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Until late in the evening of September 6 did not die the hope that Roger waters in the day of the anniversary will be joined by nick Mason and his team on the stage of the Amsterdam theatre and Carr will perform the song "If (I were a good man)" only for the occasion, perhaps, rehearsed with the group. Hope never came true. But waters still celebrated his birthday with a performance on the stage in London's chapel and Union Chapel in support of their beloved Duo of Jess Wolfe and Holly from Lucius Lessig. Was executed - mandatory for all chamber concerts Roger's song "Mother" and recently recorded for the album Lucius American folk rarity "Goodnight, Irene". Recall that many years ago, in 2009, the charitable "secret concert" David Gilmour and group from...

On Sunday evening, 2nd September, at the Stockholm Circus (Cirkusteatern) with a capacity of 1650 seats, in strict accordance with the approved plan of activities for the current month, the band Nick Mason's Saucerful of Secrets playing in the first concert of his European tour. In numerous interviews, data, Nick Mason this summer in connection with the upcoming tour, he still managed to keep secret the planned additions to the repertoire of the group songs of Pink Floyd of the early period. So at the concert in Stockholm, the fans were in the role of a true "contemplatives secrets", heard in the performance of the Syd Barrett song "Vegetable Man", a song by Roger waters "If" and even the first part of the Suite "Atom Heart Mother", known as "Theme from an...

31st August in the Olympic stadium hosted the last European concert of the tour "Us+Them" by Roger waters. "We still have some gigs in South America, but this is the last in Europe", - quotes the waters TASS. "It could be the most recent in Europe in General, I don't know. But you all were awesome today! A lovely audience". "In fact there is only one road, and it ends with the fact that we all die. We have only one chance to pass it and the way to do the right thing. I'm willing to risk to be criticized by some, but I love you and your love are important to me," admitted Roger in the conclusion of the show.

29 August at SKK arena with the stunning success of the penultimate European tour "Us+Them" by Roger waters. Participants enthusiastically greeted each of the twenty made songs as the classics of the Golden period of Pink Floyd 1971-79. and new songs from last year's solo album waters. Stepping out for an encore Roger reason, reminded the audience that the song "the Bravery of Being Out of Range" was written during Perestroika, and played it like at a concert in Kaunas, geocentrum the other day a new verse. In this gray-haired sage waters as if laments the fact that protest songs are sung, and the reason for the protest is not getting smaller: "Thirty years on, it's the same old tune / We're no closer to peace than the man in the moon. The president is...

On the eve concerts in St. Petersburg and Moscow Roger waters in the day of his Riga "debut" was found c the correspondent of "Izvestia" Hope Aleshkina and discussed with her the weight burning political topics. With a special treat Roger told a funny story about how in St. Petersburg seven years ago, April 25, 2011, in the creative throes was born ostropoliticheskie slogan inscribed on the side of the inflatable pig. We offer to your attention a four-minute excerpt from this exclusive interview: the source: news iz.ru

Sunday 26th August the first concertography of Roger waters performance in Lithuania, at the stadium "Arena algirio" in Kaunas. Stepping out for an encore waters again, as at the concert in Riga, performed the song "The Bravery of Being Out of Range", but this time explained that "not much has changed since then, in 1992-m to year have been written this thing, so the other day I dosochinil to her new verse," and he would be happy to introduce the new text to the audience, if only he will be allowed to drink a SIP of water. It turned out really well [mark 7:37].

On Friday 24 August the tour geography of Roger waters added another country: a concert tour "Us+Them" in Latvia, Riga sports and concert complex "Arna Rga". Surprise that coming out of the ordinary event was the performance of the encore songs from the album "Amused to Death", written, as he said from the stage Roger, "and twenty-five, no, twenty-six, not twenty seven, I mean many years ago," "The Bravery of Being Out of Range". Earlier live version of this song included in the setlist of the tour "Roger Waters In The Flesh" 1999 - 2002, and then with the support of the vocal Duo Lucius occasionally performed at festivals - Bridge School Benefit on October 22-23, 2016 and Newport Folk Festival July 24, 2015.

In addition to the two concerts on 14 and 15 August at the stadium Telenor Arena in Oslo, brought together a total of 34 thousand spectators, Roger waters made the day before, the 13th August, and on the stage of the Nobel Peace center (Nobels Fredssenter) in front of 250 spectators. Gathered for the sake of the discussion waters with the Director of the center for Liv Torres (Liv Trres) and Aftenposten journalist Robert Getatom (Robert Hoftun Gjestad) on the topic "can music change the world?" those students who waited until the end of the official part, and were rewarded with the unprecedented performance of the ensemble, composed of: Roger waters (guitar, vocals), Gus Seifert (bass), Jonathan Wilson (guitar), Jess Wolfe (vocals) and Holly Laessig...

