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The Who Show has been asked to perform at Spiders 10th Annual Surf Fest at Hermosa Pier Plaza
April 28th 2017 a day of fun events planned our Showtime 3:30 p.m. main stage.
The Who Show will be appearing at COUNT'S VAMPS 12/03/16Las Vegas showtime 9:30pm
Brand New Video
June 25th 2016
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GREAT JOB SAYS The Vail Daily, CO
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MARCH 21ST 2016 SHOWTIME: 9:30PM
CrazyGIRLS with Mayhem Metal Mondays
A TRIBUTE to The Who by-
The Who Show
Worlds Most Loved Tribute Band to The Who
This is gonna be Awesome Dudes and Gals...The Who Show on this sweet stage, with great lighting and sound...
And don't forget CRAZYgirls Dancing on the sides of the stage...
Lets see if The Who Show can Concentrate on The Music!!!
This should be a good one...Hope to see ya there!!!
1433 N La Brea Ave, Hollywood California.
PACKED: The Who Show Brings Out WHO FANS the day before to hold spots Labor Day Gig 2015
The Who Show ready to rock, tribute style
5 Days of TOMMY
The original album version performed by The Who Show
12/30/14 to 01/03/15
Tommy – The Rock Opera
THE WHO SHOW has been dubbed "the most believable Who Tribute band in the world" by VH-1. See them in an interactive concert playing The Who's original rock opera album "Tommy" from beginning to end with Intermission.
The live show will be backed by an inspired video and light show.
A live interactive concert featuring an original light show and video backdrop. Voted "Most Believable Who Tribute band". "VH1"
THE WHO SHOW regularly performs SOLD OUT shows at the Egyptian Theatre wearing authentic The Who-esque costumes, artfully mimicking their movements, performance styles and vocals. If you have enjoyed The Who, you'll also love
THE WHO SHOW.
NEWS: Dec 2013-2nd Year in a row at Park City UTAR see it in the paper!
Park City Record
NEWS: Jim Ferguson will play Daltrey for the home crowd in Woodstock Revisted Casino show...
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NEWS: The Who Show Coming Feb 9th 2013 to WOODSTOCK OPERA HOUSE - Woodstock, IL
NEWS: Guess Who's going to play the Egyptian Theatre...The Who Show a proforming arts favorite!
Two sold out shows Dec 30 and 31st ... Read the PARK RECORD STORY ON The Who Show
France DiCarlo will get to share his love of The Who when The Who Show performs at the Egyptian Theatre on Sunday, Dec. 30, and Monday, Dec. 31, at 8 p.m.
When DiCarlo decided to form The Who Show, he wanted more than just a cover band.
NEWS: Just Booked Tustin Tiller Days...October 5th 2012...from 9pm to 11pm!
The Who Show Rocks LA County Fair 2012...
Family and friends, young and old came to feel the music of THE WHO, and they got it with 4 sets of none stop WHO tunes. The word from the audience was a terrific response...
We look forward to a return next year
NEWS: New 2012...The Who Show on Classic Rock Academy... Great site for the REAL ROCK FAN!
Spot Light on Classic Rock Tribute Bands
NEWS: Legendary Swagger - The Who Show brings out the best of the Midwest WHO fans...
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CUT FROM THE SAME CLOTH
France DiCarlo, who plays drummer Keith Moon with one of this year’s B.O.T.B. contestants The Who Show, expresses the enthusiasm of a true tribute musician.
“We’re all cut from the same cloth as the musician we’re portraying. After we play, people thank us and tell us it was like seeing The Who in 1970,” DiCarlo says.
The Who Show has been asked to be part of the Long Beach Tribute Band Battle...Rainbow Lagoon — the Battle of the Tribute Bands is back to rock with music hearkening back to the 1970s and 1990s. The 4th major event of the free downtown concert series called Summer And Music (S.A.M.), the Battle will pit five tribute bands head-to-head from 1 to 6 p.m.
THE WHO SHOW …WAY beyond tribute!
Packed House at River Palms Casino Resort
The Who Show Brings Out Loyal WHO Fans! Dec 11th 2010.
