World's Best Tribute Band The Australian Pink Floyd Show Coming to DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center

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The Australian Pink Floyd Show, the biggest and most spectacular Pink Floyd tribute band in the world, comes to DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center on October 14, 2012. The 2012 world tour “Exposed in the Light” is better than ever with music from “Wish You Were Here”, “Animals”, “Dark Side of the Moon”, “The Wall”, and much more.

“The Australian Pink Floyd Show brings the ultimate concert experience to fans... When the 2012 world tour stops in the Triangle, fans will rock out to all the classics in a multi-media sensory experience," said Emily Dahl, Marketing Director, Concerts.

The Australian Pink Floyd Show, the biggest and most spectacular Pink Floyd tribute band in the world, comes to DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center on October 14, 2012. The 2012 world tour “Exposed in the Light” is better than ever with music from “Wish You Were Here”, “Animals”, “Dark Side of the Moon”, “The Wall”, and much more.

Tickets go on sale to the public beginning July 27 at 12pm:

  •     Online at DPACnc.com
  •     DPAC Ticket Center: 919.680.2787, 123 Vivian Street, Durham, NC
  •     Ticketmaster.com / Ticketmaster Charge by phone at 800.745.3000
  •     Ticketmaster outlets including Walmart

Friends of DPAC members may place their orders on July 25. Joining the Friends of DPAC is free, and you can register at http://www.DPACnc.com/friendofdpac.

“The Australian Pink Floyd Show brings the ultimate concert experience to Pink Floyd fans across the globe. When the 2012 world tour stops in the Triangle, fans will rock out to all the classics in a multi-media sensory experience with a state-of-the-art surround sound, lasers, lights, and video effects. DPAC is the perfect intimate setting for this spectacular event,” said Emily Dahl, Marketing Director for DPAC Concerts.

Having sold over three million tickets in concerts that have taken place in 35 countries, The Australian Pink Floyd Show is rightfully hailed as one of the most in-demand touring entities currently operating.

It all began in 1988 in Adelaide. Lee Smith, a local guitarist obsessed with Pink Floyd, and needing to augment his band [featuring drummer Grant Ross and bassist Trevor Turton] placed an ad in Allan’s Music store. It read: “Vocalist and Keyboardist required for band. Professional attitude expected. We only play Pink Floyd.” Steve Mac and Jason Sawford each saw the ad, and soon the now-five-piece band commenced regular weekly practice.

Continuing to wow their crowds globally, TAPFS have constantly striven to seek out new audiences and turn in jaw-dropping performances to reconnect people with the music that they love. It is still all about the music - Pink Floyd - and delivering the absolute best performance each and every night.

About DPAC

With a mission of presenting one-of a-kind live entertainment events, DPAC truly has “something for everyone”, hosting over 200 performances a year including spectacular touring Broadway productions, high-profile concert and comedy events, family shows and the heralded American Dance Festival. Operated under the direction of Nederlander and Professional Facilities Management (PFM), DPAC has twice been listed as the #1 performing arts organization in the region by the Triangle Business Journal.

What’s up next at DPAC? Singer-songwriter Jackson Browne (July 22) and Broadway’s Chicago (July 31- Aug 5). For more information please go to http://www.DPACnc.com.

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