Summer Jamboree on the Lake

Summer Jamboree on the Lake

Jun 22, 2023Jun 25, 2023
Free admission

Explore incredible American music and Americana from the 1940s and the 50s this June 22-25 in the Swiss city of Lugano at the Summer Jamboree on the Lake festival!

Four spectacular days at the Summer Jamboree on the Lake

The Summer Jamboree creates an atmosphere of contagious energy and fun. It is the largest international festival dedicated to American 40s and 50s culture in Europe and is coming to Lake Lugano once again! The festival will bring a fantastic selection of American music and culture, creating the perfect colourful atmosphere to dance the summer nights away.

Artists at the Summer Jamboree in Lugano

There are many exciting segments at the Summer Jamboree on the Lake, and one of them is the incredible set of concerts with free admission. Some of the artists that will be performing are:

  • Pokey Lafarge 
  • Glenn Doran
  • Ron Heron and the Tea Pad Orchestra 
  • Abbey Town Jazz Orchestra 
  • Basement Boppers 
  • Cosimo and the Hot Coals 
  • Dylan Kirk 
  • And many more!

Alongside these performances, there will also be DJs that will keep the party going. No need to leave Switzerland to feel like you’re in the States - paired with the immaculate vibes of being on a lake, these concerts will have you feeling like you’re back in the 40s and 50s.

A plethora of activities

The festival has many activities in addition to the concerts. There will be live dance performances and the opportunity for visitors to frolic to all genres of music. There will also be free dance lessons to help immerse and teach visitors about the wonders of swing dancing.

The Summer Jamboree will be topped off with a vintage market that offers a collection of antiques and memorabilia, along with unique exhibitions, a dance show, and even the sensual art of burlesque.

Attending the festival

Excited about delving back into the American culture and art of the 40s and 50s? Head over to the Summer Jamboree on the Lake's official website for more information on the events, how to access the site via public transportation, and all other updates.