News 2020

ARP 2600 synth gets a reissue

January 10, 2020

Korg announced the exciting news this week that they are reissuing the iconic ARP 2600, the semi-modular analog synthe... Read more

The Who perform intimate acoustic shows in Kingston

February 13, 2020

Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey performed two short acoustic shows at the Pryzm nightclub in Kingston Upon Thames in Lo... Read more

Pete performs at Peter Green tribute show

February 27, 2020

Pete Townshend performed at an all-star tribute concert to honour Peter Green and the early music of Fleetwood Mac at th... Read more

Pete recording in home studio as Who tour gets postponed

March 30, 2020

The Who have recently announced that the 2020 dates of The Who’s Moving On! tour have all been postponed due to the Covi... Read more

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of Empty Glass!

April 14, 2020

  Pete Townshend’s solo album Empty Glass was released 40 years ago this month! The album hit the stores in the... Read more

Happy 75th birthday to Pete Townshend!

May 19, 2020

Best wishes to Pete Townshend, who celebrates his 75th birthday today! This milestone date caps off a fantastic and eve... Read more

Pete and Rachel donate funds to CAP UCLA

June 26, 2020

Pete Townshend and Rachel Fuller have recently made a generous donation of $100,000 to UCLA’s Center for the Art of Perf... Read more

The Age of Anxiety: A Novel

August 24, 2020

The Age of Anxiety: A Novel   Pete Townshend released his debut novel The Age of Anxiety on November 5, 2019. The... Read more

New WHO features songs from Kingston show and remix of 'Beads On One String'

October 8, 2020

The Who have announced a 2-CD deluxe edition of their 2019 WHO album will be released on October 30, which will include ... Read more

Celebrating the 35th anniversary of White City!

November 9, 2020

  Pete Townshend’s conceptual solo album and film White City was released 35 years ago this month! The album, e... Read more

Pete donates gold Strat to help raise funds for #ILoveLive campaign

December 4, 2020

Pete Townshend has generously donated his number 6 gold Stratocaster to help raise money for Stagehand’s #ILoveLive camp... Read more

Pete talks about David Bowie on BBC Sounds

January 11, 2021

Pete Townshend remembered his friend David Bowie in an interview with Chris Hawkins on BBC Sounds radio, broadcast Janua... Read more

Pete's blue boiler suit is up for charity auction!

January 24, 2021

Pete Townshend has donated his blue boiler suit and long beige linen ‘kimono’ coat, which will be auctioned off at the M... Read more

The Who cancel 2021 UK / Ireland tour dates

February 15, 2021

The Who have announced the sad news that they have cancelled their UK and Ireland shows that were scheduled for March 20... Read more

Pete discusses various projects in new Uncut interview

March 17, 2021

Pete Townshend sat down for a candid new interview with Rob Hughes for the April issue of Uncut magazine. They covered a... Read more

The Who Sell Out gets the box set treatment

April 29, 2021

The Who have released a new Super Deluxe Edition of their critically acclaimed 1967 album The Who Sell Out, which hit ... Read more

Pete donates Give Blood to support World Blood Donor Day

June 13, 2021

  Pete Townshend has given permission for his classic song ‘Give Blood’ to be used by the Global Blood Fund (GBF... Read more

Pete is featured on Slim Chance song Traveller’s Joy!

June 16, 2021

Pete Townshend has added his distinctive acoustic and electric guitar parts and backing vocals to the fantastic Slim Cha... Read more

The history of Pete Townshend's Lifehouse

August 11, 2021

  This month marks the 50th anniversary of The Who’s classic album, Who’s Next, which was released in August 197... Read more

Pete appears in film about 60's fashion icon Mary Quant

November 17, 2021

Pete Townshend makes an appearance in Quant, a new documentary about Swinging 60’s fashion designer Mary Quant, who’s ... Read more

Pete writes liner notes for new Dion album

November 19, 2021

Pete Townshend has contributed the liner notes to Dion’s brand new album ‘Stomping Ground’, which was released on Nove... Read more

Pete produced and played on new track by The Wild Things!

January 22, 2022

Pete Townshend has been working with a fabulous UK band called The Wild Things, who have just released a video of thei... Read more

The Who will tour North America in 2022

February 10, 2022

The Who have announced spring and autumn concert dates in the US and Canada! The tour they are calling “The Who Hits Ba... Read more

Pete chats about latest projects in new Rolling Stone interview

February 15, 2022

There is an extensive new interview with Pete Townshend that was conducted by Andy Greene for Rolling Stone. The focus o... Read more

The Who will play acoustic show to benefit TCT

February 23, 2022

The Who have announced that they will headline a benefit concert to support Teenage Cancer Trust on March 25, 2022 at th... Read more

The Who perform charity show at Royal Albert Hall

March 29, 2022

The Who performed a special acoustic charity concert at the Royal Albert Hall on March 25, to benefit Teenage Cancer Tru... Read more

Colbert features video from Royal Albert Hall charity concert

April 18, 2022

  The Who were featured on ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ last Friday April 15. The show closed with a vid... Read more

The Who Hits Back tour kicks off in Florida!

April 25, 2022

The Who Hits Back tour got off to a great start in Florida last Friday (April 22), kicking off the Spring leg at the Har... Read more

Pete Townshend performs at Midnight Preserves!

May 3, 2022

After performing a sizzling set with The Who at the baking hot New Orleans Jazz Festival last Saturday (April 30), Pete ... Read more

Pete Townshend Words + Music audio stream is out now!

May 13, 2022

  Audible Original has just released Pete Townshend: Somebody Saved Me, a fantastic new audio stream that is the... Read more

The Who return to Woodstock with show at Bethel Woods

June 1, 2022

The Who wrapped up the first leg of “The Who Hits Back” North American tour with a smoking hot show at Bethel Woods Cent... Read more

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of All the Best Cowboys Have Chinese Eyes

June 13, 2022

Pete Townshend’s solo album All The Best Cowboys Have Chinese Eyes was released 40 years ago! The album was released ... Read more

Pete performs with Martha Wainwright in London

July 30, 2022

Pete Townshend made a surprise guest appearance at the opening night performance of Martha Wainwright’s UK tour that too... Read more

Celebrating the 45th anniversary of Rough Mix!

September 15, 2022

Pete Townshend and Ronnie Lane’s album Rough Mix was released 45 years ago! The album was released in the US on Septe... Read more

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Who Came First!

September 30, 2022

Pete Townshend’s first official solo album Who Came First was released 50 years ago! The album was released October 1... Read more

The Who commence second leg of tour in Toronto

October 3, 2022

The fall leg of The Who Hits Back tour got off to a great start at the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto last night. The tour... Read more