Simon Townshend: Tour Diary

IOW 2016 & Toulouse – Double Time

June 16, 2016 | By | Add a Comment
IOW 2016 & Toulouse – Double Time

Two Sets in One! Twice the fun at both IOW 2016 and at Zenith Toulouse as Simon not only plays with The Who, but gets his own set prior! Isle of Wight 2016 The Who headlined Isle of Wight Festival on Saturday June 11th, closing the evening’s festivities. However, earlier in the day Simon had his own […]

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Who Cares Benefit 2016

June 11, 2016 | By | Add a Comment
Who Cares Benefit 2016

Who Cares About The Next Generation – May 31 2016 A private event was held at the Pacific Palisades residence of Christine & Jordan Kaplan to help raise awareness and funds for Autism and Teen Cancer. About 600+ attendees witnessed sets from Joan Jett, Eddie Vedder & The Who, special guests David Spade (who did a stand […]

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Keeping Busy on Days Off

June 9, 2016 | By | Add a Comment
Keeping Busy on Days Off

Leg 1 Who Hits 50 North America The Who returned to the North America in February of 2016. And as usual, Simon tries to get out and do some solo gigs on his days off whenever possible. We managed to schedule a fair amount during leg 1, but tour logistics don’t always cooperate and we […]

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Independent Venue Week – Half Moon Putney

February 4, 2016 | By | Add a Comment
Independent Venue Week – Half Moon Putney

Half Moon – Independent Venue Week 2016 got off to a great start when Simon and his band played the Half Moon Putney as part of Independent Venue Week on Jan 29th. Simon and long time mates Tony Lowe (guitar), Phil Spalding (bass) and Mark Brzezicki (drums) had a great time playing to a sold […]

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US 2015 Mini Tour Round up

January 13, 2016 | By | Add a Comment
US 2015 Mini Tour Round up

We were busy gearing up to announce a number of additional gigs that Simon would be doing in between dates on the second North American leg of The Who Hit’s 50 Tour slated to start in September 2015. Then came the 11th hour announcement that Roger was ill and under doctor’s orders to not perform and that first four shows of the tour would be canceled.

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Return to Joe’s Pub NYC 2015

June 9, 2015 | By | 2 Comments
Return to Joe’s Pub NYC 2015

A Simon show at Joe’s Pub in NYC is always special! Great crowds, amazing venue, wonderful people. Simon returned to Joe’s on May 27th in a busy few days of NYC Who activity. The night before had been a killer show at Barclays in Brooklyn. Fans were ready for a great solo show and man did […]

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A busy week in Chicago 2015

June 6, 2015 | By | Add a Comment
A busy week in Chicago 2015

Chicago was a busy week of gigs – Simon solo on the 12th, The Who on the 13th and the TCA Charity “Celebrating THE WHO – Pete Townshend, Eddie Vedder, Simon Townshend and friends” on the 14th. Gigs in between Who gigs can be tricky. Simon arrived to Chicago in the wee early hours of […]

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2014 US Tour Recap

October 23, 2014 | By | 3 Comments
2014 US Tour Recap

As webmaster, I usually try to stay right on top of all the info and reports coming in from the road while Simon is on tour. For the April 2014 US tour, I was neck deep in tour manager (and laundry) duties and unfortunately the “tour diary” suffered. Luckily the slack was taken up quite nicely by Simon […]

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