The Who will set out this fall on their first-ever trip to South America, which will include co-headline tour dates with Guns N' Roses. The pair of Rock and Roll Hall of Famers will perform shows together in September and October.
NME reports on May 7 that the iconic British rockers and reunited Los Angeles legends will join forces on Sept. 23 in Rio De Janeiro at Rock City as the Saturday night headliners at Rock in Rio and team again on Oct. 1 in La Plata, Argentina, for a huge show at Estadio Único De La Plata. The pair of multi-platinum sellers are also rumored to be bringing the powerful double bill to a number of other cities in Brazil, as well as Peru and Chile.
The Who will also perform at a previously announced date, slated for Sept. 21 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, at Allianz Parque. The date was reported by AntiMusic on April 24 via The Cult, who will support on the date with Alter Bridge. Guns N' Roses has not been confirmed for this show.
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The Who recently wrapped up a tour of the United Kingdom last month. The “Pinball Wizard” hitmakers will kick off their 2017 tour of North America with a headline appearance on July 13 in Quebec City, Quebec, at Quebec City Summer Festival. The trek will include The Who's first-ever Sin City residency, which begins a six-night run on July 29 at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace before concluding Aug. 16 in Stateline, Nevada, at Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena At Harveys. Tickets for a wide variety of Who events are available at AXS.
Guns N' Roses will continue will begin their hugely successful Not In This Lifetime Tour in 2017 with a European run, which starts May 27 in Dublin at Slane Castle. Their North America leg will launch on June 27 in St Louis at Edward Jones Dome At America's Center and wrap up Sept. 8 in San Antonio, Texas, at Alamodome.