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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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The Metropolitan Opera House, New York, NY – September 10, 2017

“Is it me… for a moment?” Another night, same beautiful situation. Always good to have one “under the belt” to make it a bit easier. Less rehearsal needed, less set-up, and no travel. This audience was slightly different. I have […]

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The Metropolitan Opera House, New York, NY – September 9, 2017

“Only love can make it rain…” While ALL of these Classic Quadrophenia shows will be special in their own ways, the Met double-header will be hard to beat: The Metropolitan Opera House in New York City. You may recall The […]

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