Prepare fanatic Roger Daltrey is about to play his dream gig at a transport pageant.
The Who frontman – who has his personal mannequin railway at his Essex pad – allegedly agreed to headline the Nationwide Transport Belief Pageant in Might at Fawley Hill nation property in Buckinghamshire, South East England, if he may channel his interior prepare driver and man a locomotive.
A supply informed The Solar newspaper: “Roger is an enormous mannequin railways fan. When he heard they had been searching for a headliner for his or her classic transport rally, he supplied up the band’s providers — however with a particular request.
“So he’ll be behind the wheel of the steam prepare in some unspecified time in the future over the weekend which actually can be a dream come true.”
The property is the house of Woman McAlpine and the late building mogul Sir William McAlpine and boasts a Victorian railway station and museum.
The ‘Baba O’Riley’ rocker will carry out in support of the Teenage Most cancers Belief charity.
The Who additionally simply introduced a one-off efficiency with the Royal Philharmonic Live performance Orchestra on the Royal Sandringham Property in Norfolk.
The ‘Pinball Wizard’ hitmakers – Roger, 79, and Pete Townshend, 77 – and their band will play within the grounds of the royal residence for the ultimate date of their ‘The Who with Orchestra’ 2023 UK tour on August 28.
Former Verve frontman Richard Ashcroft and rockers The Lightning Seeds will assist the legendary rock band.
Followers can count on to listen to songs from The Who’s iconic albums ‘Tommy’ and ‘Quadrophenia’, alongside fan-favourites and songs from their 2019 album ‘WHO’.
Guitar hero Pete commented: “Very happy and excited for The Who to be one of many first artists to carry out on the Nation Dwelling of the British Royal household on The Sandringham Property.
Opening up the Property to large-scale live shows is a improbable method of protecting us uplifted and having fun with congregation at what I’m positive can be a wonderful summer time celebration. We will’t wait!”
What’s extra, the band’s 2023 UK tour – their first in six years – will kick off on July 6 in Hull.
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