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November 27th - US AIRWAYS CENTER, PHOENIX, AZ, USA Print E-mail
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Capacity: 20,000
Concert starts: 8pm

Address of venue: 201 East Jefferson Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004-2414. MAP

Website: www.usairwayscenter.com

 

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As Roger's tour of The Wall comes to the end of its 2010 leg, the production arrives in Phoenix, and a venue which is also known as The Purple Palace and The Snake Pit! After this, the tour heads for LA. The tour advert to the right (click thumbnail) comes courtesy of BD's own Elliot Tayman, and the ticket scan thanks to Lucy Hedges.

The RogerWaters.com presales began starting Wednesday, May 5th. Starting May 3rd, American Express Cardmembers could get advance tickets, with seating available to Gold Card, Platinum Card and Centurion members. US fans could also get early access to tickets via iTunes beginning Thursday, May 6th, by purchasing the 1982 film The Wall from iTunes by April 26th. For both the American Express and iTunes presales, please note that the presale offers were available in select markets and ticket quantities were limited.

General sale tickets went on sale on Monday, May 10, via Ticketmaster.com and LiveNation.com. The public sale also saw a limited number of VIP packages made available for each show on the tour. Use of our links to Ticketmaster gives much needed assistance with site hosting costs without any additional cost to yourself - and we appreciate it!

 

SET LIST - highlight the following with your mouse to read...
FIRST HALF: In the Flesh, The Thin Ice, Another Brick in the Wall Part 1, The Happiest Days of our Lives, Another Brick in the Wall Part 2, Mother, Goodbye Blue Sky, Empty Spaces, What Shall We Do Now, Young Lust, One of My Turns, Don't Leave Me Now, Another Brick in the Wall Part 3, The Last Few Bricks, Goodbye Cruel World
SECOND HALF:
Hey You, Is There Anybody Out There?, Nobody Home, Vera, Bring the Boys Back Home, Comfortably Numb, The Show Must Go On, In The Flesh, Run Like Hell, Waiting for the Worms, Stop, The Trial, Outside the Wall.

 

WARNING - SPOILERS AHEAD!

Do not read on if you don't want surprises to be spoilt, regarding what the band played, and what happened as the night unfolded!

Night forty-three of the tour, with Roger and the gang arriving in Arizona for this show in Phoenix. If you went to this show, please let us know what you thought of the event, and if anything interesting or different happened if you've been to previous shows and can compare.

The Phoenix New Times were at the concert, and noted that it "was, indeed, a 'show', as much a theatrical exercise as a musical one. The imagery was intense throughout: A gigantic wide-eyed marionette monster showed itself during the performance of Another Brick in the Wall Part 2. During the song, 12 kids wearing bold 'Fear builds walls' shirts sang along with the chorus on stage and shouted, 'Teacher, leave us kids alone!'

"Waters air drummed and air guitared his way through an awesome performance of Comfortably Numb. The US Airways Center got into the spirit of an arena rock concert during Run Like Hell. Highlights of the show included Roger Waters pretending to fire a machine gun across the sea of people in the audience during The Show Must Go On and the entire arena chanting, 'Tear down the wall!'

"Overall, the show was a grand production of illustrating giving power to the people, and the music's underlying political theme was driven home hard accordingly. Even the intermission was a war memorial-like display of a wall covered in pictures of war heroes and fallen loved ones. Young people came out to the show to get an experience they weren't around for in 1979, and older folks came out to relive one of their favorite albums that helped them escape their teenage angst. Regardless, everyone who came out certainly got one hell of a show."

CONCERT REVIEW by BD CONTRIBUTOR, Sam Giacobbe

Just got back from the Phoenix show...it seems that Roger is getting more and more into the show every time he does one. This past show had Roger actually running and dancing on the stage. He was more vocal and seemed to have a lot more energy than the Chicago gig...he was jumping and playing air guitar as Dave Kilminster did his Comfortably Numb solo, and Kilminster was absolutely incredible. Snowy also was great...the two of the together are awesome.

Some of the graphics were also different in this show as compared to Kansas City and Chicago.

CONCERT REVIEWS and PICTURES by other BD CONTRIBUTORS

Hopefully coming soon - we welcome all contributions!

YOUR HELP NEEDED! We want to cover Roger's concerts the best we can, to share the experience with everyone, especially those who won't be able to attend the shows. We'd love to see ANY pictures, tickets scans, reviews, newspaper reports, and anything else you come across for this show - we look forward to hearing from you!

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 08 December 2010 )
 
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