About This Show

Forty-five years after its original release, The Who’s album Tommy — a classic rock classic — gets a bluegrass tribute. Composed as a rock opera by guitarist Pete Townshend, Tommy presents the life experience of a deaf, blind, and mute boy, including his relationship with his family. Tommy: A Bluegrass Opry, an all-acoustic rendition of the album, reinvents the original while also respecting it. Conceived and produced by SXSW cofounder and longtime musician Louis Jay Meyers, the revamped album features The HillBenders, a bluegrass band based in Springfield, Missouri.

Show Details

Dates: Opening Night: March 25, 2017 Final Performance: December 31, 2017
Location: Schimmel Center at Pace University, New York City

3 Spruce St,

New York,


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Ticket Office: 212-346-118

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