Montreux Jazz Festival: Seasoned talent Taj Mahal, and new blood First Aid Kit

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND – Scorching temperatures set the scene yesterday for the opening salvoes of the 46th Montreux Jazz Festival (MJF). As with all great musical gatherings, it seems the festival has gotten a bit cushier, flashier – including Claude Nob’s newly inaugurated deck lounge – and maybe necessarily, more focused on crowd control, since I […]

Jazz, blues and rock evening

Title: Jazz, blues and rock evening Location: Morges, Casino Link out: Click here Description: Drinks, buffet and an evening of music, CHF75 Start Time: 20:00 Date: 06 Nov 2009 End Time: 23:45

Jazz and blues in Bernex

Title: Jazz and blues in Bernex Location: Bernex, Geneva Link out: Click here Description: Two days of concerts, music, and outdoor fun for kids and adults in Bernex. Start Date: 29 Aug 2009 End Date: 30 Aug 2009

International sports, football: Chelsea beat Man United on penalties to win Community Shield

Wembley, London, England (GenevaLunch) – Chelsea gave their new manager Carlo Ancelloti his first trophy when they beat Manchester United 4-1 on penalties  after the game ended at 2-2. The Community Shield features the winners of the Premier League and the FA Cup and is the traditional opening of the new football season. Manchester scored […]

Sierre blues festival

Title: Sierre blues festival Location: Sierre, Valais Link out: Click here Description: Your one stop to listen to Ten Years After, Alvin Youngblood Hart, Gary Moore and many more blues idols. Start Date: 18 Jun 2009 End Date: 21 Jun 2009

International sports, rugby Heineken Cup: Leicester win penalty shoot out

Cardiff, Wales, UK (GenevaLunch) – Leicester beat the Cardiff Blues in rugby’s first penalty shoot-out in the semi-finals of the Heineken Cup.

Pura Fé, world music blues

Title: Pura Fé, world music bluesLocation: Thonon, Espace Maurice NovarinaLink out: Click hereDescription: Puerto Rican father, Tuscarora native American mother: music that blends folk, traditional and North Carolina blues. Preceded by Canadian guitarist Marc-André Leger. Prices start at €11.Start Time: 19:30Date: 14 Oct 2008