1. The Who's Roger Daltrey Visits Teenage Cancer Patients

    July 24, 2017 4:18 PM EDT 0 0 0 Hall of Fame rocker Roger Daltrey is raising awareness for teenage cancer by visiting patients and their families. The Who 's frontman is touring Rainbow Babies Hospital on Monday (May 24) and meeting with youngsters fighting the disease. Daltr ...

  2. Don Henley, Santana, Steve Miller, Roger Daltrey & More Set For Rock Getaway in Mexico

    April 10, 2017 2:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 A galaxy of classic rock stars are lined up for the Rock Getaway Festival at the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya in Mexico from Oct. 26-Nov. 5. The all-inclusive vacation will include sets from Don Henley , Santana , Steve Miller Band , Roger Daltrey , ...

  3. The Who Resumes Hits Tour in Detroit Following Roger Daltrey's Meningitis Battle

    February 28, 2016 10:54 AM EST 0 0 0 A grateful Who made its delayed return to North America on Saturday (Feb. 27) in Detroit, opening the rescheduled fall leg of its The Who Hits 50! tour at the city’s Joe Louis Arena. The Who Announces Rescheduled Tour Dates At the end of the nearly ...

  4. Watch The Who's Roger Daltrey Calls Out Pot-Smoking Concertgoer

    May 22, 2015 7:48 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Who 's Roger Daltrey has a special message for a fan who was smoking marijuana at a recent concert: Stop. When the band took the stage at Nassau Colliseum in New York on Wednesday (May 20), the legendary band's frontman called out the ...

  5. New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival 2015 Day 2 Highlights: The Who, John Legend, Trombone Shorty & More

    April 26, 2015 2:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival at the Fair Grounds Race Course continued Saturday (April 25) with performances by The Who , Trombone Shorty , John Legend , Juvenile and many others. Here are the highlights from day 2 of Jazz Fest 2015. J ...

  6. The Who Announce New App, Preview Foray Into Virtual Reality

    November 10, 2014 8:15 AM EST Rock giants The Who today launch a 3D immersive app, developed in collaboration with their management company Trinifold, U.K. tech company Immersive and Universal Music. The app (which coincides with Universal’s just-released The Who Hits 50! comp ...

  7. Wilko Johnson Says He’s ‘Cured’ of Cancer

    October 23, 2014 12:30 AM EDT Wilko Johnson , an alumnus of Dr. Feelgood and Ian Dury's Blockheads , has announced he’s “cured” of terminal pancreatic cancer.  The British guitar hero had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in late 2012 and was given 10 months to live a ...

  8. Michael Jackson’s ‘Xscape’ Bows At No. 1 In U.K.

    May 19, 2014 5:08 AM EDT Michael Jackson’s “Xscape” (MJJ/Epic/Sony Music) debuted at No. 1 on the U.K. album chart yesterday (May 18), as Rita Ora’s “I Will Never Let You Down” (Roc Nation/Universal) opened at the singles summit. Sony’s previous posthumous Jackson collect ...

  9. Wilko Johnson's Response to Pancreatic Cancer? Album With Roger Daltrey, More on the Way

    April 29, 2014 8:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 "I can't arrange things too far in the future 'cause I don't know whether that future will exist, so we have to do things kind of step by step," says the Dr. Feelgood alum, who was diagnosed with cancer in early '13 We ...

  10. The Who’s Roger Daltrey To Attend IndyCar at Long Beach

    April 13, 2014 11:42 PM EDT 1 1 0 Who's next at Long Beach? Just the lead singer of The Who, Roger Daltrey. Daltrey's latest amazing journey takes him to the streets of Long Beach, where the famed frontman will mix racing with philanthropy at the Toyota Grand Prix. Roger D ...

  11. Keith Moon Biopic In the Works

    November 11, 2013 1:16 AM EST A still-untitled biopic of legendary The Who drummer Keith Moon will be the first project to be developed under a new slate development and financing agreement announced today by Exclusive Media and Da Vinci Media Ventures. The new agreement betwe ...

  12. Keith Moon Biopic In the Works Through Exclusive Media & Da Vinci Media Ventures

    November 11, 2013 1:16 AM EST A still-untitled biopic of legendary The Who drummer Keith Moon will be the first project to be developed under a new slate development and financing agreement announced today by Exclusive Media and Da Vinci Media Ventures. The new agreement bet ...

