For the first time ever, fans will have the opportunity to see some of the biggest names in rock together on one stage as tickets go on sale for VH1's's third annual "VH1 Rock Honors" event paying homage to legendary British rock band THE WHO. "VH1 Rock Honors: The Who" will be taped on Saturday, July 12 from the Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles and will premiere on VH1 on Thursday, July 17 at 9:00 p.m. with tribute performances by PEARL JAM, FOO FIGHTERS and THE FLAMING LIPS.On Friday, June 6, tickets will go on sale to Wholigans, members of THE WHO fan club. On Saturday, June 7, tickets will be available to members of The Ten club, PEARL JAM's fan club and to the FOO FIGHTERS fan club. The general public on-sale will begin on Sunday, June 8 at 10:00 a.m. (PDT). Tickets will be priced at $300, $125 and $65, not including applicable service charges, via www.ticketmaster.com and at all Ticketmaster outlets or by calling 213-480-3232. Ticket sales are limited to four (4) per person and tickets will remain on sale until sold out. VIP ticket packages will be available via Ticketmaster.com and Deluxe Travel packages will be available via [email protected] or by calling 415-318-7007. THE WHO pre-sale will have a VIP package limit of two (2); the VIP package limit for the general public on-sale will be four (4). This year's event will deliver a night of high-voltage tribute performances by PEARL JAM, FOO FIGHTERS and THE FLAMING LIPS all leading up to the spectacular grand finale performance by THE WHO as they rock the stage. Additional performers, presenters and special guests will be announced as they are confirmed. As a result of THE WHO's revolutionary and era-defining influence on rock music, this will be the first "VH1 Rock Honors" that salutes just one band. Taping in Los Angeles at the Pauley Pavilion on the campus of UCLA on July 12, "VH1 Rock Honors: The Who" will premiere on Thursday, July 17 at 9:00 p.m. on VH1, VH1 Classic and MHD. VH1.com will also offer select performances from the show leading up to and following the on-air premiere at Rock.VH1.com. THE WHO's monumental legacy will be celebrated with a two-hour tribute that will salute the music and the lasting impact of this groundbreaking band. The influence of THE WHO will be felt through spoken tributes, filmed packages and performances by some of today's premier rock acts as well as the legends themselves.
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