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Roger Waters The Wall Smashes Attendance Records in South America


The Wall Makes Its Triumphant Return to North America on April 27th with 41 Shows

NEW YORK, April 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Roger Waters' extraordinary production of The Wall has smashed attendance records in South America playing to over 750,000 fans across a record-breaking 15 open-air stadiums shows in Chile, Brazil and Argentina.  This is the largest number of stadium shows ever played in South America by an international artist on one tour. The South American leg of The Wall included a record breaking 9 sold out shows in Buenos Aires, River Plate Stadium, exceeding the previous record of 5 nights held by the Rolling Stones (see link below to photos of The Wall in River Plate Stadium).

The Wall, an aural and visual masterpiece, has so far played 150 shows for a gross of US $218M in 27 countries. Due to overwhelming popular demand, The Wall returns to North America in 2012 kicking off this weekend, April 27 and 28th, at the Foro Sol stadium in Mexico for a historic run of 41 performances at stadiums and arenas.  The U.S. and Canadian leg begins on May 1st at the Toyota Center in Houston, TX with dates through July 14th at the Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, PA, including 2 nights at New York's prestigious Yankee Stadium and 1 once-in-a-lifetime night at the world-famous Los Angeles Coliseum, for a total of 9 stadium shows.   Tickets are available now at Ticketmaster.com and LiveNation.com.

The Pollstar Music Industry Awards, as voted by the music industry, has honored Roger Waters and The Wall Live with two of the highest accolades - the coveted "Major Tour of the Year" and "Most Creative Stage Production" of 2010.  The Wall also won the "Most Creative Stage Production" for a second consecutive year in 2011.

"The best arena show ever.  Period." New York Post

"The Wall Live is flawless. Everyone should see it once before they die." Philadelphia Inquirer

For press shots of The Wall stadium show at River Plate Stadium, Buenos Aires, please visit:

URL:  http://rogerwatersmedia.com
Login:  TheWallLiveSA
Password:  SouthAmerica2012

Roger Waters The Wall – North American Tour Itinerary

April 27                         

Mexico City, MX          

Foro Sol

April 28                         

Mexico City, MX          

Foro Sol

May 1                           

Houston, TX                

Toyota Center

May 3                           

Austin, TX                   

Frank Erwin Center

May 5                           

Tulsa, OK                    

BOK Center

May 7                           

Denver, CO                 

Pepsi Center

May 11                         

San Francisco, CA       

AT&T Park

May 13                         

San Diego, CA            

Valley View Casino Center

May 15                         

Phoenix, AZ                

US Airways Center

May 19                         

Los Angeles, CA          

Los Angeles Coliseum

May 22                         

Portland, OR               

Rose Garden

May 24                         

Seattle, WA                 

Key Arena

May 26                         

Vancouver, BC            

BC Place

May 28                         

Edmonton, AB             

Rexall Place

May 31                         

Winnipeg, MB              

MTS Centre

June 1                          

Winnipeg, MB              

MTS Centre

June 3                          

St Paul, MN                 

Xcel Energy Center

June 5                          

Detroit, MI                   

Joe Louis Arena

June 6                          

Grand Rapids, MI         

Van Andel Arena

June 8                          

Chicago, IL                  

Wrigley Field

June 10                         

Louisville, KY              

KFC Yum! Center

June 11                         

Indianapolis, IN            

Conseco Fieldhouse

June 13                         

Atlanta, GA                  

Philips Arena

June 15                         

Ft Lauderdale, FL         

BankAtlantic Center

June 16                         

Orlando, FL                 

Amway Center

June 19                         

Nashville, TN               

Bridgestone Arena

June 21                         

Buffalo, NY                 

First Niagara Center

June 23                         

Toronto, ON                

Rogers Centre

June 25                         

Ottawa, ON                  

Scotiabank Place

June 26                         

Montreal, QC               

Bell Centre

June 28                         

Albany, NY                  

Times Union Center

June 29                         

Hartford, CT                

XL Center

July 1                           

Boston, MA                 

Fenway Park

July 3                           

Pittsburgh, PA             

Consol Energy Center

July 6                           

New York, NY              

Yankee Stadium

July 7                           

New York, NY              

Yankee Stadium

July 9                           

Raleigh, NC                 

RBC Center

July 10                          

Charlotte, NC               

Time Warner Cable Arena

July 12                          

Washington DC           

Verizon Center

July 14                          

Philadelphia, PA          

Citizens Bank Park

About Live Nation Entertainment:

Live Nation Entertainment is the world's leading live entertainment and ecommerce company, comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster.com, Live Nation Concerts, Front Line Management Group and Live Nation Network. Ticketmaster.com is the global event ticketing leader and one of the world's top five ecommerce sites, with almost 27 million monthly unique visitors. Live Nation Concerts produces over 22,000 shows annually for more than 2,300 artists globally. Front Line is the world's top artist management company, representing over 250 artists. These businesses power Live Nation Network, the leading provider of entertainment marketing solutions, enabling nearly 800 advertisers to tap into the 200 million consumers Live Nation delivers annually through its live event and digital platforms. For additional information, visit www.livenation.com/investors.

SOURCE Columbia Records

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