David Gilmour – On an Island Tour (2006)

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David Gilmour’s “On an Island Tour” in 2006 was a significant chapter in his solo career, showcasing his third studio album, “On an Island.” The tour spanned three legs, featuring 33 shows between March 7 and August 26, 2006.

The tour featured a strong lineup of musicians. Gilmour, known for his lead guitar and vocals, was joined by Richard Wright on piano, organ, synthesizer, and vocals; Phil Manzanera on rhythm guitar; Guy Pratt on bass guitar; Jon Carin on keyboards; Dick Parry on saxophones; and Steve DiStanislao on drums. Notable guest appearances included David Crosby, Graham Nash, Robert Wyatt, David Bowie, Mica Paris, Nick Mason, Igor Sklyarov, and Leszek Możdżer.

Gilmour’s setlist was a blend of the “On an Island” album and Pink Floyd classics. The first set typically featured the entire “On an Island” album. The second set included a selection of Pink Floyd hits like “Shine On You Crazy Diamond,” “Echoes,” and “Comfortably Numb.” The tour was known for its diverse musical arrangements and the inclusion of both solo and Pink Floyd material, providing fans with a rich, varied concert experience.

This tour is remembered for its musical depth, the collaboration with esteemed musicians, and Gilmour’s ability to blend his solo work with the iconic sound of Pink Floyd

David Gilmour – On an Island Tour Dates

2006-03-10 : Konzerthaus, Dortmund, Germany
2006-03-11 : Congress Centrum Hamburg (Saal 1), Hamburg, Germany
2006-03-15 : Le Grand Rex, Paris, France
2006-03-16 : L’Olympia, Paris, France
2006-03-18 : Alte Oper, Frankfurt, Germany
2006-03-19 : The Heineken Music Hall, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2006-03-20 : The Heineken Music Hall, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2006-03-24 : Teatro Arcimboldi, Milan, Italy
2006-03-25 : Teatro Arcimboldi, Milan, Italy
2006-03-26 : Auditorium Parco Della Musica, Rome, Italy
2006-04-04 : Radio City Music Hall, New York, New York, USA
2006-04-05 : Radio City Music Hall, New York, New York, USA
2006-04-09 : Massey Hall, Toronto (Ontario), Canada
2006-04-10 : Massey Hall, Toronto (Ontario), Canada
2006-04-12 : Rosemont Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA
2006-04-13 : Rosemont Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA
2006-04-16 : Paramount Theatre of the Arts, Oakland, California, USA
2006-04-17 : Paramount Theatre of the Arts, Oakland, California, USA
2006-04-19 : Kodak Theatre, Los Angeles, California, USA
2006-04-20 : Gibson Amphitheater, Los Angeles, California, USA
2006-05-26 : Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, England
2006-05-27 : Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow, Scotland
2006-05-29 : Royal Albert Hall, London, England
2006-05-30 : Royal Albert Hall, London, England
2006-05-31 : Royal Albert Hall, London, England
2006-06-27 : Clam Castle (Burg Clam), Klam nr Linz, Austria
2006-07-29 : Konigsplatz, Munich, Germany
2006-07-31 : Théâtre Antique, Vienne, France
2006-08-02 : Piazza Santa Croce, Florence, Italy
2006-08-11 : Piazza San Marco, Venice, Italy
2006-08-12 : Piazza San Marco, Venice, Italy
2006-08-26 : Gdansk Shipyard, Gdansk, Poland