Roger Daltrey performs The Who's "Tommy" Live at The Venue (Horseshoe Chicago) 10/7/11 Concert Review (with opener Paul Freeman)
When I saw The Who in August 2003, I couldn't believe how good Roger Daltrey sounded. Eight years later, at 67, I wasn't sure what to expect as Daltrey arrived in Hammond to perform The Who's Tommy in its entirety (without Pete Townshend). Here's a man, from one of the biggest bands of all time, who once famously sang "I hope I die before I get old"... at 67 years of age... performing at a casino... near Gary, Indiana.  And there were a lot of empty seats. But Daltrey immediately put all of my fears to rest as he took the stage Friday night treating a two thirds full casino venue as if it was Wembley Stadium. ...