Credit: Sean EvansMusic fans don’t generally associate Roger Waters with rootsy, acoustic sounds, but the former Pink Floyd star has signed on to headline the first day of the 2015 Newport Folk Festival. The three-day event takes place Friday, July 24, through Sunday, July 26, at Fort Adams State Park in Newport Rhode, Island.

According to a message on Waters’ official Facebook page, Roger will play an intimate [set] specifically crafted for” the festival. A limited number of single-day tickets are still available for the fest’s July 24 performances. To check out the full lineup and more details about the festival, visit NewportFolk.org.

Waters’ Newport Folk Festival show happens to coincide with the release of the deluxe reissue of his 1992 solo album, Amused to Death. As previously reported, the remastered collection will be available as a standard CD, a Super Audio CD, a CD/Blu-ray audio set, a 200-gram two-LP vinyl set, a limited-edition two-LP vinyl picture disc and a high-res digital download.

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