The Who to Play Detroit's Joe Louis Arena, 11/24
The Who, one of rock's legendary and defining bands, have announced a major North American arena tour to include a performance at Joe Louis Arena on Saturday, November 24 at 7:30 p.m. where they'll perform their iconic 1973 double album Quadrophenia in its entirety, along with a selection of Who classics.
Tickets ($39.50, $59.50, $83.50 and $129.50) go on sale Friday, July 27 10 a.m. and can be purchased at OlympiaEntertainment.com, The Fox Theatre and Joe Louis Arena box offices, Hockeytown Authentics in Troy (without service charge) at all Ticketmaster locations and Ticketmaster.com. To charge tickets by phone, call (800) 745-3000. For additional information, call (313) 471-6611.
The critically acclaimed Quadrophenia marked the British band's second rock opera (after Tommy), raised the bar for rock albums as an art form and hit #2 on the U.S. Billboard album chart. Founding members Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend will be joined by Zak Starkey (drums), Pino Palladino (bass), Simon Townshend (guitar/backing vocals), Chris Stainton (keyboards), Loren Gold (keyboards/backing vocals) and Frank Simes (musical director, keyboards/backing vocals).
In addition, subscribed members of The Who's official fan club will be given priority access to purchase tickets for the upcoming "Quadrophenia" tour. The offer begins at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 20 and expires Sunday, July 22 at 10 p.m. All current members of the official The Who Fan Club, as well as any new members who join, will be given an exclusive member's only code that will activate the offer. Membership is available at fanclub.TheWho.com.
The upcoming Who tour will offer a number of exclusive VIP experiences and packages. These offers may include a number of exciting perks: great seats, a special invitation to The Who's VIP preshow sound check, limited edition autographed memorabilia, preshow parties (including complimentary food & beverage), VIP preferred parking, exclusive VIP merchandise and more.
The American Express presale for the U.S. dates runs July 23-26 and July 23-25 in Canada before the general public on sales beginning on Friday, July 27 at 10 a.m.