  13. The Who's 'Tommy': Premiere of 'Overture' Live With an Intro From Pete Townshend

    November 08, 2013 10:12 AM EST Roger Daltrey talks about the new deluxe edition of "Tommy," which includes a "bootleg" disc of the album performed live The Who's Roger Daltrey notes that the group's 1969 rock opera "Tommy" seems to rear i ...

  14. Roger Daltrey: The Who 'Might Do Other Things, More Experimental' After Final Tour

    October 29, 2013 11:31 AM EDT 3.466 k 108 1 0 "We have to be realistic about our age," Daltrey says, responding to Pete Townshend's comments last week about a final big tour for the band, "But it's not going to be the last thing The Who will do" The Who m ...

  15. Chart Moves: Luke Bryan Leads Hot Country Songs For 10th Week; Tegan And Sara Debut On Hot 100; Wisin Lands Solo Latin Leader

    October 25, 2013 1:37 PM EDT As previously reported, Lorde's "Royals" rules the Billboard Hot 100 for a fourth week. Who else are makes notable moves on song charts this week? -- One Republic: The Ryan Tedder-led group lands its first Hot Digital Songs top 10 ...

  16. Moody Blues, Roger Daltrey Headlining Music Cruise

    October 08, 2013 8:42 PM EDT Moody Blues are returning to the high seas next year. The rock band will host its second annual Moody Blues Cruise next April, aboard MSC Cruises' MSC Divina. The five-night cruise, which leaves from Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., has a theme that ent ...

  17. My Super Bowl Moment: Past Performers Discuss Their Halftime Shows

    February 02, 2013 11:00 AM EST The Edge, Carrie Underwood, LMFAO's Redfoo, The Who's Roger Daltrey and More Reflect on Past Performances Each Super Bowl halftime performance is seen by millions of people in dozens of countries -- as one of the largest stages in the wor ...

  18. 12-12-12 Sandy Benefit Concert Rocks NYC With Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, Nirvana; Raised $36 Million Before a Note Was Played

    December 13, 2012 8:14 AM EST Gotta give it up for the locals. Musicians closely associated with New Jersey and New York dominated the 12-12-12 concert to raise funds for Hurricane Sandy survivors, selecting songs that created a narrative of perseverance, rebirth and hope. 12- ...

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  20. Sandy Concert Rocks NYC With Stones, McCartney and a Reunited Nirvana

    December 13, 2012 2:30 AM EST 0 0 0 Gotta give it up for the locals. Musicians closely associated with New Jersey and New York dominated the 12-12-12 concert to raise funds for Hurricane Sandy survivors, selecting songs that created a narrative of perseverance, rebirth and hope. CONCE ...

  21. Chris Stamp, Early Co-Manager of The Who and Track Records Co-Founder, Dead at 70

    November 25, 2012 11:29 AM EST Early Who co-manager Chris Stamp, left, with Who singer Roger Daltrey (Photo: Getty Images) On stage at Detroit's Joe Louis Arena on Saturday night, The Who's Roger Daltrey saluted Chris Stamp -- one of the two early managers that launch ...

  22. Chris Stamp, Who Helped Launch The Who, Jimi Hendrix, Dead at 70

    November 25, 2012 11:05 AM EST 0 0 0 Co-Managed The Who With Kit Lambert; Started Track Records and Signed Hendrix, Releasing 'Are You Experienced' On stage at Detroit's Joe Louis Arena on Saturday night, The Who's Roger Daltrey saluted Chris Stamp -- one of the two ...

  23. Spice Girls, George Michael The Who Rock Olympics Closing Ceremonies; Digital Album Released

    August 13, 2012 8:03 AM EDT T he reunited Spice Girls playing the London Olympics' closing ceremony. (Getty Images) With a little British pomp and a lot of British pop, London brought the curtain down on a glorious Olympic Games on Sunday in a spectacular, technicolor p ...

  24. Elton John, Pete Townshend, Simon Cowell, Others Call on British Prime Minister, Google to Act Against Music Piracy

    July 25, 2012 7:40 AM EDT Elton John, Robert Plant, Pete Townshend and Simon Cowell were among 11 prominent music figures who signed a letter addressed to British Prime Minister David Cameron asking Google and other search engines, Internet service providers, and online ad ...

