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Roger Waters will bring 'The Wall' back to North America in 2012

November 1, 2011 |  8:45 pm

Roger Waters The Wall
Mr. Waters, rebuild that wall!

Who knows whether former Pink Floyd songwriter-bassist-singer Roger Waters received such a command from on high, but whatever the impetus, the British rocker is returning for another round of shows in North America in which he’ll remount the group’s stage production of the rock opera “The Wall.”

The 2012 “The Wall” tour begins May 1 in Houston and will include 36 shows. It is scheduled to conclude July 14 in Philadelphia. A May 19 date in Los Angeles is slated, but the venue is still listed as TBA on the tour itinerary.  The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member also is scheduled to visit San Francisco on May 11 and San Diego on May 13.

The 2010 tour was the second-highest-grossing North American tour of the year, having pulled in $89.5 million, a figure topped only by Bon Jovi’s $108.2 million. Waters included stops last year at Staples Center in Los Angeles and the Honda Center in Anaheim.

Ticket information will be posted at RogerWaters.com, Ticketmaster.com and LiveNation.com.


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Photo of Roger Waters during 2010 staging of "The Wall" at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Credit: Ricardo de Aratanha / Los Angeles Times.