40 Years Ago Today – Tragedy Hits The Who Concert at Cincinnati’s Riverfront Coliseum

40 years ago today (12/3/79), before The Who concert at Riverfront Coliseum in Cincinnati, 11 people are trampled to death and dozens are injured in a rush to enter the arena. The concert went on as planned, with the band members not told of the tragedy until after their performance. There were no reserved seats, and tragedy caused promoters to consider filling the floor with seats from there on. While no footage of the actual concert is available, check out this more recent news show on the event…

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