The Baloise Session in Basel has been writing music history for 37 years. Musical legends like Miles Davis, Nina Simone, Ray Charles or James Brown have enriched our festival. But also stars of today Eric Clapton, Elton John, P!nk or Alicia Keys have set the magical and intimate concert hall of the Baloise Session «on fire».
the Rheinknie Session becomes AVO SESSION Basel
Avo Uvezian, AVO Cigars
AVO Cigars became the new Presenting Sponsor of the music festival in 1998, which was then renamed AVO SESSION Basel. With a new name, the festival also had a new, more international focus. At the same time, the festival management began to combine first class performers with exclusive social events to create an incomparable music experience.