  25. The Who Announce 'Quadrophenia' (Plus Hits) Tour

    July 18, 2012 4:30 PM EDT The Who are heading back on the road after a four-year break and bringing their 1973 rock opera "Quadrophenia" with them. Surviving original members Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey announced the tour -- a 36-date romp through North Amer ...

  26. 10 Cool Things on Spotify's 'History of Music' Timeline

    March 30, 2012 5:30 PM EDT Spotify launched its new Facebook Timeline today, with the added wrinkle being that they have compiled a "History of Music," transporting users from the present all the way back to 1000 A.D. and the beginning of "popular music." ...

  27. Roger Daltrey Cancels Australian Tour, Sherbert's Clive Shakespeare Dies

    February 16, 2012 3:00 PM EST Sherbet Guitarist Clive Shakespeare Dies Clive Shakespeare, lead guitarist and founding member of Australian '70s glam-rockers Sherbet, has lost his battle with cancer. Shakespeare passed away Feb. 15, aged 62. Shakespeare originally formed t ...

  28. Ken Russell, 'Tommy' Director, Dead at 84

    November 28, 2011 2:15 PM EST 0 0 0 Ken Russell got Oliver Reed and Alan Bates to wrestle naked, turned Vanessa Redgrave into a demonic nun and cast Ringo Starr as the pope. Critics and mainstream audiences often hated his films. Actors and admirers loved him. The iconoclastic British ...

  29. The Who's Daltrey on 2012 Tour: 'Nothing's For Sure Yet'

    October 04, 2011 10:25 AM EDT 0 0 0 Though Pete Townshend has stated that he and Roger Daltrey plan to take the Who on the road next year to play their 1973 rock opera "Quadrophenia," Daltrey is choosing to remain cautiously optimistic. "Certainly we are hoping to," ...

  30. Ryan Adams Mellows Out: 'I'm Not the Guy I Was'

    September 23, 2011 7:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 The prolific singer-songwriter talks "Ashes & Fire," hyped as his best solo album in years. "How does he function? How long have you got?!" Legendary producer Glyn Johns, his Surrey accent flaring, is asking, rhetorically, ab ...

  31. Pete Townshend To Tell 'Crazy Story' in 2012 Memoir

    May 18, 2011 2:48 PM EDT 0 0 0 A long-awaited memoir by British rock guitarist and the Who songwriter Pete Townshend will be finished and published by next year, book publisher Harper Collins said on Tuesday. The 65-year-old musician, idolized since rising to prominence with The ...

  32. The Who's Roger Daltrey Plots North American 'Tommy' Tour

    May 12, 2011 11:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 After taking the Who 's "Tommy" through the U.K. in July, Roger Daltrey will bring the famed rock opera to North America this fall. Daltrey and his band will perform 28 "Tommy" shows beginning Sept. 13 in Hollywood, Fla., an ...

  33. Arcade Fire, Mumford & Sons, Tinie Tempah Win Big at Brit Awards

    February 15, 2011 6:07 PM EST 0 0 0 Dapper London lads Plan B and Tinie Tempah were popular local winners at the Brit music awards Tuesday, while Arcade Fire followed their surprise Grammys victory with two prizes at the British ceremony. Tempah, a 22-year-old product of London's ...

  34. The Who Rocks With Jeff Beck, Debbie Harry Against Cancer

    January 14, 2011 4:02 PM EST 0 0 0 The W ho frontman Roger Daltrey recently revealed that he had a cancer scare and underwent surgery in Dec. 2009 to successfully remove a precancerous growth on a vocal chord, so it comes as no surprise that fundraising for cancer charities is a caus ...

  35. Jesse Farner Benefit To Feature Roger Daltry, 3 Doors Down, Grand Funk Railroad's Mark Farner & AC/DC's Cliff Williams

    January 11, 2011 12:00 AM EST Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp founder David Fishoff and Sweet Relief will produce the Rock For Jesse benefit concert on Jan. 17 at B.B. Kings in New York featuring Roger Daltrey, 3 Doors Down Mark Farner, and Cliff Williams of AC/DC. Procee ...

  36. The Who Eyeing Spring 2011 'Quadrophenia' Tour

    July 06, 2010 12:36 PM EDT 0 0 0 T he Who are hoping to hit the road again in 2011, with "a new show," according to singer Roger Daltrey, or possibly a retooled stage presentation of the group's 1973 rock opera "Quadrophenia." "We're just working ...

