Roger Daltrey announces UK ‘Who Was I’ Tour



Birmingham, Manchester, Nottingham, London, 
Brighton, Southend, Oxford, Glasgow, Newcastle, 
Liverpool, Portsmouth, Bournemouth 

A special evening of Who classics, rarities, solo hits and fan Q&A

Tickets on sale 9.00am BST Friday 10 September

One of the UK’s greatest singers and legendary frontman of The Who is striking out across the UK this November, a return to performing that cannot come soon enough for The Who legend.

“The truth is singers need to sing,” says Roger,“Use it or lose it”.

“Throughout my life I have sung with so many great musicians, from the heavy rock of The Who and Wilko Jonson, to the Irish lilt of The Chieftains. On this tour I want to take the audience on a musical journey through my career as a singer, with a show of songs and sounds that explores and surprises. I look forward to having closer contact with my audience than festivals and arenas allow. Leaving time to chat.

It’s important to get our road crew working again, without these guys the halls would go silent

It’s also clear that live music is an important part of all our lives, something to free us from the groundhog days that life has become. This pandemic has brought home to me what an important part of me singing is and it’s made me determined to get back onstage asap. See you soon!”

The show, which will comprise a unique mix of music and conversation, is built around Roger’s musical journey and encompasses nearly every style imaginable – including blues, rock, country, soul and metal.

During the evening he will dig into his incredible back catalogue pulling from his nine solo albums, his album with Wilko Johnson, and even reinterpreting a few Who classics and rarities.

This is a show for real music fans and will give a unique insight into how all these great songs came about; what the influences were and where the sounds originated. As with everything Roger does, it will be totally real and authentic and lots of it – a plethora of songs with some questions answered and rock n roll stories along the way – nothing phoned in!

Tour Dates


Sunday 7th : Birmingham, Symphony Hall

Tuesday 9th : Manchester, O2 Apollo

Thursday 11th : Nottingham, Royal Concert Hall

Monday 15th : London, LondonPalladium

Wednesday 17th : Brighton, Brighton Centre

Friday 19th : Southend-on-Sea, Cliffs Pavilion

Sunday 21st : Oxford, New Theatre Oxford

Wednesday 24th : Glasgow, SEC Armadillo

Friday 26th : Newcastle, O2 City Hall

Monday 29th : Liverpool, Empire Theatre


Wednesday 1st : Portsmouth, Guildhall

Thursday 2nd : Bournemouth, International Centre

19 thoughts on “Roger Daltrey announces UK ‘Who Was I’ Tour”

  1. Roger Pinto-Smith says:

    Nottingham my location please. cannot wait for this show

  2. Alan Hunter says:

    Good morning, I can’t seem to buy tickets for Roger Daltrey tour. My access code is apparently wrong. Please help

    1. The Who says:

      Hi Alan, I’ve checked your account with us and your Who Fan Club Membership has expired.

  3. David Hague says:

    Happy days can I have the same ticket I had for last years who front row Manchester and Liverpool please 🙏

    1. The Who says:

      That show was cancelled and you should have got a refund so, no, afraid not!

  4. Mark Smith says:

    Birmingham does not appear on the ticketmaster listing. Where are these being sold from?

    1. Richard Evans says:

      Tickets can be purchased from the Tour page of this website or from AEG Presents.

  5. Alan wotherspoon says:

    Hi, my membership has expired. How do I renew?


    1. The Who says:

      Hi Alan, just go to join the fan club as a new member.

  6. Allan Wilson says:

    What price are the tickets?

  7. Sara says:

    Love and miss you, Boo. xoxo

  8. John says:

    USA to follow?

  9. Rob Jacques says:

    Is Roger playing solo or with a band?

    1. The Who says:

      Roger is appearing with his band. Not the full Who touring band although some members will be on this tour. They’re playing an acoustic set and an electric set plus a Q&A with the audience.

  10. Mark John Howley says:

    Any chance of playing south wales ?

  11. MARK D SMITH says:

    Is joining the fan club being restricted until Friday 9am..
    To be honest trying to join just to get early access for Rogers tour
    Cheeky I know but can’t blame me for trying..

    1. The Who says:

      Mark, The Who Fan Club pre-sale ran from 9.00am Wednesday 8 September until 9.00am Friday 10 September. You can join the fan club any time you want. It’s particularly useful when we announce tours and fans want to get the best seats before they’re gone. You’re not being cheeky! A lot of fans do it.

  12. Walter Schoenke says:

    Any chance of Roger touring the United States?

  13. Paul Desmond Phillips says:

    Just tried to book for the Paladium show and in addition to the ‘fees’ they want to charge me £3.50 to collect the tickets from their box office and a ‘facility fee’.

    I would like to hear how the venue justifies the collection fee.

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