Inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990 and recent Rock Honors honorees, The Who are once again set to tour, performing their unique and highly influential brand of rock & roll. Razorgator has your tickets to see The Who live when they hit your town! Whether performing classic mod tunes such as I Can See For Miles or shredding on songs such as Baba O'Riley, The Who always put on a stellar show. Secure the best seats in the house today at Razorgator and be in the crowd to see the legendary Who live!
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The Who 2016 Hits 50 Tour
As the infamous saying goes, “it’s not over ‘til it’s over.” That’s the philosophy that The Who has adopted over the years, and because of it they’ve celebrated 50 years as one of the most influential and relevant bands to ever hit the scene. They’re still playing epic shows after all these years, despite the fact that they’re all in their 70s! After Roger Daltrey got meningitis last year and had to cancel several shows, many feared that they’d lost their chance to see the band live one more time. While that’s thankfully not the case, those who want to witness The Who in action should probably make it happen before the tour ends in May, because who knows when or if they’ll tour like this again. Get your tickets today!
The Who are moving full steam ahead to kick off their 50th anniversary tour as scheduled on February 27, at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, MI. While you’re waiting for opening day to arrive, why not pick up a copy of their latest DVD: Live From Hyde Park? The DVD covers their performance at the famed park in London where they last played in 1982, in honor of their 50th anniversary as a band. Unlike their supposed farewell tour back in ’82, in this installment they sound reinvigorated and vibrant. When 71-year-old Daltrey signs, it truly sounds as if he never grew old. Catch The Who at their opener on February 27.
2/5/16 - The legendary musician Keith Moon began his career with The Who in 1964 and toured with the band until his death in 1978 at age 32. Voted the second-best drummer of all time by Rolling Stone magazine, he is now being furthered honored by Vic Firth Co. with his own line of drumsticks! We think Moon would be so pleased that his name is being used to help people all over the world channel their inner rock star. We also think he’d be extremely happy to know that The Who is still rocking stages 50 years later. On Saturday, Feb. 27, they’ll be in Motor City at the Joe Louis Arena. Tickets can be yours today for the bargain price of $63 and up.
1/29/16 - As the upcoming The Who Turns 50 North American Tour draws nearer, the band is making their rounds and taking advantage of the recent buzz. Pete Townshend saw the right timing for a release of his greatest solo hits, a collection entitled Truancy: The Best of Pete Townshend. It includes 15 favorite tracks from Pete’s legendary recording career plus two new additions, “How Can I Help You” and “Guantanamo”. Longtime listeners can also look forward to hits like “White City Fighting”, “English Boy” and “Rough Boys” as they get ready for Pete and company to return to the stage in March. Tickets are on sale now for The Who live—order yours today!
1/22/16 - The British are known for a lot of things, but up until this week, they had never had an astronaut perform a spacewalk. Tim Peake was the first to accomplish the task, and many of the U.K.’s greatest stars took the time to wish him well. On the band’s official Twitter page, The Who wished Peake luck and told him to “stay safe.” Roger Daltrey, Pete Townshend and the rest of the band will be embarking on a journey of their own, but one that is a little less precarious. They will be touring North America beginning next month! These shows are in celebration of the band’s 50th anniversary, and you can be a part of all the fun by purchasing your tickets today!
1/15/16 - Pete Townshend was one of the most prominent voices mourning the loss of music legend David Bowie this week. The singer-songwriter of The Who—legends in their own right—described Bowie as “charismatic and exotic,” stating his happiness that his late friend at least had the opportunity to complete and release another record prior to his passing. Townshend and The Who will carry on in 2016, opening a North American spring tour beginning on Feb. 27th at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. Performances will continue through late May, but don’t wait to secure your tickets—shows are selling out fast! Reserve your spot for The Who’s 50th anniversary tour and pay homage to one of the greatest rock bands of all time!
