When longtime fan of The Who Ed McConnell first bought his tickets to see the band in Providence, R.I. in 1979 for only $11, he had no idea a cancellation was coming. Until this year, he thought the stub would be useless.
While artists speaking out against music piracy is nothing new, a formidable collection of UK music stars are urging British Prime Minister David Cameron to take action in the matter.
Back in 1979, then-Mayor of Providence Vincent “Buddy” Cianci cancelled The Who’s concert that year after a tragic accident at a Who concert in Cincinnati killed 11 people. Now fans who still have their tickets to the cancelled show can cash them in for a free ticket to The Who’s Providence show at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center on February 26, 2013.
“We have recorded a piece of music that is a fabulous ending for the Olympics… and just shows the great music that has come out of this country,” Daltrey said. “This country has put some fabulous music out into the world.”
“What I remember of the size of Mick Jagger’s penis — I remember it as being huge and extremely tasty,” Townshend said. “I don’t remember anything about Roger’s… and wouldn’t dare to mention it. Let’s hope that makes the Internet!”
The Who will kick off a 37-date tour on November 1st in which they’ll perform their 1973 double album “Quadrophenia” in its entirety, in addition to a handful of hits.
After a high-energy, 50-minute set in front of a packed crowd at the Ed Sullivan Theater last night (June 27) for a “Live On Letterman” webcast, the Gaslight Anthem returned to the stage at the […]
A new documentary chronicling the making of The Who’s 1973 album Quadrophenia will be screened for one night only in select movie theaters nationwide on July 24.
Having once rocked the Super Bowl halftime show is not enough for The Who. As rumored over the last several months, the classic rockers will play the Olympics closing ceremony in London on August 12, […]
The Who’s Pete Townshend has been writing an autobiography since the mid 1990s, and after a number of delays, the book finally has a new title and a release date. Townshend’s long-awaited memoir traded its […]