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The Who to perform Quadrophenia in full at July charity gig

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Story by Jack Foley

THE Who will perform their classic album Quadrophenia in full at a special one-off charity gig in London this July.

The Wembley Arena show takes place on July 8 and will raise funds for Double O, a charity established by the band themselves in 1976 which offers support for causes such as relief of drug and alcohol addiction, domestic violence and sexual abuse.

It comes in addition to a full UK tour in June that will see the band performing their 1973 LP, including a night at London’s O2 Arena.

During the UK dates, founding members Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend will be joined by Zak Starkey (drums), Pino Palladino (bass), Simon Towshend (guitar/backing vocals), John Corey (keyboards), Loren Gold (keyboards/backing vocals) and Frank Simes (musical director, keyboards/backing vocals).

The complete list of The Who’s UK tour dates is as follows…

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

8 – Wembley Arena