The Who joins the downtown Vegas experience

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Can you guess who’s coming to the Viva Vision canopy in downtown Las Vegas?

No, silly, not The Guess Who.

Roger Daltrey, lead singer of The Who and Jeff Victor, president of Fremont Street Experience announce The band’s new Viva Vision show.

The Who!

The iconic rock band’s lead singer Roger Daltrey and Fremont Street Experience President Jeff Victor announced this week that The Who will be getting its own light and sound show on the 1,500-foot-long LED canopy 90 feet above Fremont Street this fall.

The seven-minute show, entitled “The Who – Miles Over Vegas,” will feature colorful 3D graphics including vintage footage and three songs: “My Generation,” “I Can See for Miles” and “Pinball Wizard.”

“It’s quite exciting to get our own Viva Vision show,” said Daltrey during the press conference.

“The Who – Miles Over Vegas” joins other legendary rock bands including “Bon Jovi – Wanted in Vegas,” “A Tribute to Queen,” “The Doors – Strange Days in Vegas” and “Heart – Crazy on Vegas.”

Aleza Freeman

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