1/8/16 - Pete Townshend of The Who can make just about any guitar sound like a million bucks, unless he plays them to shreds, of course. Townshend has been known to beat up a guitar or two on stage in his day, and one lucky (and rich) fan got to take one of those mementos home. The Rickenbacker guitar was used by Townshend during the band’s 1989 tour in celebration of their 25th anniversary and was purchased for more than $50,000 at auction. You can see The Who live beginning Feb. 27 at the Joe Louis arena in Detroit as they continue their 50th anniversary tour. Tickets are available now with prices starting at $64.
1/1/16 - Although the string of postponed performances was no doubt a frustration for fans and The Who alike, we may not have realized just how scary things were for Roger Daltrey. The singer, who contracted a terrible case of meningitis, says that he was actually preparing for death following the diagnosis and hospitalization. Daltrey spent a total of four weeks in the hospital, and he says he was absolutely certain he was going to die. Despite a harrowing few weeks, Daltrey says he felt a great amount of peace. With a newfound appreciation for life, you won’t want to miss The Who when they resume touring on Saturday, February 27 in Detroit, MI.
2015 Hits 50 Tour
12/25/15 - Roger Daltrey still has a few tricks up his sleeve after 50 years in the music industry. Not only is he gearing up for The Who Hits 50! Tour with the rest of the crew, he’s also having some fun with band-mate Pete Townshend’s solo work. Townshend recorded the immensely popular “Let My Love Open the Door” in 1980, and now Daltrey is repurposing it for a great cause. Daltrey recorded his own version of the solo hit and is using it to support First Citizen Bank For Teen Cancer America. You may be able to catch the real deal live when The Who resumes touring on Saturday, February 27.
12/18/15 - If you are a fan of The Who, you’ll be happy to know that everything is on track for the North American leg of their “The Who Hits 50!” tour! After having to cancel a number of performances due to Roger Daltrey’s strained vocal chords and bout of meningitis, everything has been rescheduled and the band will begin the journey in just a few months. Ticket prices start at $79 for the March 3 show at Madison Square Garden. As a special promotion, The Who website is offering fans the option to purchase a print personalized with their name and age in an image that mimics the current tour poster. To make the offer even more special, Daltrey and Pete Townsend will be personally signing each print.
12/11/15 - No strangers to charity or working for a cause, The Who is at it again—or rather, Roger Daltrey personally. Partnering with an organization called Teen Cancer America, Roger’s working to open doors for young patients across the country with the help of First Citizens Bank. Daltrey recorded his own version of a classic Pete Townshend track entitled “Let My Love Open the Door” to be featured in TV and radio spots in the Carolina markets. The collective band will return to the road in 2016 starting with Joe Louis Arena in Detroit near the end of February. Don’t miss out on this rare chance to catch The Who live on stage! Order your tickets today!
11/20/15 - According to singer Roger Daltrey, who is continuing to recover from meningitis, one of his band’s most well known songs would not have happened without “tea chests” and “skiffle.” Daltrey cites that, “Music became very communal and every street would have a skiffle group.” It was from the street scene on Percy Road that Daltrey and Townshend emerged to ultimately form The Who. Fans know the rest: they went on to record “My Generation, “Baba O’Reilly,” and five more decades of hits. Don’t miss Daltrey, Townshend, and the rest of The Who live when they resume touring in North America. The first show is Saturday, February 27, at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, MI.
11/13/15 - It’s been a tough couple of months for British rockers The Who, especially singer Roger Daltrey who is still continuing to recover from a case of meningitis. Things may be starting to look up, however, as the band recently announced that they are planning to play a one-time show at Wembley in London, U.K. on February 13, 2016 before heading back to North America to resume their postponed tour. Daltrey is in good spirits and says he is on track to be healthy in time for the scheduled spring appearances. This isn’t the first time The Who have played at Wembley; they also performed there 50 years ago alongside a little band called The Beatles.
