The Who postpones Denver concert after Roger Daltrey loses voice


Roger Daltrey on November 14, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Tabatha Fireman/Getty Images)

HOUSTON — The Who cut short a Houston concert after lead singer Roger Daltrey lost his voice midway through the event.

The legendary British rock group was eight songs into the Wednesday night concert when Daltrey told the audience, “I think I should quit while I’m ahead.” Lead guitarist Pete Townsend apologized, saying Daltrey “cannot actually speak now.” He promised the crowd that the band would honor their tickets at a make-good concert still to be scheduled.

The band also has postponed concerts scheduled for Friday in Dallas and Sunday in Denver.

There is no word on when the rescheduled Dallas and Denver concerts will take place.

The 75-year-old Daltrey and 74-year-old Townsend are the last original members with the band, which formed 55 years ago.

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