The Who has confirmed a 2017 headline appearance at the 50th-anniversary edition of Festival d'été de Québec (FEQ), which runs July 6 - July 16. The legendary British rockers will perform at the power-packed annual Canadian festival on July 16 in Quebec City, Quebec at Bell Stage located on the historic Plains of Abraham.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame legends unveiled the big news on March 29 through their official Facebook page. Known for hits like “Pinball Wizard” the band will join the latest batch of FEQ additions, which includes Gorillaz, Nick Jonas and Death From Above along with previously announced headliners Metallica, Muse, P!nk, Kendrick Lamar among many other big name artists.
FEQ offers over 300 performances in ten unique indoor and outdoor venues. Festival passes are on sale for less than $75.00 U.S., which gives access to all venues and shows on all 11 days. For more information on the 2017 Quebec City Summer Festival, click here.
The FEQ appearance marks The Who's only 2017 date so far in Canada. This news comes on the heels of four recently announced U.S. appearances by the multi-platinum sellers along with their first-ever Sin City residency that will take place between July 29 - Aug. 11 in Las Vegas at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace.
The Who kicks off their U.S. summer romp on July 16, in Canandaigua, New York, at Constellation Brands–Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center and wrap up as the first rock band to perform a residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace with their six-night stand in Sin City. Tickets for all of the band's the Las Vegas shows are available at AXS.
Prior to their North American romp, the band will perform a series of shows on their home turf, starting with a two-night stand March 30 – April 1 at London's historic Royal Albert Hall for Teen Cancer Trust. The U.K. tour will continue on April 3 in Liverpool, United Kingdom, at Echo Arena and will wrap up April 12 in Birmingham, United Kingdom, at Barclaycard Arena.