When I came into the 2700 club at The River Palms Casino for sound check, coming in from backstage at 1st seemed normal, the stage was big and looked pro made, walking up the side stage steps I looked out to the seating area and was taken back to what looked like a large Bingo, Conference Room lit up by fluorescent lighting, holding my snare drum in my right hand, and a bass drum in the other, I thought were am I, Fargo! Walking over to the drum riser to put some of my stuff down, I then walked to the edge of the stage looking around as I always do checking out the room…That’s when I seen threw all the 60s style drop ceilings, papered walls and blue rug flooring, to emerge was racks of stage lights and hi-tec lasers, I then notice smoke machines and the disco ball hanging was pretty cool to.
All right then, back to setting up my drums, thinking this actually looks like it’s going to be a cool venue to play… And it was, the casino crew came in and set this place up just right, with the fluorescent lights out, and the awesome lit stage back drop… this place was ready to rock, AND IT DID TO A PACKED HOUSE! … At intermission I ask the head sound guy, who was over seeing sound at sister club The Tropicana, right down the block, how the crowd was, with another Tribute Band, he simply said you guys are rocking and have more people in the house!... Well I call them fans, but it was good to know THE WHO SHOW Tribute Band to The Who, with a packed audience was the highlight for a night in town!.
The Grove of Anaheim on October 1st, 2010
It's like seeing The Who all over again!
The worlds premier The Who tribute band, The Who Show, returns to The Grove of Anaheim on October 1st, 2010, four years after their sold out performances in a live stage production of Quadrophenia. This authentic recreation of the early-mid 1970s The Who concert experience will be performing live All the hits, concert versions of the classic rock band The Who, along with numbers from classic albums from Quadrophenia and Tommy. See all The Who's hit songs and timeless music, with all the authentic gear, instruments, costumes, musical force, intensity and volume of the worlds most dangerous and loudest rock band!
The longest running The Who tribute band, The Who Show, is coming to you, so sit back and enjoy the ride, for a memory not to be forgotten.
Hope to See you at the show.
Adult Swim with Sunday Morning Animation...
Coming soon!!! To kick off new series, Kick out the jams, staring The Who Show and music.
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Laser Light Show
The Who Show part of the bill, New this year, Saturday, September 4th, 2010 Vail Lake Resort will have a spectacular Laser Show on the Lake, featuring Lasers by Laserium.
This show will run for several hours, Saturday September 4th: Rockola, The Who Show and Led Zepplica will perform at Vail Lake Resort’s Rock the Lake celebration.
The Who Show Introduces Lighting Jim Kennelly as John Entwistle…
Hailed as the greatest John Entwistle impersonator and the greatest living bass player on the web…
John Entwistle reincarnated through Jim, he brings the spirit and experience of actually seeing John Entwistle live in concert with The Who Show.
Prescott Valley AZ, blown away by The Who Show…
Out Drew The Beach Boys and Beatles Tributes. Fans packed Prescott’s Entertainment Plaza, Who Show fans mesmerized by the show as they endured 90-degree temps…
Swarming band members after the show for contact and autographs, and it was a great time! Tribute bands have been a huge success this summer at the Entertainment District in Prescott Valley. Saturday evening it was a Who band’s turn to entertain an overflow crowd that heard many of the legendary band’s hits from Tommy, Quadrophenia and more.
“We’re gonna need a bloody amphitheater for this,” said drummer France DiCarlo looking out at the big crowd, estimated by some to be the largest ever seen in the ED for a concert; easily surpassing last month's estimated attendance of 700 for the Beach Boys tribute band. Some of the surrounding businesses reported they had their best night ever.
The four band members spent decades studying Who member mannerisms and music before taking their show on the road. Lead singer Jim Ferguson twirled his microphone as deftly as Roger Daltrey, bassist Jim Kennelly (as John Entwistle) handed out guitar pics to eager kids and lead guitarist Chris Propper did Pete Townshend like leaps and airborne guitar twirls to audience delight. “I’m playing the music I love,” Kennelly said after the show. “When I saw Entwistle doing a riff on “Can’t Explain,” I just knew I wanted to be able to do that someday.”
The four Who Show members are accomplished musicians in their own right. “We make so many people happy doing this,” said DiCarlo, who portrays legendary Who drummer, Keith Moon. The band plays all over the U.S. with plans to go to Dubai and Japan in the near future. Ferguson said Who lead singer, Roger Daltrey, was one of his rock idols growing up and ironically enough, in the 1980’s, people starting telling him he bore an uncanny resemblance to the legendary rock singer
“I was wondering what Prescott Valley would be like,” he mused. “It’s really a pleasant surprise to see such a big crowd out here. It definitely motivates you to get a response like this,” Ferguson said as he and his band mates signed shirts and autographs for kids and adults.
