Houston 2018 enthusiastic gig review

Jean-Michel Jarre’s unique and exhilarating amalgamation of live sound and vision produces a concert experience that was both sensory satisfying and truly unforgettable Three decades after the French electronic music pioneer staged his iconic “Rendez-Vous Houston” laser, light and music production (that engulfed the entire downtown of the Space City), the Godfather of EDM returned to the South Texas area to perform an intimately dazzling … Continue reading Houston 2018 enthusiastic gig review

Jean-Michel Jarre set “The best Friday Coachella performance… no one saw”

Jarre, 69, is giving his first U.S. tour and Coachella founder Paul Tollett had a special stage built for his show, including three large screens. Tollett said he had to get the word out that this was going to be a great performance. But a 69-year-old Frenchman without hits just doesn’t have the SEO needed to build an audience in this digital age. Read more. Continue reading Jean-Michel Jarre set “The best Friday Coachella performance… no one saw”

Huge article about Jarre’s Houston comeback since ’86 (Houston Chronicle)

When Jean-Michel Jarre visited Houston in late 1985, the city was in a deepening rut.   Flatlining oil prices were leaving major dents in the Bayou City economy — hundreds of thousands of jobs vanished, the housing market was in free fall and a city government was backed into a treacherous financial corner. Perhaps because Jarre was an outsider — a musician from France — … Continue reading Huge article about Jarre’s Houston comeback since ’86 (Houston Chronicle)

Jean-Michel Jarre interview in EDM-DFW

April 5th 1986, something magical happened while a nation mourned the loss of the Space Shuttle Challenger crew. Jean-Michel Jarre set a Guinness Book of Records (at the time) for the largest “rock concert” in history. It happened in downtown Houston, Texas. With the skyscrapers of Space City as the background, Jean-Michel Jarre put on a light show that was ahead of it’s time for … Continue reading Jean-Michel Jarre interview in EDM-DFW

Los Angeles Times: Jarre’s Saturday concert will end a four-decade L.A. drought

When the French electronic composer Jean-Michel Jarre gives his first Los Angeles performance at the Microsoft Theater on Saturday night, the Grammy-nominee will end an extended absence that has stretched across 40 years and dozens of concerts around the world. Read more. Continue reading Los Angeles Times: Jarre’s Saturday concert will end a four-decade L.A. drought