The what behind The Who's mod classic at local theaters July 24

Lead singer Roger Daltrey, bassist John Entwistle and gonzo drummer Keith Moon are all featured prominently in this long-awaited exposé of one of the greatest ever rock bands in its absolute prime.

Last year's release of the impressive deluxe Quadrophenia: The Director’s Cut box set no doubt whet the appetites of Who fanatics worldwide with the inclusion of a treasure trove of Townshend demos and unreleased works.

The visual counterpart to that collection should no doubt be just as dazzling and awe-inspiring. Let’s hope the theaters that are partaking in this special event are equipped with proper sound systems and that they know the precise volume at which The Who should be played!

The film starts at 8 p.m. and will be shown at the following local theaters:

Regency 20 with IMAX, 2496 W Brandon Blvd., Brandon
Woodland Square 20, with IMAX 3128 Tampa Road, Oldsmar
Park Place Stadium 16, 7200 U.S. 19 N, Pinellas Park
Hollywood Stadium 20, 1993 Main St., Sarasota
Citrus Stadium Park Mall 20, 7999 Citrus Park Town Center Mall, Tampa

Tickets are available at theatre box offices as well as at

Fathom Events presents a one-night only, special engagement rockumentary on Tuesday, July 24. The film attempts to peel back the many layers of Pete Townshend’s masterwork, 1973’s incredible double-album Quadrophenia. Arguably The Who’s finest hour, the album has long been a fan favorite and is a staple on just about any respectable “Top 100” rock albums list.

The recording of this landmark album was supposedly a toiling and grueling experience and this highly anticipated film, a peek into its creation, promises to answer many questions and shed light on Townshend’s incredible and pain-staking recording process.

With a newly filmed introduction by Pete himself, the film boasts rare interviews and unseen footage recorded during the recording of the album as well as the monumental tour that followed its release.

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Gabe Echazabal

I was born on a Sunday Morning.I soon received The Gift of loving music.Through music, I Found A Reason for living.It was when I discovered rock and roll that I Was Beginning To See The Light.Because through music, I'm Set Free.It's always helped me keep my Head Held High.When I started dancing to that fine, fine...
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