Even though he had to miss his son’s all star baseball game to be here, Ferguson said his portrayal of Daltrey is “my alter ego. I’m going to keep doing it for awhile.”
More information on the Los Angeles based band as well as their concert schedule may be found at www.thewhoshow.com.
The show went so well the band was even able to use concert-ending rain showers to its advantage.
As the rain fell and the crowd clamored for an encore, the band returned to play a rousing, authentic sounding version of “Love, Reign O’er Me.”
NEWS: Saturday, June 19, 2010
Concert review: The Who Show - A Tribute to The Who at House of Blues in Dallas (June 18)
(View article on pegasusnews.com) No instruments were smashed, but it was still a damn good time.
By Kyle Scheumack
DALLAS -- Baby boomers with beer in both hands were out at the House of Blues in Dallas on Friday for The Who Show - A Tribute to The Who. The venue seemed to be a perfect setting for the California-based band.
The crowd went crazy as the lights dimmed and the fog machine came on. Lead singer Jim Ferguson (as Roger Daltrey) was swinging the microphone over his head, around and around and around, until the rest of the band joined in with, "I Can’t Explain," to kick of the show.
The music was rock solid and the crowd must have enjoyed being reminded of the days of hippies, acid, and flower power, because it never seemed to loose energy. Throughout the band’s set audience members joined in, playing air guitar, drums, bass, or lip synching, depending on their invisible instrument of choice. Some even managed to do it without spilling their beer.
The Who Show went all out to try and make the crowd actually think they are watching a real Who show. The lead singer was dressed in bellbottoms with white tassels hanging from them, and even had similar curly blond hair as Daltrey once had. "Can you feel the love in the house?" Ferguson asked the eager crowd.
Joel Pelletier, the bass player, was a splitting image of John Entwistle.
And it might be possible that when Keith Moon (drummer for The Who) died in 1978, he was reborn as France DiCarlo (drummer for The Who Show). DiCarlo’s drumming was suspenseful, dramatic, and fast as hell.
The band kept the show as vintage as possible by using similar equipment to The Who. Guitarist Chris Propper (as Pete Townshend) used an old Marshall amplifier similar to the one Townshend used at the Monterey Pop Festival in 1967. The band covered almost all of The Who’s main hits like "Who Are You," "I Can See for Miles," "Pinball Wizard," and "My Generation." During "Behind Blue Eyes," a crowd favorite, the audience was glowing as listeners held up lighters and swayed.
There was no instrument destruction, but Propper threw his Gibson Les Paul at least 10 feet in the air a couple of times to end the show in true Who fashion.
The Who Super Bowl XLIV Halftime Show 2010
THE WHO, one of the world's greatest and most dynamic rock and roll bands, will perform in the BRIDGESTONE SUPER BOWL XLIV HALFTIME SHOW on CBS Sports at Dolphin Stadium in South Florida on Sunday, February 7, the NFL announced Thursday during halftime of the Oakland Raiders-Dallas Cowboys game on CBS.
The Bridgestone Super Bowl halftime show is one of the most anticipated musical events of the year. More than 151 million viewers in the U.S. watched last year's show. The Super Bowl and halftime show will be broadcast worldwide in more than 230 countries and territories.
The Who join an esteemed list of recent halftime acts that includes Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Prince, the Rolling Stones, and Paul McCartney.
Few bands have had a more lasting impact on the rock era and the reverberating pop culture than The Who. Emerging in the mid-1960s as a new and incendiary force in rock 'n roll, their brash style and poignant storytelling garnered them one of music's most passionate followings, with the legendary foursome blazing a searing new template for rock, punk, and everything after. Inducted into the Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame in 1990, the band has sold more than 100 million records worldwide, placing 27 top-40 singles in the United States and United Kingdom and earning 17 Top 10 albums, including the 1969 groundbreaking rock opera Tommy, 1971's pummeling Live At Leeds, 1973's Quadrophenia, 1978's Who Are You, and their most recently acclaimed Endless Wire, their first full-length album of new material in nearly two decades. Last year, they became the first rock band ever to be awarded the prestigious Kennedy Center Honors.
