All remaining dates of “The Who Hits 50!” concert tour, including DC’s November 1 concert date, postponed due to Daltrey illness.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2015 – The Who’s upcoming D.C. area concert date has been postponed, according to a press release issued via the Verizon Center Friday morning. Here is an excerpt from the release:
The Who today confirmed that they are postponing all remaining dates on their ‘THE WHO HITS 50!’ North American tour. They had initially postponed FOUR shows on doctor’s orders after Roger Daltrey contracted a mystery virus. Initially it was hoped that the rest of the tour might proceed, but after extensive tests the seriousness of his condition became apparent when doctors diagnosed Roger as having viral Meningitis and prescribed a period of rest.
Roger was particularly disappointed as he had been especially looking forward to the Teen Cancer America benefit in Los Angeles, a charity that he and The Who have worked tirelessly for. Thankfully he is already getting better and said, “We are very sorry to disappoint our fans in this way. For the last four weeks, I have been in and out of the hospital and have been diagnosed with viral Meningitis. I am now on the mend and feeling a lot better, but I am going to need a considerable time to recover. The doctors tell me I will make a complete recovery, but that I should not do any touring this year.”
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