The Who's Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend will reunite onstage Saturday in Detroit. This time, the farewell appears to be the real deal.
Coheed and Cambria
Coheed and Cambria’s blend of
prog—rock and post-hardcore stylings
has made it a much-loved, much-
respected band in both genres. Mas-
termind Claudio Sanchez and compa—
ny arrive in the wake of “The Color
Fourth, Royal Oak. 248-399-2980.
The golden-voiced indie—rock
songstress brings her tour in support
of “'It'uckdriver, Gladiator, Mule,”
the new boxed set featuring remas-
tered versions of her eight solo a1-
bums. 7 p.m., Majestic Theatre, 4140
Woodward, Detroit. 313-833-9700.
When it comes to Finnish sym-
phonic metal bands, they don’t get
much bigger than this veteran outfit,
which is early into its US. run sup-
porting the record “Endless Forms
Most Beautiful.” 6:30 p.m., Royal
Oak Music Theatre, 318 W. Fourth,
Royal Oak. 248-399-2980. $35 and up.
Theatre, 2211 Woodward, Detroit.
And so begins what looks to be the
final leg of the final US. tour for the
Who, as Pete Townshend, 70, and
Roger Daltrey — 72 in a couple of
weeks — prepare to call it a wrap
after half a century. We’ve heard
“farewell” intimations from these
guys before, but this time it appears
to be the real deal, as the two surviv-
ing Who members lead a career-
spanning set of hits and favorite
album cuts. This show is a makeup
date for an October gig nixed be-
cause of Daltrey’s viral meningitis.
Opening is Tal Wilkenfeld, the young
but well-traveled bassist best known
for her work with J eff Beck. 7:30
p.m., J oe Louis Arena, 600 Civic
Center, Detroit. 313-396-7000. $39.50-
indeed, this first—ever Detroit stop
was bumped up from St. Andrew’s
Hall to the Fillmore because of
ticket demand. Tiller is touring in
support of “Trapsoul,” the sensual
R&B—hip-hop hybrid that sees him
following in the path carved by art-
ists like Drake. 7 p.m., the Fillmore
Detroit, 2115 Woodward, Detroit.
A decade after his split from
Drive-By Truckers, this Alabama
singer—songwriter has rightfully
become a shining star in his own
right on the roots-Americana scene.
His rich, emotive work has garnered
him fans in high places (Bob Seger,
for instance, is a big supporter)
while earning rewards from his
peers, including a pair of Grammy
wins last week: best Americana al-
bum, for last year’s sterling “Some-
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