  37. The Who Eying Spring 2011 'Quadrophenia' Tour

    July 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Who are hoping to hit the road again in 2011, with "a new show," according to singer Roger Daltrey, or possibly a retooled stage presentation of the group's 1973 rock opera "Quadrophenia." "We're just working ...

  38. Milwaukee Summerfest: Summer Live Preview 2010

    May 25, 2010 10:29 AM EDT 0 0 0 Dates: June 24-July 4 Headliners: Tim McGraw , Tom Petty , Rush , Justin Bieber , others Venue: 11 stages, including Henry Maier Festival Park and the 23,000-capacity Marcus Amphitheater Ticket prices: $3-$33 (Purchase tickets here ) Official event ...

  39. Eddie Vedder Guests At Who London Show

    March 31, 2010 1:32 PM EDT 0 0 0 Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder made a surprise guest appearance at The Who 's concert in London, last night (Mar. 30). Vedder joined the legendary British band onstage at London's Royal Albert Hall venue as they performed their 1973 conce ...

  40. Eddie Vedder Guests At Who London Show

    March 31, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder made a surprise guest appearance at The Who's concert in London, last night (Mar. 30). Vedder joined the legendary British band onstage at London's Royal Albert Hall venue as they performed their 1973 conc ...

  41. Hot Tours: Metallica, Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck

    March 04, 2010 10:58 AM EST 0 0 0 This week's No. 1 Hot Tour is Metallica with over $5.4 million in gross sales from two venues in Argentina during the second Latin American leg of the World Magnetic Tour. Playing two concerts (Jan. 21-22) at River Plate, a 66,000-seat outdoor ...

  42. The Who Perform Hits Medley For Super Bowl Halftime

    February 07, 2010 8:30 PM EST 0 0 0 T he Who , the iconic British rock band that is one of the remaining working groups of its generation, took the stage for the Super Bowl halftime show in Miami, Fla. and delivered a solid if expected medley classic rock hits. The Who's Pete Tow ...

  43. The Who's Pete Townshend: The Super Bowl Q&A

    January 29, 2010 2:38 PM EST 0 0 0 By taking the stage at the Super Bowl on Feb. 7, British rock legends The Who will play in front of the year's biggest TV audience ( exclusive: read about the setlist ). Billboard checks in with guitarist Pete Townshend about the gig, his frien ...

  44. The Who Reveals Super Bowl Set List

    January 25, 2010 3:00 PM EST 0 0 0 T he Who 's Pete Townshend, in an exclusive interview with Billboard, has revealed that the band's upcoming Super Bowl halftime performance will feature a "compact medley" of their signature classic-rock anthems. "We're ...

  45. Roger Daltrey Gives Voice A Workout On Solo Tour

    November 23, 2009 7:57 AM EST 0 0 0 Roger Daltrey has dubbed his current solo jaunt the "Use It or Lose It" tour, but his show at the Nokia Theater demonstrated that sometimes you can use it and lose it as well. The 65-year-old the Who singer had some vocal difficulties as h ...

  46. The Who To Perform At Super Bowl

    November 12, 2009 5:00 PM EST 0 0 0 According to a report, the Who will perform at Super Bowl XLIV, marking their first performance in North America since 2008. SI.com reports that the veteran U.K. band will take the stage during the halftime show of the 2010 National Football League ...

  47. Roger Daltrey To Shape Up On "Use It Or Lose It" Tour

    September 04, 2009 11:13 AM EDT 0 0 0 Roger Daltrey says one of the goals of his upcoming "Use It Or Lose It" tour is to get his voice in prime shape for the start of the Who's next album later this year. Daltrey tells Billboard.com that bandmate and Who composer Pete Tow ...

  48. The Who's Pete Townshend Plans New Musical 'Floss'

    August 25, 2009 5:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Who guitarist Pete Townshend , behind rock operas "Tommy" and "Quadrophenia," is writing a new musical "Floss," about getting old. "As a 19-year-old, with 'My Generation,' I wrote the most explicitly ...

  49. Roger Daltrey Plots North American Tour

    August 03, 2009 3:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 With the Who inactive for the moment, Roger Daltrey will mount a 29-show Use It Or Lose It solo tour of North America starting Oct. 10 at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver. The nearly eight-week outing is his first solo trek on these shores since ...

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