David Gilmour won Concert of the Year at yesterday’s LEA awards in Germany for the show at Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna, on June 28th 2016, ahead of fellow nominees Adele, Andreas Gabalier, Iron Maiden, and Yello.
More than 500 live productions were screened in the year 2016 by PRG LEA’s jury, composed of renowned music journalists, radio broadcasters and cultural managers. It also assessed the outstanding achievements of promoters, artisans, booking agencies and tour operators.
Barracuda Music promoted both of David’s shows at the Vienna venue.
TV channel Sky Arts have announced a new TV series titled Brian Johnson’s Life On The Road.
It will see the former AC/DC frontman interview a host of big names from the world of rock and metal, with the first episode featuring The Who’s Roger Daltrey scheduled to air on April 28.
Sky Arts say: “One of rock music’s iconic and tour-hardened frontmen, Brian Johnson, gives us a brand new and exclusive take on one aspect of the rock and roll life – live performance, touring and being on the road.”
The following five episodes see the singer talk to Metallica’s Lars Ulrich, Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason, Sting, Def Leppard’s Joe Elliott and Robert Plant.
Brian Johnson’s Life On The Road schedule :
Apr 28th: Brian Johnson and Roger Daltrey
May 05: Brian Johnson and Lars Ulrich
May 12: Brian Johnson and Nick Mason
May 19: Brian Johnson and Sting
May 26: Brian Johnson and Joe Elliott
Jun 02: Brian Johnson and Robert Plant
Above in the first video is a clip from the interview, where Roger Waters talks about the importance of activism, and his feelings about our current political climate and yes about Trump.
In part 2 of The Big Interview sneak peek, Roger Waters, talks about his legendary album, The Dark Side of the Moon. He also shares with Dan aspects of his career that he is most proud of.
For the first time in 25 years Roger Waters has a new solo album coming out, in part because the Trump administration has him as inspired, or incited, as he’s ever been.
On Tuesday, April 4th, The Big Interview with Dan Rather has Roger Waters as his guest. The show airs at 8pm EST/7pm CST on AXS TV.
You can watch The Big Interview tomorrow on AXS TV at 8pm ET.
From today’s Sun newspaper is an article featuring the first of the artefacts being taken in to the Victoria & Albert in London, for The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains which opens on the 13th May 2017.
Tickets for the exhibition are now on sale, and are priced at £20 (Monday-Friday), £24 (Saturday-Sunday), and concessions, including family tickets at reduced prices, are available. Advance booking is strongly advised.