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The Blues Association of Geneva (BAG) present Icebreaker's Blues Band

The Blues Association of Geneva (BAG) present Icebreaker's Blues Band

Mid Morning Mix

The Blues Association of Geneva put on around 2 gigs a month. Next up, it's the Icebreaker's Blues Band on the Thursday 28th September. Head along to the Brasseur des Grottes at 9pm t...

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Musikfestival Bern

Musikfestival Bern

Mid Morning Mix

Musikfestival Bern kicks off this week and runs the 6th - 10th September. It's a classical music festival with a difference, as Annelise Alder, President of the festival, explains...

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La Bâtie - a festival of music, art, theatre & dance in Geneva

La Bâtie - a festival of music, art, theatre & dance in Geneva

Mid Morning Mix

Boom ! La Bâtie is back! 16 days of art, theatre, music, dance and performance await with some pretty awesome decor thrown in there too. September 1-16, 2017. Just before the 41st editi...

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The best venues to catch a gig in Bern

The best venues to catch a gig in Bern

The Swiss capital may not be the biggest city in the country, but it has a vibrant music scene and draws high-quality, innovative acts from across Switzerland and around the world. 

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The Seaside Festival on the lakeside

The Seaside Festival on the lakeside

Mid Morning Mix

  This year is the inauguration of a brand new music festival welcoming big names. Emili Sandé, Status Quo, Manfred Mann's Earth Band and The Hooters are just a few of the ban...

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Nicolas Bonstein talks experimental music at Les Digitales

Nicolas Bonstein talks experimental music at Les Digitales

Mid Morning Mix

Les Digitales is a series of one-day events packed with electronic and experimental music. Nicolas Bonstein was part of the team that created the event 13 years ago. He talks to WRS about the ev...

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Behind the scenes at Fête de la Musique in Geneva

Behind the scenes at Fête de la Musique in Geneva

Mid Morning Mix

Fête de la Musique might traditionally be on the 21st June, but in Geneva, they prefer to dedicate an entire weekend to the festivities, so the Ville de Geneve have shifted it back a few days...

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Montreux Jazz Festival's Mathieu Jaton looking ahead to the 51st edition

Montreux Jazz Festival's Mathieu Jaton looking ahead to the 51st edition

Mid Morning Mix

  It's the 51st edition of the Montreux Jazz Festival this year! This year's Montreux Jazz Festival takes place between the 30th June - 15th July! There are 17 different stages i...

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GCSP - Media & Arts for peace

GCSP - Media & Arts for peace

Mid Morning Mix

The Geneva Centre for Security Policy is engaging with artists, scholars and practitioners who increasingly recognise the role of media and arts in conflict resolution. They're calling ...

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Let's Face the Music - with Gaos!

Let's Face the Music - with Gaos!

Mid Morning Mix

Kate Johnson and Bill Heckel are part of the brand new show from GAOS; Let's Face the Music.   The show comes complete with song and dance numbers from all your favourite screen&nb...

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Fai Baba - that sweet spot where psychedelic folk meets loud rock

Fai Baba - that sweet spot where psychedelic folk meets loud rock

Mid Morning Mix

Fai Baba is a Zurich based musician and he's BUSY this festival season. How could we describe him? 'Blues avant guard'? 'toxic folk?, 'garage blues'? 'psychedelic cou...

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Simple Plan - No Pads, No Helmets… Just Balls

Simple Plan - No Pads, No Helmets… Just Balls

The Breakfast Show

WRS' Edel Anthony spoke to Simple Plan before their upcoming gigs in Geneva and Basel...

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Moments Of Music; a brand new festival for your calendar

Moments Of Music; a brand new festival for your calendar

Mid Morning Mix

Moments of Music is a brand new event on the Swiss festival calendar, taking place this year 4-6th May. Bern may have huge music festivals but perhaps there's a gap in the market for those w...

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John DeVore and his cello

John DeVore and his cello

Mid Morning Mix

John returns to the WRS studio with cello in hand! He'll be performing jazz at several different events in and around Geneva over the coming months and teaming up with several other musician...

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Electron Festival - Jerome Soudan, Artistic Director

Electron Festival - Jerome Soudan, Artistic Director

Mid Morning Mix

Katt spoke to Jerome Soudan, Artistic Director of this weekend's Electron Festival in Geneva

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Nekibe Haxhimeri - Singing in the streets!

Nekibe Haxhimeri - Singing in the streets!

The Breakfast Show

A young woman was fined for singing "I feel Good" by James Brown in public the other week. The incident happened in Lausanne and since then she has been fighting the police in a legal bat...

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Scott Bradlee on the golden age of music, being fired from Walmart and YouTube fame

Scott Bradlee on the golden age of music, being fired from Walmart and YouTube fame

Mid Morning Mix

In Scott Bradlee's own words he makes "pop music in a time machine!"

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Festival Archipel's Marc Texier

Festival Archipel's Marc Texier

Mid Morning Mix

Festival Archipel's Festival Director Marc Texier spoke to WRS about the festival of contemporary orchestra music which runs 24th March - 2nd April in Geneva.  This year marks the 26th ...

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Busting out the Jazz flute and carols with Calen and Eve

Busting out the Jazz flute and carols with Calen and Eve

Mid Morning Mix

Eve Aubert wrote in to the studio this week...

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Toby May plays 'Super 8' live in the studio

Toby May plays 'Super 8' live in the studio

Mid Morning Mix

Local musician Toby May released his new album, On Reflections, last week.

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Polaris returns to Verbier; a party at 2200m

Polaris returns to Verbier; a party at 2200m

Mid Morning Mix

Raphaël Nunchen is one of the co-founders and organisers of Polaris Festival perched at 2200m above sea level on the slopes above Verbier.

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Catching up with Kaiser Chiefs

Catching up with Kaiser Chiefs

Mid Morning Mix

The 31st edition of the Baloise Session has been up and running for a couple of weeks now.

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Kaiser Chief's bassist Simon Rix on WRS

Kaiser Chief's bassist Simon Rix on WRS

Mid Morning Mix

The UN indie rock band have arrived in Basel and are currently prepping the playlist for tonight's show, but bassist Simon Rix took some time out of the prep to have a chat with Mid Morning Mix...

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