Mark Wordley is putting on 2 more Oxfam charity fundraising events featuring the works of Pink Floyd in England. The events take place on 5th May at The Limelight Club in Crewe and on 17th May at The Bass Museum in Burton on Trent. Here is what Mark has to say about the events… “The evenings are something completely different, with the first show being a 15 year ambition of mine to put on & raise funds for Oxfam. It was so successful that I was encouraged to put on more shows & therefore 18 months later I have organised 3 identical shows, the first of which was held on 1st March & sold out. My idea is to put on a full night of Floyd entertainment, with impressive computer animation on 3 large screens, supported by accomplished musicians performing Floyd material acoustically. A special “half moon” back screen has...
Monthly Archive: April 2002
The 1970s film “Zabriskie Point” which Pink Floyd provided the soundtrack for is to be broadcast on BBC2 next Saturday (4th May 2002) at 00:40-02:25. Best set the video for that one!! [BBC Programme info page] [BBC Website]
It has become clear that Roger Waters will be the headlining act of the final night of England’s Glastonbury Music Festival. In the tradition of the festival, the artists are not announced until late in the year just before the summer festival begins. Roger will be in England finishing off his In The Flesh 2002 tour playing the following dates: 21 June Birmingham NEC Arena22 June Manchester MEN Arena24 June Dublin The Point26 June London Wembley Arena27 June London Wembley Arena The Glastonbury Festival begins on 28 June 2002 and finishes on 30 June! Fore more info, see the links below. [Glastonbury festival website] [DotMusic news]
The BBC, with their new digital radio service BBC 6 Music, are to broadcast something from their vast and historic archives from Pink Floyds BBC In Concert show on the “Dream Ticket” radio programme between 10pm and 12am tonight (Fri 19th April 2002). According to the BBC, tonight’s show will feature… “Defining live performances from Dave Edmunds, Todd Rundgren, Bjork, Lou Reed, Manic Street Preachers, Hootie and the Blowfish and, topping the bill, Pink Floyd recorded for the BBC In Concert programme in 1970.” BBC 6 music is a digital radio service and is available on Sky Digital channel 911, Telewest Cable channel 909 and DAB compatible digital radio sets throughout the United Kingdom. For more info, see [here]. You can also listen online to the web broadcast [here]. [BBC 6 Music] [“Dream Ticket radio show”] [BBC Website]
The lead guitarist and singer from the current Pink Floyd will be performing on “Parkinson” on BBC1 in England this Saturday. He will be playing with Jools Holland’s Rhythm and Blues Orchestra on the popular discussion show. Parkinson will be interviewing “Ali G” amongst others. Cheryl Crow will also be playing. David Gilmour has played with many people throughout his career including Paul McCartney and is becoming something of a regular with Jools Holland. Should be a good show. It is broadcast on Saturday 13th April 2002 on BBC1 at 10:20 PM GMT. [Parkinson Site page] [BBC Website]