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David Gilmour Circo Massimo Rome Italy

David Gilmour Italy Tour Dates Announced

David Gilmour Italy Tour 2024 has been announced. In a similar fashion to the London shows, David will be playing a string of 6 concerts in one venue. David will be performing at the huge outdoor chariot venue Circo Massimo (Circus Maximus in English) in Rome, Italy. He will be performing on 27, 28, 29 September 2024 followed by 1, 2, 3 October 2024. Tickets go on general sale on Friday 17th May with presales for fans who purchased the album from David Gilmour’s Italian web store. General ticket sales link to follow. The concerts in London and Italy will be the only European tour dates and there will be not further concerts announced for this region. David Gilmour European Tour Dates David Gilmour has toured in Italy as a solo artist three times already. The On An Island Tour in 2006 called at Milan, Rome, Florence and Venice. The...

Roger Waters - Honorary Degree - The American University of Rome

Roger Waters Awarded A University Degree – See Pictures

A Doctorate of Humane Letters Honoris Causa Degree was awarded on the 18th of February 2014 to Roger Waters by The American University of Rome. Waters, who was the co-founder, lyricist, and conceptual leader of world famous progressive rock band Pink Floyd, and champion of veteran causes and human rights, was awarded for his contribution to music and for his social activism around the globe. Accompanied by his wife Laurie Durning and by war veteran and close friend Harry Shindler, Waters was honored his degree before an intimate group of AUR students, veterans, faculty, and staff at the Istituto Italiano Studi Germanici in Rome following attendance of the Anzio commemoration ceremonies for the 70th anniversary of the Allied landings where his father, Eric Fletcher Waters of the 8th Royal Fusiliers, died as he fought to repel a German counter-attack in a battle that changed the course of the Second World War.  Mr....