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Swiss rock and role at Paleo

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It is one of Europe’s biggest open air concerts, six days of music next to a glittering Swiss lake.

Now in it’s 35th edition, Switzerland’s Paleo Festival, just a stones throw from Geneva, is expected to welcome almost a quarter of a million music lovers this year.

Jazz, folk and funk are all on offer, but it was American rock and hip hop band, N.E.R.D, who were on hand to get the party going.

Originally a folk festival. Now it has six stages featuring nearly 180 concerts with an eclectic mix to suit all tastes, like Rock’s wild child, Iggy Pop.

Perhaps influenced by this summer’s world cup, this year Paleo’s global village theme focuses on South Africa. Set up in 2003, it celebrates the invited country’s food and culture. South African songstresses were also not far away to get things swinging.