TICKETS GO ON SALE TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC ON FRIDAY, NOV. 10 AT 10 A.M.
MINNEAPOLIS (Nov. 7, 2023) — Hennepin Theatre Trust has announced that The Australian Pink Floyd Show is returning to Minneapolis for one night only on Wednesday, June 5, 2024 at 7:30 p.m. at the historic Orpheum Theatre (910 Hennepin Ave.). Selling over 4 million tickets worldwide and described by The Times as “The Gold Standard” and The Daily Mirror as “The Kings of the Genre,” The Australian Pink Floyd Show gave its first ever concert in Adelaide, Australia in 1988. Since then, they have performed in over 35 countries worldwide; played at David Gilmour’s 50th birthday celebration and were even joined on stage by David and Rick Wright. TAPFS is the leading show of its kind in the world.
Tickets go on sale Friday, Nov. 10 at 10 a.m. to the general public at the State Theatre Box Office (805 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis) and online at HennepinTheatreTrust.org.
|Wednesday||June 5||7:30 p.m.||Orpheum Theatre||$40, 50, 60, 100|
Performing the music of Pink Floyd with note for note perfection, this critically acclaimed show has been astonishing audiences worldwide for more than three decades. Always striving to reproduce the complete Pink Floyd experience and bring the music to new audiences, the show continues to include a stunning light and laser show, video animations, state of the art, high resolution LED screen technology and other special effects. In addition and in true Pink Floyd fashion, there are several huge inflatables including a giant pig, and their own unique Pink Kangaroo.
They have worked with Pink Floyd touring musicians like Guy Pratt and Durga McBroom. Lorelei McBroom, who was a member of the Pink Floyd touring band on both the Momentary Lapse Of Reason and Delicate Sound Of Thunder Tours has been a member of TAPFS for 10 years.
Often described as being much more than a tribute band, The Australian Pink Floyd Show is the first Pink Floyd tribute show that took the concept into the worldwide arena circuit. The band has played to sell out audiences throughout Europe, UK, America, Canada & South America.
With over 35 years of history, the world’s biggest, best, and greatest Pink Floyd tribute show continues to delight its global fan base.
From its humble origins in the bars & clubs of Adelaide, in recent years the band has become a truly international affair, with band members from Australia, the UK, France and the USA.
“Setting the gold standard” – The Times
“For the record TAPFS are a phenomenon to be witnessed live… It’s almost enough to make you forget you haven’t been watching Pink Floyd, but a surrogate band” – Prog
“Probably the most popular tribute band in the world” – Sunday Times ‘Culture’
NEW FOR 2024 – FIRST CLASS TRAVELLING SET
“The First Class Travelling Set” tour will bring to the stage the songs that mean so much to Pink Floyd fans all over the world. State of the art lighting and video, pinpoint lasers, huge inflatables and flawless live sound that was the benchmark of Pink Floyd shows, TAPFS guarantees to deliver a memorable live experience for audiences old and new.
Replicating music from every phase of Pink Floyd’s journey, this tour reinforces TAPFS’s dedication to the heritage of Barrett, Waters, Gilmour, Wright & Mason with a show that pays sincere and genuine tribute to those legendary Pink Floyd productions.
2024 BAND LINEUP
Jason Sawford & David Parsons – Keyboards
David Domminney Fowler – Guitar & Vocals
Paul Bonney – Drums
Luc Ledy-Lepine – Guitar
Ricky Howard – Bass & Vocals
Chris Barnes – Vocals
Alex Francois – Saxophone
David Parsons – Keyboards
Lorelei McBroom – Backing Vocals
Lara Smiles – Backing Vocals
Emily Lynn – Backing Vocals
Hennepin Theatre Trust drives cultural and economic vitality in Minnesota through leadership of the dynamic Hennepin Theatre District in downtown Minneapolis and educational programming that reaches every area of the state. Its historic theatres — Orpheum, State and Pantages — and event center at 900 Hennepin Avenue light up Hennepin Avenue with top-tier entertainment, including the best of Broadway and a wide variety of arts programming. Hennepin Theatre Trust is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. Learn more at HennepinTheatreTrust.org.
This activity is made possible by voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.