Bands are dotted around the town many playing tents others, like this one, playing on the steps of local buildings through the town. An Irish band played in a tent on the opposite of the street from where this band was playing.
An abundance of music, including Guggenmusik, is an essential, effervescent and highly enjoyable part of the Fêtes des Vendanges and it really adds to the atmosphere of the place.
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