The Who Add More Dates to 2020 Tour, Including Cincinnati

 Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend of The Who perform onstage at Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater on September 15, 2019 in Wantagh, New York. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images)
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The Who have more to give North America, Cincinnati in particular. Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey have revealed more tour dates for the band's current "Moving On" tour. Among the new tour dates is the group's first performance in Cincinnati, Ohio, since December 3, 1979. That's the night 11 young fans died in a stampede to get into Riverfront Coliseum for to see the Who.

Related: The Who Remember Tragic 1979 Cincinnati in New Doc

The Cincinnati show will actually happen in Kentucky, at BB&T Arena Northern Kentucky University. The location is about seven miles south of the Riverfront Coliseum, which is now the Heritage Bank Center. A portion of the show's proceeds will go to the PEM Memorial Scholarship Fund, founded in 2010 in honor of three Finneytown, Ohio, students who died at the Who show.

"Three scholarships will be awarded annually to eligible Finneytown High School seniors who are pursing higher education in the arts or music at an accredited university or college," according to the fund website. "These scholarships serve as an ongoing tribute to Stephan Preston, Jackie Eckerle, and Karen Morrison, and will help future students at Finneytown to realize their dreams in the arts and music."

The announcement comes just one day after the 40th anniversary of that tragic event, and follows a new documentary chronicling the deadly show. The doc--The Who: The Night That Changed Rock--features Daltrey and Townshend talking about the situation on camera for the first time.

“This is something I will surely remember on my death bed,” Townshend reveals in the sobering documentary. “At 74, people are starting to die faster in my life now … I’ve only maybe got 20, 30, 40 people that I remember who’ve passed in my life I really care about, but you know, the 11 of Cincinnati are part of that number.”

The new round of dates wrap up with a series of shows in Las Vegas at Caesar's Palace. See the itinerary below. Get ticket information for all shows here.

The Who ‘Moving On’ 2020 Tour 
April 21 – Hollywood, FL @ Hard Rock Live
April 23 – Highland Heights, KY @ BB&T Arena Northern Kentucky University
April 27 – Dallas, TX @ American Airlines Center (Rescheduled)
April 30 – Houston, TX @ Toyota Center (Rescheduled)
May 2 – Denver, CO @ Pepsi Center (Rescheduled)
May 5 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
May 7 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
May 9 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
May 12 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
May 14 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
May 16 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
 

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