All Accessories. Donning a full-length leather duster and aviator sunglasses (and flanked by a faux security detail), Waters delivered a scathing take on Pink Floyds In the Flesh, ramming home the rock-star-as-fascist-despot role with great aplomb. September 15 Vancouver, BC @ Rogers Arena Wed Jun 7, 2023 Roger Waters - EXTRA DATE ADDED. Now if you know anything about Waters politics at all, hes very anti-fascist, very political, very pro-human rights, and famously, very pro-Palestine. Another Brick in the Wall, Part 3. Roger Waters This Is Not A Drill Setlist 2022 Breakdown. He also mumbles words about a drill and it has the same agonizing effect. We were talking about, what should we call it? And then you just dont go. What Changed? The second half of this epic kicked off with In the Flesh and Run Like Hell from The Wall then a couple of Roger tunes and then Money. We laughed about this one later when we ran into some friends of my son at the merch table. He also profusely thanked this Boston audience for getting it. Now, Boston is notoriously liberal and so the message might have resonated better. The man has been a Rock legend for 60 years, and I am 100% happy I got the chance to see him. Do we really need (another) Another Brick, Money, or Comfortably Numb? Create Playlist. But lets enjoy whats left of free speech while we still can. Appearing on the track are Roger Waters (Vocals), Gus Seyffert (Bass, Synth, Percussion, Vocals), Joey Waronker (Drums), Dave Kilminster (Vocals), Jonathan Wilson (Harmonium, Synth, Guitar and Vocals), Jon Carin (Synth, Vocals), Shanay Johnson (Vocals), Amanda Belair (Vocals), Robert Walter (Organ and Piano), and Nigel Godrich (Strings, amp and backing vocals from Roger Waters "The Wall Sessions"). So, I do appreciate their musicianship and music. Tour info: https://rogerwaters.com/tour_____Official Website: https://rogerwaters.com/ Listen to Roger Waters on your favorite platform: https://rogerwaters.. The title track from Waters 2017 solo album Is This The Life We Really Want is in for the first time. Pink Floyd, August 23 Miami, FL @ AmericanAirlines Arena The ever-interesting and unpredictable Pink Floyd frontman Roger Waters was in the steel city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania last night (July 6) to kick off his "This Is Not A Drill" Tour at PPG Paints Arena. And thats all. [28] In reaction to the letters, Tauron Arena in Krakw, Poland, stated that the concerts in the venue, which were to be held on April 21 and 23, 2023, would no longer take place, with an official saying "Roger Waters' manager decided to withdraw without giving any reason". So finally, we waited long enough that we could actually congregate again. August 31 New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden Rehearsals for the tour began around June 13, 2022 in Southampton, with the first full rehearsal taking place on June 16. Its antagonistic. Would we have gotten our money back if we left right at that point? Wow! The 100 Best Albums of 2022, July 6 Pittsburgh, PA @ PPG Paints Arena Sheep from Animals is in the set for the first time since 2008 as is the Dark Side of the Moon track Any Colour You Life. There is a new song, The Bar, performed on social media in 2021 by Waters. July 6 - Pittsburgh, PA @ PPG Paints Arena. Roger Waters plays next at the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto on July 8th, with further North American shows scheduled through mid-October. EdwardO4884 "Us & Them"18. [2], To promote the album, Waters embarked on the Us + Them Tour, visiting the Americas, Europe and Oceania between May 2017 and December 2018. This is Not A Drill. When I heard that Pink Floyd co-founder and, some would say, mastermind Roger Waters was miffed that news . I would say probably not. Molly Meldrums wardrobe malfunction apology has become a case of something better left unsaid with further fall-out after actor Samuel Johnson pleaded with the national treasure to clean up his act. Drums were no where to be heard in the mix. Waters will play 40 shows across 14 European countries, starting in Lisbon on 17 March 17 2023 at the Altice Arena. I shouldnt be giving this away, but I dont give a shit because it will probably all change, but imagine the iconic helicopter that normally comes before Happiest Days and Brick 2 that noise that we all know and love and imagine a megaphone, somebody abused this device before, I know but, This is not