10/23/15 - The Who front man Roger Daltrey is finally on the mend after coming down with a debilitating illness at the end of the summer. They were forced to postpone the latter half of their 50th anniversary tour and were unsure of when they would be able to return. Fortunately, they have set a new lineup of dates and will resume touring in February 2016. The first show of the tour is currently scheduled for Saturday, February 27 at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, MI. Presuming Daltrey is healthy, this is a show you will not want to miss. Tickets are currently available and may be purchased for as little as $71.
10/13/15 - If you think that The Who is truly something special and unique, you’re not alone. Rolling Stone magazine recently wrote an article about the band, calling them a “true original.” As one of the most influential bands of all time, they have hundreds of imitators, but not many can truly compare to the band that wrote and recorded “My Generation,” which is arguably one of the most well-known songs in the world. The song wasn’t an immediate hit; it took some convincing to get the entire band on board before it was recorded. The Who will be back on the road in February, hopefully giving Roger Daltrey enough time to recover from his illness.
9/25/15 - There’s some disappointing news for fans of The Who who planned on seeing them live in concert this fall. Roger Daltrey is still sick, and the band’s 50th anniversary tour is officially on hold until next spring. About his condition, the singer stated, “I am now on the mend and feeling a lot better but I am going to need a considerable time to recover.” The band’s website stated that they didn’t take the decision to postpone wasn’t taken lightly and apologized for the inconvenience to ticketholders. They want to ensure that they can put on a show to remember, and that simply isn’t possible when the lead singer is facing meningitis. Despite the sad news, take heart at the fact that these guys will put on a stellar show once all band members are fully healthy.
9/18/15 - If you were counting on seeing classic rock legends The Who perform live at this year’s iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas, don’t. The band has officially canceled their scheduled appearance at the festivities at the MGM Grand Garden Arena citing illness. If you already have your tickets to Night 1 of the weekend-long event, you can still catch many worthy headlining acts including Kanye West, Kenny Chesney, and British crooner Sam Smith. Pete Townshend, Roger Daltrey, and the rest of the band are still planning to go ahead with the second half of their North American 50th anniversary tour. They currently expect to hit the road on September 24 at Moda Center at the Rose Garden in Portland, OR. Tickets currently start at $34.
9/11/15 - Unfortunately for fans of The Who, the band has decided to postpone the first four shows of the second half of their 50th anniversary tour. They will reschedule their opening show in San Diego, CA on September 14, as well as shows in Anaheim, CA on September 16, Las Vegas, NV on September 19, and Los Angeles, CA on September 21. Roger Daltrey is reported to be recovering from a virus and he does not expect to be ready by the time the tour is set to resume. The band will also be canceling their much-anticipated appearance at the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas on September 18. The band has not released any further information, but expect to be ready to resume touring in Portland, OR on September 24.
9/4/15 - If you have ever dreamed of seeing The Who live in concert from Hyde Park, you may just have your chance! Pete Townsend, Robert Daltrey, John Entwistle and Keith Moon recently performed a huge sold-out show at the London venue, and they have decided to share video of the concert in movie theaters! Now you can hear them perform many of their best songs from their native country. If you prefer to hear the likes of “My Generation,” “Behind Blue Eyes,” “I Can See For Miles” and “Won’t Get Fooled Again” in person instead of on a big screen, they will be bringing the music to cities across the United States and Canada in just a couple weeks. Tickets are in high demand, but can be purchased now!
8/28/15 - British icons The Who are currently on hiatus from their 50th anniversary tour, but they’ll be picking things up again starting Monday, September 14 at the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, CA. You can find you ticket to the show for as little as $86. After that, they’ll be heading for what’s sure to be an epic event at the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas on Friday, September 18. While there, they’ll show their stuff alongside many of today’s most popular bands and artists, including Coldplay, Kanye West, Kenny Chesney, and Sam Smith. It all goes down on night one of the annual festival, and you can see it all at the MGM Grand Garden Arena for $229. Tickets are on sale now!
