Returning for their 4th season Steven Reineke and The New York Pops brought the sounds of The Who’s Tommy to Forest Hills Stadium for a one night only performance. Presented by Q104.3 and Madison House Presents, the concert featured Roger Daltrey, joined by guitarist/backup singer Simon Townshend, guitarist Frank Simes, keyboardist Loren Gold, bassist Jon Button, and drummer Scott Devours.
T2C’s Genevieve Rafter Keddy was there
This performance marks Roger Daltrey’s return to the Forest Hills stage, after his summer 1971 appearance when The Who performed as part of a sold-out, two-night stand.Considered one of the seminal albums of the rock canon, The Who’s Tommy includes classics such as Pinball Wizard,” “See Me, Feel Me,” and more, and was last played by The Who for the first time in 28 years at the Royal Albert Hall in London as part of a benefit concert for the Teenage Cancer Trust.
The New York Pops’ Kids in the Stadium program, supported in part by concert presenters Q104.3 and Madison House Presents offers more than 1,000 Queens children and their families an opportunity to attend and learn about live music for free for a fourth consecutive year. The New York Pops’ appearance is generously supported by Morgan Stanley, Blue Marble Cocktails, American Airlines, and Wigdor LLP, with additional support from the City of New York and the New York City Council.