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The Metropolitan Opera House, New York, NY – September 10, 2017

“Is it me… for a moment?” Another night, same beautiful situation. Always good to have one “under the belt” to make it a bit easier. Less rehearsal needed, less set-up, and no travel. This audience was slightly different. I have […]

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The Metropolitan Opera House, New York, NY – September 9, 2017

“Only love can make it rain…” While ALL of these Classic Quadrophenia shows will be special in their own ways, the Met double-header will be hard to beat: The Metropolitan Opera House in New York City. You may recall The […]

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The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon – September 8, 2017

“I wander in early to work…” We come in early for TV shows, and spend hours and hours waiting around. We were just here with The Who not long ago, and hopefully you saw those two great performances: one on […]

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Tanglewood Music Center, Lenox, MA – September 2, 2017

“Either way blood flows…” Hey! I just noticed this is the 100th Backstage Blog post! Tempus fugit, indeed… congrats to all of us for making it this far. This quintessentially English story, Classic Quadrophenia, has now reached the shores of […]

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Boston Symphony Hall, Boston, MA – September 1, 2017

This tour is the North American followup to a prior 2015 show in London. As you may know, the entire Quadrophenia opus LP has been arranged for orchestra. The enormous and fairly daunting task was undertaken by Rachel Fuller, Pete […]

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Harveys Casino, Lake Tahoe, NV – August 16, 2017

As I said last time, no two venues are alike on this tour! Today we’re in beautiful (outdoor) Lake Tahoe, a gorgeous moutain lake resort area, straddling the State lines between California (where our last show was) and Nevada (where […]

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