7/24/15 - When The Who takes to the road in September, they’ll be opening things up on the west coast—Southern California, to be exact. Celebrating their 50th anniversary, the legendary rockers kick off the Who Hits 50 North American Tour at the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego on September 14th. They’ll continue through Anaheim and Los Angeles, sneaking in a Las Vegas performance at the Coliseum at Caesars Palace on 9/19. Fans in the northwest will be treated to a run of shows late in the month, starting with a pair of performances at the Moda Center in Portland before hitting Key Arena in Seattle. Fans in Canada will get their chance to see the band through the first week of October, and tickets are on sale now for the entire tour now!
7/17/15 - Wrapping up their swing through southern California, The Who will play Anaheim and Los Angeles this week before moving on to Nevada over the weekend. The band is currently encouraging fans to donate to foundations including Teen Cancer America for the right to be entered into a drawing for a very exclusive private concert in L.A. Scheduled for September, the VIP-only event will feature the legendary rock band alongside rock luminary Eddie Vedder, formerly of Pearl Jam fame. In the meantime, you can score tickets for The Who’s current tour if you act now! Be a part of all the live excitement at the Honda Center on Wednesday from $51 or check out the show at Staples Center on Monday the 21st starting at $54!
7/10/15 - While on their 50th anniversary tour, the Who took a break for a special one-night only orchestral performance of their 1973 concept album, Quadrophenia, on July 5. They have released a symphonic version with music by the London Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, called Classic Quadrophenia, which also features vocals by Billy Idol, Phil Daniels, and classic tenor Alfie Boe. Roger Daltrey also took some time away from the regular tour to help open two wards in the Queen's Medical Centre that are for children and teens with cancer. Daltrey is a patron of the Teenage Cancer Trust, which helped fund and develop the wards. While the Who continue their tour abroad, American audiences await in anticipation for when they hit the country in September. You can still get tickets, with prices starting at $56.
6/12/15 - If you are planning on seeing The Who live later this fall, the best way for you to prepare for the concert is by listening to plenty of their music all summer long. On June 15, the band is releasing a 3-disc DVD box set, which includes a fan booklet titled “Amazing Journey: The Story of The Who” along with the concert footage. Roger Daltrey, Pete Townsend and the rest of the band recently finished a stint of shows in North America. They will now spend a few weeks touring in Europe returning to the US in September. Be sure to purchase your tickets soon so that you don’t miss your chance to see these talented musicians perform live! They will be in Anaheim, California at the Honda Center on Sept. 16.
6/5/15 - Fans of The Who in Louisville, KY and Kansas City, MO received a bit of good news this week after shows in both cities were canceled last month. Singer Roger Daltrey was advised by doctors to rest his swollen vocal chords following weeks of touring. Daltrey and the rest of the band were pleased to announce this week that they have officially rescheduled both shows for later this year. The Louisville show will take place on December 4 at the KFC Yum! Center and the Kansas City show will now take place at the Spring Center on December 8. All tickets purchased to the canceled shows in May will be honored at the rescheduled events. The Who will be back in North America to resume touring in September.
5/29/15 - Back in the 1960s, Kit Lambert and Chris Stamp were on the lookout for a band around which they could film a documentary. They stumbled across the High Numbers, decided they were a good fit, and set out to make the film. After changing the band’s name to The Who, however, the duo realized they had stumbled across some true talent and, in the end, never got around to making the movie. Instead, they became the band’s managers and launched the band into stardom. Sixty years later, the band is still playing great music. This weekend, they are set to play at the Forest Hills Stadium in Queens, New York. We have a select number of tickets for the Saturday show still on sale with prices starting at $156.
5/15/15 - Fans in Chicago, IL who were in attendance at The Who concert on Wednesday night got a special surprise. Pearl Jam’s own lead singer Eddie Vedder stopped by to make a guest performance at the sold out Allstate Arena. Vedder came on stage to sing “The Real Me,” a hit that originally appeared on Quadrophenia, The Who’s rock opera album from 1973. This isn’t the first time Vedder has collaborated with the band. He previously made a cameo at their show in 2008 at London’s Royal Albert Hall to perform “The One” and again in 2014 to sing “Naked Eye” and “Won’t Get Fooled Again.” Townshend, Daltrey, and the rest of The Who will next head to Columbus, OH to play at a near-capacity Nationwide Arena on Friday night.
