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Jean Michel-Jarre announces first UK dates in six years (2016)

Story by Jack Foley

JEAN-Michel Jarre is to return to the UK’s live scene with a spectacular live show for the first time in six years.

The nationwide arena tour scheduled for October will be preceded by a date at Jodrell Bank in Cheshire and will mark Jarre’s only UK and Ireland dates for the year.

Famed for staggering visuals and the use of cutting-edge digital technology, which has been seen by millions of people around the world, the new live show promises yet again to be a truly immersive musical journey, with Jarre set to showcase brand new music from his stunning two-part LP, Electronica, alongside classic material from previous albums such as Oxygene and Equinoxe.

Jarre’s first return to the stage will be festival performances, including Sónar and Melt, plus a date at the iconic Jodrell Bank this summer, followed by an international arena tour commencing in Europe this autumn.

Jean-Michel Jarre’s UK and Ireland Arena tour will be heading to the following cities above in October and go on sale on Friday, March 18 at 10am.

The dates are (all October 2016)

4 – Cardiff Motorpoint Arena
6 – Brighton Centre
7 – London, The O2
8 – Birmingham Barclaycard Arnea
10 – Dublin 3Arena
13 – Leeds First Direct Arena
14 – Glasgow The SSE Hydro