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The Who Hits 50! Tour: Rogers Arena, Vancouver, BC, May 13, 2016

Ah, this was a nice one. We all had two days off here before the show. It’s truly one of the nicest cities in the world. It’s become an expensive location, but it’s extremely human-friendly; modern and vintage buildings, lakes, […]

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The Who Hits 50! Tour: Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary, AB, May 10, 2016

Great to be back in Calgary. It’s been a while, but always a good response here, and our merchandise team says it’s one of the strongest places for selling things; this and some city in Texas consistently are the towns […]

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The Who Hits 50! Tour: Rexall Place, Edmonton, AB, May 8, 2016

Without a doubt, this was a serious show. It was enjoyable – extremely so, in places, but with an unusual emotional content, and not the easiest of days. Edmonton is a large Canadian city; we’ve been here before, and it’s […]

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The Who Hits 50! Tour: SaskaTel Centre, Saskatoon, SK, May 6, 2016

Saskatoon is not a usual stop on tours for The Who. It’s a lovely town, situated among the very expansive prairies across Canada. When looking for previous shows in the area, we were unable to find something relevant. Until . […]

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The Who Hits 50! Tour: MTS Centre, Winnipeg, MB, May 4, 2016

The Who returns again to Winnipeg! These last two times here, we’ve had two days off before, more than the usual, and it feels great to stretch out and explore. We enjoyed the green parks, exploring the old building areas, […]

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The Who Hits 50! Tour: Target Center, Minneapolis, MN, May 1, 2016

Minneapolis was the home of Prince, and we’re right across the street from his famous First Avenue club. This is where many scenes from Purple Rain were filmed, and a zillion bands have played. Outside, hundreds of flowers and notes […]

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