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Roger Waters – The Wall smashes all attendance records

| On 25, Apr 2012


Roger Waters – The Wall has smashed attendance records in its South American tour with a record breaking 15 open-air stadiums shows in Chile, Brazil and Argentina, playing to over 750,000 fans. This is the largest number of stadium shows ever played in South America by an International Artist on one tour. This leg included a record breaking 9 sold out shows in Buenos Aires, River Plate Stadium, exceeding the previous record of 5 nights, held by the Rolling Stones (see link below to photos of The Wall in River Plate Stadium).

The Wall has so far played 150 shows for a gross of US$218M in 27 countries. At the prestigious 2011 Pollstar Music Industry Awards in Los Angeles, as voted by the music industry, Roger Waters – The Wall Live won the two highest accolades, namely the coveted ‘Major Tour of the Year 2010’ and ‘Most Creative Stage Production’. The show also won the “Most Creative Stage Production” for the second consecutive year in 2011.

In May 2012, due to overwhelming popular demand, The Wall returns to Mexico, the USA & Canada for another 41 shows, including 9 baseball stadiums, including 2 nights at New York’s prestigious Yankees Stadium.