BREAKING NEWSTHE WHO ANNOUNCE 36-DATE TOUR OF USA AND REVEAL OLYMPIC PLANS 19th July 2012
The Who have announced a 36-date tour of North America from November until February. They will play the classic 'Quadrophenia' in its entirety on the tour but before they head to the States they take to the stage at the Olympics closing ceremony in London next month.
Roger Daltrey could not be more excited about their upcoming gig and said: "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.
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The Who - who last toured the US in 2008 - will kick off in Florida on November 1st. The first leg will run for six weeks, ending in Connecticut on December 9. They'll return to the stage on January 28 in California and will finish off at the end of February in Rhode Island.
Joining the group's two surviving members, Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey, will be Zak Starkey (drums), Pino Palladino (bass), Simon Townshend (guitar), Chris Stainton and Loren Gold (both keyboards).
11/01 - Sunrise, FL - BankAtlantic Center
11/03 - Orlando, FL - Amway Center
11/05 - Duluth, GA - The Arena at Gwinnett Center
11/08 - Greenville, SC - Bi-Lo Center
11/09 - Greensboro, NC - Greensboro Coliseum
11/11 - Pittsburgh, PA - CONSOL Energy Arena
11/13 - Washington, DC - Verizon Center
11/14 - Brooklyn, NY - Barclays Center
11/16 - Boston, MA - TD Garden
11/20 - Montreal, QC - Bell Centre
11/21 - Ottawa, ON - Scotiabank Place
11/23 - Toronto, ON - Air Canada Centre
11/24 - Detroit, MI - Joe Louis Arena
11/27 - Minneapolis, MN - Target Center
11/29 - Chicago, IL - Allstate Arena
12/02 - Nashville, TN - Bridgestone Arena
12/05 - New York, NY - Madison Square Garden
12/06 - Newark, NJ - Prudential Center
12/08 - Philadelphia, PA - Wells Fargo Center
12/09 - Uncasville, CT - Mohegan Sun Arena
01/28 - Anaheim, CA - Honda Center
01/30 - Los Angeles, CA - STAPLES Center
02/01 - Oakland, CA - Oracle Arena
02/02 - Reno, NV - Reno Events Center
02/05 - San Diego, CA - Valley View Casino Center
02/06 - Glendale, AZ - Jobing.com Arena
02/08 - Las Vegas, NV - The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
02/12 - Denver, CO - Pepsi Center
02/14 - Tulsa, OK - BOK Center
02/16 - Louisville, KY - KFC Yum! Arena
02/17 - Columbus, OH - Schottenstein Center
02/19 - Hamilton, ON - Copps Coliseum
02/21 - Uniondale, NY - Nassau Coliseum
02/22 - Atlantic City, NJ - Boardwalk Hall
02/24 - Manchester, NH - Verizon Wireless Arena
02/26 - Providence, RI - Dunkin' Donuts Center
Listen to the full 'Quadrophenia' album right here...