Summing up Paléo – Tues night, male trailing spouse event in Nyon

Paléo finished last night here in Nyon with a big firework display to end the 2011 edition.  This year, the festival hit the 5 million spectator mark since the festival began in 1976.

Photo above – Joaquin Diaz in concert in the Dome tent .

Audio report summing up festival

You can hear a summing up of the six days of Paléo by the Living in Nyon editor on this audio report entitled “Paléo bands paid tribute to Amy Winehouse” on World Radio Switzerland. Click here.

There will be more photos and commentary of the Paléo festival on this site every day this week, plus coming soon – an interview with a festival employee.  

Event tomorrow night

On Tuesday 26th July there will be another male trailing spouse event at Les Brasseurs Pub in Nyon at 20:00. This is a chance for male accompanying partners to meet and have a few beers together (see previous report).

Note – the name of this group is under review,  the search is on for a more suitable title!  If you would like to attend this event, simply email cnp at

Images of Paléo

Below – the charismatic Lisa Kekauala, lead vocalist of the BellRays performing in the Club tent on Saturday night. 

Below – Paléo fan (with dad) watching soul singer Selah Sue in the Chapiteau tent.

Below – Romantic dancing to Chucho Valdés in the Dome tent.

Below – The “flying camera” with its eye on the crowd. 

Above – Shingai Shoniwa from the Noisettes performing in the Chapiteau on Saturday night

Below – more young Paléo fans

Below – Painting a frieze on a charity stand.  

All photos – C. Nelson-Pollard