Singer ROGER DALTREY and guitarist/songwriter PETE TOWNSHEND, The Who's two remaining original members, are once again being hailed as rock standard bearers. Daltrey and Townshend debuted in 1964 with a trio of anthems -- "I Can't Explain," "The Kids Are Alright" and "My Generation." Since then they have delivered to the world hits such as "Baba O'Riley," "Won't Get Fooled Again," "Pinball Wizard," "Who Are You," and "You Better You Bet." Unprecedented demand for their sold-out trek across the globe, which began in 2007 and ended in the first half of 2009, reaffirmed their reputation as rock's most influential and robust performing artists.
NEWS: Roger Daltrey Visits QUAD
'Quadrophenia' producer: his coming-of-stage story
( Roger Daltrey and France DiCarlo )
Yes! Roger accompanied by Bill Curbishley, The Who's manager came to rehearsal last Wednesday night and watched us run through QUAD. We performed it in a private rehearsal facility in Hollywood for him and a number of show business folks, including the great Spencer Davis and longtime Who road team member Cy Langston. Obviously it was a great thrill to meet Roger, and to perform Quadrophenia for him was really special. He had some very nice things to say about The Who Show, the actors, and the production in general. He seemed to be enjoying himself and the show.
And he is genuinely a really nice guy.
Fan write up on The Who Show at WOODSTOCK Tribute Show 09 Irvine Lake
What a show, I was really taken back to when I seen The Who in 71 and 72. I love seeing this band, they should have originals, the stage and musicianship was BIG TIME... Thanks guys please keep it going. Bill
The Who Show played Legends of Rock 9/19/09
At Irvine Lake, what turned out to be good numbers at the gate, Being late into September we were pleasantly surprised with the turn out, audiences were really into all the bands that played, ( Doors, Stones, Van Halen, Hendrix and Who ) I guess that’s why…If you were One of the lucky ones to see the show, Thanks for coming…Irvine Lake is doing a good thing, and will be back next year
The Who Show wins over audiences in Detroit at The GM Center... 08/07/2009
Best concert I have ever seen! Makes me want to buy a van and follow this band "Untill the Day I Die!" No Shit. Come back to the Midwest soon. Steve...
Friday Night, Rock-in-on The River Concert Series …The Who Show Bringing into attendance what looked like 4 thousand souls of all kinds and ages to rock the music of THE WHO with us!.
The Night was advertised on Detroit’s Classic Rock Station and print, putting the word out their of a Who Tribute Band…Detroit loves their who, doubling Legendary Rocker Rick Derringers and others attendance.
LavaPalooza Harley-Davidson Bike Ride, Lava Hot Springs, Idaho
Incredible show! I would travel to see them again. Everything was spot-on. The music was fantastic, but it wasn\'t just about the music- it was the whole experience. They captured every mannerism and nuance and put you in a time machine. The vocals were great and so was the mix. If you have a chance to see The Who Show- do it. You'll be glad you did! Joseph Fetters
Patent British Exploding Drummer
France DiCarlo will now be smashing it up in The Who Show as the Patent British Exploding Drummer on the very special limited edition drum set in tribute to the legendary "Pictures of Lily" kit that the company made for Keith Moon of the Who in the 1960's. Named the "Spirit of Lily", the new kit features faithful recreations of the unique artwork that adorned the original kit and the original drum sizes designed by Keith Moon.
One of the most influential musicians in Rock history, Keith Moon is Premier's most famous endorser of all time....
Moon signed an exclusive endorsement agreement with the Premier Drum Company on September 6th, 1965 and it was to be a relationship that lasted his all too short lifetime. Premier has timed the launch of the "Spirit of Lily" tribute kit in recognition of the 40-year Anniversary of this special event in the company's history. Arguably considered the most famous Drum kit of all time, Keith Moon designed the original "Pictures of Lily" kit for Premier to make in 1967. The kit featured very unique artwork of images and graphics celebrating The Who's hit song of the time, "Pictures of Lily". This completely unique kit has since become a legend amongst drummers around the world. The "Spirit of Lily" Drum set is officially authorized by the estate of Keith Moon and also by Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend ofThe Who. The first set made by Premier was donated for auction to raise funds for The Who's Teenage Cancer Trust charity.Don’t miss a show as I kick up our level to capture the magic, energy and essence of the Who.
