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The Who Hits Back! Tour: Dolby Live, Las Vegas, NV, 5 November 2022

Well, that was interesting. Last night’s show went fine – from the audience perspective, it was probably great fun. Even the onstage complaints about sound issues made it real – and different to most shows you might see from others. […]

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The Who Hits Back! Tour: Dolby Live, Las Vegas, NV, 4 November 2022

Las Vegas – another iconic city, pretty much unlike anywhere else in the world. Yes, there are “casino towns” all over the world, from Monaco (one of the greatest/weirdest Who shows ever!) to Atlantic City here in the States. But […]

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The Who Hits Back! Tour: Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, CA, 1 November 2022

“Rock show, at the Hollywood Bowl . . . ”  This venue was important enough to make the Paul McCartney song. It’s a legend, and for good reasons. It’s pretty massive – nearly 18,000 seats available, and we usually fill […]

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The Who Hits Back! Tour: The Ak-Chin Pavilion, Phoenix AZ, 30 October 2022

Brian and guitar tech Clive ‘Binky’ Brinkworth The Ak-Chen Pavilion is our first “shed” of the tour. Sheds are any stage with a covered front seating area and a big lawn across the back. It’s sort of a semi-covered outdoor […]

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The Who Hits Back! Tour: Backyard Concert: The Magic Returns, 29 October 2022

This is the Teen Cancer America benefit. We always do something when in this area, schedule permitting. It started years ago on a Daltrey solo tour, and has grown and grown. It’s a charity/benefit – so far from a “normal” […]

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The Who Hits Back! Tour: Honda Center, Anaheim, CA, 28 October 2022

The Honda Center (formerly “the Pond”) is not far from Disneyland. Same general area, Anaheim is only less than an hour from L.A. – unless you’re trying to drive here on weekend rush-hour traffic as many are tonight! We’ve been […]

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