5/6/15 - Music fans that live in the areas of Kansas City, St. Louis and Louisville received a bit of disappointing news this week. Roger Daltrey, the lead singer of The Who, is dealing with some strained vocal chords and has been advised to rest his voice for the remainder of the week, affecting shows scheduled in those cities in the next few days. The concerts will be rescheduled, and the new dates are expected to be announced soon. Despite the setback, The Who put on a great show that is definitely worth waiting for. If you don’t want to wait, however, they will be on stage at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on Monday, May 11, 2015 starting at 7:30 PM. We still have a few tickets available, and prices start at just $28.
5/1/15 - The Who Hits 50 Tour is well underway, and the group stopped in Houston on Wednesday night to entertain a sold out Toyota Center. Legendary rock songstress Joan Jett was the opener, starting the night right by confirming her recent induction into the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame. She kicked things off with hits like “I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll” and “Bad Reputation” before turning things over to Roger Daltrey, Pete Townshend, and the rest of the band. The dynamic pair began the show by reminding fans that Daltrey is 71 years old and Townshend turned 70 in just a few weeks, to the sounds of thousands of fans cheering. The group played 20 songs spanning a career of 50 years, including their classic “Baba O’Riley.”
4/24/15 - British rockers The Who kicked off their long awaited and self titled The Who Hits 50! World Tour with an unbelievable show at Tampa, FL’s Amalie Arena on Wednesday, April 15. The opening night performance proved that the guys will not be fading away anytime soon, even if this is their farewell tour. Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey careened through an extensive history of their years playing rock ‘n’ roll together, thrilling crowds of nearly 12,000. Even at 71, Daltrey can still sing with the best of them. Guitar legend Pete Townshend, at 69, looked just as well, locking in early on to deliver the famous riffs of “I Can’t Explain” and “Who Are You.” The guys have two more shows this week in North Carolina and Georgia. Tickets are still available in extremely limited quantities.
4/17/15 - After months and perhaps even years of anticipation, the day has finally arrived. Tonight, legendary rock band The Who will take the stage of Amalie Arena in Tampa, FL and likely the world by storm. The kickoff of the massive tour is all in celebration of the iconic band’s 50 impressive years together, which is a feat that few groups live to see. While most news outlets are reporting that the event has already sold out, we still have an extremely limited number of tickets available to tonight’s show. They are likely to go fast, so be sure to buy yours and secure your spot to witness this truly once in a lifetime opportunity. If you can’t make it to tonight’s show, we still have select numbers of tickets to the next two dates.
4/8/15 - April 15 is just a week away, and with that comes not only the dreaded tax deadline, but also the long-awaited beginning of the North American leg of “The Who Hits 50!” tour from legendary rockers, The Who. They will start the extensive trip in Tampa, FL at the Amalie Arena. If you have to stay home to file your taxes because you procrastinated, don’t let it get you down; they will be in Miami two nights later at the American Airlines Arena, and tickets for that show will set you back a mere $48 and up. They will be in cities across the United States and Canada through early November, so fans in all corners will have plenty of chances to catch them live in concert.
3/13/15 - Singer Roger Daltrey of the legendary rock band The Who had some strong words for newer artists, stating that current music is lacking both contemplation and an element of anger. He also criticized the business in general, calling it too large and profit-driven, and said it does not allow new artists to take any chances in their music. Whether you agree with Daltrey or not is arguable, but no one would deny the impression The Who has made in music. Countless artists and groups have looked to them as role models and have found themselves inspired by their work. Their 50th anniversary tour begins in North America next month. Fans in the Atlanta, GA area can purchase their tickets for the April 23 show at the Gwinnett Center for $58 and up.
