Pink Floyd: Their Mortal Remains Official Book

Pink Floyd: Their Mortal Remains, the official book (planned to be 304 fully illustrated pages) to accompany the exhibition of the same name, which opens at London’s Victoria & Albert museum on May 13th 2017.

This is the first book ever produced with full access to the Pink Floyd archive. Published to accompany the V&A’s major summer exhibition, Pink Floyd: Their Mortal Remains, The book celebrates 50 years of one of the greatest bands of all time. Five separate essays tackle different aspects of their far-reaching legacy in music and the visual arts.

Authors including Jon Savage, Howard Goodall and Rob Young examining what makes the band truly special, from the mythology underpinning their output, through to their experimentation with technology to create new sounds. Their epic staging and performance impact will also be explored, along with the anti-authoritarianism that infuses their lyrics.

The book has been put together by Victoria Broackes and Anna Landreth Strong. Broackes is Senior Curator and Head of Exhibitions for the Department of Theatre and Performance at the V&A. She has produced a number of successful touring exhibitions, including You Say You Want a Revolution? and David Bowie Is. Landreth Strong is Curator of Modern and Contemporary Performance at the V&A.

The book is heavily illustrated throughout, emphasising the essential role that visual material played in supporting the music and creating the lasting Pink Floyd phenomenon.

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Roger Waters : Us And Them 2017 Tour

Roger Waters 2017 North American Dates Announced

May 26
Sprint Center
Kansas City, MO
May 28
KFC Yum! Center
Louisville, KY
May 30
Scottrade Center
St. Louis, MO
June 1  BOK Center Tulsa, OK
June 3 Pepsi Center Denver, CO
June 7 SAP Center at San Jose  San Jose, CA
June 12 Golden 1 Center Sacramento, CA
June 14 Gila River Arena Phoenix, AZ
June 16 T-Mobile Arena Las Vegas, NV
June 20 STAPLES Center  Los Angeles, CA
une 21 STAPLES Center  Los Angeles, CA
June 24 Tacoma Dome Seattle, WA
July 3 American Airlines Center Dallas, TX
July 6 Toyota Center Houston, TX
July 11 Amalie Arena Tampa, FL
July 13 American Airlines Arena Miami, FL
July 16 Infinite Energy Arena Atlanta, GA
July 18 Greensboro Coliseum Greensboro, NC
July 20 Nationwide Arena Columbus, OH
July 22 United Center Chicago, IL
July 23 United Center Chicago, IL
July 26 Xcel Energy Center St. Paul, MN
August 2 The Palace of Auburn Hills Detroit, MI
August 4 Verizon Center Washington, DC
August 8 Wells Fargo Center Philadelphia, PA
August 9 Wells Fargo Center Philadelphia, PA
September 7 Prudential Center Newark, NJ
September 11 Barclays Center Brooklyn, NY
September 12 Barclays Center Brooklyn, NY
September 15 Nassau Coliseum Uniondale, NY
September 19 PPG Paints Arena Pittsburgh, PA
September 27  TD Garden Boston, MA
September 28 TD Garden Boston, MA
October 2 Air Canada Centre Toronto, ON
October 3 Air Canada Centre Toronto, ON
October 6 Videotron Centre Quebec City, QC
October 10 Canadian Tire Centre Ottawa, ON
October 16 Bell Centre Montreal, QC
October 24 Rogers Place Edmonton, AB
October 28 Rogers Arena Vancouver, BC

Roger Waters announces a new tour entitled Us & Them.

The Us + Them tour will launch in the U.S. on May 26 in Kansas City and wrap up on Oct. 28 in Vancouver. In between, he’ll play more than 40 dates in the States and Canada, including shows in Denver, Las Vegas, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Boston and Toronto. You can see the full list of tour dates below.

A press release has been released and promises the tour “will showcase highlights from Waters’ groundbreaking body of work.” Presumably, the 1973 song that gives the tour its name — “Us and Them,” from Pink Floyd‘s landmark The Dark Side of the Moon album — will be one of them.

“We are going to take a new show on the road, the content is very secret,” Waters says. “It’ll be a mixture of stuff from my long career, stuff from my years with Pink Floyd, some new things. Probably 75 percent of it will be old material and 25 percent will be new, but it will be all connected by a general theme. It will be a cool show, I promise you. It’ll be spectacular like all my shows have been.”

The press release also notes that Waters’ stage show feature a state-of-the-art audio-visual production and quad sound, and hints that the upcoming concerts will include even more spectacular sights and sounds.

This will be Waters’ first tour since The Wall Live, which ran from 2010-13. That world tour reached more than four million fans and, according to the press release, “remains the highest grossing tour by any solo artist in history.”

Tickets for Roger Waters – Us + Them go on sale on Oct. 21; VIP packages and  tickets start on sale now (except for the Canadian dates). In addition to the shows listed below, concerts in San Antonio and Winnipeg will be added later.

We will be opening our Dedicated 2017 Tour Rooms very Shortly.

Meanwhile there is a lot of buzz and discussion going on in our forums feel free to pop in join in the excitement.


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