Aero – Tribute to the Wind (Outdoor, Denmark) September 7th, 2002

Aero, a tribute to the wind
Aalborg, Denmark
Entrance Payable
Date September 7th, 2002
Length Two hours
Crew 2 musicians, plus Safri Duo, choir and orchestra
Audience 35,000
Notes: The first massive Jarre concert featuring only two keyboardist on stage.

Giant concert with fireworks in a windmill field based in Aalborg, Denmark.
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Le Printemps de Bourges (Showcase, France) April 12th, 2002

The most intimate concert by Jean Michel Jarre. It was held in Palais Jacques Coeur, the smallest venue of the famed festival “Le Printemps de Bourges” Played to an audience of 100, it lasted 45 minutes of very experimental music. :: Tracklisting :: Bleu (from the AOR Opera) Metamorphoses (from the Bang and Olufsen Avignon exposition) Bourges part 1 Bourges part 2 :: Musicians :: … Continue reading Le Printemps de Bourges (Showcase, France) April 12th, 2002

Hymn to the Akropolis (Outdoor, Greece) June 19th and 20th, 2001

These two (three with the rehearsals) concerts were given off for charity. The money earned went to the building of a childrens’ hospital in Greece. Jarre’s fee was also given to charity. The concerts were held each night at the Herodus Antique Theater backing the Acropolis to an audience of 5,000. The design set was again from Mark Fisher. The show was broadcasted live on … Continue reading Hymn to the Akropolis (Outdoor, Greece) June 19th and 20th, 2001

Rendez-Vous in Space (Okinawa, Japan) January 1st 2001

Rendez-vous in Space is an outdoor concert given by Jarre in Okinawa Bay, Japan, to celebrate the year 2001. It was played to 20,000 people and broadcasted live on Japanese TV. The design of the stage was once again done by Mark Fisher. The concert features guest appearance of famed science-fiction novelist Arthur C. Clarke. :: Tracklisting :: Overture Part 1 (Theme of 2001) Overture … Continue reading Rendez-Vous in Space (Okinawa, Japan) January 1st 2001

Metamorphoses, Paris (Showcase, January 31st 2000)

Metamorphoses showcase
Man Ray Club (Paris)
Entrance Payable (the show was after dinner)
Date From January 31, 2000 to February 1, 2000
Length One hour
Crew 9 musicians and Natacha Atlas
Audience 500
Notes: A private show based exclusively upon the Metamorphoses album.

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Cairo, 2000

The twelve dreams of the sun (Mega-concert, December 31, 1999)

The Millenium Concert
Pyramids of Cairo (Outdoor)
Entrance Payable
Date From December 31, 1999 to January 1, 2000
Length 2 sets of 22 songs the night, 6 the next morning
Crew 2 keyboardists, a bass player, a DJ, singers, acoustic muscians from Egypt and a drummer
Audience 115,000
Notes: The celebration of the Millenium by Jean Michel Jarre.

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Imac Night in Paris (Showcase, September 18, 1998)

Concert for Tolerance
Paris Congresshall
Entrance On invitation
Date September 18, 1998
Length 14 songs
Crew 1 keyboardist, 1 DJ, 2 drummers, 1 bass player
Audience 6,000
Notes: Jarre plays his first concert in which viewers must wear 3D glasses.

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Electronic Night in Paris (Mega-concert, July 14, 1998)

“La Nuit électronique” (Electronic Night)
Champ-de-mars, Eiffel Tower, Paris, France
Entrance Free
Date July 14, 1998
Length 19 songs
Crew 4 keyboardists, a guitar and bass player, a percussionist and a drummer
Audience 600,000
Notes: Jarre plays in front of the Eiffel Tower for UNESCO to celebrate Tolerance

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France Festival in Japan (Showcase, April 29-30, 1998)

France Festival
Two showcases in-doors in Tokyo
Entrance On invitation
Date April 29-30, 1998
Length 3 songs
Crew 2 keyboardists and a singer
Audience 1,000
Notes: Jarre and Japanese superstar TK Komuro play for the year of France n Japan

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Moscow Hills (Mega-concert, September 6, 1997)

Oxygene Mocow
Moscow University (Outdoor)
Entrance Free
Date September 6, 1997
Length 20 songs
Crew 4 keyboardists, a guitar and bass player, a percussionist and a drummer
Audience 3,500,000 (World record)
Notes: The largest Jarre concert ever, to celebrate the 850th anniversary of Moscow

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