Qello Concerts by Stingray Announces Live Broadcast Program of Famous Montreux Jazz Festival | 2021-06-22 | Press Releases


  • Montreux Jazz Festival on Concerts from Qello by Stingray is presented by UBS
  • From July 2 to 17, free livestreaming from Altin G ü n, Annie Taylor, Hermanos Gutiérrez, Nathy Peluso, Oscar Anton, Priya Ragu, Sam Fisher, Sofiane Pamart, Yet No Yokai and more

MONTREAL, June 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Groupe Stingray inc. (TSX: RAY.A; RAY.B), a leading music, media and technology company, today announced that Concerts from Qello by Stingray , its multiplatform service that turns any screen into a live concert experience, released the 55 e edition of the Montreux Jazz Festival, which will be held from July 2 to 17, 2021. Located in the middle of water and the Alps, the legendary Montreux Jazz Festival is the first international festival to take place this summer. The concerts will be broadcast from a breathtaking new stage built entirely on the lake. The lineup features emerging talent, current trends and bespoke concerts by major artists such as Altin Gün, Annie Taylor, Hermanos Gutiérrez, Nathy Peluso, Oscar Anton, Priya Ragu , Sam Fischer, Sofiane Pamart, Yet No Yokai and more. Live broadcasts will be available for free so that everyone, wherever they are, can enjoy the magic of the festival.

Concerts from Qello by Stingray already has access to over 50 on-demand concerts from the Montreux Jazz Festival, including rare and iconic performances by Ray Charles, Wu-Tang Clan, Johnny Cash, Nina Simone, Marvin Gaye, Deep Purple, Carlos Santana and more. Additional titles from previous years are expected to release on the platform throughout the year.

UBS is delighted to support the Montreux Jazz Festival on Concerts from Qello by Stingray for this very special edition.

How to access the free Montreux Jazz Festival livestreams:

  • 55 e Montreux Jazz Festival will be available and FREE on Concerts from Qello by Stingray
  • Live broadcast program available on qello.com/mjf
  • RSVP by July 2 at qello.com/mjf to be notified when sets are online
  • From July 2 to 17, visit qello.com/mjf to stream live concerts for free

Live broadcasts will be available in three different time zones: live in UK and Europe (Montreux, CEST) and rebroadcast for the Americas (New York, EDT) and Asia-Pacific (the next day in Sydney, AEST). Live broadcasts can be viewed on the web at qello.com , or by the Concerts from Qello by Stingray Streaming apps to iOS and Android mobile devices, and via Smart TVs supported by Apple TV, Roku, Amazon FireTV, and Android-TV.

The Montreux Jazz Festival and Concerts from Qello The teams work hard to ensure a safe and exciting live broadcast program. However, due to the evolving COVID-19 situation in Europe and the UK, the live broadcast schedule is subject to change without notice.

About Stingray

Based in Montreal, Stingray Group Inc. (TSX: RAY.A; RAY.B) is a leading music, media and technology company with more than 1,000 employees worldwide. Stingray is a premium provider of organized direct-to-consumer and B2B services including audio TV channels, over 100 radio stations, SVOD content, 4K UHD TV channels, karaoke products, signage digital, 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 Stingray’s Qello concerts

Concerts from Qello by Stingray is the world’s first premium on-demand subscription service to stream full concerts, music documentaries and live events to any device – reaching music lovers in over 160 countries. Concerts from Qello by Stingray can be downloaded from the App Store, Google Play, Amazon, the Roku Store, accessible through multiple pay TV distributors, and the web. Concerts from Qello by Stingray is also available as a linear streaming TV channel accessible through smart TVs and other streaming providers. For more information: www.qello.com

About the Montreux Jazz Festival

The Montreux Jazz Festival is a renowned music festival founded by Claude Nobs and held annually in Montreux, Switzerland for two weeks in July. Now in his 55 e year, the festival attracts 250,000 music lovers from all over the world to the shores of Lake Geneva. The Montreux Jazz Festival celebrates emerging and contemporary artists in the industry, while paying tribute to legendary music artists. Originally a pure jazz festival since its inception in 1967, Montreux has started presenting other styles of music over the decades and today features artists from every genre imaginable. Artists who graced the Montreux stage 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 other. Mathieu Jaton is CEO of the Montreux Jazz Festival after taking over the festival in 2013.

About UBS

UBS provides financial advice and solutions to high net worth, institutional and corporate clients around the world, as well as to private clients in Switzerland. UBS is the largest truly global wealth manager and one of the leading retail and corporate banks in Switzerland, with a large-scale and diverse global asset manager and specialist investment bank. The bank focuses on companies that have a strong competitive position in their target markets, are capital efficient and have attractive long-term structural growth or profitability prospects.

Since 1988, UBS has been a partner of the Montreux Jazz Festival, one of its oldest commitments in Switzerland to date. With their commitment to the festival, they aim to promote culture and musical talent in their home market.

For more information please contact:

Mathieu Peloquin

Senior Vice-President, Marketing and Communications


[email protected]

1 514 664-1244, ext. 2362

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