After 3 years of awaiting, Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend will return on stage to perform their 2022 North American Tour as The Who.
THE WHO HITS BACK!
THE WHO HITS BACK! is the name of the show that will kick off at the end of April until November. The band will perform in 18 states in almost 30 dates through 2022 Spring and Fall.
One of the first bands inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in 1990, The Who is a British rock band formed in London in 1964. The band is one of the greatest rock and roll bands of all time. They have, in fact, with more than 7 million monthly listeners even today.
A return after the pandemic
Since the covid situation seems to be improving, the band is ready to tread the North American stages.
“Pete and I said we’d be back, but we didn’t think we’d have to wait for two years for the privilege,” said singer Roger Daltrey. “This is making the chance to perform feel even more special this time around. So many livelihoods have been impacted due to Covid, so we are thrilled to get everyone back together – the band, the crew and the fans. We’re gearing up for a great show that hits back in the only way The Who know how. By giving it everything we’ve got. “
To perform with the band in the upcoming North America tour, singer Roger Daltrey and guitarist/songwriter Pete Townshend will share the stage with some of the finest orchestras in the US and Canada conducted by the outstanding Keith Levenson.
Originally, the band’s formation included also the drummer Keith Moon and bassist John Entwistle. The two members passed away respectively in 1978 and 2002. Simon Townsend will be on guitar and backing vocals as well as Loren Gold on keys. Rounding out the rhythm section will be bassist Jon Button and drummer Zak Starkey.
The Who are coming back to perform most of the cities they were set to play in 2020. To these, the band added few more dates. These include shows in New Orleans, LA at the New Orleans Jazz Festival on April 30. It also includes the incredible New York City’s Madison Square Garden on May 26. After 43 years, the band will also return to Cincinnati on May 15.
Find more information about the tour at The Who’s official site.