THE TOMMY CONCERT EXPERIENCE
Premier performance Saturday 28 Feb 2009, 8PM OC Pavilion, Santa Ana, CA... THE WHO SHOW, the world's premier The Who tribute band, presents THE TOMMY CONCERT EXPERIENCE, a live performance recreation of the classic 1969 rock album TOMMY. This concert features the band along with additional musicians and singers, meticulously reproducing the rock opera TOMMY (including the hits PINBALL WIZARD, IM FREE and WE'RE NOT GONNA TAKE IT) as recorded by Pete Townshend and The Who. More an oratorio than an opera, this is not the Broadway theatrical musical production, but the original sound, production and arrangements of the classic rock album TOMMY. The concert also includes performances of all of The Who's hits, including MY GENERATION, SUBSTITUTE, CAN'T EXPLAIN, MILES AND MILES, BABA O'REILLY, WON'T GET FOOLED AGAIN, BEHIND BLUE EYES, WHO ARE YOU and a mini-QUADROPHENIA set including THE REAL ME and LOVE REIGN O'ER ME.
NEWS: THE WHO SHOW voted Best Who Fan Site at VH1.com
(7/17/08) Cable TV music network VH1, in conjuction with their 2008 VH1 ROCK HONORS THE WHO concert (which taped in Los Angeles 12 July 2008 and aired worldwide on 17 July 2008) announced the winners of their web contest for the best THE WHO-related websites. Under the category BEST WHO FAN SITE, the Los Angeles tribute band THE WHO SHOW was the top vote getter, receiving 60% of the votes, at least three times as many as any other site in that category. Thanks, Who fans and VH1!
In related VH1 Honors The Who media listings, Los Angeles' LA Weekly included an 8-page full color supplement for events surrounding The Who Honors concert, including this description of The Who Show: "Believed to be the most authentic 70's era Who Tribute band in the world."
THE WHO SHOW involved in VH1 Rock Honors THE WHO events in Los Angeles
(6/23/08) Cable TV music network VH1 will be devoting it's entire 2008 VH1 ROCK HONORS concert telecast to THE WHO. The concert will air on VH1 on 17 July 2008, and will be taped at UCLA's Pauley Pavillion in Westwood California on 12 July 2008. Pearl Jam, Foo Fighters, Flaming Lips and Incubus will honor THE WHO by perfoming their favorite WHO songs, and THE WHO themselves will close the performance. In honor of this event, and to help celebrate with WHO fans from around the world coming to see the concert, The Who Show has booked Pre- and Post-concert club performances in Los Angeles' Westside/UCLA area (7/11/08 in Santa Monica, and 7/12/08 in Westwood, walking distance from Pauley Pavillion - go to the Home page for details on the shows). The Who Show has been promoting these celebration gigs as a meeting place for WHO fans to gather while in Los Angeles, and word is speading not only on their many websites and MySpace pages, but also at THE WHO's official web forum at thewho.com. VH1 is also working directly with THE WHO SHOW to help promote their Los Angeles club appearances; watch for them in the LA WEEKLY VH1 ROCK HONORS THE WHO pullout supplement, at VH1.com, and on news clips on VH1.
Jeff Stein and The Who Show complete the 2008 Live Promo Video
(5/29/08) The Who Show has completed their new performance video. Shot live at the OC Pavillion concert theatre in Santa Ana, Califormia on 3/22/08, it features the latest and greatest THE WHO SHOW lineup featuring vocalist Jim Ferguson. It was shot with 5 cameras, including HD, DV and digital camera formats in front of an audience of over 400. The final edit was supervised by friend of the band and THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT director Jeff Stein. The completed promo video clocks in at under 3:45 and features excerpts from The Who hits BABA ORIELLY, CAN'T EXPLAIN, PINBALL WIZARD, SPARKS and WON'T GET FOOLED AGAIN, and illustrates very clearly why The Who Show is the world's Premier THE WHO tribute band (go to the Home Page to view the high-rez streaming version). The Vimeo page includes other live videos from THE WHO SHOW, including the 2006 theatrical stage performance of QUAD.
A DVD of The WHo Show's 2008 Promo Video is available for agents, promoters, venues, media and anyone interested in booking the band worldwide (email email@example.com to request your copy).
MEDIA DOWNLOADS available at the whoshow.com
(5/12/08) The Who Show has added a Media Downlaod page their website at the request of booking agents, promoters and venues. The most commonly requested promotion and information materials requested by prospective and current bookers are now all posted online for immediate download and printing, including band photos, logos, bios, poster art and stage plot. Image files are in both screen and print resolution.