a drill. I thought that could be a good title for the show: This Is Not a Drill. The 200 Greatest Singers of All Time Getting up from their seats and disturbing everyone because they have to go take a whiz, or get more nachos and beer?? I liked the construction of the song with the tone, changes and expressive moments in the texture of the singing, etc. What a disappointment. Hard to answer without knowing the venue. Politics aside, Waters is a 78-year-old man who like Springsteen in his Broadway show sees, I think, his mortality closer than before. Subscribe to Noise11 Music News here, Be the first to see NOISE.coms newest interviews and special features on YOUTUBE and updated regularly. I expected it from an atheist anyway. The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time So this is all your fault. August 20 Atlanta, GA @ State Farm Arena Floor vs first tier up, with This is not a drill, which is the better choice? Show all. You feel you went on a journey. Gabobassman "Another Brick in the Wall Part 3"5. Im so disappointed that I think everyone behind the stage should get their money back, and if not, get enough of us together to take further actions. That said, I did find the videos about human rights to be affecting and yes, the show was great otherwise. There are many images of people whose rights have been stripped, he put pictures of Reagan and Trump on the screen and stamped them as War Criminals and with Biden said, Just getting started., The screen rolled off a series of Fuck this and Fuck that messages and showed previously classified leaked atrocities. Andraujo Totally. Tour: South American Tour 2022 Tour statistics Add setlist. 09/1 . I mean, we all have our political beliefs right but most of us are trying to be as cordial to each other as we can no mater what our beliefs are so we can all stop the fighting and maybe enjoy some kind of peace together. 2022 (45) . Accessories. I cant go off around the world, and I dont really want to either". ", "This Is Not a Drill (2022) - Touring Data", "Roger Waters Announces New 2022 Dates for Postponed Tour", Flickering Flame: The Solo Years Volume 1, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=This_Is_Not_a_Drill&oldid=1132515517, Concert tours postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Short description is different from Wikidata, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License 3.0. The 78-year-old singer mused wryly, "Well this . The Rolling Stones have shared a live version of Wild Horses from their greatest hits-style LP 'GRRR Live!'. July 8 - Toronto, ON @ Scotiabank Arena. On March 27, 2020, Waters posted a statement on his website and social media, announcing the postponement of the tour to the following year due to the coronavirus pandemic outbreak, declaring that the situation was a "Bummer, but if it saves one life, its worth it". Just out of curiosity, would you still feel that way if your politics were the same? It caught me off guard (the shooting at the 4th of July parade outside Chicago was just the day before). What is interesting is that The Wall tracks Comfortably Numb, In the Flesh and Run Like Hell are opening set one and two. So I hope youll all come to the shows. [34] In a Rolling Stone interview with journalist James Ball, Waters claimed to be "on a kill list that is supported by the Ukrainian government". We have freedom of speech and your opinion is fine. Yeah but Im tired of dropping hundreds of dollars on these things. Other than The Pros and Cons of Hitch Hiking, which I heard back in the 80s and wasnt very impressed with, I havent listened to any other Roger Waters solo album. The O2, London, United Kingdom More Info . "Any Colour You Like"19. Waters included two new songs - "The Bar" during set 1 and "Is This The Life We Really Want" - the title track from his 2017 . Its those projections that take the This Is Not A Drill show from good to great, allowing viewers to step deeper than ever into the psyche of the primary songwriting force from Pink Floyds golden age. Understandable. Ill accept your payment in small bills. Withthe U.S.looking irredeemably polarized, Waters is either ambitious or audacious in his desire to wake the populace in the best way he sees fit. Rog comes back on stage, shoos Syd off stage, and plays the encore: -Crying Song. Im really glad Waters did Sheep (from Animals.) "This Is Not a Drill!" Former Pink Floyd frontman and all-around prog