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February 7th - ROD LAVER ARENA, MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA Print E-mail
Rod Laver Arena
Roger Waters - The Wall Live 2012 ticket

Capacity: 15,000
Concert starts: 8pm

Address of venue: Batman Avenue, Melbourne, Australia. MAP

Website: http://www.rodlaverarena.com.au

 

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Roger's tour of The Wall carries on its journey around Australia, with a visit to the Rod Laver Arena, which Roger last performed in back in 2007.

The Visa pre-sale ran from Monday July 4th at 3pm through to Thursday July 7th at 9am (closing sooner if the allocation runs out). An additional fee will be added to tickets bought during the pre-sale period. The general sale of tickets through Ticketek began on Monday, July 11th at 9am. The public sale will also see a limited number of VIP packages made available for each show on the tour. Our thanks to Bobby for the ticket scan shown to the right.

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 six of the tour, and the special additional encore seen at the previous show turned out to be a bit of a one-off for the Brisbane audience. If you went to this show in Melbourne 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.

CONCERT REVIEW and PICTURES by BD CONTRIBUTOR, Stuart Brown

It's always been one of my dreams to one day catch a live performance of The Wall in my lifetime, yet after the brilliant Dark Side of the Moon tour I thought I'd seen the last of Mr Waters and his Bleeding Hearts. After hearing that Roger would again perform The Wall live, I waited with bated breath, eventually giving up all hope that a near 70 year-old Roger could bring such a massive production all the way down here. After all this, Roger's performance last night was well worth the wait.

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Roger Waters The Wall Live - in Australia Roger Waters The Wall Live - in Australia

Not much you can say about the show, as it's been covered in here by countless others already, and the show has been done so many times that they are a well-oiled machine. Suffice to say, the performance was flawless and everything I could've hoped for (although the lack of an encore to match what our Brisbanian brothers and sisters got, despite a looooong wait, ended the night on not the best of notes).

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Roger Waters The Wall Live - in Australia Roger Waters The Wall Live - in Australia
Roger Waters The Wall Live - in Australia Roger Waters The Wall Live - in Australia

I can only say to anyone in the remaining cities on Roger's tour, that they MUST see this show. It could be the last chance you get to see a true master at work, and a show of such grandeur and perfection.

If we never see you again down here Roger, you've left on the best of notes. Shine on.

CONCERT COMMENT and PICTURES by BD CONTRIBUTOR, Steve Harris

I am literally completely speechless at the moment....I'll report back with my review probably after Saturday night's show. In the meantime, here's a few snaps from the most incredible night EVER.

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Roger Waters - The Wall in Melbourne Roger Waters - The Wall in Melbourne Roger Waters - The Wall in Melbourne

 

CONCERT REVIEW by BD CONTRIBUTOR, Paul Faulkner

I saw the Wall last Tuesday at Rod Laver Arena. It's easily the best concert that I have ever seen. I have seen The Delicate Sound Of Thunder tour in 1988, and Roger's In The Flesh and DSOTM tours. This show just blew me away.

CONCERT PICTURES by BD CONTRIBUTOR, Matt Linhart

Roger Waters - The Wall Live in Australia
Roger Waters - The Wall Live in Australia
Roger Waters - The Wall Live in Australia
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Roger Waters - The Wall Live in Australia Roger Waters - The Wall Live in Australia Roger Waters - The Wall Live in Australia

 

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 ( Thursday, 16 February 2012 )
 
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