The Who Show Perform at Las Vegas HOUSE OF BLUES
(3/29/08) The Who Show performed at the House of Blues LAS VEGAS (3950 Las Vegas Blvd.) on Friday, March 29 at 10PM as part of the club's TRIBUTE FRIDAYS series. The band performed two set of THE WHO hits, as well as selections from TOMMY and QUADROPHENIA, ending the evening only after an encore demanded by the standing-room crowd.
The Who Show to Perform QUAD Mini-Concert Set at OC Pavilion in Santa Ana, CA
(2/18/08) The Who Show, the world's premier THE WHO tribute band, will be performing at Southern California's premier 500-seat concert venue The OC Pavilion on Saturday, March 22th at 8 PM. Santa Ana, California's OC Pavilion a state-of-the art sound system, multiple video screens, and an award winning restaurant for before and after the show (stay after the show to meet and hang out with the band)! This extended arena-style set will include a special mini 6-song power set from QUADROPHENIA, featuring guest vocalist Steve Shareaux, "Jimmy" from 2006's stage production of QUAD, and keyboard player Daniel Alexander from the LA progressive band MOZART. Tickets are available at ocpavilion.com - they have many season ticket holders, so don't wait to get yours!.
The Who Show Live Club Review in Music Connection Magazine
(1/9/08) The Who Show received a glowing review by Oscar Jordan of Music Connection Magazine, Southern California's premier local music magazine:
The Knitting Factory, Hollywood
The Players: Joey Grillo, vocals; Chris Propper, guitar; Joel Pelletier, bass; France DiCarlo, drums.
Material: The Who Show is a tribute band that brings to life the sights and sounds of 70's era Who with both precision and verve. Not merely a greatest hits jukebox, the Who Show digs deep and plays lesser-known cuts like "Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere" and "The Seeker." The band also charges on with more well known classics like "The Real Me," "Baba O'Riley" and "Bargain."
Musicianship: This act nails all the dynamics and nuances of the Who, from the calm spider-fingered dexterity of bassist Joel Pelletier as John Entwistle, to the Hi-watt amps and energetic chord work of guitarist Chris Propper as Pete Townsend. Frontman Joey Grillo cops the vibe and power of Tommy era Roger Daltry without being a clone. He even replicates the scream in "Won't Get Fooled Again" which is no small feat. The extremely talented France DiCarlo on drums resurrects the force of nature that was Keith Moon and pummels the skins with manic intensity.
Performance: Dressed in character, the band performed the songs with confidence and enthusiasm. They even won over the goofy fans of the faux punk band that preceded them and had everyone singing along. Band members took on the individual stage personas, idiosyncrasies and showmanship of the real Who, and presented the compositions with reverence and professionalism.
Summary: The Who Show offers an authentic replication of a by-gone sound for Who fans. They rock heavily with conviction and play the songs the way they were intended to sound. Although it could be argued that they should drop the inconsistent Brit accents between songs, the band performed aggressively, delivered the sonic goodies, and won over a resistant crowd.
--Oscar Jordan, Music Connection Magazine, 2008 Issue 1
Comments from bassist Joel Pelletier on the band and tribute bands in general were also quoted in the last issue of Music Connection about Tribute Bands. The article also included a color photograph of the band.
The Who Show to Perform During NAMM 2008
(1/8/08) The Who Show will be performing a live set of THE WHO at one of Southern California's most authentic Rock/Punk/Rockabilly clubs, Anaheim's The Doll Hut during the yearly music manufacturer's NAMM Convention held at the Anaheim Convention Center. The performance is partially sponsored by some of the manufacturers who endorse the musicians in the band, including Onboard Research. The show, which is free and open to the public as well as convention attendees, will be at 11PM on Saturday 19 January 2008. For more info, contact the club at 714-826-2040. Members of the band will be attending the NAMM Convention, running from 17-20 January, meeting with their current and potential future equipment endorsers; current manufacturers with relationships with the band and its members include Premier Percussion, Hiwatt Amplification, Hartke Amps, EMG Pickups, Rotosound Strings and Onboard Research Tuners.
