The Who’s “The Who Hits 50!” Rescheduled Tour Will Swing into Kansas City on April 29
Back in September, classic rockers The Who were forced to postpone dates on their “The Who Hits 50!” Tour. Although it may have felt like a long wait for fans, the band have hit the road again. The massive tour was originally postponed to allow lead singer Roger Daltrey time to recover from a bout with viral meningitis, and on February 27, the group came back healed and ready to rock.
As a part of their rescheduled route, the band will make a stop at Kansas City’s Sprint Center on April 29, and tickets for The Who are available. “The Who Hits 50!” will extend until May 29 when it closes out in Las Vegas at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace. Tickets for the originally scheduled shows will be honored at the new dates, but ticket prices continue to rise on the resale market.
For the band’s remaining stops in North America, resale tickets are averaging $232 with a handful of high price points along the way. The band’s stop in Kansas City is among one of the cheapest dates along the route, with tickets averaging just $146, with the cheapest ticket priced at $56. To compare, the band is scheduled to play their most expensive show on May 29 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, where tickets are averaging $438, with the cheapest ticket priced at $229. The second most expensive stop is scheduled to be their May 17 stop in Portland at the Moda Center, where tickets are averaging $214, with the cheapest ticket available for $54, according to data provided by ticket aggregator TiqIQ. Fans traveling into the city see The Who can find affordable parking deals in Kansas City on ParkWhiz.com, where rates currently start for as low as $2.
The “Who Hits 50!” Tour has been a special, celebratory run for the band, and includes an expansive setlist of band’s 50-year history. The Who have sold over 100 million records since forming in 1964. The current lineup includes 72-year-old Daltrey and his 70-year-old mate Pete Townshend, joined by Pete’s brother Simon on guitarist, Pino Palladino on bass, and Ringo Starr’s son Zak Starkey on drums, as well as other backing musicians.