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Armada concerts

From June 8 to 18, 2023, Armada concerts make their grand return alongside the world’s most beautiful sailing ships. Headliners from the international scene as well as local musical revelations will be on hand every evening to set the Armada stage alight.

You'll be dancing by the quayside...

Free concerts, open to all, will enliven the 10 days of festivities. Concerts will be offered every evening from June 9 to 17 on Rouen’s Quai Waddington.

The 2013 edition of the Armada had seen Amadou et Mariam, Asaf Avidan, BB Brunes, Mika, Nolwen Leroy and Madness. Previous editions have also been an opportunityfor the public to attend free concerts by Alain Bashung, AaRON, Tiken Jah Fakoly, Gilberto Gil, Cali, Les Rita Mitsouko, Jean-Louis Aubert, Tryo, Salif Keita, Johnny Clegg or Iggy Pop.

Magic System, Bénébar, Claudio Capeo, Feu Chatterton and Dadju had set the stage alight at l’Armada 2019.

Local talents will once again be in the spotlight for this season 2023 of Armada concerts in Rouen, a veritable showcase for Normandy talent.

Artist groups will perform for free on the stage located on the presqu’île de Waddington in Rouen rive droite. Bands from Normandy will be on hand to provide the opening acts.

Stay tuned for all the information on the Armada’s free concerts.

28 concerts

for 8 days

Find out day by day the28 concerts programmed by Normandie Scène, les Concerts de la Région Normandie during the Armada.
Rock, electro-pop, reggae, disco, soul and rap, so many musical styles to please and delight all visitors to the Armada 2023.

Friday, June 9

  • 18:30: Annabella Hawk
  • 20:05: Che Sudaka
  • 21:55: Deluxe

Saturday, June 10

  • 17:30: Adelys
  • 18:45: Captain Sparks & Royal Company
  • 20:15: Jenifer
  • 22:10 : Petit Biscuit

Sunday, June 11

  • 17:30: Just Alone
  • 18:45: Couleur Terre
  • 20:15: La Rue Ketanou
  • 21:55: Tryo

Tuesday, June 13

  • 19:15: Meg
  • 20:15: Hot Rod 56
  • 22:00: D-Day Ladies

Wednesday, June 14

  • 18:45: Oceng Oryema
  • 20:15: Issara
  • 22:00: Earth Wind And Fire Experience by Al Mckay

Thursday, June 15

  • 18:45: Bad Bad Bird
  • 20:20: We Hate You Please Die
  • 22:00: Trust

Friday, June 16

  • 18h15: The Songwriters
  • 19h15: Amir
  • 21h: Lotti
  • 22h10: Black M

Saturday June 17

  • 17:30: Five
  • 18:50: Medine
  • 20:00: Amel Bent
  • 22:10: The Avener

After dancing and singing...

FromThursday 08 to Saturday 17 June after the Armada concerts end at 11:45pm, shuttles will be available for Normans having come to drop anchor for an evening (or more…) in Rouen!

Here are the various destinations and timetables:

  • Rouen – Le Havre:

Departure: Rouen Riboudet at 00:30 with a stop at Bréauté at 1:25
Arrival: Le Havre at 2:00

  • Rouen – Caen:

Departure: Rouen Riboudet at 00:30
Arrival: Caen at 2:00

  • Rouen – Yvetot:

Departure: Rouen Riboudet at 0:30 with a stop in Barentin at 00:45
Arrival: Yvetot at 1:15

  • Rouen – Dieppe:

Departure: Rouen Riboudet at 00:30 with a first stop at Clères at 1:00 and then a stop at Auffay at 1:30
Arrival: Dieppe at 2:00

  • Rouen – Vernon:

Departure: Rouen Riboudet at 00:30 with a first stop in Val de Reuil at 1:00 and then a stop in Gaillon at 1:20
Arrival: Vernon at 1:45

  • Rouen – Elbeuf:

Departure: Rouen Riboudet at 00:30 with a stop in Oissel at 00:55
Arrival: Elbeuf at 1h10

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