Pink Floyd and Tribute Bands - NEWS - May 2008

David Gilmour hints at Pink Floyd reunion gig.

Thursday 29th May 2008. Pink Floyd guitarist Dave Gilmour has hinted in an interview with BBC 6Music that Pink Floyd may get back together for a one-off reunion show.

It is unlikely though that the band will consider a full world tour.

 

Pink Floyd win Swedish Music Award

Wednesday 21st May 2008. Pink Floyd together Renee Fleming, the American soprano, were jointly awarded with Sweden's annual Polar Music Prize.

The prize is split between two musicians in differing genres, such as jazz, rock, pop, opera or classical.

The awards committee said that Pink Floyd had made a wide contibution to the development of popular culture - bringing together music and art.

"Pink Floyd captured and shaped the reflections and attitudes of a whole generation," the committee said, noting the band's often sombre, experimental works.

In 2007 the award was won by jazz saxophonist Sonny Rollins and composer Steve Reich.

 

North Lake Tahoe - free Pink Floyd Tribute Show.

Friday, May 16th 2008. Eclipse the Pink Floyd tribute band from Nevada, play a free North Lake Tahoe show

 

Illness stops Australian Pink Floyd Show

Tuesday, May 13th 2008. A gig by The Australian Pink Floyd at Venue Cymru in Llandudno was stopped half way through the performance when lead guitarist Steve Mac was taken ill.

 

The Machine Celebrate their 20th Anniversary

2008 marks the 20th Anniversary of New York Pink Floyd Tribute Band "The Machine".

 

Project Floyd perform at U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory

Project Floyd - the New York Pink Floyd tribute band - will play a gig in the Berkner Hall at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory on Saturday, May 31st 2008, at 8 p.m. .

The concert is open to the public and is Sponsored by the BNL Music Club.

All visitors attending the Brookhaven National Laboratory concert aged 16 years and over must bring a photo I.D.

Project Floyd will perform the Dark Side of the Moon album as well as many other classic Pink Floyd songs.

Tickets for the show are $15 in advance and $17 the day . Tickets may be purchased in advance from www.ticketweb.com , www.ticketmaster.com or on the door .

 

Illness stops Australian Pink Floyd Show

Tuesday, May 13th 2008. A gig by The Australian Pink Floyd at Venue Cymru in Llandudno was stopped half way through the performance when lead guitarist Steve Mac was taken ill.

 

Paul Green School of Rock Music play The Wall

Friday 30th May 2008. Students from The Paul Green School of Rock Music in Cleveland Heights play Pink Floyd's The Wall featuring Anthony Hitch, 17, from Mayfield Heights, playing the guitar solo on Comfortably Numb .

The performance by the aspiring Rock Stars starts at 6:30 pm at Grog Shop, 2785 Euclid Heights Boulevard, Cleveland Heights.

Tickets cost $10 on the door.