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Lionel Richie and Lenny Kravitz to headline next year's Montreux Jazz Festival

26 November 2019, 10:13 | Written by The Line of Best Fit

Lionel Richie and Lenny Kravitz are the first headliners for the 54th edition of Montreux Jazz Festival, which runs next July.

The festival has played host to the likes of James Brown, David Bowie, Etta James, Pattie Smith, Massive Attack, Björk, Radiohead, Leonard Cohen, Stevie Wonder and Prince in the past, and prides itself on a diverse line-up despite its jazz-leanings.

The festival takes place across 11 stages showcasing some of the most iconic performers and exciting new artists from around the globe - Foals, Kendrick Lamar, Tyler The Creator, Dua Lipa and Loyle Carner have all played as part of the festival Montreux Jazz Lab.

Nestled in the Swiss alps alongside Lake Geneva, Montreux Jazz Festival runs from July 3-18.

Tickets go on sale 27 November 2019 at 12noon from

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