Fatoumata Diawara

This year marks the 36th annual CullyJazz, an extraordinary music festival in the Lake Geneva Region that will be held from April 13-21, 2018. In this lakeside wine village, more than 55,000 people are expected to attend a series of intimate performances at the foot of the Lavaux vineyards, in the heart of the Swiss Riviera.

Joshua Redman


David Krakauer and Kathleen Taag


While there are concerts that require an admission charge, there are also dozens of free concerts. Headliners this year include David Krakauer & Kathleen Taag, Joshua Redman, Fatoumata Diawara, Jordan Rakei, Raul Midon, Renaud Garcia-Fons and the Blind Boys of Alabama. The music continues in local wine cellars and cafes throughout the village. Go to  www.cullyjazz.ch for information and ticketing for this year’s festival.