Pink Floyd's The Wall was released over 30 years ago, and founding member Roger Waters is taking a live performance of one of their most famous albums on a 2012 World Tour to celebrate its unique place in music and pop-culture history. Created initially as a charitable event on the site of where the Berlin Wall once stood, The Wall Live performance brings a unique spin on the long-defunct band's iconic performance from the mind of the music's original writer and composer.
Roger Waters Ticket Prices - The Wall Live
The 2012 Roger Waters tour dates are the last leg of a three-year event for this performance of The Wall, and a 2011 stretch in London represented a truly unique opportunity for Pink Floyd fans because original members David Gilmour and Nick Mason. Progressive rock fans paid dearly for this treat, too, with average ticket prices for the six shows ranging from $266.11 to $740.13, a 64% variance from top to bottom!
|City||State||Venue Name||Date||Avg. Price|
|London||-||The O2 Arena||2011-05-11||$436.50|
|London||-||The O2 Arena||2011-05-12||$410.26|
|London||-||The O2 Arena||2011-05-14||$740.13|
|London||-||The O2 Arena||2011-05-15||$393.43|
|London||-||The O2 Arena||2011-05-17||$266.11|
|London||-||The O2 Arena||2011-05-18||$591.22|
Roger Water Tour Dates
The first North American leg of this tour in 2010 grossed nearly $90m, making it the second highest-earning tour on the continent. It also ranks as one of the most expensive to produce, coming in with an estimated $60m price tag. This third in final year will be highlighted by a total of 15 shows in Australia & New Zealand, 15 more in South America (Chile, Argentina, and Brazil), and another 40 shows in North America. These 70 shows could mark the last time this memorable show is ever performed again by the artist who created it. Will you make it to one of the 2012 Roger Waters tour dates with The Wall Live, or will you wait to see someone else perform it in another 20 years?
Roger Waters The Wall Live
The anti-war message that originally inspired Waters to write The Wall in the 1970s finds new life in contemporary times, and The Wall Live tour dates now feature photos and messages from families affected by the war that Waters himself solicits on Facebook. Hallmark songs such as "Comfortably Numb" and the progressive division created in The Wall Live have found new voices in younger fans that, when mixed with older fans looking to reclaim a piece of their past, create a whole new vibe in its latest reincarnation.
While 40 The Wall Live North American tour dates sounds like a lot, tickets for Roger Waters The Wall Live are sure to skyrocket because it is a rare occasion that is literally on its last leg. While Waters has proven himself to be a musical icon able to create the musical and visual spectacle that is The Wall Live, he probably won't be able to another round of this magnitude for a show this demanding again.
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