Pink Floyd’s music comes to life through lasers.
Light travels at approximately 186,000 miles per second. Sound travels at about 331 meters per second. The combination of light and sound is not a rare occasion to encounter. On March 14, the magnitude at which these two sensory perceptions will be occurring are going to be absolutely mindblowing. This revitalization of the senses is happening at the Wellmont Theater, where they will be hosting The Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular!
Just imagine the atmospheric sound of Pink Floyd filling the air, the ambiance of the chords echoing throughout the air of the theater. The loud and poetic music of Pink Floyd’s classic’s being played like “In the Flesh,” “Great Gig in the Sky” and “Comfortably Numb.” Most importantly, the music becomes a visual illumination that stimulates the senses. The lights, lasers and high definition televisions become the artists, playing out a choreographed interpretation of what Pink Floyd’s music looks like. Paramount’s Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular has been in production since 1986. Producer Steve Monister is responsible for the shows success, along with the Production Manager “Laser” Dave McConkey.
Whether you remember Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon album coming out just over 40 years ago or are the child of one of these individuals, this show is suiting for you. This is an awesome opportunity to influence and culture a person unfamiliar with the righteousness of Pink Floyd. For the familiar of this long-loved music, it’s a perfect time to sit back, listen, watch and feel psychedelic nostalgia this light show has to offer.
The Wellmont Theater is an impeccable venue to view such a show. Its two tier sitting allows all a good seat and view of the phenomenal laser show. Tickets start at $29 and are on sale now at livenation.com or at the Wellmont Theater’s box office. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m. The show is broken down into two sets with an intermission to give your mind a rest from the voyage the Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular will be sure to send you on.
To either get your energy going before this lively show or keep it going after Montclair has a great night life in its midst. You could try Fin, a raw bar and kitchen seafood restaurant. Fin won “Best of Essex 2013” two years in a row. If you are looking for something more casual, you cannot go wrong with a pizza. Ah’ Pizz is known for their wood-fired brick oven pizza. They take pride in their distinctive cooking method: cooking their pizza for only 90 seconds in an oven that is more than 900 degrees. Their pizza is definitely something worth a try.
Overall your evening involving the Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular is going to be an adventure. There is no band needed to fulfill this musical event. This show is sure to be a unique concert experience and will never leave you bored; it will only leave you wanting more.