Robert Plant, of rock band Led Zeppelin, performs during the opening night of the 40th Montreux Jazz Festival in June 2006. Photo: AFP
Robert Plant, of rock band Led Zeppelin, performs during the opening night of the 40th Montreux Jazz Festival in June 2006. Photo: AFP

Montreux Jazz Festival expands to China amid tight coronavirus restrictions in its homeland

  • Usually held on the shores of Lake Geneva, in Switzerland, the Montreux Jazz Festival will also be staged beside Hangzhou’s West Lake this year
  • Intended to become a regular event in China, the West Lake festival will host audiences of up to 6,000 for live concerts featuring some 20 bands

Robert Plant, of rock band Led Zeppelin, performs during the opening night of the 40th Montreux Jazz Festival in June 2006. Photo: AFP
Robert Plant, of rock band Led Zeppelin, performs during the opening night of the 40th Montreux Jazz Festival in June 2006. Photo: AFP
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