The Who have announced dates for their farewell tour of North America in 2015.
“The Who Hits 50!” will see the band present an overview of their career, from The High Numbers to today.
The show, which guitarist Pete Townshend describes as ‘hits, picks, mixes and misses’, will see the band play all the classic anthems as well as deeper cuts from their extensive catalogue.
The Who will launch a 6-week spring run in Tampa, Florida on April 15, with shows wrapping May 30 in Forest hills, NY.
The group will return for a second leg in the fall: dates begin September 14 in San Diego, CA and conclude November 4 in Philadelphia, PA.
Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, October 17 at 10:00am (local time) at www.thewho.com
For fan club ticket presales visit TheWho.com. The Who fan club members get a 48-hour exclusive window before anyone else to purchase presale tickets, beginning Saturday October 11th at 10am local time.
Citi cardmembers will have access to purchase presale tickets for the U.S. dates beginning Monday, October 13 at 10:00 AM through Citi’s Private Pass Program. For complete presale details visit www.citiprivatepass.com.
$1 from each ticket sold on “The Who Hits 50!” tour will benefit Teen Cancer America.
The Who recently premiered their first new song in eight years, “Be Lucky.”
The track will be featured on the forthcoming compilation, “The Who Hits 50!”, set to be issued in sync with the start of their 50th anniversary farewell tour of the same name this fall.
Due October 28 in North America (November 3 in UK and elsewhere), the 2-disc package presents 41 classic Who tunes plus the new tune.
The Who will kick off their farewell with a 12-date UK tour starting November 26 in Dublin, Ireland.
The Who Hits 50!
North American tour 2015
04/15 – Tampa, FL @ Amalie Arena
04/17 – Miami, FL @ American Airlines Arena
04/19 – Jacksonville, FL @ Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena
04/21 – Raleigh, NC @ PNC Arena
04/23 – Duluth, GA @ The Arena at Gwinnett Center
04/27 – Austin, TX @ Frank Erwin Center
04/29 – Houston, TX @ Toyota Center
05/02 – Dallas, TX @ American Airlines Center
05/11 – Nashville, TN @ Bridgestone Arena
05/13 – Chicago, IL @ Allstate Arena
05/15 – Columbus, OH @ Nationwide Arena
05/17 – Philadelphia, PA @ Wells Fargo Center
05/20 – Uniondale, NY @ Nassau Coliseum
05/22 – Atlantic City, NJ @ Boardwalk Hall
05/24 – Uncasville, CT @ Mohegan Sun Arena
05/26 – Brooklyn, NY @ Barclays Center
05/30 – Forest Hills, NY @ Forest Hills Stadium
09/14 – San Diego, CA @ Valley View Casino Center
09/16 – Anaheim, CA @ Honda Center
09/19 – Las Vegas, NV @ Colosseum at Caesars Palace
09/21 – Los Angeles, CA @ Staples Center
09/23 – Oakland, CA @ Oracle Arena
09/25 – Portland, OR @ Moda Center
09/27 – Seattle, WA @ Key Arena
09/29 – Vancouver, BC @ Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena
10/01 – Calgary, AB @ Scoitabank Saddledome
10/10 – Minneapolis, MN @ Target Center
10/13 – Milwaukee, WI @ BMO Harris Bradley Center
10/15 – Chicado, IL @ United Center
10/17 – Detroit, MI @ Joe Louis Arena
10/19 – Toronto, ON @ Air Canada Centre
10/21 – Toronto, ON @ Air Canada Centre
10/23 – Pittsburgh, PA @ CONSOL Energy Center
10/25 – Newark, NJ @ Prudential Center
10/27 – New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden
10/29 – Boston, MA @ TD Garden
11/01 – Washington, DC @ Verizon Center
11/04 – Philadelphia, PA @ Wells Fargo Center
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