The Who and Royal Philharmonic host mammoth Sandringham show

The Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra will join The Who in a historic show at the Royal Sandringham Estate in Norfolk on the summer bank holiday of 28 August 2023. The outdoor summer show will be a special finale to their The Who with Orchestra 2023 UK tour.

This epic day is part of the first extensive live music events to be held at the Royal Sandringham Estate, presented by Heritage Live. Special guests for the event will be Richard Ashcroft and The Lightning Seeds.

“Very pleased and excited for The Who to be one of the first artists to perform at the Country Home of the British Royal family on The Sandringham Estate,” Pete Townsend said. “Opening up the Estate to large-scale concerts is a fantastic way of keeping us uplifted and enjoying congregation at what I’m sure will be a fabulous summer celebration. We can’t wait!”

Tickets will go on sale on 8 March 2023 and fans must pre-register at

“It’s been an ambition of us all at Heritage Live to stage a concert for the legend that is The Who,” Giles Cooper of Heritage Live said. “It doesn’t get any bigger, and to have this iconic band accompanied by the Royal Philharmonic in such a magnificent setting, will be the most amazing and magical experience. It will undoubtedly be a day and evening etched into the memories of all those who attend for the rest of our lives.”

The show will feature The Who’s full live band comprised of guitarist/backup singer Simon Townshend, keyboardist Loren Gold, second keyboardist Emily Marshall, bassist Jon Button, drummer Zak Starkey, and backing vocals by Billy Nicholls, along with orchestra conductor Keith Levenson, lead violinist Katie Jacoby, and lead cellist Audrey Snyder; all alongside the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra.

As the band were unable to play a promised Christmas concert for the Nordoff Robbins charity due to a scheduling conflict, they will be donating part of their fee for this show to the charity.

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For those that need additional support or access tickets, please purchase your tickets via AXS online at Please note that if you also require a space on their Access Viewing Platform and/or a space in their accessible car park, you MUST book this IN ADVANCE and IN ADDITION to buying your concert ticket by contacting AXS separately.

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