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Moving On! Tour: Bristow, VA, May 11, 2019

Jiffy Lube Live, Bristow, VA Hello Jiffy Lube Live! In Rush drummer Neal Peart’s fine book, Roadshow: A Landscape With Drums, he writes about the daily details of being on tour. It’s a great read for any rock music fan, […]

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Moving On! Tour: Buffalo, NY, May 9, 2019

KeyBank Center, Buffalo, NY Back in Buffalo!? They said onstage that it has been 30 years since a proper Buffalo show for The Who. Seems impossible, given the number of shows since then, and the basic fact that Buffalo is […]

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Moving On! Tour: Grand Rapids, MI, May 7, 2019

Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids MI This was the final reveal – the beginning of something new, and a bold step forward. Of course, “adding an orchestra” has been done before by rock bands, from Deep Purple in 1969 to […]

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Moving On! Tour: Rehearsals May 6, 2019

West Palm Beach, Florida Just got in some amazing photos from longtime Who photographer William Snyder (did you get his book last year?) who captured some great moments. The last five photos are courtesy of our own Loren Gold, who […]

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Moving On! Tour: Rehearsals May 3, 2019

West Palm Beach, Florida Now that the band has set up and found their basic approach, we bring in lights and staging. The staging provides risers for our musicians and the orchestras, and the lighting and visual set are impressive. […]

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Moving On! Tour: Rehearsals April 30, 2019

Somewhere in the U.S.A. DIFFERENT . . . As hoped, we are back! This Who + Orchestra tour has all been planned for a while – but no one (literally no one!) knew exactly what would be happening. There are […]

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