Dark Side of the Keith: Venue to host British Pink Floyd act
HUNTINGTON — This year it is the 40th anniversary of the epic Pink Floyd album, “Dark Side of the Moon,” and the historic Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center will be celebrating in style.
Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 23 for Brit Floyd’s national tour of, “PULSE 2013 — The Pink Floyd Ultimate Light & Sound Experience.”
That show is set for 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 16. Tickets are $32.50 and $38.50.
In conjunction with the Live show on April 16, WV Public Broadcasting (PBS) will be teaming up with us during their Pledge Drive at 10 p.m. Saturday, March 16 as well as 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 22. WVPBS will air the P-U-L-S-E 2013, The Pink Floyd Ultimate Light & Sound Experience with exclusive chances to buy tickets.
Having performed to over a half a million fans around the world since it's first show in Liverpool, England in January 2011, , Brit Floyd, is in the States from February through April presenting” P-U-L-S-E 2013, The Pink Floyd Ultimate Light & Sound Experience, a stunning new three-hour show featuring note-for-note performances of five full album sides, including “Wish You Were Here,” “Animals,” “'The Wall,” “The Division Bell,” and, in celebration of the 40th anniversary, Pink Floyd's classic defining album, “The Dark Side of The Moon.”
Inspired by the record breaking 1994 'Division Bell' Tour and including the trademark Pink Floyd arch and circle light show, and brand new Floydian animation and projection, P-U-L-S-E 2013 will be Brit Floyd's biggest show yet.
Musically perfect and visually awesome, the new show will recreate the legendary, enigmatic Pink Floyd in its many forms, from '60s psychedelic pop band to '80s stadium-straddling behemoth and the reunited dream-come-true of Live 8.
Musical director, guitarist and vocalist Damian Darlington knows every detail, every nuance of every Floydian moment, and the band's execution of all Pink Floyd's greatest works will make each familiar track sound fresh and pristine.
Just a few of the reviews include: The L.A. Times, “Shining like crazy diamonds, Brit Floyd are flawless and astounding. A gem of a rock show” while the Quebec Journal called it “The Total and perfect illusion.”
And in Portsmouth, England, the Portsmouth News called the Brit Floyd performance at the venue where Pink Floyd first performed The Dark Side of the Moon) “Blindingly brilliant, jaw-droppingly authentic... at last Pink Floyd have the tribute show they deserve.”
Visit www.britfloyd.com and get a sneak peak of what will be seen the day of the show.