Pink Floyd and Tribute Bands - NEWS - June 2008

David Gilmour's offer to play at Glastonbury Festival rejected

Tuesday 2nd June 2008.
The Sun newspaper reports that Michael Eavis the renowned Glastonbury Festival organiser has rejected a personal offer from Pink Floyd’s Vocalist and guitarist David Gilmour to perform live at the 2008 Glastonbury Festival in England.

David Gilmour is reported to have contacted Michael Eavis earlier in the year about whether he could join headline acts Kings of Leon jay-Z and The Verve.

Apparently the offer was turned down because Michael Eavis feels that Dave Gilmour wouldn’t appeal to a younger generation .

The 2008 Glastonbury Festival takes place from June 27th - June 29th.


Dave Gilmour to perform 'Atom Heart Mother' live with Italian Pink Floyd Tribute Band Mun Floyd

The instrumental suite from Pink Floyd's fifth album Atom Heart Mother will be performed on June 14th and 15th 2008 as part of the Chelsea Festival at Cadogan Hall by its co-composer Ron Geesin.

The show will feature Italian Pink Floyd tribute band Mun Floyd, cellist Caroline Dale, a brass ensemble from The Royal College Of Music and a 40-strong chorus - Canticum.

Ron Geesin has revealed that Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour will perform in the June 15th performance .

To check the availability of concert tickets for The Atom Heart Mother Suite performance phone 0871 230 1094.

Update .....

READ A REVIEW - Times online review of Atom Heart Mother Live

Roger Waters to perform Dark Side of the Moon in Russia

Roger Waters, bass player, vocalist, songwriter and founder member of Pink Floyd is playing a concert in Palace Square, Saint Petersburg, Russia on 6th June 2008 during the 12th International Economic Forum.

The 3 and a half hour "Dark Side Of The Moon" concert will be complete with large-scale video projections and special effects.

The stage, lighting and design is by Mark Fisher, the designer of Roger Waters’ The Wall show in Berlin 1990.