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The Rock en Seine festival ([ʁɔk ɑ̃ sɛːn]) is a three-day rock music festival, held at Domaine National de Saint-Cloud, the Château de Saint-Cloud's park, west of Paris, inside the garden designed by André Le Nôtre.

Contents

  • 1 Name
  • 2 Previous years
  • 3 The venue
  • 4 Edition 2003
  • 5 Edition 2004
  • 6 Edition 2005
  • 7 Edition 2006
  • 8 Edition 2007
  • 9 Edition 2008
  • 10 Edition 2009
  • 11 Edition 2010
  • 12 Edition 2011
  • 13 Edition 2012
  • 14 Edition 2013
  • 15 Edition 2014
  • 16 Edition 2015
  • 17 References
  • 18 External links

Name

The name is a pun, based on exactly the same pronunciation in French of the words "scène" meaning stage and Seine (the river separating Saint-Cloud from Central Paris after which the Hauts-de-Seine département is called).

Previous years

  • 2003 : 1st year, 2 stages, 10 artists, 22,000 spectators
  • 2004 : 2nd year, extended to Two days, 22 artists, 48,000 spectators
  • 2005 : 3rd year, Three stages, 30 artists, 46,000 spectators
  • 2006 : 4th year, Three stages, 30 artists, 57,000 spectators
  • 2007 : 5th year, extended to Three days,45 artists, 68,000 spectators
  • 2008 : Three stages, 34 artists, 76,000 spectators
  • 2009 : Three stages, 47 artists, 97,000 spectators
  • 2010 : Three stages, 47 artists, 105,000 spectators
  • 2011 : Four stages, 63 bands, 105,000 spectators
  • 2012 : Four stages, 62 artists, 108,000 spectators
  • 2013 : Four stages, 56 artists, 110,000 spectators
  • 2014 : Five stages, 65 artists, 120,000 spectators
  • 2015 : Five stages, 66 artists

The venue

The festival takes place in the down of the Park of "Domaine national de Saint-Cloud", a historical place at the gates of Paris, and 5 minutes from the nearest subway station métro Boulogne - Pont de Saint-Cloud.

The park and the garden, was designed by Le Nôtre in the 17th century, and it's the first park to be classed as a Monument historique in 1994. It is a 4.6 km² park, and there are gardens and forest with basins, thickets, cascades and statues.

Edition 2004

A Replaced Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

Edition 2006

A Replaced Richard Ashcroft

Edition 2007

A Replaced Amy Winehouse
B Replaced The Horrors

Edition 2008

A Were meant to play on the Scene de l'Industrie but were added to the Grande Scene when Amy Winehouse cancelled at the last minute for unknown reasons. She never arrived to the festival site, despite her support musicians being there.[1][2]

Edition 2009

A Madness, who played earlier, replaced headliners Oasis, cancelled after a fight between the Gallagher brothers backstage.
B Replaced Esser

Edition 2011

A Replaced Young the Giant
B Replaced Q Tip

References

  1. ^ "Amy Winehouse is recovering at home in London after pulling out of a Paris concert where she was due to be one of the headline acts.". news.sky.com. 2008-08-30. Retrieved 2008-08-30. 
  2. ^ "Amy Winehouse poursuivie par Rock en Seine". Le Figaro. 2008-08-30. Retrieved 2008-08-30. 

http://www.rockenseine.com/timeline/

External links

  • Official website (French)
  • Official blog (French)
   

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