October 21, 2020

2016-02-25 – Detroit Free Press

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The Who's Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend will reunite onstage Saturday in Detroit. This time, the farewell appears to be the real deal.

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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.
$29 .50.

Neko Case

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.
313-471-6611. $39.50-$12S.

The Who

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.
313-961-5450. $29.50-$55.

Jason lsbell

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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