The Who are beginning rehearsals for their Moving On tour. Read the whole story plus see the schedule dates from RTT News.
Rock icons The Who have begun rehearsals for their upcoming Moving On! Tour and have posted a video on their official YouTube channel showing them rehearsing for the trek.
"Rehearsals for the 2019 Moving On! Tour have begun and Brian Kehew is on hand to record it all. Check out his Backstage Blog on The Who's official website http://thewho.com," the Who tweeted.
In the two-and-a-half-minute video, Roger Daltrey, Pete Townshend and others practice a few of the band's songs including, "5:15" and "The Punk and the Godfather" from Quadrophenia, and "See Me, Feel Me," from Tommy.
The Rock & Roll Hall of Famers are set to kick off their 29-date North American tour on May 7 from Grand Rapids, Michigan.
The Who's official blogger Brian Kehew notes that this trek will be different from any of the group's previous treks.
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"Most of the music in the coming concerts will be accompanied by a full-size symphony orchestra," he points out, adding that "All the guitar, bass and keyboard rigs are redone/new for this tour, for new sounds and to bring the volume into balance with what the orchestra will play."
2019 North American Tour Dates:
May 7 Van Andel Arena , Grand Rapids, MI. Special Guests: Dirty Honey May 9 KeyBank Center, Buffalo, NY. Special Guests: Arkells May 11 Jiffy Lube Live, Bristow, VA. Special Guest: Peter Wolf May 13 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY. Special Guest: Leslie Mendelson May 16 Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, TN. Special Guests: Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real May 18 Ruoff Home Mortage Music Center, Noblesville, IN. Special Guests: Reignwolf May 21 Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre, Chicago, IL.Special Guests: Reignwolf May 23 Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre St. Louis, Maryland Heights, MO. Special Guests: The HillBenders May 25 Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia, PA. Special Guest: Peter Wolf May 28 Little Caesars Arena, Detroit, MI. Special Guests: Arkells May 30 PPG Paints Arena, Pittsburgh, PA. Special Guests: Reignolf June 1 Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, ON. Special Guests: MOON VS SUN (Raine Maida and Chantal Kreviazuk) 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