Roger Waters Revives 'The Wall' For Open-Air Tour

His acclaimed live show will appear at outdoor venues for the first time ever, and says "If you don't come there's something f--king wrong with you."

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Roger Waters has announced plans to tour his acclaimed "The Wall" show in 24 open-air venues for the first time next year - and promises it will be bigger and better than ever.

It will be the first time he plays the show at an outdoor arena. Back in 2010, he said: "It's something I've always wanted to do outdoors theatrically. If you don't come there's something f--king wrong with you."

A world tour for "The Wall" began in 2010, and according to Prog magazine Waters has performed it to over three million fans across 192 concerts. The new tour will take place at 24 outdoor venues across Europe.

"I'm extremely glad to be playing "The Wall" in Europe again. I've reworked the show to play outdoors in large stadiums it's really good. Even more moving, engaging, dramatic and thrilling than the arena shows," he said.

"The stadium show couldn't have been done 40 years ago. We couldn't have filled the space in a way that would have been emotionally, musically and theatrically satisfying. Technology has changed. Now we can."

In other Roger Waters news, he recently revealed plans to write a brand new concept album. Details are scarce, but he said at the time, "I'm sort of obsessed with the idea that religious extremism is a maligned factor in most of our lives."

"The Wall" European Tour 2013":

06/20: Werchter, Belgium 06/23: Poljud Stadium, Croatia 07/26: Euganeo Stadium, Padova, Italy 07/28: Olympic Stadium, Rome, Italy 07/31: TBA, Athens, Greece 08/3: ITU Stadium, Istanbul, Turkey 08/7: Synot Tip Stadium, Czech Republic 08/9: Commerzbank Arena, Frankfurt, Germany 08/11: Parken Stadium, Copenhagen, Denmark 08/14: Telenor Arena, Oslo, Norway 08/15: Telenor Arena, Oslo, Norway 08/17: Ullevi Stadium, Gothenberg, Sweden 08/20: Stadion Narodowy, Warsaw, Poland 08/23: Ernst-Happel Stadium, Vienna, Austria 08/25: Puskas Ferenc Stadium, Budapest, Hungary 08/28: Piata Constitutiei, Bucharest, Romania 08/30: Vasil Levski Stadium, Sofia, Bulgaria 09/1: Usce Park, Belgrade, Serbia 09/4: Olympiastadion, Berlin, Germany 09/6: Espritarena, Dusseldorf, Germany 09/8: Amsterdam Arena, Netherlands 09/11: Letzigrund Stadium, Zurich, Switzerland 09/14: Wembley Stadium, London, UK 09/18: Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Ireland 09/21: Stade de France, Paris

Will you try to attend the new shows? Have you seen it in the past, and what was it like? Let us know in the comments.

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    chrisa94
    I saw this in Manchester last year, and I really can't find words to describe it, it was just fantastic. If I could see it at Wembley.... That would be the definition of a dream come true!
    bearmod
    If he was touring America I'd buy tickets as soon as they go on sale.
    Mouloudo
    dunno... saw him in zurich in an arena, not sure about paying 100 bucks to be at the back of a 150m long stadium to see little dots :s "I've reworked the show to play outdoors in large stadiums it's really good. Even more moving, engaging, dramatic and thrilling than the arena shows" how ironic, the wall was made because of the incapacity to convey emotion to large audiences, you can add big screens or whatever it wont change a thing ofr me, Roger changed, he definitly wants the money
    bearmod
    Yeah he's definetley changed. I still want to see it though, it doesn't really matter to me if it ends up being disappointig, its just one of those things I'd like to do before he retires or anything else happens.
    godisasniper
    He already did - I saw him at Fenway Park in Boston. Incredible show, even though it seemed like a lot of the crowd didn't really understand what they were seeing or hearing/didn't care, and just got really drunk and talked.
    Oddsbodkins
    I saw the indoor version of this and it was beyond amazing (I missed the Gilmour + Mason reunion by one night though )I'd thoroughly recommend it to anyone.
    rocklee1431
    "If you don't come there's something f--king wrong with you." I'm not very familiar with a lot of their work but I like them and that is hilarious.
    Guitar92player
    I saw him do The Wall live at Wrigley Field in Chicago in June this year. It was the greatest concert I have ever seen. If he comes back to America I will not hesitate to buy another ticket.
    primus182
    HE played OUTDOOR in front of 75 000 this summer at the QUEBEC CITY SHOW. THIS WAS THE FIRTS TIME
    Cratz0r
    Saw him in Denmark last time he was here... Gonna see him again 2013, cant wait!
    RaKooN13
    I could be mistaken, but wouldn't an open-top football stadium be open-air? I saw this show on May 19th in Los Angeles at the Memorial Coliseum. Seemed pretty Open-Air to me. And you can't tell me Quebec wasn't.
    Picklelerner
    I was thinking the same thing. I saw the same show. They apparently built a larger wall and set up for our show specifically because of the larger, empty space. Perhaps it was a trial of sorts?
    logicbdj
    Saw him this year in Toronto, Canada... phenomenal show. My gf is not a Floyd fan in the least, but she was amazed and enjoyed it thoroughly.
    SmittyMan90
    If i dont come its because i cant afford a $250 nosebleed seat, although i would imagine there would be no bad seats at one of his shows but still.
    Anthoje
    It will be the first time he plays the show at an outdoor arena. Back in 2010, he said: "It's something I've always wanted to do outdoors theatrically. If you don't come there's something f--king wrong with you." Well I saw him on Abraham Plains in Quebec City at the end of July 2012, with 70 000-80 000 fellow north americans... I am pretty sure this was outside
    theused101
    saw dark side of rthe moon in 2006 in tinleypark here in the states. so amazing. until i saw blink182 last year it was the best show ive ever seen
    mod59dc
    Seen the original on Long Island back in Er..? 80/81? Great Show like nothing ya ever seen, and I've been to many. Yea now it's just a money grab, shame would love to see Gilmour live again. Tower Theater 1979 Mick Ronson on guitar, Chris Slade on drums. That was a really good show too !
    roxyroller75
    seen the wall this past year in indianapolis and i will never be able to see another show and think its even cool becuase that show just set my expectations too high. nothing will ever top that. why doesnt roger do an outdoors tour in the US? i wanna see the wall again!
    Mouloudo
    dunno... saw him in zurich in an arena, not sure about paying 100 bucks to be at the back of a 150m long stadium to see little dots :s "I've reworked the show to play outdoors in large stadiums it's really good. Even more moving, engaging, dramatic and thrilling than the arena shows" how ironic, the wall was made because of the incapacity to convey emotion to large audiences, you can add big screens or whatever it wont change a thing ofr me, Roger changed, he definitly wants the money
    Wayfærer
    "If you don't come there's something f--king wrong with you." Yeah, my empty wallet is something wrong with me, I would tend to agree.