The Who will perform Acoustic Tommy Thursday 30 March the100th TCT show. Ed Sheeran in the line-up Daltrey’s Teenage Cancer Trust.
To celebrate the 100th show performed for us at the Royal Albert Hall, The Who will be premiering a special acoustic presentation of rock opera ‘Tommy’. Performed together for the first time since 1989.
The singer-songwriter will perform at London’s Royal Albert Hall on March 28. Tickets go on sale 9am on Friday (February 17).
“It’s an honour to be asked back by the Teenage Cancer Trust for their fundraising week of live gigs,” Sheeran said. “It’s such an important cause and one that I’m extremely proud to be a part of. See you on March 28 and let’s raise loads of money for young people with cancer!”
Completing the full line up for this year’s Teenage Cancer Trust week are The Who, Paul Weller, Pet Shop Boys with Johnny Marr, Olly Murs, plus an evening of comedy hosted by Romesh Ranganathan – with special guests Jo Brand, Kevin Bridges, Russell Kane, Mike Wilmott and Tom Allen.
The full list of upcoming Teenage Cancer Trust gigs at the Royal Albert Hall are below.
Monday 27 March – Olly Murs
Wednesday 29 March – An evening of comedy hosted by Romesh Ranganathan – with special guests Jo Brand and Kevin Bridges
Thursday 30 March – The Who play ‘Tommy’ *100th TCT show
Friday 31 March – Paul Weller
Saturday 1 April – The Who play ‘Tommy’
Sunday 2 April – Pet Shop Boys with Johnny Marr and the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra
The Who will be headlining on Thursday 30 March and Saturday 1 April, the first act to be announced for next year’s shows as we return to the legendary venue. The band will be playing Pete Townshend’s opera in full followed by a selection of other great Who songs. Roger Daltrey, the Honorary Patron, is a passionate champion of young people with cancer in the UK through his tireless work with TCT. He’s been a supporter of Teenage Cancer Trust for over 22 years and 2017 will be the 17th year that he has curated and been the driving force behind our shows at the Royal Albert Hall.