October 25, 2020

1997-04-15 – Daily Press

1997 04 15 Daily_Press_Tue__Apr_15__1997_

Who set Va. Beach date

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blast Aug. 9 at the GTE Vir- 5.1:"?

ginia Beach Amphitheater.

The Who, one of the loud-

promoters announced Mon-
day.

The concert will feature
Pete Townshend, Roger Dal-
trey and John Entwistle —— all
original members of the Eng-
lish band that helped define
hard rock starting in the mid-
’605.

Townshend’s literate song-
writing also set a high stan-
dard on albums including
“Quadrophenia” and “Who’s
Next.”

While the band hasn’t
released a collection of new
material since 1982, Who
music has been featured
recently in a Broadway musi-
cal version of the band’s 1969
rock opera “Tammy.”

A touring version of the

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show was scheduled to visit lawn, $45 reserved, plus park-
the amphitheater last summer, ing and service charges. They

but the performance was can- will go on sale 10 a. m. Satur-
celed. day from Ticketmaster outlets.

Tickets to the Virginia Call 872- 8100 or 671- 8100 to
Beach concert will be $20 charge by phone.