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It has become very expensive for those touring in America

It has become very expensive for those touring in America

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Global Health Organization Frontline commander Roger Daltrey He says the chances of the legendary rock group returning to the US are “extremely questionable” due to the increasingly high costs and high financial stakes.

In an interview with USA Today Promoting the famous British band’s latest live album, The Who with Orchestra: Live at Wembley, the 79-year-old singer says he and fellow co-founder Pete Townsend have no plans for another trip across the pond. “I don’t know if we’ll ever come back to tour America,” he said. “I never say never, but at the moment this is very doubtful.”

Although he initially noted the group’s limited creative options aside from the “orchestrated Quadrophenia To round out the catalog, “the singer seemed more interested in the exorbitant costs of another tour.” We can’t get insurance, and most of the big bands perform on the stage, by the time they give their first show and rehearsal and get the stage and crew together, all the buses and hotels, it’s up to 600. A thousand dollars to a million dollars in the hole. To get that back, if you’re running 12 shows, you don’t start getting them back until the seventh or eighth show.”

“That’s just the way business works,” he concluded. “The problem now is if you get COVID after the first show, you (lose) that money.”

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Fortunately, The Who were booked over the summer for a European tour, and by Daltrey’s estimation, they’re “playing better than ever” (get tickets here). For a sense of what states might be missing out on without The Who, check out Our recap From opening for their 2022 North American tour “The Who Hits Back” in Florida.

In February, Daltrey Submit an update In Keith Moon’s long-awaited autobiography, which revealed that the script had been completed and he already had “an actor in mind.”

Ho Tour Dates 2023:
14/06 – Barcelona, ​​ES @ Palau Sant Jordi
06/17 – Florence, IT @ Firenze Rocks, Visarno Arena
06/20 – Berlin, DE @ Waldbühne
06/23 – Paris, FR @ La Defense Arena
07/06 – Hull, UK @ Sewell Group Craven Hill Park
07/08 – Edinburgh, UK @ Edinburgh Castle
07/09 – Edinburgh, UK @ Edinburgh Castle
07/12 – London, UK @ The O2
07/14 – Derby, UK @ Encora County Grounds
07/16 – Bristol, UK @ The Badminton Estate
07/19 – Durham, UK @ Seat Unique Riverside
07/21 – St Helens, UK @ Totally Wicked Stadium
07/23 – Brighton, UK @ Central District Ground One
08/28 – Sandringham, UK @ Royal Sandringham Estate, Norfolk

Roger Daltrey: It’s getting very expensive to get around in America
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