3/6/15 - Only six short weeks remain until the much-anticipated North American leg of “The Who Hits 50!” is set to begin! Cities all across the United States and Canada are gearing up to host this big-time rock and roll band as they celebrate their 50th anniversary with fans young and old. $97 is all you will need to secure your seats for the opening night at the Amalie Arena in Tampa, FL on April 15. As one of the most influential and respected bands of all time, The Who is not only celebrating with the tour, but will also release their entire discography on vinyl later this month. In total, 11 studio records and a double vinyl version of their greatest hits album will be available for purchase.
2/27/15 - With 50 years of rock hits under his belt, it’s hard to imagine The Who’s Roger Daltrey does anything besides live and breathe music. He proved otherwise, however, by recently sitting down to discuss his passions outside of rock ‘n’ roll. Besides creating decades of hits with Pete Townshend and the rest of the band, Daltrey is also involved with the charity Teen Cancer America (TCA) as well as the Rock’n’Roll Fantasy Camp. The Las Vegas based camp, which opened in 1997, gives regular people an opportunity to perform alongside their favorite rock stars. Daltrey has appeared several times and donates his earnings to TCA. For Daltrey, it’s all about inspiring new generations of musicians. You can catch him on tour with the rest of The Who in North America starting April 15.
2/18/15 - Monday marked 30 years since the release of Roger Daltrey’s “After the Fire,” which appeared on his solo album, Under a Raging Moon, in 1985. Band mate Pete Townshend originally created the song to be a part of The Who’s Live Aid performance, but it didn’t make the cut. Although the song became all but forgotten on Daltrey’s solo album, many still uphold the piece as The Who’s best should-have-been hit. Pete Townshend, Roger Daltrey, and the rest of the living legends behind The Who are now less than two months away from kicking off the North American leg of their 2015 tour. This year marks the band’s 50th together, a milestone few musical groups ever reach. Don’t miss your chance to see these icons of rock live on tour this Spring!
2/12/15 - With the kickoff to the North American leg of their world tour still months away, British classic rockers The Who are giving fans all over the globe something to pass the time with. Not only are they rereleasing all 11 of their albums with original artwork next month, they’re also including several special extras. Tommy will feature a six-panel fold out booklet and pressed LP sides. The Who Sell Out comes with a copy insert of the original poster. Quadrophenia features the original 44-page booklet inside a gatefold sleeve. Face Dances comes with an enlarged poster of the album cover artwork. With so much to look forward to, fans should have no problem passing the time until the kickoff show in Tampa, FL on April 15. Get your tickets right here at Razorgator!
2/6/15 - Although fans will still have to wait a few months to see rock icons The Who perform live as they embark on their worldwide tour, the band recently gave them something to look forward to in the meantime. The British classic rockers just announced that starting in March of this year, they will rerelease every one of their studio albums in addition to a special The Who Hits 50! album on 180 gm vinyl. According to the band’s blog, it was something they wanted to do because, “There is no more significant a milestone in Rock Music than the 50th Anniversary.” You heard the band! Don’t miss your chance to see them perform live on tour to celebrate their 50 years making music together. Tickets are still available for most tour dates right here on Razorgator.
1/27/15 - Rock legends The Who may have formed in the 1960s, but they continue to prove to be a lasting force in music on and off of the stage. In addition to preparing to take the stage on their global The Who Hits 50 Tour 2015, the English rock group also recently released a beta version of a smartphone mobile app called “The Who Immersive” for download. Although not a fan of smartphones, lead singer Roger Daltrey hopes the app will open up possibilities to educate and entertain younger fans who want to learn about the band’s history as well as shed new insights for older fans. The Who Hits 50 Tour kicks off later this year with the North American leg beginning on April 15 in Tampa, Florida at the Amalie Arena.
1/23/15 - They’re talking about your generation. It doesn’t matter if you are a fan from their inception 50 years ago or a fan from a whole new generation, you can’t miss legendary rockers The Who in concert later this year. Frontman Roger Daltrey called the 2015 North American tour the “beginning of a long goodbye,” in celebration of the band’s half century making music together. The set list is expected to span the entirety of The Who’s discography, from Who’s Next, to Tommy, and even some current material. The tour will kick off in Tampa, FL and remain on the east coast until September when the band heads out to California. Tickets are already on sale for some locations, with pricing and availability varying by date.
