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Zermatt Unplugged – by extra train to the music festival in Zermatt

The music festival of the year takes place from 9. – 13. April 2019.  At this festival the musicians play almost everything ‘unplugged’ - without electronic amplification. Once again, for the eleventh time, we can bring you to the concerts right on time – and comfortably back home again.

Zermatt Unplugged – Spread throughout the entire village and mountain region.

The largest concerts will be on the stage in the marquee on the big square, ‘Obere Matten’.  Smaller concerts and the Food Court will also be staged here.  Further concerts take place in Alex, in the Blue Lounge, in the Taste Village, in CERVO and in Pink, as well as the pop-up concerts which will be advertised shortly before they happen.  (Was ist denn auf Gornergrat  los?)

Zermatt Unplugged 2019 - artistes

The first performers are already known: Passenger, Sophie Hunger, Francis Cabrel, Johannes Oerding, Roo Panes, Jessie J and Sammy Deluxe.  Further performers will be announced on 12. December 2018 .

Zermatt Unplugged 2019 – travel there and back by extra train or car

We will bring you on time and safely to the festival and back. Every half hour or full hour a Matterhorn Gotthard Railway train will connect you with Zermatt from Brig and Visp. And of course we have planned your safe, homeward journey.

Extra trains are scheduled as follows:

  • 9.   - 11. April at 23.15h from Zermatt to Visp and Brig
  • 12. – 13. April at 00.45h from Zermatt to Visp and Brig.

Are you coming by car?  Zermatt is car-free.  You can leave your car in the car park at the Matterhorn Terminal in Täsch, which is right next to the railway station.  From here you can travel with one of our shuttle trains and the same on the way down again.

Zermatt Unplugged 2019 tickets

The festival tickets can be bought directly here. The rail tickets can be purchased as usual in our shop 

Zermatt Unplugged – history

Thomas Sterchi and Marco Godat originally initiated the festival as a singer-songwriter festival but within just a few years the Zermatt Unplugged had grown to a festival with no less than 30,000 visitors. 

The Zermatt Unplugged festival takes place yearly in mid-April and lasts for 5 days.  The timing is intentional allowing hotels to be filled during the low season. In 2010 the Taste Village was started to pamper visitors’ stomachs and taste buds.