Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Consequence of Sound has reported that Eddie Vedder and Pete Townshend will be performing a benefit concert in Chicago
Joining the two iconic performers on stage will be Townshend’s brother, guitarist Simon, as well as various touring members of The Who: drummer Zak Starkey (also Oasis); bassist Pino Palladino (also Paul Simon, D’Angelo); and a trio of keyboardists in John Corey, Loren Gold, and Frank Simes.

The show will raise money for Townshend and Roger Daltrey’s charity organization Teen Cancer America, which supports programs for teenagers with cancer through the University of Chicago Medicine. Tickets for the tribute/benefit event go on sale Tuesday, April 21st at 10am at the Rosemont box office and through Ticketmaster.