1/16/15 - You may not expect a rock and roll band to ever be invited to headline at a jazz festival, but it is definitely happening! The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival is notorious for showcasing diverse music, and 2015 will be no different. The festival will be held April 24-26 and April 30-May 3. The Who will perform during the event, and will undoubtedly delight fans with some of their greatest hits such as “My Generation” and “I Can’t Explain.” This appearance is in addition to their already scheduled dates for their tour, titled “The Who Hits 50!” That will begin again in mid-April and will put them in three Florida cities, North Carolina, and Georgia before they head to the Big Easy. Tickets are available now, with a starting price of $94.
1/9/15 - England has produced some of the most legendary musicians of all time, and The Who is one such example. Since they got their start in 1964, they have become one of the most celebrated and best-selling rock and roll bands ever, and have been a powerful influence on many bands since then. They have received critical acclaim for their studio albums and their live performances alike, and they continue to do both to this day. Despite a recent setback that caused the band to reschedule a couple concert dates, the band’s last big arena tour will continue in April 2015 in Tampa, Florida. Tickets start at just $94 for that performance. This band is known for their high-energy, head-banging sets that regularly include the smashing of guitars, drums, and other instruments on stage.
1/2/15 - There are few bands that have the staying power to build a career that lasts for 50 years. Talent, work ethic, and a passion for their work have made The Who one of the most legendary groups of all time. The love of music and their fans was demonstrated in early December 2014 by band member Roger Daltrey, as he surprised a wedding party at a hotel in Scotland where he was staying while on tour. The singer got up on stage, wished the couple well, complimented the stunned and delighted band, and then did a number with them. They performed “I Can’t Explain,” The Who’s 1964 hit single. The rockers are currently taking a short break from touring, but will pick up again in April 2015.
12/26/14 - Legendary British rockers, The Who, have just finished the first European leg of their last big arena tour, which front man Roger Daltrey has called “the beginning of a long goodbye. “ They will now take a much needed break, as the singer is recovering from a serious throat infection, and has been advised by his doctors to rest his voice. Despite having to reschedule a couple of shows for later in the spring due to the illness, the band hasn’t showed any other signs of slowing down. In fact, they have added some June dates in Paris as a part of the second European leg of “The Who Hits 50!” tour. They will return to the U.S. and Canada in the fall for more concert dates.
12/19/14 - Legendary British rock back The Who is still proving to be an immense musical presence demonstrating incredible staying power. The super talented group that originally formed in the 1970s is celebrating a half century of greatness with "The Who Hit 50!" tour. The tour is scheduled to scour many American cities during its U.S. leg beginning in April 2015. Currently, 53 concert dates are scheduled between Europe and North America in the new year. The last two London concert dates in December 2014 have been postponed due to frontman Roger Daltrey's illness. Apparently, not even a throat infection can keep Daltrey and his band members down. The two London dates have been rescheduled for March 22 and March 23 of 2015 before the group kicks off their American journey.
12/12/14 - Performing at the Newcastle Metro Radio Arena on Wednesday night, Pete Townshend of British rock band The Who showed they are still every bit music legends as they powered through some of their major hits over the course of the 2 ½ hour performance. Their trademark 1977 hit “Who Are You” soared through the arena with Townshend’s guitar riffs blasting in the speakers as the bona-fide rock stars treated the audience to a show like no other. Fans enjoyed other hits such as “The Kids are Alright,” “I Can See for Miles,” and “You Better You Bet,” all while the rock icons displayed a stamina unheard of for bands celebrating over 50 years in music. The music megastars will be touring the US next spring, with their first show at the Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida on April 15th. With tickets starting as low as $70, there is no excuse to miss seeing the quintessential Mod band perform in person.