rock legend Roger Waters is launching the "This Is Not a Drill" Tour in 2022, and this website can help you find amazing tickets for his upcoming performances at Scotiabank Arena this July! Roger Waters 'This Is Not a Drill' Roger Waters, . First Set Comfortably Numb (The Wall) It will be no-holds-barred. September 28 Los Angeles, CA @ Staples Center I thought Phantom was great. Get the Roger Waters Setlist of the concert at Xcel Energy Center, Saint Paul, MN, USA on June 3, 2012 from the The Wall Live Tour and other Roger Waters Setlists for free on setlist.fm! If I had wandered into a conservative convention with music Id be pissed. You can find the whole thing online in separate sets if youre so inclined. What songs does Roger Waters play live? The Pink Floyd co-founder took the stage at 8:20PM and delivered a 23-song repertoire, split up into two sets. July 23 Detroit, MI @ Little Caesars Arena This show.UGHwhat a disappointment big time ! Photo, Ros O'Gorman. "In the Flesh"13. "This tour will be part of a global movement by people who are concerned by others to affect the change that is necessary", said Waters in a video announcing the tour. -Breakthrough. Us + Them. Somewhere in there, I forget where, the flying pig came rumbling out. Tour Update So the debate of Roger and David goes on, but not going to get into that. At least theyll know the room. The place was crowded but didnt appear to be sold out. The tour, originally scheduled to take place between July and October 2020, was suspended after the COVID-19 pandemic advance, and rescheduled to take place in 2022. I dont buy into every single thing Waters says and I too could have lived without the political diatribe. , . During Another Brick in the Wall, the second song, violent demands for conformity flashed in enormous red and white letters. The tour debuted a new stripped down "haunting organ and vocals version" [36] of Comfortably Numb as the show's opener every night. Dont miss it. My license still doesnt say Rockefeller. I will say the most disappointing thing of the concert was the damned crowd. The last performance of the 'This Is Not A Drill' tour will happen on October 8, 2022, in Texas. When Waters announced the tour last year, he promised an all-new production, following his Us + Them and the Wall tours, that would be presented in the round. August 30 New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden Last time I was there was about 4 years ago and it was kinda crazy then even in April. Sure, a tribute band. August 25 Orlando, FL @ Amway Center I have one more Big Artist to see this month and thats all I got. Now, in the rounduhno.Stage setup was weird and really not enjoyable looking at the musicians backsides. Two Suns in the Sunset was interesting, I dont think any of them do anything from The Final CutHearing a bunch from Wish You Were Here was amazing too, in my Top 3 Floyd albums. All dates and information at https://rogerwaters.comListen to Roger Waters on your favorite platform: https://rogerwaters.lnk.to/streami. Waters has called This Is Not a Drill his "first farewell tour". That was the end of the first set. Waters showed gratitude to both his touring crews professionalism and wherewithal in building the elaborate in-the-round set and to his audience for their continued dedication. "The Happiest Days of Our Lives"3. He told me he was ex-military but that Waters show really made him think about whats really going on in the world and about The Powers that Be. The Happiest Days of Our Lives. [15], The following set list was obtained from the concert held on July 6, 2022 at the PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh.[35]. I have the best big sister right?? A guy shouted out We Love You Roger! and at that moment, we did. I can appreciate that. [The new tour] will be even more political than Us + Them was political and humane, Waters told Rolling Stone in 2019. UK. As an Amazon Associate, we may earn commissionsfrom qualifying purchases from Amazon.com. To say Im disappointed is a grand understatement. Setlist. The opener, Pink Floyds Comfortably Numb, was reimagined as a dark funeral dirge backed by a city wasteland thats long been lost and forgotten. It was an emotional flashback, and it helped Wish You Were Here provide the same heartbreaking punch it first landed in 1975. Which reminds me, I meant to add that to the post. BTW, if you have never seen them, Brit Floyd are cheaper by