Babyshambles, Gnarls Barkley, Paul Simon for Montreaux

Lenny Kravitz, Alicia Keys will also play Jazz Fest

Babyshambles, Gnarls Barkley, Alicia Keys, Paul Simon and Lenny Kravitz have all been lined up to play the 2008 Montreaux Jazz Festival taking place July 4-19.

The event which will be held next to Lake Geneva in Switzerland will also see a special performance by legendary producer Quincy Jones who will perform for his 75th birthday. Also taking part in his birthday celebrations are Herbie Hancock, ‘Downtown’ singer Petula Clark, Al Jarreau and Patti Austin.

Joan Baez, Leonard Cohen, Sheryl Crow and Deep Purple are also among the 90 acts set to perform across two main stages throughout the festivities. Many of the shows are free of charge, but tickets for the Quincy Jones event will cost $380, reports Reuters.

Stayed tuned to NME.COM for further announcements about this and all the forthcoming summer festivals.

–By our New York staff.

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