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Anfiteatro Beira Rio, Porto Alegre, Brazil – September 26, 2017

A night for the history books, for sure. Porto Alegre is down at the southern-most end of Brazil. Most of us were not familiar with the place, yet it is a city surrounded by nearly five million people. As with most […]

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Rock In Rio Festival, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, September 23, 2017

Rio is already legendary – names like ‘Copacabana’ and the famous ‘Girl From Ipanema’ conjure up old visions of this wonderful coastal resort. But in today’s reality, this city’s a mix of many things. Yes, some of that old world […]

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Allianz Parque Stadium, São Paulo, Brazil, September 21, 2017

Today the São Paulo Trip festival begins, and the first Who show in South America will happen. The mood is pretty calm. The people organizing the show have handled things well, and despite some real unknowns for us here, it […]

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Allianz Parque Stadium soundcheck, São Paulo, Brazil – September 20, 2017

The is the first Who tour in South America. There are various reasons why it has never happened before, but the situation reminds me of their first tour in Japan, also a land they’d never played. Japan was a stunning reception, […]

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The Greek Theater, Los Angeles, CA – September 16, 2017

“And I’m still diving down for pearls…” Last show of the mini-tour. Classic Quadrophenia comes to a close in Los Angeles, at the old Greek Theater (actually an amphitheater in the Hollywood Hills area). It’s a beautiful setting, trees all […]

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Rosemont Theater, Rosemont, IL – September 13, 2017

“Out on the street again, and I’m leaping along…” All our nights are special – and this one notably so. Rosemont is just outside Chicago, and this theater was the site of our last TCA (Teen Cancer America) big benefit […]

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