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June 3rd - XCEL ENERGY CENTER, ST PAUL, MN, USA Print E-mail
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Roger Waters - 2012 The Wall Live Tour

Capacity: 15,300
Concert starts: 8pm

Address of venue: 175 Kellogg Blvd W, St Paul, MN 55102. MAP

Website: www.xcelenergycenter.com

COMMENTS

Roger's tour of The Wall returns to the Xcel, a venue he took the show to back in October 2010. We're sure the 2012 appearance will prove just as popular!

The RogerWaters.com presales have taken place, with advance tickets available to those who had registered their interest in particular cities. General sale tickets went on sale on November 14th at 10am through this link to Ticketmaster.com. Exact dates and outlets can be found via Roger's website. The public sale will also see a limited number of VIP packages made available for each show on the tour. Our thanks to Elliot Tayman for the concert poster, seen to the right, and to Mike Brooks for the ticket scan 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 forty-eight of the tour, and the production arrives in the Twin Cities. From the local media, the StarTribune were there and said that "Waters builds a relevant, satisfying 'Wall'. The reconstructed rock opera was better than in 2010, its updated references meshing well with its basic themes." At one point in their review they note: "Waters, 68, seemed more relaxed, more comfortable and more dramatic this time. Does marrying Wife No. 4 in January have anything to do with it?"

Also in the audience was the Pioneer Press, who call The Wall "still massive, moving". Their review notes that "It's an overwhelming experience, to be sure, but a rewarding one, too. Waters and his team clearly put plenty of thought, effort and passion into the proceedings, and it shows."

If you went to this show in St Paul, 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 by BD CONTRIBUTOR, Eric Jokinen

Another spectacular show, this time Roger came to my home state, so this was extra special. Had row 27 on the floor this time, we could feel the heat from the fireworks during In The Flesh!

Roger talked a little more about Mr. De Menezes this time, just a brief add on.

I don't know if Roger does this deliberately, but here in Minneapolis/St. Paul, you are one or the other, you are either Minneapolis or you are St. Paul, you don't mix. Anyways, each time he has played in St. Paul he has referred to us as "Thank you Minneapolis" Meanwhile when he played in Minneapolis in 2000 he referred to us as "St. Paul" However Outside The Wall we were referred to as "The Twin Cities" we'll take that!

Enjoy the shows upcoming everyone.

CONCERT PICTURES by BD CONTRIBUTOR, Joe Ringus

Joe took some fantastic shots of Roger, some of which we're delighted to share with you here. You can see more over at joeringus.blogspot.co.uk.

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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 ( Saturday, 30 June 2012 )
 
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