MONTREUX JAZZ FESTIVAL MIAMI To Debut March 1-3, 2024 With Headliners Jon Batiste, Daryl Hall And Daniela Mercury

Article Contributed by SRO | Published on Tuesday, November 28, 2023

For the first time in its long and renowned history, the iconic Montreux Jazz Festival has announced Montreux Jazz Festival Miami.

Set to make its debut March 1-3, 2024 at The Hangar in Coconut Grove, FL, the line-up for the inaugural three-day event will include a headlining performance from multi-Grammy® and Oscar® winner Jon Batiste, who along with a group of partners has worked to bring the iconic Montreux Jazz Festival to Miami; Batiste, co-owner of the event, will also serve as the Miami festival’s Artist Ambassador. Announced headliners also include Rock And Roll Hall Of Famer Daryl Hall and Brazilian singer, songwriter Daniela Mercury, with supporting acts, masterclass lineup, and special guests to be announced in January 2024.

To recreate the intimacy of Montreux, Switzerland, Montreux Jazz Festival Miami will be primarily hosted in The Hangar, a 1500-person, waterfront venue in Coconut Grove, assuring the ultimate fan experience. Attendees will also experience sunset concerts featuring emerging musicians on an outdoor stage adjacent to The Hangar in Coconut Grove. Programming at the venue will also include music masterclasses and the Legendary Montreux Jam Session. On the night of March 1, Batiste will throw an exceptional inaugural performance featuring multiple special guests. The festival experience will include curated dining options from some of Miami’s best restaurants as well as a pop-up of the famed vinyl listening bar, Dante’s Hifi.

“The Montreux Jazz Festival is a truly magical experience for artists and music lovers of all kinds,” Jon Batiste says. “I’m honored to play a part in bringing this experience across the ocean to Miami and challenging the borders of musical genres. It’s going to be an unforgettable three days.”

“As a city of cultural connection, Miami naturally lends itself to the musical diversity that Montreux has become synonymous with,” said Mathieu Jaton, CEO of Montreux Jazz Festival. “We believe that the waterfront location and the artists performing in this first edition are a true reflection of the original Montreux Jazz Festival experience.”

Single-day ticket prices begin at $199 and VIP tickets at $699. Tickets for the Legendary Montreux Jam Session are available for $99. Ticket pre-sales start Tuesday, November 28 at 10:00 AM ahead of tickets going on sale November 30. Payment plans are also available. To view all ticketing options and additional details about Montreux Jazz Festival Miami, click here.  Montreux Jazz Festival Miami is supported by Audemars Piguet, a global partner of the Montreux Jazz Festival.

About Montreux Jazz Festival

The Montreux Jazz Festival takes place for two weeks every summer in Switzerland, on the shores of Lake Geneva. Created in 1967 by Claude Nobs and directed by Mathieu Jaton since 2013, the Montreux Jazz Festival has become over the years an essential event, generating fantastic stories and legendary performances. Nearly 250,000 spectators come to the Festival every year, enjoying a breath-taking setting, concerts with renowned acoustics and many free stages. Montreux Jazz Festival celebrates the industry’s emerging and contemporary acts, whilst paying homage to music’s legendary acts. Originally a pure jazz festival since inception in 1967, Montreux began showcasing other styles of music throughout the decades and today presents artists from across every genre imaginable. Artists that have graced the stage of Montreux include Etta James, Quincy Jones, Bob Dylan, Elton John, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Aretha Franklin, David Bowie, James Brown, Kendrick Lamar, Leonard Cohen, Marvin Gaye, Miles Davis, Nina Simone and many more. In addition to its iconic annual event, the Montreux Jazz Festival has exported its unique expertise and ambiance to cities worldwide for over fifty years. From São Paulo to Detroit, Atlanta to Singapore, Monaco to Tokyo, Rio de Janeiro to Suzhou, and now Miami, these global editions continue to embody the spirit of the Montreux Jazz Festival.