Thursday, 26 December 2013

ELOBF GIG GUIDE [14]: Q1 2014

Hello ... Hello ... my old friends ... It's great to see you once again! Winter into Spring 2014 is looking busy for the latest: ELOBF Quarterly Gig Guide with another roster of interesting gigs to look forward to. Here are some selected dates and general links [with more to follow when confirmed] for you to consider checking out during between 1st January and 31st March [Q1] 2014 thus:

Friday 10th January
Trevor Burton Band @ The Queen's Head, Wolverley
Free entry
www.queensheadwolverley.com/pages/music.html

Thursday 16th January

Red Shoes @ Commonfolk Folk Club, Pelsall Cricket Club
Tickets: £4.00 each
sites.google.com/site/commonfolkpelsall/whats-on

Wednesday 22nd to Thursday 23rd January
The ELO Experience @ Solihull Arts Complex
Tickets: £16.00 each [*plus booking fee]
www.solihullartscomplex.co.uk/Music/The-ELO-Experience/3928

Friday 24th January
Trevor Burton Band @ The Waterfront, Barton-under-Needwood
Free entry
www.waterfrontbarton.co.uk/live-music

Saturday 25th January
Explosive Light Orchestra @ The Diamond, Sutton-in-Ashfield
Tickets: £8.00 each [*plus booking fee]
www.thediamonduk.com/gigs.html

Friday 31st January
Nick Owen In Conversation With Roy Wood @ Birmingham Town Hall
Tickets: £15.00 each [*plus booking fee]
www.thsh.co.uk/event/nick-owen-in-conversation-with-roy-wood

Saturday 8th February
Explosive Light Orchestra @ The Roadhouse, Birmingham
Tickets: £5.00 each [*plus booking fee]
www.theroadhousebirmingham.com/?q=node/807

Friday 14th February

Quill with Bev Bevan @ The Prince of Wales Theatre, Cannock
Tickets: £15.00; £18.00 each [*plus booking fee]
boxoffice.wlct.org/stageitweb/select_seats.aspx?perfid=114

Wednesday 19th February

Red Shoes @ The Red Lion Folk Club, Kings Heath, Birmingham
Tickets: £11.00 each [*plus booking fee]
www.wegottickets.com/event/250547

Friday 21st February
The Traveling Pilburys @ The Feathers Inn, Lichfield
Free entry
feathersinn.co.uk/month=2&=2014

Wednesday 26th February

Nick Owen In Conversation With Roy Wood @ Lichfield Garrick Theatre
Tickets: £15.00 each [*plus booking fee]
www.lichfieldgarrick.com/Shows/Roy-Wood-in-conversation-with-Nick-Owen

Thursday 27th February
Paul Parker and All The Right Friends @ The Robin 2, Bilston
Tickets: £7.50 each [advance] or £9.00 each [door] [*plus booking fee]
www.therobin.co.uk/whats_on/giginfo.asp?gigid=3585

Friday 28th February
The Orchestra [former members of ELO & ELO Part II] @ The Plug, Sheffield
Tickets: £20.00 each [standard] or £30.00 each [VIP] [*plus booking fee]
www.the-plug.com/events-and-tickets/253261/orchestra

Saturday 1st March
The Orchestra [former members of ELO & ELO Part II] @ Fat Sams, Dundee
Tickets: £20.00 each [*plus booking fee]
www.eventbrite.co.uk/the-orchestra-elo-former-members/tickets/7741772851

Sunday 2nd March
The Orchestra [former members of ELO & ELO Part II] @ The Ironworks, Inverness
Tickets: £20.00 each [*plus booking fee]
www.eventbrite.co.uk/the-orchestra-elo-former-members/tickets/10305713667

Saturday 8th March
Trevor Burton Band @ Katie Fitzgerald's, Stourbridge
Free entry
www.katiefitzgeralds.co.uk/giginfo.asp?eventid=1896

Thursday 13th March
Phil Bates @ Leek Acoustic Club, The Red Lion, Cheddleton, Leek
Tickets: £10.00 each [door]
www.leek-news.co.uk/phil-bates

Reckless Heart & Too Petty @ The Robin 2, Bilston
Tickets: £10.00 each [advance] or £12.00 each [door] [*plus booking fee]
www.therobin.co.uk/whats_on/giginfo.asp?gigid=3528

Saturday 15th March
The Abbey Road Experience @ Theatre On The Steps, Bridgnorth
Tickets: £12.00 each [*plus booking fee]
www.theatreonthesteps.co.uk/product/abbey-road-experience

ELO Klassic Trio @ The Keys Restaurant, Huddersfield
Tickets: £13.00 each [*plus booking fee]
www.keysrestaurant.com/events/phil-bates-elo-trio

Sunday 16th March

ELO Klassic Trio @ The Robin 2, Bilston
Tickets: £10.00 each [advance] or £12.00 each [door] [*plus booking fee]
www.therobin.co.uk/whats_on/giginfo.asp?gigid=3575

Tuesday 18th March

ELO Klassic Trio @ Middleton Hall, Tamworth
Tickets: £12.50 each [*plus booking fee]
Please telephone: [01827] 68336 to purchase tickets
www.middleton-hall.co.uk/

Thursday 20th March
Phil Bates @ Ruthin All Styles Acoustic Club, Clwyd
Tickets: £5.00 each [*plus booking fee]

Friday 21st March
Quill with Bev Bevan @ Solihull Arts Complex
Tickets: £15.00 each [*plus booking fee]
www.solihullartscomplex.co.uk/Quill-with-Bev-Bevan/4055

Saturday 22nd March

ELO Klassic Trio @ The Baskerville Arms, Clyro, Powys
Tickets: £12.00 each [*plus booking fee]
baskervillearms.co.uk/PhilBates.html

Tuesday 25th March

Magnum "Escape From The Shadow Garden" Album Launch Party @ The Robin 2, Bilston
Free entry
www.therobin.co.uk/whats_on/giginfo.asp?gigid=3672

Friday 28th March
The Move @ The Marr's Bar, Worcester
Tickets: £12.00 each [*plus booking fee]; £14.00 each [door]
www.wegottickets.com/event/246027

The Orchestra
Former members of ELO and ELO Part IIMik KaminskiLouis ClarkEric TroyerParthenon HuxleyGlen Burtnik and Gordon Townsend continue to tour the world extensively. Find out where on their excellent web site here:

Roy Wood
The co-founder of The Move and ELO and the founder of Wizzard, The Helicopters et al will be [hopefully] on the road again! Find out more on his official web site thus:
www.roywood.co.uk

The Move
The Move featuring Bev BevanTrevor BurtonPhil Tree and Tony Kelsey will be performing regularly at various venues in the Midlands. Find out where on their web site thus:
www.themove-live.com/dates.html

The Trevor Burton Band
Trevor Burton will be performing regularly at various venues in the Midlands with Pez ConnorBill Jefferson and [occasionally] Tony Kelsey and Abby Brant. Find out where on their web site thus:

The ELO Experience
This fantastic Hull based ELO tribute band have just won a National UK Tribute Award 2013 as they continue to faithfully reproduce those classic Electric Light Orchestra hits and more live.
 www.elotribute.com

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.

Explosive Light Orchestra [ExpLO]
Not only an ELO tribute act but an original, independent artiste in their own right - Symphonika [a.k.a. The Explosive Light Orchestra] - have reproduced the exciting works of ELO at packed theatres and live music venues all around Europe.

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

Until next "Time" in the ELO [and related] Universe ... KJS ... 26-Dec-2013

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