Water for Life (Outdoor, Morocco) December 16th 2006

The small village of Merzouga was the stage for a Jean Michel Jarre gig in the middle of the Sahara. jarre was missioned by UNESCO for giving a concert to bring attention to the health problem of the lack of water throughout the world. Jarre involved local musicians to perform tracks, and especially form the Metamorphoses album. to be continued. Advertisements Continue reading Water for Life (Outdoor, Morocco) December 16th 2006

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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Concert for Tolerance (Mega-concert, July 14, 1995)

Concert for Tolerance
Champ-de-mars, Eiffel Tower, Paris, France
Entrance Free
Date July 14, 1995
Length 19 songs
Crew 4 keyboardists, a guitar and bass player, a percussionist and a drummer
Audience 1,250,000
Notes: Jarre plays in front of the Eiffel Tower for UNESCO to celebrate Tolerance

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Legends of the Lost City (December 1-2-3, 1992)

Legends of the Lost City
Laser and light show in South Africa
Entrance Hotel residents
Date December 1,2,3, 1992
Length 9 songs and two unpublished tracks
Crew Music digitally recorded to lasers and lights
Audience 45.000 total
Notes: Jarre write a laser and light show for the opening of an hotel.

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Destination Docklands (Mega-concert, October 8-9, 1988)

Destinations Docklands
The London concerts (Out-door)
Entrance Payable, but free from outside
Date October 8-9, 1988
Length 19 songs
Crew 11 musicians, 1 danser, 1 Choir from Mali.
Audience 200.000 tickets and plus an estimated 800.000 onlookers
Notes: Jarre gives two concerts despite apocalyptic wind and rain.

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The first China concerts (October 1981)

Concerts in China
5 concerts in Beijing (2), Shanghai (In-door)
Entrance Payable
Dates October 21 and 22 in Beijing, October 26, 27 and 28 in Shanghai
Length From 6 songs to 14 songs
Crew 3 synthmen, 1 drummer
Audience 120.000
Notes: Jarre was the first Occidental artist to perform in post-Mao’s China.

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