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News: ‘The Who Hits 50! Tour’ Set For North America in 2015

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(US) THE WHO, one of rock’s most legendary and defining bands, will celebrate their 50-year legacy when they bring their “THE WHO HITS 50!” tour to North America in 2015. “THE WHO HITS 50!” tour will kick off its spring run April 15 in Tampa, FL and include 20 stops throughout the east before wrapping May 30 in Forest Hills, NY. The fall leg will launch September 14 in San Diego, CA and begin with west coast dates throughout the U.S. and across Canada before concluding November 4 in Philadelphia, PA.

Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, October 17 at 10:00 AM (local time). “THE WHO HITS 50!” tour is being presented by AEG Live. Set lists on these shows will take their audience on an “Amazing Journey” through THE WHO’s entire career, from the band’s early days to classic albums including WHO’S NEXT, TOMMY, QUADROPHENIA, MY GENERATION and LIVE AT LEEDS, through the present day.

Citi cardmembers will have access to purchase pre-sale tickets for the U.S. dates beginning Monday, October 13 at 10:00 AM through Citi’s Private Pass Program. For complete pre-sale details click here.

Exclusive VIP packages for the “THE WHO HITS 50!” tour includes reserved tickets with amazing seats, special access to THE WHO’S VIP preshow soundcheck, pre-show VIP parties, autographed limited edition memorabilia and much more. Additional details on tickets and VIP packages can be found here. In addition, $1 from each ticket sold on “THE WHO HITS 50!” tour will benefit Teen Cancer America.

For fan club ticket presales, visit TheWho.com. THE WHO fan club members get a 48-hour exclusive window before anyone else to purchase presale tickets for the tour.  For US dates, the fanclub presale begins Saturday October 11 at 10:00 AM local time and for Canadian dates fanclub presale begins Tuesday, October 14 at 10:00 AM local time. Current fan club members can log in to their fan club account to gain access to ticket presales.

The classic songs fans can expect to hear on “THE WHO HITS 50!” tour will appear on the band’s forthcoming WHO HITS 50! collection. Set for an October 27, 2014 release this definitive collection of THE WHO’s greatest tracks – from their very first recordings as The High Numbers right up to the present day with the brand new track “Be Lucky”- is being released to coincide with the band’s 50th anniversary tour.

THE WHO’s 2015 North American tour dates:

2015 Tour Dates – Leg 1
Wed 4/15 Tampa, FL | Amalie Arena
Fri 4/17 Miami, FL | AmericanAirlines Arena
Sun 4/19 Jacksonville, FL Jacksonville | Veterans Memorial Arena
Tue 4/21 Raleigh, NC | PNC Arena
*Thu 4/23 Duluth, GA | The Arena at Gwinnett Center
Mon 4/27 Austin, TX | Frank Erwin Center
Wed 4/29 Houston, TX | Toyota Center
Sat 5/2 Dallas, TX | American Airlines Center
Mon 5/11 Nashville, TN | Bridgestone Arena
Wed 5/13 Chicago, IL | Allstate Arena
Fri 5/15 Columbus, OH | Nationwide Arena
Sun 5/17 Philadelphia, PA | Wells Fargo Center
Wed 5/20 Uniondale, NY | Nassau Coliseum
Fri 5/22 Atlantic City, NJ | Boardwalk Hall
Sun 5/24 Uncasville, CT | Mohegan Sun Arena
Tue 5/26 Brooklyn, NY | Barclays Center
Sat 5/30 Forest Hills, NY | Forest Hills Stadium

*On sale Friday, October 17 at 9:00 AM

2015 Tour Dates – Leg 2
Mon 9/14 San Diego, CA | Valley View Casino Center
Wed 9/16 Anaheim, CA | Honda Center
Sat 9/19 Las Vegas, NV | Colosseum at Caesars Palace
Mon 9/21 Los Angeles, CA | STAPLES Center
Wed 9/23 Oakland, CA | Oracle Arena
Fri 9/25 Portland, OR | Moda Center
Sun 9/27 Seattle, WA | KeyArena
Tue 9/29 Vancouver, BC | Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena
Thu 10/1 Calgary, AB | Scotiabank Saddledome
Sat 10/10 Minneapolis, MN | Target Center
Tue 10/13 Milwaukee, WI | BMO Harris Bradley Center
Thu 10/15 Chicago, IL | United Center
Sat 10/17 Detroit, MI | Joe Louis Arena
Mon 10/19 Toronto, ON | Air Canada Centre
Wed 10/21 Toronto, ON | Air Canada Centre
Fri 10/23 Pittsburgh, PA | CONSOL Energy Center
Sun 10/25 Newark, NJ | Prudential Center
Tue 10/27 New York, NY | Madison Square Garden
Thu 10/29 Boston, MA | TD Garden
Sun 11/1 Washington, DC | Verizon Center
Wed 11/4 Philadelphia, PA | Wells Fargo Center