The Who fans trade in 1979 tickets 33 years later

Emery Lucier, 50, of Milford, Mass., holds a ticket for a canceled 1979 concert by The Who outside the Dunkin Donuts Center in Providence, R.I., Tuesday, July 31, 2012. Lucier was among fans who redeemed tickets from a canceled 1979 show, for The Who's Quadrophenia show set to play there in February 2013. Their 1979 concert was cancelled due to safety concerns after 11 people died in a stampede before a show in Ohio. (AP Photo/Michelle R. Smith)It was December 1979 when Emery Lucier learned the concert he was eagerly awaiting in Rhode Island by British rock band The Who had been canceled over safety concerns. The 17-year-old was so angry he knocked over a chair in his high school classroom.

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