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The Who Hits 50! Tour: Valley View Casino Center, San Diego, CA, May 27, 2016

I’m seeing the results of the road as we near the ending of this tour leg. Despite the days off (or maybe because of them?) I see more and more crew people sleeping during the day. It’s not been a […]

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The Who Hits 50! Tour: Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA, May 25, 2016

A big show, an important show, too. And a damn good one. Los Angeles is one of the world’s music cities. It has a reputation, too, because of the industry types who are jaded, expect privileges, and are “too cool […]

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The Who Hits 50! Tour: Honda Center, Anaheim, CA, May 22, 2016

I wanted to mention the riggers today – they are a critically important part of our crew. Like the Marine Corps, they are the “first in, last out” at any show. You’ll never see them work, normally. Their job is […]

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The Who Hits 50! Tour: Oracle Arena, Oakland, CA, May 19, 2016

Oakland has been abuzz in this very building recently, as their own Golden State Warriors basketball team has been setting records this season, serious may-never-be-broken-again type of records! Since we like to add some local color to every show during […]

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The Who hits 50! Tour: Moda Center, Portland, OR, May 17, 2016 – PORTLAND – Moda Center

A challenging evening for us. After a lovely day-off in Portland (one of America’s great cities, if you have not tried it yet) we were set for another good Who show. Suddenly one of our key team members was taken […]

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The Who Hits 50! Tour: Key Arena, Seattle, WA, May 15, 2016

Great turnout today for the VIP soundcheck: There were close to 200 people who paid to witness the rehearsal. If you add up the prices paid for each of these front-section tickets (plus many bonus included amenities) the amount of […]

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