The Who Stories

Pete & Eddie Toast 20 Year Friendship With Quadrophenia Spectacle [Photos / Video]

Photos / Video: John 'Nunu' ZomotEddie Vedder grew up admiring The Who's Pete Townshend, and when he'd reached a certain level of notoriety, he leveraged his fame into mutual admiration.Luckily for us Chicagoans, we've been the host of a few of the pair's collaborations over the years, as the area has been home base for...

Late Night Roundup | The National, U2, Pete Townshend, Gary Clark Jr. & More

Watch some of Tomorrows Verses favorite bands hit the promotional late-night television circuit. The National on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Shortly after releasing the excellent new album Sleep Well Beast, Ohios The National stopped by Colberts show to perform the solemn track The Day I Die. With a giant backing band adding a...

This Week’s Shows | September 11 – September 17

The music scene in Chicago never slows down, and were here to keep you on track. Here is a list Tomorrows Verses favorite shows in town this week. Pete Townshends Classic Quadrophenia @ Rosemont Theater 9/13The Whos Pete Townshend is set to play an extremely special performance in Chicago on Wednesday. Joined by Pearl Jams Eddie...

Late-Night Roundup | The Who, Tame Impala, Spoon, Run The Jewels & Portugal. The Man

Watch some of Tomorrows Verses favorite bands hit the promotional late-night television circuit. The Who perform on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonIn the midst of a Vegas residency, The Who performed a rare late-night performance, offering two songs for Fallon. Watch the classic rockers rip through You Better You Bet and I Can See...

Watch Eddie Vedder Cover Springsteen, Stones And More At Boston Benefit

Last Saturday, Eddie Vedder performed at Bostons Paradise Rock Club as part of the annual Hot Stove Cool Music benefit concert, created by Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein.For the show, Vedder was backed by members of Letters To Cleo, Buffalo Tom, and Belly, as well as baseball reporter Peter Gammons.Per usual, Vedder busted...

The Who Played United Center, Are Subject Of Photo Retrospective @ Chess Records Recording Studio Through June 1st

WhenThe Who comes to Chicago, they really seem to make an impact.Their 2016 visit started on Wednesday night, when guitarist Simon Townshend, who performs with the group, played a solo show at the intimate Lincoln Hall.Thursday night, saw the band setting up at the mammoth United Center, where they played a career spanning set....

Roger Daltrey Threatens To Cancel The Who Concert Because Of Marijuana Smoke

Though members of The Who may have partied back in the day, the band is clearly no longer partaking in the stereotypical rock n roll lifestyle.Frontman Roger Daltrey threatened to end the bands Long Island concert early on Wednesday night due to an excessive amount of marijuana smoke making it to the stage.Apparently,...

Review / Full Show Video | The Who @ Allstate Arena 5/13/15

By Matt FricksAnother one of musics iconic groups celebrated a fifty-year anniversary in the best way possible: a full tour honoring their decades of music. The Who and graced the Allstate Arena Wednesday night with a setlist jam-packed with hits, a stunning stage setup, and surprisingly elaborate performance.I was lucky to score some free...

Setlist / Video | Pete Townshend, Eddie Vedder & Friends @ Rosemont Theater 5/14/15

For the third night in a row -- this time the only one where he was actually on the bill -- Eddie Vedder joined members of The Who in the Chicago area. This show was a benefit for teens with cancer.Roger Daltrey was actually in the house, and introduced the show, but was under...

Setlist / Video | The Who with Eddie Vedder @ Allstate Arena 5/13/15

We'll have a review of this show up soon, but wanted to share the headline right away.After sharing the stage at the tiny Martyrs' with Simon Townshend yesterday, Eddie Vedder headed out to the Allstate Arena for the full blown Who experience. Eddie and Pete play a benefit tonight at Rosemont Theater.Here's the...