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Pete contributes new song for UK production of Tommy

March 15, 2017

Pete contributes new song for UK production of Tommy

Pete Townshend has penned a new song “Acid Queen 2” for an upcoming UK touring production of his musical Tommy that opens in Ipswich on March 30. The show will be staged by the New Wolsey Theatre in co-production with Ramps On The Moon, f...

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The Who schedule summer shows in Las Vegas

March 13, 2017

The Who schedule summer shows in Las Vegas

The Who announced today that they will launch their exclusive Las Vegas residency this summer at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace with 6 summer shows that are scheduled for July 29, Aug 1, 4, 7, 9, 11.  One of rock's most legendary an...

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Auto Destructive Art pioneer Gustav Metzger has died

March 2, 2017

Auto Destructive Art pioneer Gustav Metzger has died

Gustav Metzger, the German artist and political activist best known for developing the concept of Auto Destructive Art, has passed away in London at the age of 90. Metzger created new art in the auto-destruction of objects, such as throwi...

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Pete to perform at Parkinson’s UK charity event

February 18, 2017

Pete to perform at Parkinson’s UK charity event

Pete Townshend will take part in the Symfunny No. 2 benefit show, an evening of music and comedy to help raise funds for Parkinson’s UK, which will be held at the Royal Albert Hall on Wednesday, 19 April 2017. Pete will perform select songs...

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The Who plan 2017 shows in North and South America

February 4, 2017

The Who plan 2017 shows in North and South America

The Who’s manager Bill Curbishley discussed plans for upcoming shows in North America and South America in a recent interview with the BBC. This is exciting news, as it will be the first time The Who will play in South America! According to...

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