THE FESTIVAL & CLAUDE NOBS IN THE SPOTLIGHT
The Swiss National Museum in Zurich is celebrating 50 years of Montreux Jazz Festival history with a major exhibition from January 19th to May 21st, 2018.
The Montreux Jazz Festival is honored to be the subject of a show presented by one of the most visited museums in Switzerland. For four months, the history of the Festival will be unveiled through concert clips, archival documents, and backstage photographs and videos. Items from the personal collection of Claude Nobs will also be on exhibit, including B.B. King’s guitar, Freddie Mercury's kimono, and even Nobs’ trademark harmonicas. As the National Museum puts it: “For once the stars and their music will be within easy reach.”