Who concert

Who Concert
12:30 pm
Fri March 28, 2014

Memorial to remember Who concert victims

The scene outside the Cincinnati Coliseum where 11 people died

A group of Who Concert survivors and families of the eleven people killed announced plans Friday to build a memorial near where the Cincinnati tragedy happened, December 3rd, 1979.

The victims were trampled to death when the crowd, holding general admission tickets--which means their seats weren't reserved-- surged forward when they heard the band start warming up and only a few doors into the Coliseum were open. Cincinnati banned so-called "festival seating" shortly afterward.

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Local Special
12:50 pm
Tue August 13, 2013

The Who Concert: 30 Years Later

A used ticket from the December 3rd concert
Ted Weis

Originally aired Sunday, November 29 at 8:00 PM 

December 3, 1979 became an infamous night in Cincinnati history as the deaths of eleven concertgoers forever changed crowd control and emergency preparedness. The Who concert has never been forgotten, and there has never been such a complete look at that tragedy and its aftermath as The Who Concert: 30 Years Later.

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