Tag Archives: The Who

The HillBenders @ Bluegrass Underground: The Volcano Room at Cumberland Caverns / McMinnville TN / August 20, 2016

As a wide-eyed 10-year old, I recall being fascinated by a newspaper review of The Who’s 1970 performance of its new rock opera Tommy at New York City’s Metropolitan Opera House. How I wished I was old enough to be able to go to such things! A few years later, I wound up wearing out […]

The Who Hits 50 @ Bridgestone Arena / Nashville TN / May 11, 2015

How about taking a look at the current status of the four key British Invasion bands from the 60s: The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Kinks and The Who. When it comes to creating new music, Paul McCartney is perhaps the only one from this bunch that regularly issues new music. (His choice though of […]

CLASSIC CONCERT: The Who @ The Capitol Theatre / Passaic, NJ / September 10, 1979

In the late 70s, the Capitol in Passaic was widely acknowledged as one of the premier small theater music venues in the nation. The converted movie house in downtown Passaic was a place that everyone wanted to play—including artists whose stature supported a much larger capacity venue. In 1978, the Capitol was on a roll […]