Thursday, September 3, 2015

David Gilmour announces South American tour

David Gilmour has announced dates for a South American tour in support of his forthcoming album, “Rattle That Lock.”

His first solo tour of the continent will see Gilmour play a total of 5 shows in Brazil, Argentina and Chile starting December 12 in Sao Paulo.

Tickets for the dates will go on sale on September 10.

Due September 18, “Rattle That Lock” was recorded at various places including the guitarist’s Astoria houseboat studio and in Hove, Sussex, UK.

“Rattle That Lock” will be available in a CD edition with clothbound, foil-blocked cover, including a 22-page booklet, and also on heavyweight vinyl, digital download and a deluxe box edition, which includes 4 Barn Jam films, 4 non-album audio tracks, 4 documentaries, and 2 promo clips.

A Deluxe Edition on CD+DVD or CD+Blu-ray versions will include 2 hardback books, a double-sided poster, a postcard in a dedicated envelope and a Gilmour guitar pick.

Gilmour will launch “Rattle That Lock” with a sold-out 11-date European tour, with shows starting on September 12 in Croatia.

Gilmour has also revealed the lineup for the Rattle That Lock Tour, led by album co-producer and guitarist Phil Manzanera.

David Gilmour
Rattle That Lock touring band

Phil Manzanera - guitar
Guy Pratt - bass
Jon Carin - keyboards
Stevie DiStanislao - drums, percussion
Kevin McAlea - keyboards
Theo Travis - saxes, clarinet (Brighton and Europe only)
Joao Mello - saxes (Royal Albert Hall and South America only)
Bryan Chambers - backing vocals
Louise Marshall - backing vocals (Europe/UK only)

David Gilmour
2015 South American tour

Dec 12 - Sao Paulo, Brazil - Allianz Palmeiras
Dec 14 - Curitiba, Brazil - Pedreira Paulo Leminski
Dec 16 - Porto Alegre, Brazil - Arena do Gremio
Dec 18 - Buenos Aires, Argentina - Hipodromo de San Isidro
Dec 20 - Santiago, Chile - Estadio Nacional

See also:

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