Roger Waters proclaims European dates for 2023

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Roger Waters has introduced the European dates for his ‘This Is Not A Drill Tour’.

The previous Pink Floyd frontman kicks off the European leg of his tour in 2023 in Lisbon, Portugal on March 17.

Different confirmed cities on what he has been teasing as his “first farewell tour” embody Barcelona, Madrid, Milan and Krakow. The European tour winds up in Prague on Could 24.

Waters is at present enjoying exhibits within the US, persevering with the ‘This Is Not A Drill’ tour tomorrow (September 17) in Tacoma, Washington and ending in Mexico Metropolis on October 15. Discover any remaining tickets for the tour right here.

Waters’ ‘This Is Not A Drill’ tour was initially set to start in 2020 however was postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic.

“This Is Not A Drill is a groundbreaking new rock & roll/cinematic extravaganza, carried out within the spherical,” Waters wrote in an announcement on Fb. “It’s a gorgeous indictment of the company dystopia through which all of us wrestle to outlive, and a name to motion to like, defend, and share our valuable and precarious planet residence.

“The present features a dozen nice songs from Pink Floyd’s Golden Period alongside a number of new ones — phrases and music, similar author, similar coronary heart, similar soul, similar man. Could possibly be his final hurrah. Wow! My first farewell tour! Don’t miss it. Love, R.”

This Is Not A Drill is a floor breaking new rock an roll/cinematic extravaganza, carried out within the spherical, it’s a…

Posted by Roger Waters on Friday, April 15, 2022

In different information, Waters penned an open letter to Ukraine’s first girl, Olena Zelenska, earlier this month, suggesting she persuade her husband to work towards a ceasefire with Russia and “cease the slaughter”.

The letter from the previous Pink Floyd member comes by means of response to Zelenska’s interview on the BBC program Sunday with Laura Kuenssberg, which aired on September 4.

Waters begins by saying his “coronary heart bleeds for you and all of the Ukrainian and Russian households, devastated by the horrible warfare in Ukraine”. He then argued in opposition to the West offering armaments to Ukraine, suggesting it could be higher to “search a distinct route”.

He wrote: “If by ‘assist for Ukraine’ you imply the West persevering with to produce arms to the Kiev authorities’s armies, I concern it’s possible you’ll be tragically mistaken.

“Throwing gasoline, within the type of armaments, into a fireplace battle… received’t work now, notably as a result of, on this case, a lot of the gasoline is (a) being thrown into the fireplace from Washington, DC… and (b) as a result of the ‘gasoline throwers’ have already declared an curiosity within the warfare happening for so long as potential.”

He continued: “Please assist me in my trustworthy endeavors to steer our leaders to cease the slaughter, the slaughter which serves solely the pursuits of the ruling lessons and excessive nationalists each right here within the West, and in your stunning nation, on the expense of the remainder of us extraordinary folks each right here within the West, and within the Ukraine, and in reality extraordinary folks in every single place everywhere in the world.”

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