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Roger Waters in Toronto
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An English rock musician, singer-songwriter and composer will be in Toronto this year. You heard right! Roger Waters will be at the Air Canada Centre on September 15th, 16th and 18th at 8 PM. George Roger Waters was born on September 6th 1943 in Great Bookham, Leatherhead, Surrey, UK. Waters is known for gaining his fame as the songwriter, lyricist, bass player, co-lead vocalist and one of the members of the rock band Pink Floyd. The departure of Pink Floyd former vocalist Syd Barrett in 1968 – Waters eventually became Pink Floyd’s primary lyricist, songwriter and creative figure. Pink Floyd achieved great success in the 70s with the albums The Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here, Animals, and The Wall. Waters also had a solo career with the three albums The Pros and Cons of Hitchhiking, Radio K.A.O.S., and Amused to Death. In 1990 Waters had one of the greatest rock concerts in history -  The Wall – Live in Berlin where over 200,000 people attended. In 2005 he released Ça Ira which was an opera in 3 different acts and he also reunited with Nick Mason, Richard Wright, and David Gilmour from Pink Floyd at the 2005 Live 8 concert.

Awards

  • The Dark Side of the Moon is one of the most successful albums of all time and spent 723 weeks on the Billboard 200 chart, sold over 30 million copies world wide, presently sells around 5000 units every week and is known for the second best selling album of all time worldwide.
  • The RIAA ranks The Dark Side of the Moon # 21 on its Top 100 Albums list that includes 15 million certified units sold in the US alone.
  • The Wall is mostly based on Waters life story having sold 23 million RIAA certified units and is one of the top three best selling albums of all time in America.
  • The RIAA and the National Endowment for the Arts named Another Brick in the Wall Part II one of the 365 Top Selling Songs of the 20th Century
  • Another Brick in the Wall Part II was ranked # 375 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time list.
  • Pink Floyd has sold over 200 million albums worldwide which includes 74.5 million certified units in the States.
  • What God Wants, Pt. 1 from Amused to Death album reached # 35 in the UK, # 5 on Billboard’s Mainstream Rock Chart.
  • The Pros and Cons of Hitch Hiking has been certified Gold by the RIAA.
  • Ça Ira reached # 5 on the Billboard Classical Music Chart in the US.
  • Waters was inducted on the US and UK Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
  • In 2009 he received a Cinema for Peace award for The Wall.

Let us know if you will be hitting this absolutely amazing three day concert by joining the Roger Waters PAM event.

Tom Jones @ Casino Rama
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Tom Jones makes the stage at Casino Rama on July 14th and 15th to give fans a feel for his rockin’ 60′s music. Tom origionally inspired by his old friend Elvis Presley became very popular to the ladies after releasing many unforgetable tunes such as; “It’s Not Unusual,” “Green Green Grass of Home,” ”Help Yourself, ” “Delilah,” “What’s New Pussycat?” and who could forget “She’s A Lady.”

Tom Jones’s first hit single “It’s Not Unusual” was released in 1965 and became number one in the UK and top ten in America which got him a Grammy Award for Best New Artist. He performed in his own TV show called “This Is Tom Jones” which only aired for 24 episodes and in the 70′s he teamed up with a TV special called “Raquel!.” In 2009 he went to the top of the UK Music Charts for the third time of his musical career.

Ladies & Gentleman are you feeling like getting back into the 60′s again? Well, its creeping up fast and tickets are selling quickly!

Let us know if you will be attending this performance by joining the Tom Jones PAM event.

KISS @ Casino Rama
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Face paint, smoking guitars, spitting blood, fire breathing and exploding fireworks…well you get the idea? Okay, so on July 20th and July 21st the one and only American rock band KISS will be at Casino Rama in Orillia. Awarded 24 gold albums, creating over 19 records and selling 85 million albums to date, KISS is a legendary rock band known for their stylish talent in the early 1970′s.

Bill Aucoin a former TV director saw KISS perform all through the summer of 1973 and suggested as him being a manager for the band, making the band sign their first record deal with Casablanca Records. The same year they released their first album and premeired at the Academy of Music in New York City. In 1994 ‘Creatures of the Night’ their biggest album to date, won #45 on the gold charts in the US. In 1996 the Kiss Alive/Worldwide Tour began at the Tiger Stadium in Detroit with over 13,000 fans and making the tour last 192 shows earning $43.6 million. Last summer they headlined numerous of festivals and played to a record audience of about 400,000 people. In 2008 Simmons and Stanley confirmed they would be touring across North America in 2009.

Kick off the discussion about the KISS concert by going to the PAM forum.

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