12/5/14 - Pete Townshend announced Monday that an orchestrated version of The Who’s landmark album “Quadrophenia” will debut next summer. The album, the second rock opera from The Who, was originally released in 1973. This latest version was “symphonized” by professional composer Rachel Fuller. Townshend will give a world premiere concert on July 5 at Royal Albert Hall in London. Alfie Boe will perform the vocals sung by Roger Daltrey on the original album. The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and London Oriana Choir will participate in the concert as well. “Quadrophenia” examines social and psychological happenings from a British teen’s perspective. The Who has a busy summer ahead. They kick off their The Who Hits 50! Tour in April. Tickets prices for the U.S. shows begin at $60.
11/25/14 - The acclaimed rock band The Who announced recently that they plan to commemorate their last day of touring in the United Kingdom on June 26, 2015, at the infamous Hyde Park in London. They will appear with other great names like Paul Wellers, Kaiser Chiefs, and Johnny Marr. Tickets for this all-day event and other concerts are available now, starting at around $60. Lead singer Roger Daltrey and guitarist Pete Townsend have both stated that this will be their final big tour, though they both agree that they are far from being done with music. With shows booked all over the world, they are reaching fans that have never been able to see them perform live. They will be on the road as of April 2015, starting in Tampa, Florida.
11/21/14 - Eleven albums. Twenty-three tours. Fifty years of rock. They are The Who, and they are back. Led by Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend, The Who will return to U.S. stages in April for The Who Hits 50! Tour. Daltrey predicts this tour will be the last, but assured fans the band will keep rocking. They plan to release a new album next summer, so audiences will hear some new tunes along with the classics. The band will play U.S. shows in both the spring and fall, but will spend the summer across the pond. The Who announced Monday they will wrap up the European tour at home, with a performance at Hyde Park in London. Tickets for their North American shows are now available, starting at $60.
11/14/14 - Touring in celebration of their 50th anniversary, The Who are entertaining audiences all across Europe on the British & Irish leg of their The Who Turns 50! Tour. Often considered one of the greatest rock acts of the 20th century, these Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members were recently honored at a benefit concert in London at Sheperd’s Bush Empire. The benefit featured other legendary music acts, such as Eddie Vedder, Liam Gallagher of Oasis, and Rush bassist Geddy Lee honoring the rock icons by performing classic Who songs in front of the band. The Who have promised a broad set list for the tour, featuring their greatest hits such as “My Generation” and “Who Are You.” This seminal rock band has also released some new tunes, their first in eight years, which will be sure to spice up the show. The Who kick off their American tour in Tampa, FL on Wednesday, April 15th at the Amalie Arena.
11/7/14 - Anyone who loves classic rock knows that The Who is one of the most exciting bands of all time. The Who Hits 50! Tour will hit American soil in April of 2015, with stops in major cities across the country until the end of the year. The band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990, and for good reason – their top hits continue to influence musicians around the world and draw fans to sold-out concerts every time they go on tour. The Who is known for putting on one heck of a show, and their 2015 is sure to be no exception. Tickets for the first show on April 15 in Tampa, Florida are still available, and prices start at $69 a piece.
11/5/14 - The Who are coming to a town near you as they gear up for 44 shows in North America next year! Expected to be one of the hottest concerts of the season, The Who tickets are averaging $237 on Razorgator. Find the cheapest ticket prices in Nashville (avg. $159), Kansas City (avg. $163), and Winnipeg (avg. $167). The massive 50th anniversary tour will begin in Tampa on April 15 and is scheduled through Nov 4, concluding in Philadelphia. The Who will break from June to September.
Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend will play highlights from their five decade careers on the road. The Who setlist will include hits from ‘My Generation,’ ‘Live at Leeds,’ ‘Tommy‘ and ‘Who’s Next’ in addition to new music like current single “Be Lucky”. Don’t miss the groups “last big tour” as Daltrey admits because of the strains of touring on the body, this will be The Who’s final “old-fashioned, big tour”. No tears though, the band members plan to work on new music following the tour.