The Who Show receives HOLLYWOOD FAME AWARD at the World Famous Whisky-a-Go-Go
(11/28/07) The Who Show was awarded "Best Independent Revival Rock Act 2007" (aka BEST TRIBUTE ACT) at the first annual HOLLYWOOD FAME AWARDS, founded and hosted by Al Bowman, creator of the prestigious LA MUSIC AWARDS. France DiCarlo (Keith Moon) and Joel Pelletier (John Entwistle) were there in person to accept the award. Awards were given to bands from across the United States, and special presentations were made to Kat Kramer, in honour of her father, film producer Stanley Kramer; Liberty DiVito, long-time award-winning drummer for Billy Joel (and now Paul McCartney); and 35-year radio veteran and K-Earth DJ Gary Brian. The event was held at West Hollywood's world famous Whisky-a-Go-Go on the Sunset Strip.
The Who Show Members post new MySpace pages
(10/12/07) Members of The Who Show, which already boasts one of the top THE WHO-related MySpace pages, has posted popular individual pages. Drummer France DiCarlo's Keith Moon Foundation page celebrates the life and music of one of the world's greatest drummers (including a wonderful posting from Keith Moon's daughter Mandy - "FINALLY! I can't tell you how much I am in support of your campaign and I shall help you in anyway I can...").
The Who Show leads All Access Magazine's Best Tribute Band Poll
(10/5/07) The Who Show is in the lead for BEST TRIBUTE BAND at All Access Magazine, a print and online music magazine. Individual members of the band are also in the running for best drummer (France DiCarlo) and best singer (Mike Harris). Fans and friends of the band are encouraged to visit the website and vote!
The Who Show on CBS News Sunday Morning NATIONWIDE in September 2007
(8/8/07) The Who Show has been approached to be included in a special segment on Tribute Bands to air on CBS News Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood. The segment aired in September 2007, and The Who Show was chosen to represent one of the finest examples of tribute bands performing in the United States over the last 10 years.
The Who Show Completes Their 2007 Live DVD Video
(8/6/07) The Who Show has completed the first draft edit of their new LIVE PERFORMANCE DEMO DVD. Produced by the band, with video shot and directed by Jeff Stein, director of the legendary 1979 THE WHO Rock Documentary THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT (and personal friend of THE WHO), and edited by The Who Show bassist Joel Pelletier, the 8 minute video featured clips from live performances of classic THE WHO hits including WON'T GET FOOLED AGAIN, PINBALL WIZARD, THE REAL ME, MY GENERATION, SPARKS and BABA O'REILY. The completed footage will be posted on this website, as well as at The Who Show's MySpace and YouTube channels. The DVD is already available to bookers, promoters and media (email or call for more info and the latest promo package).
The Who Show Performs at MODS AND ROCKERS Film Festival in Hollywood, CA
(7/28/07) The Who Show performed a set of classic THE WHO hits outside the famous American Cinamattheque Grumman's Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood, California. The band was performing before a showing of the director's cut of the classic 1969 rock documantary Woodtock as part of the 8th Annual Mods and Rockers Film Festival, produced by Martin Lewis, who stated that "The Who Show is the world's greatest THE WHO Tribute band!" The set featured guest vocals by Stephen Shareaux, star of the 2006 theater production of QUADROPHENIA, which also featured THE WHO SHOW. The one hour set included songs from THE WHO's 1969 Woodstock setlist, as well as THE WHO's rock operas Tommy and Quadrophenia. Steven also performed that evening with the band at Northridge, CA Harpers Sports Bar, appearing with Ventura's Led Zepplica, the incredibly authentic LED ZEPPELIN tribute band and friends of The Who Show.
The Who Show Shoots a Live Performance Video Directed by THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT Director Jeff Stein
(7/20/07) After many months of preparation, The Who Show shot a promotional live performance video on a in a large theater stage in Van Nuys, CA. Produced by the band, the video footage was shot simlutaneously on three 24p DV cameras and one HD camera by a crew directed by Jeff Stein, director of the legendary 1979 THE WHO Rock Documentary THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT (and personal friend of THE WHO). The band was thouroughly miked like a live show, and the audio was mixed direct to stereo DAT produced by The Who Show bassist Joel Pelletier and engineered by Brian Soucy. The band was shot performing in classic early-1970's era THE WHO costume with classic THE WHO instruments and gear, with concert lighting and smoke machines, recreating classic THE WHO hits including WON'T GET FOOLED AGAIN, PINBALL WIZARD, THE REAL ME, MY GENERATION, SPARKS and BABA O'REILY. The DVD will be available to bookers, promoters and media (email or call for more info and the latest promo package).
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