David Gilmour announces LA and New York live dates for October and November

David Gilmour
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David Gilmour has announced his first US shows for eight years, with four dates scheduled in Los Angeles and New York. In keeping with the recently announced dates in the UK (where he'll only play in London) and mainland Euorpe (six shows in Rome), the two cities will host Gilmour’s only concert appearances in North America.

Gilmour will play The Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles on October 29 and 30, before a pair of shows at Madison Square Garden in New York on November 4 and 5. You can watch a short trailer for the US dates below.

Gilmour’s touring band will include Guy Pratt on bass, Greg Phillinganes and Rob Gentry on keyboards, Adam Betts on drums, Ben Worsley on guitar and Louise Marshall and The Webb Sisters, Hattie and Charley, on background vocals.

Fans will need to sign up at Gilmour's webiste to get first access to tickets on Wednesday, May 15 at 10am local time.  The general sale for all shows will begin on Friday, May 17 at 10am local time.

Gilmour recently announced that he would release his brand new solo album Luck And Strange through Sony Music on September 6. It will be his first album of new material in nine years.

David Gilmour

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Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock.