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Wish You Were Here Tour

The North American Tour, also referred to as the Wish You Were Here Tour, was a concert tour by the British progressive rock band Pink Floyd in 1975 in support of their then-forthcoming album Wish You Were Here. The tour was divided in two legs in the United States, West Coast and East Coast, and a gig in the UK at the Knebworth Festival.

Wish You Were Here Tour
Tour by Pink Floyd
Associated albumWish You Were Here
Start date8 April 1975
End date5 July 1975
No. of shows29
Pink Floyd concert chronology

On this tour debuted the song "Have a Cigar" and the "Shine On You Crazy Diamond" suite was divided in two parts with "Have a Cigar" between.

The last gig of the tour was as the headliner of 1975 Knebworth Festival, which also featured Steve Miller Band, Captain Beefheart and Roy Harper (who joined Pink Floyd on the stage to sing "Have a Cigar"). Knebworth was the last time the band would perform "Echoes" and the entire The Dark Side of the Moon album with Roger Waters.


Tour bandEdit

Additional musicians:

Set listEdit

Rotating flower-petal mirror ball, used to reflect spotlights during concerts from 1975 to 1977; displayed at the Pink Floyd: Their Mortal Remains exhibition

Part one

  1. "Raving and Drooling" (early version of "Sheep")
  2. "You've Got to Be Crazy" (early version of "Dogs")
  3. "Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Parts I-V)"
  4. "Have a Cigar"
  5. "Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Parts VI-IX)" (dropped in Milwaukee[citation needed])

Part two


  1. "Echoes"

Tour datesEdit

Date City Country Venue
North America
8 April 1975 Vancouver Canada Pacific Coliseum
10 April 1975 Seattle United States Seattle Center Coliseum
12 April 1975 Daly City, California Cow Palace
13 April 1975
17 April 1975 Denver, Colorado Denver Coliseum
19 April 1975 Tucson, Arizona Tucson Convention Center
20 April 1975 Tempe, Arizona ASU Activity Center
21 April 1975 San Diego San Diego Sports Arena
23 April 1975 Los Angeles Los Angeles Sports Arena
24 April 1975
25 April 1975
26 April 1975
27 April 1975
7 June 1975 Atlanta Atlanta Stadium
9 June 1975 Landover, Maryland Capital Centre
10 June 1975
12 June 1975 Philadelphia The Spectrum
13 June 1975
15 June 1975 Jersey City, New Jersey Roosevelt Stadium
16 June 1975 Uniondale, New York Nassau Coliseum
17 June 1975
18 June 1975 Boston Boston Garden
20 June 1975 Pittsburgh Three Rivers Stadium
22 June 1975 Milwaukee County Stadium
23 June 1975 Detroit Olympia Stadium
24 June 1975
26 June 1975 Montreal Canada Autostade
28 June 1975 Hamilton, Ontario Ivor Wynne Stadium
5 July 1975 Stevenage England Knebworth Festival