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March 27th - THE FORUM, INGLEWOOD, LOS ANGELES, CA, USA Print E-mail
The Forum, Inglewood, Los Angeles, CA
David Gilmour - LA Forum ticket, 2016


Capacity: 17,505

Concert starts: 8pm 

Address of venue: 3900 W Manchester Blvd, Inglewood, CA 90305, United States. MAP

Website: www.fabulousforum.com

 

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David's third and final show in the Los Angeles area in 2016 has now been added. Following two nights at the historical Hollywood Bowl, David's production moves over to the Inglewood area, some three miles east of LAX (Los Angeles International Airport). The Forum (known for sponsorship purposes as The Forum Presented by Chase, previously known as the Great Western Forum and commonly known as the Fabulous Forum and the LA Forum) is a multi-purpose indoor arena in Inglewood which opened in 1967.

Tickets went on sale on Friday, 7th August, at 10am PST, through Ticketmaster.com, at all Ticketmaster outlets, the Forum box office, or via phone at 1-800-745-3000. We are sure though that demand will be high for this concert, and wish all of you aiming to get tickets for this, the best of luck.

Our thanks to Ed Lopez-Reyes for the ticket scan shown to the right. 

SET LIST - highlight the following with your mouse to read...
FIRST HALF: 5am, Rattle That Lock, Faces Of Stone, Wish You Were Here, What Do You Want From Me, A Boat Lies Waiting, The Blue, Money, Us And Them, In Any Tongue, High Hopes.
SECOND HALF:
Astronomy Domine, Shine On You Crazy Diamond, Fat Old Sun, Coming Back To Life, The Girl In The Yellow Dress, Today, Sorrow, Run Like Hell ENCORE: Time / Breathe (reprise), Comfortably Numb.

WARNING - SPOILERS AHEAD!

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

Remaining in the Los Angeles area, the Rattle That Lock tour arrives in Inglewood for a show at the Forum. As with the previous show, On An Island was dropped from the second half in favour of What Do You Want From Me. Sounds like a great performance again; this was an indoor show so no extravagant fireworks as seen at the end of the Hollywood Bowl shows.

We'd love to know in more detail how the concert went. Did you go? Let us know what YOU thought!

David Gilmour - The Inglewood Forum, Los Angeles, California
David Gilmour - The Inglewood Forum, Los Angeles, California
David Gilmour - The Inglewood Forum, Los Angeles, California

CONCERT REVIEW and PICTURES by BD CONTRIBUTOR, William Buckley

My son and I just got in from the shore, and it was a wonderful treat. We made the trip down from San Francisco just to see David, and man was it worth it.

The band was very tight when it needed to be, and loose when it should be. Highlights were us and them, yellow dress, today, boat lies, and sorrow (even with a flubbed line from David.)

It is still very sad to not see Richard up there, although the rest of the band are not lacking in talent. I miss seeing his smiling face up there. The biggest surprise for me were the backup vocalists. In a word they are incredible. Just incredible. Having a male in the trio really changed things up in a good way. Today just sizzles because of the interaction between the band and the backup vocals.

The light show was a bit tame compared to the last time I saw him in Oakland during the island tour. I am not complaining by any means. It was very good.

As mentioned on other nights David has been really letting loose on the solos. Many songs had very different arrangements and it was extremely enjoyable to hear him run with it on the fly. Dominie in particular was very different from any time I have heard him or Floyd play it. I was lucky enough to sit to the right of the soundboard and the quality was incredible. David's guitar just pierces the air and at times literally gave me chills.

After the last notes of comfortably numb I felt a little sad as I don't know if we will ever get another chance to see him play in the US. This ensemble is incredible and I sure hope they continue to tour.

CONCERT REVIEW by BD CONTRIBUTOR, Donald Pudas

The night started with 30 minutes of ambient sounds along with sound effects and bits of dialogue from various Pink Floyd albums. The show officially started at 8pm. I believe most people want to see a “greatest hits” show from veteran acts. I don’t. I love seeing new material live and tonight did not disappoint as David opened the show with 3 Rattle That Lock songs. He played a total of 7 songs from that release.

A couple highlights for me were Fat Old Sun. I love this song and was ecstatic that it was performed. David was spot on vocally and playing. The arrangement was changed from the ’06 tour bridging the chorus into the guitar solo. Another highlight for me was In Any Tongue. It’s a great song with an accompanying video. The solo at the end of the song was awe-inspiring. It really was moving.

The light show was there during the first set but was really cranked up during the second set. During one song, David and Jon Carin wore sunglasses. Preventing a seizure?

Honesty. David is 70 and as amazing as it is, his aged showed in his playing and singing at times. Over all it did not detract from the show but it was noticeable in places like What Do You Want From Me. He really strained vocally. There were a few songs where lyrics were forgotten and wrong music was played by David and the rest of the band. The did recover well and it was quick.

The back up band was great with a few familiar faces, especially João Melo on sax. The 3 backing vocalists were outstanding also and really added some depth.

The show ended 3 hours later. 70 years old! A 3 hour show! Awesome! I drove 13 hours from Albuquerque, New Mexico and it was worth every mile, and cent.

CONCERT PICTURES by BD CONTRIBUTOR, Allen Keith

Allen said: "Final night in LA, our seats were center and right next to the sound board so the sound was fantastic." To see the pictures in more detail, click the thumbnails to the right.

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YOUR HELP NEEDED! We want to cover David'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 ( Friday, 15 April 2016 )
 
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