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2011-04-19 11:00:00

On Sale April 23 at 10 a.m. The Pink Floyd Experience (July 17), Ray Manzarek & Robby Krieger of the Doors with Dave Brock (August 5), B.B. King (August 14) COSTA MESA, Calif., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The OC Fair today announced that The Pink Floyd Experience will perform the classic Pink Floyd album, Animals, and more hits on Sunday, July 17. On Friday, August 5, Ray Manzarek and Robby Krieger of the Doors team up with Dave Brock to celebrate the 40th anniversary of...

2011-02-22 10:30:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To support Record Store Day on April 16, Capitol/EMI will release limited edition vinyl titles for The Beach Boys and Syd Barrett, to be sold exclusively by participating independent music retailers across the U.S. The Beach Boys' "Good Vibrations"/"Heroes and Villains" will be released as a limited edition double 78RPM vinyl single set with the songs' original single release mixes on one disc and alternate versions of both songs on the...

2010-09-28 13:10:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- An original laser show production will take place in Los Angeles presenting Metallic Spheres, the upcoming album by The Orb featuring Pink Floyd's David Gilmour, set to be released by Columbia Records on October 11 in Europe and October 12 in the United States. The Orb also launched Metallic Spheres with a live album remix in Ibiza on September 24. The laser show, created exclusively by DS Lasers International for the release of Metallic Spheres, will make...

2010-09-17 12:36:00

NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Music Rising, an award winning initiative co-founded in 2005 by U2's the Edge, legendary producer Bob Ezrin and Gibson Guitar Chairman and CEO Henry Juszkiewicz announced a $1 million program in partnership with Tulane University to develop a college curriculum that will provide a permanent, comprehensive and definitive study of the musical heritage of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast region. The Music Rising program is administered by the Gibson...

2010-05-13 11:00:00

Tickets On Sale Saturday, May 15, at 10 a.m. Fee-Free OC Fair Admission Tickets On Sale with Ticketmaster TicketFast COSTA MESA, Calif., May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pink Floyd Experience (July 16) and Faith Hill (July 24) are performing as part of the line-up in the Summer Concert Series at Pacific Amphitheatre at the 2010 OC Fair. As always, concert tickets include Fair admission. OC Fair single-day admission tickets are also now on sale on ticketmaster.com with no fees to...

2010-04-12 13:00:00

LOS ANGELES, April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Roger Waters, co-founder and principal songwriter of the archetypal progressive band Pink Floyd, is commemorating the 30th anniversary of the original release of The Wall with a monumental tour featuring a full band and a newly-mounted state-of-the-art production of his epochal masterpiece of alienation and transformation performed in its entirety. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081203/LAW048LOGO-b) Up to date details on Roger Waters'...

2009-05-28 16:26:00

MACEDONIA, Ohio, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Annoying seasonal allergies is now a year round threat. Today's more tightly sealed, energy efficient homes encourage allergens to nest in the home. Indoor air pollution is a newly identified phenomenon caused by the myriad of chemicals, synthetic materials and impurities. To expel these year round risks, EZ Breathe offers a truly revolutionary approach to home ventilation and eliminates allergens. The EZ Breathe system improves indoor air quality and...

2008-09-30 06:00:24

PINK FLOYD fans can remember the late Richard Wright when a tribute band takes to the stage. Coventry-based band Dark Side of the Wall will imitate their idols at Henry's Music Club on Saturday. The event at The Stoneythorpe Hotel, Warwick Road, Southam, starts at 7.30pm. Tickets cost pounds 10 in advance, or pounds 12 on the door. Call 01926 812365 or log on to www.henrysmusicclub.co.uk (c) 2008 Coventry Evening Telegraph. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-26 06:00:23

COVENTRY'S Pink Floyd tribute band Dark Side of the Wall (above) return to regular haunt The Hare & Hounds in Keresley tonight. And in honour of Richard Wright, who died Last week, the show will incorporate a complete performance of Dark Side of theMoon. Bass player Steve Chilton explained: "We were all really shocked to hear about Richard Wright succumbing to cancer at just 65. As far as I'm aware none of us Floyd fans knew about his illness and his passing is a very tragic loss to us...

2008-09-23 10:00:00

British rocker David Gilmour recalls his 2006 concert in Gdansk, Poland, as "a great, great show," which is why he's preserved it on CD and DVD. The Pink Floyd guitarist was planning "to make a live album out of the show tour" supporting his latest solo album, "On An Island." But the Gdansk show, staged at the city's historic shipyards and featuring an orchestra, changed his mind. "It's slightly not representative of all the shows from the tour," Gilmour said, "but so many of the best...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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