miles and politics-free. elmarco1df This Is Not A Drill. I take full blame but dont offer any compensation with that. Fans entering the Pink Floyd bassist's This is Not a Drill Tour stop in Glendale on Monday, Oct. 3, were greeted by a woman distributing stickers that read "U.S. militarism fuels climate crisis.". I think we would have had a clear indication of what kind of show we were going to, but, surprise surprise surprise . I thought three performers in particular that deserved mention, the keyboardist, and the two ladies singing backing vocals. I got tickets to see Bruce today in Boston. ElGallo666 Op de setlist van deze tour staan twintig klassiekers van zowel Pink Floyd als Roger Waters, waaronder 'Us & Them', 'Comfortably Numb', 'Wish You Were Here' en 'Is This The Life We Really Want?'. September 10 Portland, OR @ Moda Center "This Is Not a Drill!" Former Pink Floyd frontman and all-around prog rock legend Roger Waters is launching the "This Is Not a Drill" Tour in 2022, and this website can help you find amazing tickets for his upcoming performance in Portland this September! My work is to think, 'Well, how can I make rock & roll more . Floyds closing chapters of Shine On You Crazy Diamond are being performed for the first time since 2002. We went with some friends and saw Jeff Bridges in To Kill a Mockingbird in 2019. Sound and video was great tho. Enrique_Amlap "The Bar"8. Was it going to rise? And for three hours inside PPG Paints Arena, that was enough. I know Syd and Roger started the band and Rogers lyrical and music writing was great. After finishing the tour, a film about it, called Roger Waters: Us + Them, was released. July 30 Minneapolis, MN @ Target Center He accompanied himself on piano during The Bar, describing the song not as the place where naysayers who didnt like his beliefs could go, but rather as a place where people with shared beliefs can be better people for all our fellow human beings.. August 16 Washington, D.C. @ Capital One Arena Did it in detroit..it was to much. But if you close your eyes, which you are not averse to, you will never know the difference. Eclipse (from Pink Floyd, The Dark Side of the Moon, 1973) Here's a setlist I made based on what Roger has said about the show, trailers we've seen, and what I think would work best. [25][26][27] After Zelenska replied with a tweet, Waters posted a second letter calling for an end of the armed conflict, and the start of negotiations. I did see Mama Mia, but not by choice. Bummer, but if it saves one life, it's worth it. Could be his last hurrah. Heres the show opening: If theres one thing Floyd have always known how to do its set a mood. So don't miss out on what could be the final trek ever from this Rock and Roll Hall of . But it didnt really seem to matter as frankly you spend most of your time looking at the screens. 80s, Subscribe to Consequences email digest and get the latest breaking news in music, film, and television, tour updates, access to exclusive giveaways, and more straight to your inbox. July 26 Chicago, IL @ United Center This is not anything more than a political rally. The song is about Julian Assange. Elton John performed the first of his last two Melbourne shows at AAMI Park on Friday night (13 January, 2023) and while the night was full of memories and emotions fans were also treated to a full moon, thanks to Ian Molly Meldrum. Boxer_the_brute I guess I was thinking since then. If you want party music, I suppose you can fuck off to the bar and listen to Motley Crue whose message can best be reduced to Where are the hot chicks?. The drill was the sound of a weakly aligned politician. Very refreshing in these polarized times. Roger Waters of Pink Floyd fame as seen on his 2022 "This Is Not a Drill' tour. Waters politics? That poignancy gave way to Pink Floyds cynical Havea Cigar, one of the best songs to ever smack down music industry egos. He was born on September 6, 1943 in Great Bookham, England. Id give the concert a 6. Remaking Your Old Songs Used to Be Considered Lazy, Shady, and So Uncool. . This Is Not a Drill is the seventh concert tour by English songwriter Roger Waters. I might be left, right, far left, far right, or a fence rider , but a heads up would have been nice. And an unusual thing happened that Ive rarely seen at a show. Roger then gives up and walks off the stage, leaving Force Ghost Syd to finish the setlist. 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