Roger Waters The Wall smashes attendance records in South America

LOS ANGELES, Calif.

Roger Waters The Wall smashes attendance records in South America

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Roger Waters’ extraordinary production of The Wall has smashed attendance records in South America with a record breaking 15 open-air stadiums shows in Chile, Brazil and Argentina, playing to over 750,000 fans. This is the largest number of stadium shows ever played in South America by an international artist on one tour. The South American leg 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.

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.

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

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

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