Thursday, 3 January 2013

ELOBF GIG GUIDE [10]: Q1 2013

Hello ... Hello ... my old friends ... It's great to see you once again! Winter into Spring 2013 contains these great [mostly!] local ELOBF related gigs, for your perusal. Here are some selected dates and general links for you to consider checking out in 2013 Q1:

Saturday 5th January
The Trevor Burton Band @ The Brown Lion, Birmingham
Free entry
www.brownlion.twotowerstaverns.co.uk

Thursday 10th January
The Cohen Brothers @ The Hop Pole, Bromsgrove
Free entry
www.hop-pole.com

Friday 11th January
The Trevor Burton Band @ The Queens Head, Wolverley
Free entry
www.queensheadwolverley.com/pages/music.html

Friday 18th January
The Trevor Burton Band @ The Waterfront, Barton-under-Needwood
Free entry
www.waterfrontbarton.co.uk/live-music

Wednesday 23rd January
Red Shoes @ Kitchen Garden Cafe, Kings Heath, Birmingham
Tickets: £8.00 each
www.wegottickets.com/event/198819

Saturday 2nd February
The Trevor Burton Band @ Katie Fitzgerald's, Stourbridge
Free entry
www.katiefitzgeralds.co.uk/giginfo.asp?eventid=1600

Friday 8th February
The 286 [Future Sound Share] @ The Star Of Kings, King's Cross, London
Tickets: £6.00 each [door]; £4.00 [advance]
www.wegottickets.com/event/200669

Sunday 17th February
The Cohen Brothers @ The Prince of Wales, Birmingham
Free entry
www.thecohenbrothers.co.uk/?page_id=348

Fay & Latta [Acoustic Sunday] @ The Cricketers Arms, Keighley
Free entry
www.cricketersarmskeighley.co.uk/music

Saturday 23rd February
ELO Again @ The Daneside Theatre, Congleton
Tickets: £16.50 each
www.danesidetheatre.co.uk/whatson_01.html#18

Saturday 2nd March
The ELO Experience @ Oakengates Theatre, Telford
Tickets: £17.00 each
www.theplacetelford.com/elo-exp

Friday 15th March
The 286 @ The Good Ship, Kilburn, London
Tickets: £5.00 each
www.thegoodship.co.uk/whats-on/15-03-13/the-286
  
Friday 22nd March
Phil Bates @ The Baskerville Arms, Clyro, Hay-on-Wye
Free entry
www.baskervillearms.co.uk
  
Saturday 23rd March
The Explosive Light Orchestra @ The Blake Theatre, Monmouth
Tickets: £17.00 each
www.theblaketheatre.org/elo.html

Fay & Latta Album Launch @ The Exchange Arts Centre, Keighley
Tickets: £4.00 each
www.exchangearts.co.uk/events/fay-and-latta

Thursday 28th March
Too Petty @ The Robin 2, Bilston
Tickets: £10.00 each
www.therobin.co.uk/whats_on/giginfo.asp?gigid=3178

Sunday 31st March
Off The Ground @ The Swan, Kingswinford
Free entry
www.facebook.com/Off-The-Ground

The Orchestra
Former members of ELO and ELO Part II: Mik Kaminski, Louis Clark, Eric Troyer, Parthenon Huxley, Glen Burtnik and Gordon Townsend continue to tour the world extensively. Find out where on their excellent web site here: www.theorchestra.net

Made In Brum
A brand new show with music, anecdotes and laughter featuring Jasper Carrott, Bev Bevan, Trevor Burton, Geoff Turton, Danny King, Joy Strachan-Brain and The Bev Bevan Band will be touring the Midlands in 2013 thus: www.brianyeates.co.uk/Touring-Shows/Made-In-Brum/638

The Move [Bev Bevan/Trevor Burton]
The Move featuring Bev Bevan, Trevor Burton, Neil Lockwood, Phil Tree, Tony Kelsey [and occasionally Julian Crook] will be performing regularly at various venues in the Midlands in 2013. Find out where on their web site thus: www.themove-live.com/dates.html

Trevor Burton Band
Trevor Burton will be performing regularly at various venues in the Midlands in: The Trevor Burton Band with Pez Connor and Bill Jefferson. Find out where on their web site thus: www.thetrevorburtonband.co.uk

The ELO Experience
This fantastic Hull based ELO tribute band have established themselves nationally as they reproduce those classic Electric Light Orchestra hits and more. Find out where on their web site thus: www.elotribute.com
  
The BeatBack Brothers
The BeatBack Brothers - who feature Craig Whale and Adam Willetts from Band On The Runn - will be performing regularly at various venues in the Black Country thus: www.myspace.com/beatbackbrothers

The Lemuns
The Lemuns - who feature Ian Hammond and [from time to time] Dave Cottle from Band On The Runn - will be performing regularly at various venues in the West Midlands thus: www.myspace.com/thelemuns

Paul Parker and All The Right Friends
Paul Parker and All The Right Friends will be performing regularly at various venues in Shropshire and beyond thus: www.paulparkerandfriends.co.uk/Gigs-2013.html

ELO Again
A new South Wales based Electric Light Orchestra tribute act who are now spreading their wings across the UK to faithfully recreate live those ELO hits we all know and love. Find out where on their web site thus: eloagain.co.uk

All of the above artistes and shows are endorsed and recommended by ELO Beatles Forever [ELOBF]. The above gig listing[s] may be amended periodically, as applicable. Interviews by Yours Truly KJS with some of the above artistes are planned also. See you at some the above gigs?

Until next "Time" in the ELO [and related] Universe ... KJS ... 03-Jan-2013

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