Tag: The Who

Q&A Interview With Robin Zander and Steve Luongo - A Robin Zander Band Concert Preview (Saturday, December 20 and Sunday, December 21, 2014 at the Arcada Theatre in St. Charles)

Q&A Interview With Robin Zander and Steve Luongo - A Robin Zander Band Concert Preview (Saturday, December 20 and Sunday, December 21, 2014 at the Arcada Theatre in St. Charles)
Headed to town for a pair of shows this weekend at the Arcada Theatre in St. Charles, I spoke with Cheap Trick vocalist/rhythm guitarist Robin Zander and drummer Steve Luongo about their partnership in the Robin Zander Band, covering The Who, an affinity for Christmas tunes and how passion for the music and having fun playing it define the Robin Zander Band...

Roger Daltrey performs The Who's "Tommy" Live at The Venue (Horseshoe Chicago) 10/7/11 Concert Review (with opener Paul Freeman)

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. ...