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Tommy and More Tour: National Indoor Arena, Birmingham, April 12, 2017

Last show of the tour as short as this outing has been. Not quite a month, but it did take a chunk of our lives and brought the current Who show to some areas that had not yet seen it. […]

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Tommy and More Tour: Motorpoint Arena, Sheffield, April 10, 2017

“We’re gonna play our new album now . . .” Pete stated clearly, as they walked onstage to begin the show. Cheering, but confused, the audience waited for more news. “It was written in 1964!” and then they launched into […]

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Tommy and More Tour: The SSE Hydro Arena, Glasgow, Scotland, April 7, 2017

A welcome return. Glasgow has been home to many Who shows over the years, and not so long ago, we were right here. This Hydro Arena is a newer location, compared to most, and certainly looks it. It’s highly recognisable […]

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Tommy and More Tour: Manchester Arena, Manchester, April 5, 2017

Back to the Manchester Arena. It’s not far from Liverpool, our last stop, but the accent changes, as does the attitude. This is always a loud and bold crowd. It’s certainly a music town; you’ll know The Smiths, Oasis, New […]

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Tommy and More Tour: Echo Arena, Liverpool, April 3, 2017

We’re in the land of the Fab Four. I’m certain Liverpudlians get tired of that, but it’s pretty important musically. Is there anything bigger? It’s become a very different town over the years, and is still changing. As Roger said […]

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Tommy and More Tour: Royal Albert Hall, London, April 1, 2017

“Got a feeling  ’17 is gonna be a good year . . . ” And back again! Only a brief day off, and yes, we did have to load ALL the equipment out after the last one and then again […]

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