The Who has been forced to postpone the launch of their second North American leg due to health issues. Who lead vocalist Roger Daltrey has been suffering from an unspecified virus and doctors have ordered that the ailing singer take extended time off to fully recover.
The legendary British rockers posted the news on Sept. 8 at the official website of The Who. Daltrey’s health issues have unfortunately forced the band to cancel their performance at the iHeartRadio Music Festival, which had been slated for Sept. 18 in Las Vegas. The illness has also resulted in the postponement of four shows, which include:
Sept. 14 – San Diego, Calif., Valley View Casino Center
Sept. 16 – Anaheim, Calif., Honda Center
Sept. 19 – Las Vegas, Nev., The Colosseum At Caesars Palace
Sept. 21 – Los Angeles, Calif., Staples Center
Details on the rescheduled dates will be announced in the coming weeks. For more information, click here.
The multi-platinum sellers wrapped up the first North American leg of their 50th anniversary tour on May 30 in Queens, New York at Forest Hills. Following a short breather, The Who began a tour of Europe and the U.K., which included a headline appearance at Glastonbury on June 28.
Produced by AEG Live, The Who Hits 50! tour will resume on Sept. 24 in Portland, Oregon, at Moda Center supported by 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Joan Jett and the Blackhearts as special guest. The newly announced 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducte. Tickets for all U.S. shows are available at AXS.
See below for The Who’s revised 2015 fall North American schedule. For all the latest details on The Who, click here.
Sept. 14 – San Diego, Calif., Valley View Casino Center (postponed TBA)
Sept. 16 – Anaheim, Calif., Honda Center (postponed TBA)
Sept. 19 – Las Vegas, Nev., The Colosseum At Caesars Palace (postponed TBA)
Sept. 21 – Los Angeles, Calif., Staples Center (postponed TBA)
Sept. 25 – Portland, Ore., Moda Center
Sept. 27 – Seattle, Wash., KeyArena At Seattle Center
Sept. 29 – Vancouver, British Columbia, Rogers Arena
Oct. 1 – Calgary, Alberta, Scotiabank Saddledome
Oct. 3 – Edmonton, Alberta, Rexall Place
Oct. 6 – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, SaskTel Sports Centre
Oct. 8 – Winnipeg, Manitoba, MTS Centre
Oct. 10 – Minneapolis, Minn., Target Center
Oct. 13 – Milwaukee, Wis., BMO Harris Bradley Center
Oct. 15 – Chicago, Ill., United Center
Oct. 17 – Detroit, Mich., Joe Louis Arena
Oct. 19 – Toronto, Ontario, Air Canada Centre
Oct. 23 – Pittsburgh, Pa., Consol Energy Center
Oct. 25 – Newark, N.J., Prudential Center
Oct. 27 – New York, N.Y., Madison Square Garden Arena
Oct. 29 – Boston, Mass., TD Garden
Nov. 1 – Washington, D.C., Verizon Center
Nov. 4 – Philadelphia, Pa., Wells Fargo Center
Dec. 2 – Toronto, Ontario, Air Canada Centre
Dec. 4 – Louisville, Ky., KFC Yum! Center
Dec. 6 – St. Louis, Mo., Scottrade Center
Dec. 8 – Kansas City, Mo., Sprint Center
Dec. 10 – Denver, Colo., Pepsi Center
Dec. 13 – Oakland, Calif., Oracle Arena