ROGER DALTREY, the iconic lead singer of The Who, will perform The Who’s legendary rock opera "Tommy" from start to finish at @ The Park, Marlay Park, July 26th, 2011. Tickets for the concert priced from €39.50 including booking fee will go on sale Thursday 12th May at 9.00am.
The Who never played the complete Tommy. Daltrey premiered the show at The Royal Albert Hall in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust on March 25th and is now taking it on the road Beyond the majesty of TOMMY, each night music fans will also be treated to a variety of Who Classics and more. Employing the use of striking visuals to accompany the music, every show will be an unforgettable concert experience for lifelong fans and newcomers alike.
TOMMY is not only one of the most acclaimed and defining works of the rock era, it is an enduring album that resonates on radio to this day where it has found multi-generational appeal. Inducted into The Grammy Hall of Fame in 1998, the 20 million-selling double album also spawned a successful 1975 film of the same name–with DALTREY playing the title role–which re-underlined its place in the cultural firmament,
Pete Townshend, commenting on the tour, says ''Great to see Roger performing TOMMY with his band in 2011. I will be there in spirit, and Roger has my complete and most loving support. Roger is touring his unique concert version of TOMMY using his faithful presentation of the original work as the backbone for a set of wider material …it is wonderful to hear the way Roger and his new band re-interpret the old Who songs.''