PHILADELPHIA, PA—Joan Jett opened up for The Who at the Wells Fargo Center. They had worked together many times before and the first lady of guitar legends didn’t disappoint. She opened up with “Bad Reputation” and that fired up the crowd.
“Cherry Bomb” was up next bringing back memories of her first band, The Runaways. A few songs later she really hit a chord with the audience with a newer song, “Fragile.” She then got a huge buzz with “I Love Rock ‘N’ Roll” and “Crimson And Clover” that featured some great red mood lighting. She motioned to her heart during that song expressing her joy with the audience. She closed it out with “I Hate Myself For Loving You.” The band was tight, her set was brief but The Who were looming with a lot of potential songs to play.
Before and during the break between bands, The Who showed a great slide show that included Jett. There was also a nice spot about the band’s charity of choice, Teen Cancer USA.
The Who opened up with “I Can’t Explain,” which made the crowd instantly nostalgic. After playing “The Seeker,” Pete Townshend told the crowd he had the keys …