Blue Balls Festival

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Country and Region SwitzerlandLucerne
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Lucerne, Lucerne, Switzerland
Festival Contact Information

Blue Balls Music
Weinbergstrasse 31
Postfach, 8021 Z├╝rich
Phone: (41) 43-243-73-23
Fax: (41) 43-243-73-24

Festival Description

What took place for the first time in the evening of September 19, 1992, with an audience of 300 on the old steamboat "Stadt Luzern", has become a leading international music festival with 100,000 visitors over nine days. The ambience around Lake Lucerne with the Open-Air Pavilion, the Lucerne Culture and Convention Center and The Club at the Schweizerhof Hotel makes the Blue Balls Festival unique. The festival presents a total of 100 shows, with international Blues, Jazz, Soul, Funk, World Music, Rock and Pop acts of the first order as well as photography exhibits and films dedicated to music.

Festival Dates July 20 - 28, 2012
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Practical Info:

  • Online
  • By phone
    +41 900-800-800 (CHF 1.19/min.)
  • Outlets
    Advance tickets are available at all Ticketcorner outlets, SBB ticket counters, post offices, etc.
  • Blue Balls web site
Railway tickets:
  • Online
  • By phone (41) 900-300-300
Travel and Hotels:
  • All Festival venues, i.e. KKL, the pavilion and the Schweizerhof Hotel, as well as Lucerne Main Station and public parking facilities are located on the Lucerne lakeshore and within five minutes walking distance from one another.
  • For hotel information, call the Lucerne Tourist Board, +41 (0)41 227 17 17, or online


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