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    My homeboy said Mark Fisher is working on a stadium design for South America for 2012. Since his 2008 appearance was such a big hit, and they really need to blow it out of the park doing 2 nights in 2012, Roger Waters doing "The Wall" to headline Coachella is just totally obvious.

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    obvious eh? for what reasons? is one of your homeboys feeding you insider info?

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    Actually this might make sense. the OP is still a SH but considering the amount of $$$ Roger Waters would save in transportation cost + the Salary this could be a shoo in.
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    Even though I missed him for DSOTM for Justice a few years ago (still dont regret it)

    I would DEFINITELY see The Wall in its Entirety

    I mean the original tour in the 70s had only 3 stops in the US originally right?

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    You should regret it because Justice started after Waters.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Boourns View Post
    You should regret it because Justice started after Waters.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Boourns View Post
    You should regret it because Justice started after Waters.
    Modselektor then Simian then Chromeo then Justice. Couldn't skip any of these other than Chromeo. Had an amazing spot for Justice. And even though there was quite possibly the most unnattractive, overweight and loud female Chromeo fan next to me(very unbearable) who kept push dancing into EVERYONE in the area. Satisfaction of that moment was meant after a ski lift, Justice going off and having perfect execution of a 3day Sunday evening camping armpit sliming that girls face directly. Everyone around said girl was pleased with this action. Except said girl. She left Justice after that.

    So anywho
    Rogue Waters the Wall Live for 2012

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    Saw Roger in Anaheim in December, but had shitty seats. I'd wait for hours to be on the rail for this show

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    The Wall is hitting Australia in January and South America in March. It is possible that The Wall may come back to North America after that but it's just rumor.

    As far as Roger bringing The Wall to Coachella, or any other festival for that matter, it's not happening. This is not a festival show, period. Too much has do go in to building it each night something like 20 trucks and hundreds of crew members. Another board member brought up a valid point that the Wall itself, weight-wise, is too much for the Coachella Stage to handle. If Roger were to bring The Wall to a festival it would be minus all of the effects.
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    Quote Originally Posted by darksideofkaos. View Post
    The Wall is hitting Australia in January and South America in March. It is possible that The Wall may come back to North America after that but it's just rumor.

    As far as Roger bringing The Wall to Coachella, or any other festival for that matter, it's not happening. This is not a festival show, period. Too much has do go in to building it each night something like 20 trucks and hundreds of crew members. Another board member brought up a valid point that the Wall itself, weight-wise, is too much for the Coachella Stage to handle. If Roger were to bring The Wall to a festival it would be minus all of the effects.
    20 trucks isn't that much and nothing Coachella couldn't handle. Especially if it's a friday show.

    Lolla went a big effort of make that stage work for gaga's production, which may be bigger and heavier than Roger's set.

    What weighs so much for RW's Wall set? Those bricks are made out of cardboard/styrofoam. RW did the entire production outdoors in Berlin 20 years ago.

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    They would have to restructure the entire Coachella Stage. The inflatables alone are 30 feet tall.

    It would cost too much money.
    Please. Pink has done her entire trapeze act at European festivals, some inflatable toys could be done. Cost is not too much of a factor. Intel spend a couple hundred grand for a light show that I didn't think was much better than a PC screensaver.

    The 2 issues I see working against this booking. Subject matter of the album is not an immediate fit for 75,000 festival. That and the mainstage would probably be shut down for at good 2 hours before he plays.

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    dont see how its obvious, there are slew of headliners GV can pick from that would pull for both weekends, however i would cream my pants if this happened.

    i wonder who the lucky people were that found his deflated pig
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    An elderly couple found the pig on their front lawn and I from what I heard, they took the money offered for the recovery of the pig and donated it to charity.

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    I'm sure they could find a way to pull it off if they wanted to.

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    Quote Originally Posted by menikmati View Post
    I'm sure they could find a way to pull it off if they wanted to.
    They would have to restructure the entire Coachella Stage. The inflatables alone are 30 feet tall.

    It would cost too much money.
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    I think the logistics of The Wall in its current arena form are formidable. I believe they were setting up the stage for 8 hours before each show and there was no support act, obviously you can't do that at a festival. Also they were using various cherry-pickers and fork lifts-which is where the weight came from.
    There would have to be strict safety controls on access to back/side/front stage to allow them to attempt this kind of production. Knocking the wall down would be a huge safety concern.
    Also the current wall projections don't work so well if there is flash photography or other light sources.

    I am sure they could work something, but it would not be anywhere near the arena show in terms of scale and vision.

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    McCartney did not play for 3+ hours.

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    Quote Originally Posted by menikmati View Post
    McCartney did not play for 3+ hours.
    i meant to say 2+ hours...typo

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    Are Public Enemy the only group to play a complete vintage album during the Coachella set?

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/pointtaken/4960973626/
    Gaga had a heavy left built in to the Lolla stage in 2010. Lolla had to give their stage a $100k stage upgrade to accomodate her bells & whistles.

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    but The Cure did.

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    Anyone ever think about the whole reason they are having 2 weekends is they are the having the only Pink Floyd reunion in the whole world. Its worth a shot?

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    Quote Originally Posted by DropletsOfYes&No View Post
    Anyone ever think about the whole reason they are having 2 weekends is they are the having the only Pink Floyd reunion in the whole world. Its worth a shot?
    They're going to bring Richard Wright back from the dead? Will that be just for the two sets, or will he get to lurch around for the intervening week too looking for braaaaaaains?

    Will Syd sit in on Astronomy Domine, or will he just be regulated to a solo set on the Outdoor Stage?

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    i just got my tickets to see roger waters the wall in brisbane australia on feb the first tickets ranged from 100 to 500

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    This is looking more and more likely.

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    No its not
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    He'll be in Brazil on 3/25 and has international dates scheduled from January until then. All this indicates he will be touring in 2012.

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    Quote Originally Posted by noolan View Post
    He'll be in Brazil on 3/25 and has international dates scheduled from January until then. All this indicates he will be touring in 2012.
    All of this indicates that he will be touring Australia from January to February and South America with a redesigned Wall for stadium shows in March possibly into April. Nothing has been set in stone for a North American tour.

    And once again just for shits and giggles, this is not a festival show.

    EDIT:
    In response to Dale, yes there are certain portions of the show where Roger uses pre-recorded backing vocals in order to strengthen his voice which for the most part cannot hit high notes. For this tour, unlike the Dark Side of the Moon tour, Roger took extensive vocal training in order to reduce the amount of backing vocals he had to use. So the majority of what you are hearing, except for Don't Leave Me Now and The Trial, is Roger singing live.
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    Quote Originally Posted by darksideofkaos. View Post
    All of this indicates that he will be touring Australia from January to February and South America with a redesigned Wall for stadium shows in March possibly into April. Nothing has been set in stone for a North American tour.

    And once again just for shits and giggles, this is not a festival show.
    Sorry, I meant it just indicates he is touring in 2012, not that he will be in North America or implicating a Coachella return.

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    Correct me if I'm wrong, but doesn't he lip sync at his shows?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dale Gribble View Post
    Correct me if I'm wrong, but doesn't he lip sync at his shows?
    His mic is live for most of the show.

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    THIS IS NOT A FESTIVAL SHOW!! Seriously people this show is closer to a Broadway show than standard concert.

    Plus why would Goldenvoice risk the future of Coachella on Roger Waters after the financial failure of 2008? Especially when you factor the cost of The Wall show vs Dark Side of the Moon show. The double Coachella is a huge financial risk for them and they need to play it safe next year.
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