"The Who's Moving On!" leg tour in North America, intended for April-May, is expected to happen in the autumn of 2020. The announcement was made through their official website on March 27. It is now the latest addition to the list of postponed concerts.

Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey, with the rest of the band, wanted to take extra precaution amid the current ongoing crisis. No new dates have been announced yet, but the band assures that all sold tickets will be honored.

The postponed shows include six-night gigs at Las Vegas' the Colosseum at Caesars Palace. The Who was also supposed to headline the performances at the 2020 New Orleans' Jazz Fest on April 30. The festival will move to an undetermined weekend in fall 2020.

"The Who's Moving On!" leg includes their much-awaited return to Cincinnati. It has been 40 years since the stampede tragedy during their 1979 concert. The unfortunate incident left 11 people dead at Riverfront Coliseum on December 3, 1979, before the concert started. The victims, seven males, and four females were young rock fans aged 18 to early 20's. The trouble began when someone from the agitated crowd threw a bottle at the gate that broke the glass door.

U.K. and Ireland tours

All shows of the U.K. and Ireland tour are moved to March 2021. Exact dates are posted on the band's website

The Who was scheduled to perform on March 28, for the benefit of the Teenage Cancer Trust (TCT), at the Royal Albert Hall in London. However, the event was moved to March 20, 2021. A full refund will be provided for ticket holders who will not make it on the said date. 

Meanwhile, Record Store Day 2020 is moved to June 20. It is a worldwide event that involves thousands of people and businesses. A newly-expanded 2-LP vinyl edition of the 1974 album "Odds & Sods" is The Who's contribution to the said event.

The Who background

The English rock'n' roll band was established in London in 1964. The band members are guitarist and principal songwriter Pete Townshend, lead singer Roger Daltrey, bass guitarist John Entwistle, and drummer Keith Moon.

The highly-energized band has released 12 studio albums, 16 live albums, 20 compilations, and four soundtracks in five decades. According to Rollingstone, the top 5 rock hits of The Who are "Won't Get Fooled Again" (1971), "I Can See from Miles" (1967), "My Generation" (1965), "A Quick One While He is Away" (1966) and "Love Reign O'er Me" (1973).

The Who is famous not only for its music but also for its brand of charitable endeavors. According to their website, the band is at the forefront of responding to various crises. It had supported U.K.'s Teenage Cancer Trust for the past 20 years through sold-out concerts. Teen Cancer America's kick start was in November 2011, when the band held a benefit concert in Los Angeles. The other institutions they are supporting are Teenage Cancer Trust and The Double O Charity.

The band released "WHO" on February 10, 2020, the first studio album in 13 years, which  features 11 tracks.

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