Ten years ago on this day, August 10, Roger waters made in an unusual for him role: played the role of three characters - the Narrator, Soldier and the devil - in the production of "mimodrama" Igor Stravinsky's "the fairy Tale on the soldier" (L'histoire du soldat) Bridgehampton chamber music festival. According to the opinion of one of the listeners, published at the same time, "waters perfectly coped with this work, adding a fair share of "character" portraits of the devil and Soldier, and of course his voice was perfect for the party of the Narrator. Throughout the speech, Roger seemed to be enjoying the role and was all in character, even slightly dancing to the music." And recently in the catalogs of online music stores the information about the CD...

Tour Schedule Roger waters "Us+Them" in August, consists of 13 concerts in 11 cities: Krakow, Gdansk, Herning, Copenhagen, Oslo, Stockholm, Helsinki, Riga, Kaunas, St Petersburg and Moscow. Polish concerts in Cracow Tauron Arena and Ergo Arena in Gdansk - was not only enthusiastic, as usual, to the press, but also triggered critical responses to the comments of the waters to the current political situation in Poland. The slogans "Free the media!", "Clear the courts!", "Neo-fascism raises its head", "Resistance to the Israeli anti-Semitism" projected on screens during the performance Glogowski classics, left fans a little perplexed. the 5-th of August in Gdansk came out for the encore, Roger gave a speech that lasted a total of twenty minutes, then sang the...

Sunday 15th July radio BBC 6 Music will be released program, "The First Time... With Nick Mason". Nick will answer questions from presenter Matt Everett (Matt Everitt) about key moments in his life and musical career; will discuss early work and first impressions of bandmates Roger waters and Syd Barrett. Broadcast time of one hour will start at 16:00 GMT. the program page For "The First Time With..." listeners will find not only a link to the upcoming shows with Mason, but archival records interviews in the same format with Roger waters, dated July 24, 2016, with David Gilmore, of 13 September 2015. the source: Brain Damage

50 years ago, on 29 June 1968 in the UK released album, "a Saucerful of Secrets". In its "Complete guide to the music of Pink Floyd" Andy Mabbett writes: "By the end of the album, the band was rewarded for constant trade-offs in the form of short pop songs and finally got the opportunity to create something more monumental for future concerts. The result was a 20-minute instrumental, split into four parts, which remained nameless until the first concert version in the album "music from Ummagumma" in 1969 Without a clear idea of where the composers conceived the division of instrumental into separate parts, the following description can only serve as a rough guide. The first part, titled "Something Else", based on microphone recording plate from close range,...

Scheduled for the 6th of July, the performance of Roger waters at the festival of British Summer Time will bring some variety in a smooth triumphal procession tour "Us+Them" in Europe: the concert will take place at the stadium, and outdoors in London's Hyde Park. Part waters as a headliner, it was agreed in January this year; also the claimed performances of Richard Ashcroft from The Verve, Siika bluesman Steve (Seasick Steve), the group of Squeeze rock-trio X Ambassadors and others. All tickets for the concert in Hyde Park have been sold. the same day, 6 July at London's Grosvenor House Hotel will be held the ceremony of awarding prestigious British music award, the Silver Clef Award. This time awards Silver key for outstanding contribution to...

David Gilmour and Nick Mason attended the ceremony of the burial of the ashes of Stephen Hawking, which was held on 15 June in Westminster Abbey. two months after the death of Stephen Hawking were executed his last will: over the ashes erected a memorial stone with the formula describing the entropy of black holes. Dust physics was buried in Westminster Abbey in London, near the graves of other well-known scientists Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin. After the ceremony, the voice recording of Stephen Hawking will be sent into space in the direction of the nearest black hole 1A 0620-00. The words of the scholar will be accompanied by music of the Greek composer Vangelis Chariots of Fire. Stephen Hawking died 14 March 2018 at the age of 76 years. Oleg Kolobov...

Exhibition of Pink Floyd's "Their Mortal Remains", taking visitors in the Rome Museum of contemporary art until 27 may, moved to the city where the Floyd were more than a dozen times, including with the premiere tour of "Pink Floyd in the Flesh" in 1977, and with the staging of "The Wall" in 1981 in Dortmund. the Place of exhibition – the building of former brewery Dortmunder U, which for the past eight years, is the center of art and creativity. You'll Dortmunder U in city center and near the train station, making it an ideal place for visitors just for attending the exhibition. In Rome compared to London, the exhibition was made some changes and added memorabilia directly related to Italy. There is speculation that Dortmund in the list of exhibits will be...