Rock icons Roger Daltrey and Pete Townhsend of the legendary band The Who have announced their first North American tour in four years, where they'll be performing "Quadrophenia" as well as Who classics. The 37 date tour kicks off on November 1st with pre-sale tickets going on sale on Friday, July 20 and general tickets on sale beginning Friday, July 27th.
Founding members Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend will be joined on stage by Zak Starkey on drums, Pino Palladino on bass, Simon Townshend on guitar and backing vocals, Chris Stainton on keyboards, Loren Gold on keyboards and backing vocals, and musical director Frank Simes on keyboards and backing vocals.
Fans will also have a chance to view a one night only screening of the band's documentary "Quadrophenia-Can You See The Real Me?", the story behind the album in theaters throughout the U.S. on July 24th and in theaters in Canada on August 1st.
Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend announce their first North American tour in four years:
Roger Daltrey of The Who on the band's decision to go on tour now:
The Who's Pete Townshend on fans connection to Quadrophenia:
Pete Townshend talks about the universality and appeal of "The Mods":
Footage of The Who live!
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*All screenshots and video courtesy of The Who/AEG Live