25 Jul 2017
PETE TOWNSHEND’S CLASSIC QUADROPHENIA HITS CHICAGO!
Pete Townshend, Billy Idol, Eddie Vedder and featuring Alfie Boe as ‘Jimmy’ With the Chicagoland Pops Orchestra and the Chicago Children’s Choir Benefitting Teen Cancer America.
Rosemont Theatre on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 8:00pm Tickets on Sale Friday, July 28, 2017 at 10:00am
Pete Townshend, guitarist and principal songwriter of The Who and co-founder of Teen Cancer America, will come together with Billy Idol, Eddie Vedder, Alfie Boe, the Chicagoland Pops Orchestra and Chicago Children’s Choir for one memorable night of music.
Townshend will bring his Classic Quadrophenia stage show to the Rosemont Theatre as part of his ongoing efforts to raise money for teenagers with cancer in America. For over 17 years, The Who band members have been patrons of the successful UK charity, the Teenage Cancer Trust. Their efforts have raised millions of dollars through performances and special events.
In 2012, Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend established Teen Cancer America to replicate their work in this country. Townshend has chosen Chicago as the city to host this very special fundraising performance. Tickets go on sale at 10:00am Friday, July 28, 2017, and reserved seats ($1,500 / $1,000 / $750 / $500 / $250 / $100) can be purchased at the Rosemont Theatre box office, online at Ticketmaster.com or by phone at 800-745-3000.
For more information, call the Rosemont Theatre at 847-671-5100.
Teen Cancer America – Every hour, one young American is diagnosed with cancer. Teen Cancer America partners with hospitals throughout the United States to provide youth-oriented centers for teenagers and young adults. These units provide peer support and interaction while patients receive treatment at in-patient and out-patient clinics. For more information visit www.teencanceramerica.org.