JERUSALEM (JTA) – Alan Parsons will be playing Tel Aviv over the objections of fellow British musician Roger Waters, a BDS supporter.
The Alan Parsons Project is scheduled to perform Tuesday at Nokia Arena in Tel Aviv.
“Very happy to be in Tel Aviv!” Parsons tweeted Sunday.
Parsons is set to collaborate on an English-language album with popular Israeli rock musician Aviv Geffen.
Waters, formerly of Pink Floyd, shared on Facebook correspondence he sent to Parsons, who worked as a sound engineer on the group’s “Dark Side of the Moon” album some 30 years ago. Waters said he did not publish Parson’s reply at the artist’s request.
Waters was unsuccessful as well in trying to convince the famed British rock group the Rolling Stones to cancel its June concert.