haven’t been to Montreux for the festival, please go. It will change your life.” As ever, the acts will play in one of two venues on the Lake Geneva shoreline, the Auditorium Stravinski and Montreux Jazz Lab. Tickets will go on sale on Thursday (6th April) at 11am.

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