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They Survived the Who Concert from ‘Hell.’ Now, They Finally Have Closure

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rollingstone Asawin Suebsaeng
2022-05-18 22:14:35

On the day Lisa Grippa turned 16, The Who came to town. When she headed to Cincinnati’s Riverfront Coliseum on Dec. 3, 1979, with her ticket in hand — a birthday gift from a friend — she had no idea 11 of her fellow concertgoers, some as young as 15, were about to die. And she obviously had no way of knowing, either, that Gerry Craven, a young roofer and part-time rugby player from Reading, Ohio, ...

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