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The Who announce Quadrophenia UK Arena tour (2013)

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Story by Jack Foley

THE Who have announced a UK arena tour for June 2013.

The band will play 10 dates across the country during which they will perform their iconic 1973 album Quadrophenia in its entirety as well as a selection of their best-known hits.

The tour has been personally directed by vocalist Roger Daltrey and focuses on the original rock opera album, replacing the narrative used in previous stage versions with imagery projected on screens.

The jaunt begins in Dublin and includes a night at London’s O2 Arena before concluding in Liverpool.

The UK dates are (all June 2013):

8 – Dublin The O2
10 – Belfast Odyssey
12 – Glasgow SECC
15 – London The O2
18 – Sheffield Motorpoint Arena
20 – Newcastle Metro Arena
23 – Manchester Arena
25 – Cardiff Motorpoint Arena
28 – Birmingham LG Arena
30 – Liverpool Echo Arena

Tickets for the gigs go on sale on Friday, February 1 at 9am.