The Who will screen their legendary March 10th, 1973 show from the Netherlands on Saturday (December 4th) to salute the 11 fans that tragically died in 1979. The 12th Annual P.E.M. Memorial honors the 11 fans who perished on December 3rd, 1979 while entering Cincinnati’s Riverfront Colliseum prior to the Who’s concert that night.

The posted, “From 6:15 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. EST the Who’s show as part of Pop Gala ’73 at Sporthal de Vliegermolen, Voorburg in the Netherlands will be screened for the first time. The stream — — will be followed directly by the Alumni Band concert.”

The band added: “We honor the memories of our 11 dear friends who tragically lost their lives on December 3, 1979 on the plaza of Riverfront Coliseum in Cincinnati, Ohio waiting to see the world’s greatest rock band . . . The Who.”

Back on July 2nd, 2018, Roger Daltrey returned to Cincinnati and visited Finneytown High School to connect with the P.E.M. Memorial Scholarship Fund organizers.


  • The P.E.M. Memorial provides three scholarships each year to graduating seniors from Finneytown High School, Cincinnati who are headed to college majoring or minoring in the fields of music and/or the arts
  • The three scholarships are funded via tax deductible donations either via our website: P.E.M. Memorial — and hit the donate button via PayPal or make check payable to: The Finneytown Schools Educational Foundation, Inc:
  • Memo line on Check: “The P.E.M. Memorial”
  • Mail to: The Finneytown Schools Educational Foundation, Inc., P.O. Box 317647, Cincinnati, Ohio 45231-7647


  • John Hutchins, FHS 1980
  • Steve-O Bentz, FHS 1980
  • Fred Wittenbaum, FHS 1983
  • Walt Medlock, FHS 1979
  • Toni Hutchins
  • Mary Anne Medlock, FHS 1982

CHECK IT OUT: The Who on March 10th, 1973 performing “Won’t Get Fooled Again” live in The Netherlands:

CHECK IT OUT: Roger Daltrey returns to Cincinnati in 2018: