21JUN

Jazz Ascona

Quest’anno JazzAscona festeggerà la sua 33ma edizione.

Il menu della rassegna offre ogni anno 200 concerti e più di 400 ore di musica dal vivo, spaziando dal jazz tradizionale di New Orleans a quello di Chicago, dallo swing al mainstream, dal ragtime al gospel, con escursioni nel blues, R&B, soul o nei ritmi latini e funky. Artisti e band si esibiscono in vari locali pubblici di giorno e sui palchi del lungolago la sera, trasformando Ascona in un puzzle di piccoli “jazz club”, con grande feeling tra i musicisti e il folto pubblico di appassionati ed esperti.

Due weekend di musica a pieno regime. Concerti gratuiti in settimana accanto a una serie di “top events” a pagamento nella tenda principale, con grandi nomi della scena jazz internazionale.

15SEP

Risotto Festival

“Risotto Hunt”

Locarno, Piazza Grande – Saturday
with 11 chefs cooking for you
Music and fun.

“3rd Risotto Festival”

Locarno – Piazza Grande – Sunday
with 5 groups of carnival groups
Music and fun.

 

INFORMATION:

www.ticinoatavola.ch

 

01AUG

SWISS NATIONAL DAY: FIREWORKS IN ASCONA

Ascona celebrates the Swiss National Day with an amazing fireworks display and entertainment along the town promenade.
The celebrations will start at 5 p.m. with a delicious barbecue and drinks, followed by a concert with the Ascona Big Band at 9.00 p.m.
The fireworks display will start at 10.15 p.m.

 

MORE INFORMATION:

www.ascona-locarno.com

 

01AUG

Locarno Film Festival

For more than 70 years, the Locarno Festival has been transforming Locarno for one long week into the Swiss capital of cinema. With crowds from all across the globe enjoying the Festival, an intoxicating atmosphere is guaranteed throughout cinemas, squares, bars, the Rotonda del Festival and other special festival venues from morning until late at night.

For information, program, tickets or subscriptions, please consult the website of http://www.pardo.ch event.

22JUN

Jazz Ascona 2017

JazzAscona is about to celebrate its 33rd anniversary.

Each year, the festival’s program contains over 200 concerts and more than 400 hours of live music, from New Orleans Traditional Jazz to Chicago, from swing to mainstream, from ragtime to gospel, not forgetting excursions into blues, R&B, soul and latin, and funk rhythms. Artists and bands are set to perform in bars, restaurants and hotels during the day, and on the stages on the lakeside in the evenings, transforming Ascona into a maze of small ‘jazz clubs’, producing a wonderful atmosphere between musicians and the diverse audience of fans and aficionados.

Two weekends of great music. From Sunday to Thursday,  the evening performances on the lakeside stages will be free of charge whereas 5 special events with top stars of the jazz and international scene will have admission fees.

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13JUL

Moon and Stars

10 days of pop-rock music in one of the most spectacular squares of Europe: Piazza Grande in Locarno. The well-known Moon and Stars Festival will take place in this unique setting, where international stars of the music industry perform in front of thousands spectators. The great concerts, the flawless organization and the magic of the location make of Moon and Stars a top event.

More info in www.moonandstars.ch