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May 1st - TOYOTA CENTER, HOUSTON, TX, USA Print E-mail
Toyota Houston
Roger Waters - The Wall Live, Toyota Center 2012 ticket

Capacity: 19,000
Concert starts: 8pm

Address of venue: 1510 Polk Street, Houston, TX 77002. MAP

Website: www.houstontoyotacenter.com

 

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The latest leg of Roger's tour of The Wall kicks off in Houston, at the Toyota Center. This is a return visit for the show, as it was last performed here back in November 2010.

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 Kenny Field 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 thirty-three of the tour, and the first of the US shows to conclude the 2012 tour. As you'll see from the review below, Roger was not best pleased that they were not allowed to use local children for the Another Brick chorus. Other than that, the show went well, in front of a very appreciative audience.

If you went to this show in Houston, 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, djcub

The show was fantastic, and the crowd seemed to "get it" more, as far as the message. Roger played a beautiful addition to Another Brick in the Wall Pt. 2, it was slowed down, and had a Neil Young/Bob Dylan/The Band/John Prine feel to it. I really hope he releases it someday. The crowd ate it up. He then ripped into the promoter for ignoring his request for kids to perform during ABITW2. A lady who works with Meals On Wheels organized some kids that she helps out with the program, and they did the best job they could with only 24 hours to rehearse. The crowd gave an applause to this announcement as well.

During "Nobody Home", when Roger sang the line: "Got a silver spoon on a chain", he made a loud SNIFF noise, and a huge section of the crowd cheered while the rest of the crowd laughed at the cocaine reference.

Most of the visuals were the same from the earlier tour, some were spruced up. More projections of Roger on the actual Wall were used this time. Being an oil town, when the symbols were dropped from the bombers for "Goodbye Blue Sky", the crowd cheered, and not because they thought it was a compliment. As I said, the crowd actually got the message with the performance. It was a wonderful sight. The sound was a lot better this time around as well. I am envious of those who will get to experience the spectacle in an outdoor baseball stadium, but I can't remember the last time an indoor basketball arena felt so intimate. It was incredible.

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, 03 May 2012 )
 
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