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The Who unveils support acts for second leg of Moving On! tour; announces new L.A. show

The Who unveils support acts for second leg of Moving On! tour; announces new L.A. show

Credit: Samir HusseinThe Who has announced the opening acts for the second North American leg of their Moving On! tour, which kicks off with a September 3 concert in Toronto.  That show that recently was moved from June 1.

Among the artists that will be supporting The Who on select dates of the upcoming leg of the trek are J. Geils Band singer Peter Wolf, ex-Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher, hard-rockers Reignwolf and folk-rock act Dead Horses. Wolf and Reignwolf are also part of the lineup of openers on the current leg of the Who’s tour.

The new shows at which Wolf will perform are scheduled for September 10 in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, and September 13 in Boston. Gallagher is confirmed to open four West Coast concerts, among them a just-announced October 24 performance at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles.

The Who has two other Hollywood Bowl gigs on its itinerary, on October 11 and 13. Tickets for the new concert at the famous venue will go on sale to the general public this Friday, May 17, at 12 p.m. local time via LiveNation.com. Who fan club members can purchase pre-sale tickets now at Ticketmaster.com.

In other news, the band’s previously announced October 23 concert at Rogers Place in Edmonton, Canada, has been canceled, according to Ticketmaster.ca.

The Who’s Moving On! trek features the group accompanied by a different orchestra at each stop. The first leg kicked off May 7 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and is plotted out through a May 30 show in Pittsburgh. The band’s next performance takes place this Thursday, May 16, in Nashville.

Here are all of the band’s forthcoming North American concerts, along with the opening act for each event:

First leg:

5/16 — Nashville, TN, Bridgestone Arena (Special Guest: Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real)
5/18 — Noblesville, IN, Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center (Special Guest: Reignwolf)
5/21 — Tinley Park, IL, Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre (Special Guest: Reignwolf)
5/23 — Maryland Heights, MO, Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre St. Louis (Special Guest: The HillBenders)
5/25 — Philadelphia, PA, Citizens Bank Park (Special Guest: Peter Wolf)
5/28 — Detroit, MI, Little Caesars Arena (Special Guest: Arkells)
5/30 — Pittsburgh, PA, PPG Paints Arena (Special Guest: Reignwolf)

Second leg:

9/3 — Toronto, ON, Canada, Scotiabank Arena (Special Guest: Moon vs. Sun [Raine Maida and Chantal Kreviazuk])*
9/6 — St. Paul, MN, Xcel Energy Center (Special Guest: Reignwolf)
9/8 — Elkhorn, WI, Alpine Valley Music Theatre (Special Guest: Dead Horses)
9/10 — Cuyahoga Falls, OH, Blossom Music Center (Special Guest: Peter Wolf)
9/13 — Boston, MA, Fenway Park (Special Guest: Peter Wolf)
9/15 — Wantagh, NY, Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater (Special Guest: Reignwolf)
9/18 — Atlanta, GA, State Farm Arena (Special Guest: Reignwolf)
9/20 — Sunrise, FL, BB&T Center (Special Guest: Reignwolf)
9/22 — Tampa, FL, Amalie Arena (Special Guest: Reignwolf)
9/25 — Houston, TX, Toyota Center (Special Guest: Reignwolf)
9/27 — Dallas, TX, American Airlines Center (Special Guest: Reignwolf)
9/29 — Denver, CO, Pepsi Center (Special Guest: Reignwolf)
10/9 — San Francisco, CA, Chase Center (Special Guest: Liam Gallagher)
10/11 — Los Angeles, CA, Hollywood Bowl (Special Guest: to be announced)
10/13 — Los Angeles, CA, Hollywood Bowl (Special Guest: to be announced)
10/16 — San Diego, CA, Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl – San Diego State University (Special Guest: Liam Gallagher)
10/19 — Seattle, WA, T-Mobile Park (Special Guest: Liam Gallagher)
10/21 — Vancouver, BC, Canada, Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena (Special Guest: Liam Gallagher)
10/24 — Los Angeles, CA, Hollywood Bowl (Special Guest: Liam Gallagher)+

* = moved from June 1
+ = newly added show.

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