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Written by Matt   
Wednesday, 15 April 2009

Aussie FloydSTORY UPDATED, April 17th: More dates announced for UK, tickets go on sale this morning...

As many of you are aware, there are many Pink Floyd tribute bands and shows across the world, bringing good music (played with varying degrees of success!) to local pubs, clubs, halls and even major arenas. With the sheer number of them, it is impossible to provide coverage of these bands, but occasionally there are rare exceptions.

We know that many of you hugely enjoy the Australian Pink Floyd show - who first performed in the UK back in 1993 at the debut Brain Damage fan convention - and they are just started another major tour of the UK. This time they are presenting The Wall live in its entirety, and the new stage production includes animation, lasers and inflatables PLUS a very special 'greatest hits' encore.

With the rise in popularity of the band, ever larger venues are needed to cater for the demand. Taking in some of the largest arenas in the UK, they are playing in the same places that the likes of Roger Waters has performed in, in recent years! And thanks to the promoters, one lucky Brain Damage visitor will get a pair of tickets to the band's show at London's Wembley Arena later this month, and a t-shirt to wear at the concert too!

"This tour is a great way to celebrate not only the 30th anniversary of the release of the album The Wall but to celebrate the life of Pink Floyd founder member Rick Wright. Rick was such a big part of the whole Pink Floyd sound and we'll be playing every song for him on this tour" said The Australian Pink Floyd Show singer/bassist Colin Wilson.

The shows also mark the launch of the band's new, dedicated merchandise website, which can be found at www.PinkKangarooStore.com. Visit the site to see their designs which have a special, Australian twist!

To be in with a chance of that pair of tickets to see the band at London's legendary Wembley Arena, and a t-shirt too, you need to answer the following questions about the venue:

- When Pink Floyd performed there during the 1970's, what was the venue known as?
- True or false? There's an Olympic-sized swimming pool under the floor of the venue.

You need to email your answer to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it This email address is being protected from spam bots, you need Javascript enabled to view it with "Aussie Floyd" in the subject line. Include your name, address and phone number, as these will be needed if you are one of the winners. You will also need to say what t-shirt size you'd like.

You have until 11:59pm BST on April 23rd to get your entries in to us. Good luck!

2009 UK tour dates:

Sat 11th Apr Dunfermline Alhambra Theatre 01383 722 554
Mon 13th Apr Llandudno Venue Cymru 01492 872 000
Tue 14th Apr Oxford New Theatre 0870 6063500
Wed 15th Apr Plymouth Pavilions 0845 146 1460
Fri 17th Apr Cardiff CIA 02920 224488
Sat 18th Apr Brighton Centre 0870 9009100
Sun 19th Apr Leicester De Montfort Hall 0116 233 3111
Tue 21st Apr Bournemouth BIC 0870 111 3000
Wed 22nd Apr Manchester MEN 0870 190 8000
Thu 23rd Apr Sheffield Hallam FM Arena 0114 256 5656
Sat 25th Apr Dublin O2 0181 98888
Sun 26th Apr Belfast Odyssey Arena 02890 90739074
Mon 27th Apr Newcastle Metro Radio Arena 0870 707 8000
Wed 29th Apr London Wembley 0208 782 5500
Thu 30th Apr Birmingham NIA 0870 909 4144
Fri 1st May Glasgow SECC 0870 040 4000
Sat 2nd May Aberdeen AECC 0870 272 6600

Additional dates announced April 16th, tickets on sale 9am April 17th:

Wed 1st July Southend Cliffs Pavilion 01702 351135
Thu 2nd July Bristol Colston Hall 0117 922 3686
Sat 4th July Ipswich Regent 01473 433 100
Mon 6th July Cambridge Corn Exchange 01223 357 851
Fri 24th July Reading Hexagon 0118 960 6060
Sat 25th July Norwich Theatre Royal 01603 630000
Sun 26th July Stoke Victoria Hall 0871 297454
Mon 27th July Leeds Grand Theatre 01819 8888
Wed 29th July Croydon Fairfield 0208 688 9291
Thu 30th July Basingstoke Anvil 01256 844 244
Fri 31st July Blackpool Opera House 0844 856 1111

Tickets are available online and by phone from Ticketmaster 0870 534 4444, Ticketline 0870 444 5556, See Tickets 0871 220 0260, and Gigantic 0115 959 7908.

More details about the band can be found at their website - www.AussieFloyd.com.

 
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