- From July 1 to 16, free livestreaming performances by a-ha, Asaf Avidan, Ashnikko, Black Pumas, Dino Brandão, Gabriels, John McLaughlin and the 4th Dimension with special guest Jany McPherson, Marc Rebillet, Mighty Oaks, Odezenne, Rejjie Snow, Robert Stillman, Sabrina Claudio, The Regrettes, Tom Rosenthal, Westerman, Yola and more
Montreal, June 16, 2022 – Stingray (TSX: RAY. A; RAY.B), a leading music, media, and technology company, today announced that Qello Concerts by Stingray, its multiplatform service that transforms any screen into a live concert experience, has released the livestreaming schedule of the 56th edition of the Montreux Jazz Festival. From July 1 to July 16, 2022, concerts from the Auditorium Stravinski and Montreux Jazz Lab will be available to watch free of charge on the streaming platform. Anyone, wherever they are, can enjoy the magic of the festival.
Featuring prestigious names, long-awaited return and a combination of the best acts around and stars in the making, the lineup includes a-ha, Asaf Avidan, Ashnikko, Black Pumas, Dino Brandão, Gabriels, John McLaughlin and the 4th Dimension with special guest Jany McPherson, Marc Rebillet, Mighty Oaks, Odezenne, Rejjie Snow, Robert Stillman, Sabrina Claudio, The Regrettes, Tom Rosenthal, Westerman, Yola and more.
“We are thrilled to partner with Montreux Jazz Festival, one of the world’s biggest and longest-running music events, to expand our content offerings with livestreaming,” said Valérie Héroux, Vice-President, Content Acquisition & Programming of Stingray. “We are always striving to offer the best concerts available for our music fans. Now, more than ever, audiences can access concerts from their favorite artists and continue to look to Qello Concerts for the top music entertainment they crave.”
“It’s a pleasure for us to bring performances from these incredible artists to audiences around the world at the touch of a button,” said Nick Bonard, CEO of Montreux Media Ventures. “Live streaming capabilities have become truly top level and through our partnership with Stingray, we can now share the magic of the festival in high quality with a global audience, anywhere they want to tune in from.”
Qello Concerts by Stingray already has access to over 60 on-demand concerts from the Montreux Jazz Festival, including rare and iconic performances by Ray Charles, Johnny Cash, Nina Simone, Marvin Gaye, Deep Purple, Carlos Santana and more.
How to access the free the Montreux Jazz Festival livestreams:
- 56th Montreux Jazz Festival will be available and FREE on Qello Concerts by Stingray
- Livestreaming schedule available at qello.com/livestream
- RSVP before July 1 at qello.com/livestream to be notified when sets go live
- From July 1 to 16, visit qello.com/mjf to stream live concerts for free
Livestreams will be available on three different time zones: live in the UK & Europe (Montreux, CEST), and rebroadcast for the Americas (New York, EDT), and for Asia Pacific (next day in Sydney, AEST). Livestreams can be watched over the web, or through the Qello Concerts by Stingray streaming apps on iOS and Android mobile devices, and through Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, blue TV, Huawei Digital and Android-TV supported Smart TVs.
Montreal-based Stingray Group Inc. (TSX: RAY.A; RAY.B) is a leading music, media, and technology company with over 1,000 employees worldwide. Stingray is a premium provider of curated direct-to-consumer and B2B services, including audio television channels, more than 100 radio stations, SVOD content, 4K UHD television channels, karaoke products, digital signage, in-store music, and music apps, which have been downloaded over 160 million times. Stingray reaches 400 million subscribers (or users) in 160 countries. For more information: www.stingray.com.
About Qello Concerts by Stingray
Qello Concerts by Stingray is the world's leading premium on-demand subscription service to stream full-length concerts, music documentaries, and live events on any device - reaching music lovers in more than 160 countries. Qello Concerts by Stingray can be downloaded from the App Store, Google Play, Amazon, the Roku Store, accessed through several pay-TV distributors, and the web. Qello Concerts by Stingray is also available as a linear streaming television channel accessible through connected TVs and other streaming providers. For more information: www.qello.com
About Montreux Jazz Festival
Montreux Jazz Festival is a renowned music festival founded by Claude Nobs and held annually in Montreux, Switzerland across two weeks in July. Now in its 56th year, the festival draws 250,000 music lovers from all across the world to the Lake Geneva shoreline. 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, 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. Mathieu Jaton serves as CEO of Montreux Jazz Festival after taking over the festival in 2013. For more information: www.montreuxjazzfestival.com
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