(TRR) – Rock music icons The Who are returning to the road in 2019. Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend are bringing back one of the most dangerous rock bands in history for the MOVING ON! TOUR. The North American trek kicks off on May 7 at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, MI and wraps up on October 23 at Rogers Place in Edmonton, AB.
Tickets go on sale this Friday, January 18 via LiveNation.com. The Who Fan Club Presale begins this Wednesday, January 16 at 10am local time and ends this Thursday, January 17 at 10pm local time. Every pair of tickets purchased online includes a redeemable code for a CD copy of The Who’s forthcoming album when it’s released. This offer is available to US and Canada customers only and not valid for tickets purchased via resale. In addition, $1 from each ticket sold for the MOVING ON! TOUR will benefit Teen Cancer America.
“The Who are touring again in 2019,” Pete Townshend stated. “Roger christened this tour ‘Moving On!’ I love it. It is what both of us want to do. Move on, with new music, classic Who music, all performed in new and exciting ways. Taking risks, nothing to lose. Looking forward to seeing you all. Are you ready?”
Roger Daultry added, “Be aware Who fans! Just because it’s The Who with an orchestra, in no way will it compromise the way Pete and I deliver our music. This will be full throttle Who with horns and bells on.”
The tour is The Who’s first time back on U.S. soil since their 2017 Las Vegas residency. That same year they did a limited run of shows following 2016’s rescheduled leg of their acclaimed 50th Anniversary celebration. The band also drew praise for their extended 2012-2013 North American run, a 36-city Quadrophenia Tour which saw the band perform their 1973 rock opera of the same name in its entirety.
This year, The Who will also be releasing their first album of brand new studio material in 13 years. Their last effort – Endless Wire (Polydor Records/Universal Republic) – debuted at #7 on the Billboard Top 200 back in 2006.
May 7 / Van Andel Arena / Grand Rapids, MI
May 9 / KeyBank Center / Buffalo, NY
May 11 / Jiffy Lube Live / Bristow, VA
May 13 / Madison Square Garden / New York, NY
May 16 / Bridgestone Arena / Nashville, TN
May 18 / Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center / Noblesville, IN
May 21 / Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre / Chicago, IL
May 23 / Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre St. Louis / Maryland Heights, MO
May 25 / Citizens Bank Park / Philadelphia, PA
May 28 / Little Caesars Arena / Detroit, MI
May 30 / PPG Paints Arena / Pittsburgh, PA
June 1 / Scotiabank Arena / Toronto, ON
Sept 6 / Xcel Energy Center / St. Paul, MN
Sept 8 / Alpine Valley Music Theatre / Alpine Valley, WI
Sept 10 / Blossom Music Center / Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Sept 13 / Fenway Park / Boston, MA
Sept 15 / Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater / Wantagh, NY
Sept 18 / State Farm Arena / Atlanta, GA
Sept 20 / BB&T Center / Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Sept 22 / Amalie Arena / Tampa, FL
Sept 25 / Toyota Center / Houston, TX
Sept 27 / American Airlines Center / Dallas, TX
Sept 29 / Pepsi Center / Denver, CO
Oct 11 / Hollywood Bowl / Los Angeles, CA
Oct 13 / Hollywood Bowl / Los Angeles, CA
Oct 16 / Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl San Diego State University / San Diego, CA
Oct 19 / T-Mobile Park / Home of the Seattle Mariners / Seattle, WA
Oct 21 / Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena / Vancouver, BC
Oct 23 / Rogers Place / Edmonton, AB
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