Monday night, rock icons Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend returned to Denver with their latest incarnation of The Who and wowed the Ball Arena from start to finish on the final stretch of The Who Hits Back tour. Supported by a 42-piece orchestra, listeners got an ear full that captured the in-your-face sound that has been throttling audiences for nearly six decades.
In today's flashy, tech-y, trend-addicted, junk-the-old/jack-in-the-new pop music culture, it is ever-so-fashionable to throw dirt on the coffins of guitar-based rock 'n'roll bands and not even toss a funeral rose. Whether you stumble into them in online music reviews and blogs, People magazine, or even Rolling Stone, you can read the dismissals practically every day. But, thankfully, not here at Gratefulweb.com!
Mike Campbell & The Dirty Knobs add to their 2022 tour schedule, confirming a run of headline fall dates as well as shows supporting The Who. Kicking off on August 28 in Toronto, the new headline tour includes performances at Port Chester’s Capitol Theatre, Atlanta’s Variety Playhouse and San Francisco’s The Fillmore while The Who dates feature a performance at Los Angeles’ Hollywood Bowl in November. Full tour routing can be found below.
DARYL HALL & JOHN OATES, CAGE THE ELEPHANT JOHN FOGERTY, PORTUGAL. THE MAN AND MORE TO PERFORM AT All IN MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL LABOR DAY WEEKEND IN INDIANAPOLIS
Indy Festival Partners in association with the Indiana State Fairgrounds and Event Center are proud to unveil an exciting lineup along with additional details for the inaugural All IN Music & Arts Festival, set for Labor Day weekend, Saturday September 3 and Sunday September 4, 2022 in Indianapolis. The new festival will take place at the Indiana State Fairgrounds.
THE WHO ANNOUNCE SPECIAL GUESTS FOR 2022 TOUR: Mike Campbell & The Dirty Knobs, Los Lonely Boys, Amethyst Kiah, The Wild Things + more
“I am thrilled and honored to have my friend Margo Price sing on our new track ‘State Of Mind,’ says Campbell. “She was gracious enough to sing the second verse and add some harmonies and she made the song better! I’m hoping she will join us somewhere along the road to do the song live. Margo is the real deal.”
External Combustion, the new album from Mike Campbell & The Dirty Knobs, is set for release on March 4 via BMG. Recorded last summer, the record is Mike Campbell’s second as a band leader, following up Campbell & The Dirty Knobs’ 2020 critically acclaimed debut album, Wreckless Abandon. Fans can pre-order External Combustion HERE.