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Swing that Music - Big Band Festival 17 - 21 July 2017

This summer the "Big Band De Luxe",  the "Big Band Royal", "Quintessence" and "Gretchens Pudel" will visit the saas valley  and play various concerts in the Saas Valley.

Big Band De Luxe / Big Band Royal
The Big Band de Luxe was founded in 1989 by music teacher Peter Kusenbach, who is the director to this day. The Big Band plays each year about 30 concerts at home and abroad. So far, a total of 600 successful shows in Switzerland, France, England, Cran Canaria, Italy and the United States are played. 2014 celebrates the big band its 25th anniversary.

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The young Jazzformation from South Germany plays modern and contemporary Jazz. The young musicans find the inspiration for their energetic, groovy and sometime melancholic compositions within the current Jazz aswell as in pop and electro music.

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Gretchens Pudel

Gretchens Pudel – 5 thoroughbred jazz musicians with the goal to present old German songs in a new manner. Like recycling old songs and turn them into Jazz or Pop songs.

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Concert dates

Big Band De Luxe & Big Band Royal

  • Monday, 17 July 2017, 4.00 p.m., Village square Saas-Fee
  • Tuesday, 18 July 2017, 11.00 a.m., Kreuzboden Saas-Grund

Big Band De Luxe, Big Band Royal & Gretchens Pudel

  • Tuesday, 18 July 2017, 8.30 p.m., Old village square Saas-Grund
  • Wednesday, 19 July 2017, 11.00 a.m., Mittelallalin Saas-Fee
  • Wednesday, 19 July 2017, 8.30 p.m., Village square Saas-Almagell
  • Thursday, 20 July 2017, 8.30 p.m., Cinema Rex, Saas-Fee


  • Thursday, 20 July 2017, 8.30 p.m., Hotel Pirmin Zurbriggen Saas-Almagell
  • Friday, 21 July 2017, 4 p.m., Restaurant La Ferme, Saas-Fee