The Who Closing Out Six-Part ‘Join Together @ Home’ Series with Switzerland 2006 Gigs — on YouTube 9/5 & 9/12

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In early August, The Who began an archival streaming series, with Join Together @ Home working as a concerted effort to entertain fans and raise money for the Teenage Cancer Trust and Teen Cancer America — both organizations very near and dear to the band‘s heart.

This Saturday, Sept. 5 marks the beginning of the end of the six-part series, which the band will draw to a close with a two-part replay of performances at Piazza Grande in Lucarno, Switzerland circa 2006.

Here’s Roger Daltrey introducing the new shows:

“It’s a very special show, I didn’t even remember this film existed! We were getting together after a 3-year hiatus. The show was in an extraordinary place, in the town square, with people dancing on their balconies. I have very fond memories of it.”

Part 1 of the two-part finale will stream on YouTube beginning at 1 p.m. EDT/10 a.m. PDT this Saturday, Sept. 5:

The second half of the two-part finale will stream the following Saturday, Sept. 12, on the Who’s YouTube page. Stay tuned for that link.

Join Together @ Home is free to view, but fans are encouraged to donate to co-beneficiaries Teenage Cancer Trust and Teen Cancer America  – directly via the link provided on the YouTube page or at

In launching their own six-part YouTube archival series for charity, the Who joined Elton John, who debuted a similar project recently — and his Classic Concert Series has been a prime source of streaming entertainment.

For more on the Who, be sure to check out our feature interview with Daltrey, discussing the band’s 2019 album WHO, the concept of “getting old” and the band’s triumphant recent world touring activity. A snippet:

“There’s no Who song that’s easy. There is no such thing as an easy Who song to sing; okay, maybe “Squeeze Box.”

We’ve done some concerts where people come up and sing Who songs when we’re celebrating the music of The Who and they always come up afterwards and say to me, “How the fuck do you do this for two hours?”

They can’t believe how difficult the songs are to sing because they’re all lyrics and there’s very few solos. If there were ten-minute solos I wouldn’t know what to do, I would have been bored with it.”


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