What is Zermatt Unplugged and who is playing in 2019?

Zermatt Unplugged is one of the Alps’ biggest and best music festivals. The event takes place in and around the town and slopes of Zermatt with music and acts on 14 different stages.

Zermatt Unplugged 2019 – 09 April to 13 April

This year the party gets started on Tuesday 09 April for four days when the valley at the foot of the famous Matterhorn mountain will full of spring sunshine.

Past Performers at Zermatt Unplugged

The festival is a big draw for music lovers and artists alike. In the past Zermatt Unplugged has hosted some of the world’s biggest international artists.

Last year saw Emeli Sandé, Norah Jones and Jake Bugg take to the stage and entertain the crowds. In 2017 Nelly Furtado, Michael Bolton and KT Tunstall headlined this alpine music event.

Big names every year

Ever since the first edition of Zermatt Unplugged in 2007 there have been big names performing. In the opening year, Chris de Burgh was the headline act.

Since then crowds have also welcomed Alanis Morissette, Lionel Richie, David Gray, Lisa Stansfield, Newton Faulkner, Simple Minds and Seal.

Who’s playing at Zermatt Unplugged in 2019?

The line up for 2019 is perhaps more impressive than ever, with music from midday until midnight across this iconic resort.

On Tuesday you can watch the headline act Passenger in the Marquee Stage and Sophie Hunger in The Alex.

Wednesday sees Francis Cabrel – one of France’s most popular acts – take to the main stage followed by late night performance from Tom Odell.

Thursday’s highlights come in the form of UK Eighties icons Culture Club. You can catch Boy George and the band on the Marquee Stage.

Closing the show on Saturday is the legendary BRIT award winner and former The Voice Coach Jessie J.

Other Acts at Zermatt Unplugged 2019

All across the festival, you can find an eclectic mix of acts from across the globe playing a wide variety of music. From intimate folk sessions to late night DJ sets, you can find a beat that suits you.

Another highlight to look forward to is the daily performance from Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club with special guests. Available, of course, with a three-course meal at the Mont Cervin Palace.

Tickets for Zermatt Unplugged 2019

A Festival Pass costs CHF 1370 / £1050 per person, giving you access to all events. Alternatively a Zermatt Unplugged pass costs CHF 60 and gives you access to the festival area, the smaller stages as well as the entry to the after-party.

For the larger acts you can buy tickets for each performance starting at CHF 85.

There are also VIP and dining options for many of the performances.

Different Stages at Zermatt Unplugged

The map below shows where the different stages are for Zermatt Unplugged 2019.

Even if you love your music, you can still plenty of skiing to do, there are stages on the mountain at the Blue Lounge stage on the top of the Blauherd and also at the Gandegghütte cabin over towards the Matterhorn Glacier Paradise ski area.


Accommodation Deals for Zermatt Unplugged

We are delighted to be able to offer a special price for anyone wishing to come and enjoy Zermatt Unplugged in 2019 and looking for luxury chalet accommodation.

Offered on a 7 night basis from 07-14 April, on a sole occupancy basis with daily breakfast service and housekeeping, choose between our two Winkelmatten chalets:

Chalet Banja – sleeps 6/8 – 3 ensuite bedrooms, sauna, private swimming pool – CHF 14,900
Chalet Binna – sleeps 8/9 – 4 ensuite bedrooms, sauna, outside hot-tub – CHF 12,900

To check availability or to book, please contact us now via our website or on +41 79 247 15 88

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