The best music festivals in Switzerland in 2017

The festival summer season starts to heat up: get planning for Montreux Jazz Festival, Gurten Festival, Paleo Festival and more.
Gurten Festival, Bern event, Time Out Switzerland
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By Celeste Neill and Time Out contributors |

Warm beer, live music and anxious weather-watching: the summer festival season has become a Swiss tradition. To help you plan a fab summer we've rounded up this year's biggest and best Swiss music festivals. Whether you're after a city weekender or fields full of fun, our 2017 festivals guide has all the dates you need for your diary this festival summer.

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