The Pretty Reckless


Live at Miles Davis Hall


Taylor Momsen rose to fame as an actress on the TV series Gossip Girl before launching a separate music career. She formed The Pretty Reckless in 2009. the group began finding a balance between hard rock and post-grunge. counting in their idols Led Zeppelin, The Who, les Pink Floyd, ou les White Stripes, the band balances between Hard Rock and Post-Grunge. In 2011, they released Light Me Up, an intimate album - all songs are written by Momsen along with her bassist, Ben Philips - which is an unflinchingly honest chronicle of Momsen's experiences, filtered through her unique point of view. (FFJM © 2011)

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Live Music at its best, Since 1967

Founded by Claude Nobs in 1967, over the years the Montreux Jazz Festival has become an unmissable event for music fans in Switzerland and around the world. Its stages have been graced by all of music’s greats, from Miles Davis to Ray Charles and from David Bowie to Prince.

Whereas Jazz constitutes the Festival’s historic core, other styles of music were quickly integrated into the Festival, bound together by a common thread of mutual curiosity and enthusiasm.

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