BOSTON (CBS) – The Who is returning to Providence Rhode Island, for the first time since a canceled 1979 show.

Fans still holding tickets to the show 33 years ago, will have those tickets honored on February 26.

The 1979 show was canceled by then-Mayor Buddy Cianci, after 11 concert goers were killed at a show in Ohio, leading up to the Providence concert.

One of those die-hard’s who held onto his ticket, is Dan Scannel, formerly of Malden.

WBZ’S Rod Fritz Reports 

Here’s the full interview, with WBZ’S Drew Moholland

You can hear the WBZ Water Cooler on Saturday at 10:25 AM and 5:55 PM, and Sunday at 5:55 PM, on WBZ NewsRadio 1030.


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