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Tommy at the Fraze Pavilion, Kettering, OH – July 2, 2018

Tommy at the Fraze Pavilion, Kettering, OH – July 2, 2018 (This is my last blog post for this tour: I’m leaving to prepare some lectures inside Abbey Road Studios in August, and someone will be filling in for me […]

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Tommy at CMAC, Canandaigua, NY – June 30, 2018

CMAC, Canandaigua NY June 30, 2018 Back again – Canandaigua is not a major city. It’s up in Northern New York state, not far from Rochester and then Buffalo. Beautiful wooded areas and a large set of lakes called the Finger […]

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Tommy at the Ascend Amphitheater, Nashville, TN – June 27, 2018

The Ascend Amphitheater, Nashville, TN June 27, 2018 Nashville – what happened? Well, to start, this is an unusual setting. A ‘shed’ with a covered stage, but no roof over the seats – we’ve never seen that before. It’s unexpected […]

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Tommy at the Ravinia Festival, Highland Park, IL – June 25, 2018

The Ravinia Festival, Highland Park, Chicago, IL June 25, 2018 “…be one of us.” Back in Highland Park for the Ravinia Festival, Show Two. It was a beautiful, exquisite day off in sunny and warm Chicago! Some went golfing, a […]

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Tommy at the Ravinia Festival, Highland Park, IL – June 23, 2018

The Ravinia Festival, Highland Park, Chicago, IL June 23, 2018 . . . be one of the comfortable people.” What a day for an ‘outdoor’ concert! Chicago is not known for ideal weather, but we’ve really lucked-out today. This is […]

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Tommy at the Mann Center, Philadelphia, PA – June 19, 2018

The Mann Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, PA With the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia June 19, 2018 New venue to us, this Mann Center. It’s nice – sort of like the wooden style of Tanglewood and Wolf Trap, but […]

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