Pete Townshend Makes an Appearance at the GG Awards Gala in Ottawa

So yes, that was Pete Townshend lurking about in Ottawa this weekend.  He was in town for the Governor General’s Performing Arts Award Gala as a special guest of Des McAnuff, the Canadian who brought Tommy to Broadway in 1992.  Along with Rush, McAnuff was an award recipient.

Photos courtesy Central Image Agency

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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