Best Of 2022

Best Icon-Level Concert Announcement

Find your squeeze box and hop onto the magic bus, because The Who is finally returning to Cincinnati on May 15 — the band’s first local performance since Dec. 3, 1979, when tragedy struck at Riverfront Coliseum. On that day, 11 people were trampled to death when an impatient crowd pushed its way through the doors at the Coliseum before the band’s performance. The group says it plans to donate to the P.E.M. Memorial, named after Finneytown High School students Stephan Preston, Jackie Eckerle and Karen Morrison, who died during the 1979 incident. The memorial’s committee annually raises scholarship funds for graduating Finneytown seniors who plan to study music or the arts in college.