Drummer from Blur to play at winter rock festival in Nyon

Dave Rowntree

Dave Rowntree, the drummer from the legendary UK band Blur is on the line up to play at Les Hivernales, the  winter rock and beat festival which begins in Nyon on the 27th February.  Every year this four day festival goes from strength to strength. The festival itself is spread across various indoor venues in […]

Festival dates for 2014, Roadworks in Nyon centre for 5 months, plus other news.

Dates for diary

Here is a handy list of dates of the five main festivals taking place in the Nyon area in 2014. The season kicks off with the winter mini rock festival Les Hivernales, followed in April by the documentary film festival Visions du Réel. Caribana, the first of the summer festivals takes place in June, (note: […]

Les Hivernales begins, Open day at Lake Léman School on Saturday, “Up with People” looking for host families

Up with people

A reminder that “Les Hivernales”, the rock and beat festival has begun and continues over the weekend in Nyon -see previous post here for more details and listen to an  interview about the festival here Saturday March 2nd – Open Day at Lake Leman International School in Morges   Open Day  from 11:00 to 15:00 […]

La Côte Personality 2012 Award, Les Hivernales Rock’n’Beat Festival this Weekend

Courtesy Samuel Fromhold -  André Rosé and Nuria Gorite, winners of the award

The La Côte  “personality of the year” Award  At the end of last year, the local newspaper La Côte decided to host a competition to elect the most influential personality of the year in the la Côte region. This competition was part of  the newspaper’s aim to establish its role as an important player on the […]

Soul, Hip Hop band tonight at Usine a Gaz, “Featherlike” at La Parenthèse, Swiss Press Photo 2012 finishes 24 Feb.

Feather like

  Photo above – from Swiss Press Photo 2012 exhibition in Prangins. Courtesy – Château de Prangins Here are a couple of selection of music events coming up this weekend in Nyon.   Also on the 28th Feb, it’s the start of Les Hivernales music festival  in venues around the town- see website here (more on […]

Rock festival “Les Hivernales” begins today. Tuesday’s Fun Fondue – another event planned.

Nyon in the ice 2012 Tree Branch

  The appropriately named “Les Hivernales” begins today 9th February  and continues until Sunday 12th. This winter rock and music festival takes place in various venues across Nyon with live music bands coming from all over Switzerland and further afield.  Tonight  Nadeah from Australia will be playing at the Parenthese at 20:30.   Portobello from Lucerne will playing at […]