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Zermatt Unplugged: A unique music experience in a fantastic setting


Marlon Roudette is set to delight fans yet again with his sensitive songs at the Zermatt Unplugged Festival. He will be performing at the Vernissage on Saturday, 13 April 2013. This music festival of a special kind also has other soundscapes to offer.

Marlon Roudette topped the singles charts in Germany, Austria and Switzerland with New Age, and the track Anti Hero also raced up the charts. The artist with the universal message is certain to enthral fans at the Vernissage venue.

Célien Schneider at the Mont Cervin Palace

Zermatt Unplugged also features a Universal Music showcase. At the Mont Cervin Palace the stage is set for singer songwriter Célien Schneider, a young talented composer from the French part of the Valais. Discovered in his adoptive city of Paris following his breakthrough song Jupiter he was immediately signed up by Universal Music. Célien’s music has a distinct pop and folk influence. Thursday, 11 April, 10.30 pm.

Daily after-show parties
What makes Zermatt Unplugged so special is that it’s always full of surprises. After-show parties are held every night at Club Vernissage after the concerts, featuring DJ Minus 8, the Fantastic DJ Team and Skin from Skunk Anansie. The Festival Pin is mandatory for admission to the party featuring Skin and is available from selected partner hotels, ZAP Zermatt, and the information booth opposite the Vernissage throughout the Festival. Tuesday to Thursday: admission free, begins around midnight, after each concert.

Tribute Lounge
Daily at the Mont Cervin Palace from 12 noon to midnight throughout the Festival Week: an opportunity to bring along your own memories such as photos, etc. In memory of Jon Lord, founder of Deep Purple, who died on 16 July 2012. And also in memory of Claude Nobs, founder of the Montreux Jazz Festival, who died on 10 January 2013. Both these stellar personalities were patrons of Zermatt Unplugged. Meet up with friends and fans of both at the Tribute Lounge, featuring screenings of documentaries, interviews and film excerpts.

Farewell Brunch
With the concerts over and the tunes still ringing in the festival-goers’ ears, Sunday is the time for the Farewell Brunch. The Monotales will be jamming on the sun terrace of Hotel Schönegg. Sunday, April 14, from 9.30 am to 4 pm (tickets also on

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