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Pete writes new song for Elkie Brooks

December 4, 2017

Pete writes new song for Elkie Brooks

Pete Townshend has composed a brand new song entitled “Go Girl” for iconic English singer Elkie Brooks, which will be released on her upcoming studio album that is currently in development. In a recent interview with Music-News.com, Elkie discussed how Pete came to be involved with the project. “My ...

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Pete unites with legendary rock stars in new art exhibition

November 15, 2017

Pete unites with legendary rock stars in new art exhibition

Pete Townshend has joined a group of over 60 rock legends to participate in a special fundraising multimedia art installation to help raise money for Teenage Cancer Trust and Teen Cancer America. The Adoration Trilogy: In Search of Apollo exhibition was organized by Roger Daltrey, who collaborated w...

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Pete to perform in brand new production The Seeker in 2018!

October 7, 2017

Pete to perform in brand new production The Seeker in 2018!

Pete Townshend has announced that he will be acting and singing in The Seeker, taking on the role of the Ferryman in a brand new theatrical production with music and lyrics composed by Rachel Fuller and a story written by playwright Jesse Cameron Alick. Pete will also be featured on The Seeker album...

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The Who in South America

October 2, 2017

The Who in South America

The Who wrapped up their whirlwind mini-tour of South American stadium shows on Sunday night with a powerhouse performance in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The tour included three shows in Brazil where they played at the Trip Festival in São Paulo, the Rock in Rio Festival in Rio de Janeiro with crowds...

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Pete makes generous donation to the people of Barbuda

September 23, 2017

Pete Townshend asked us to post the following announcement for him: FROM ROCK IN RIO...  I have now donated $150,000 via my charity Double O to the people and community of Barbuda. I want them to know we are thinking of them, we love them, and we will help in every way we can. They are a small...

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Classic Quadrophenia final show at the Greek

September 20, 2017

Classic Quadrophenia final show at the Greek

Pete Townshend wrapped up his US mini-tour of Classic Quadrophenia with a stunning performance at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles on Saturday night, September 16th. The setting of the classical outdoor amphitheatre in Griffith Park was the perfect venue for this wonderful production, as the casua...

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Classic Quadrophenia charity show in Chicago

September 14, 2017

Classic Quadrophenia charity show in Chicago

Eddie Vedder joined Pete Townshend, Billy Idol, and Alfie Boe for a special charity performance of Classic Quadrophenia at the Rosemont Theatre in Chicago last night. The show, which was led by conductor Robert Ziegler and featured the Chicagoland Pops Orchestra and the Chicago Children’s Choir, h...

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Classic Quadrophenia at the Met

September 12, 2017

Classic Quadrophenia at the Met

Pete Townshend’s Classic Quadrophenia tour made a stop in New York City over the weekend for a couple of shows at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center on September 9th and 10th. The shows were conducted by Robert Ziegler, who led an outstanding orchestra that was hand picked for the occa...

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Pete Townshend and Alfie Boe perform on the Tonight Show

September 9, 2017

Pete Townshend and Alfie Boe perform on the Tonight Show

Pete Townshend and Alfie Boe performed Love Reign O’er Me from Classic Quadrophenia on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon last night, accompanied by The Roots and an orchestra. The show kicked off a weekend of Classic Quad in New York City, where Pete and Alfie will perform at the Metropolitan Ope...

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Classic Quadrophenia hits Tanglewood!

September 3, 2017

Classic Quadrophenia hits Tanglewood!

Pete Townshend’s brief five show US tour of Classic Quadrophenia kicked off last night, with a glorious performance at the historic Tanglewood music venue in Lenox, Mass, where The Who performed Tommy back in 1969. This orchestrated version of Quadrophenia, that was brilliantly scored by Pete’s wi...

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