28 June 2005
Pink Floyd with Roger Waters convened for three days of rehearsals at West London's Black Island Studios in preparation for the 'Live 8' charity reunion concert.
2 July 2005
Pink Floyd performed at the 'Live 8' concert in London's Hyde Park. The band again comprised David Gilmour, Nick Mason, Roger Waters and Richard Wright, joined by additional keyboard player Jon Carin,
guitarist Tim Renwick and backing vocalist Carol Kenyon. The group performed Breathe, Money, Wish You Were Here and Comfortably Numb.
26 September 2005
Roger Waters released a new album, Ça Ira There Is Hope An Opera In Three Acts in the UK and US.
16 November 2005
Pink Floyd were inducted into the 'UK Music Hall Of Fame' in a ceremony at London's Alexandra Palace. The group were inducted by The Who's Pete Townshend. David Gilmour and Nick Mason attended the event in person, Richard Wright was unwell, and Roger Waters appeared via an on-screen video link.