Sunday, 20 September 2015

21st ELOBF GIG GUIDE: Q4 2015

Hello ... Hello ... my old friends ... It's great to see you once again! Autumn into Winter 2015 sees the latest ELOBF Quarterly Gig Guide #21 packed with some more great gigs! Listed below are some selected dates [with more to follow when confirmed] and general links for you to consider checking out during between Thursday 1st October and Thursday 31st December [Q4] thus:

Saturday 3rd October
ELO Again The Lyceum Theatre, Crewe
Tickets: £21.00 each [*plus booking fee]
crewelyceum.co.uk/whats-on/2015/10/03/elo-again

Friday 9th October

Quill @ The Prince of Wales Theatre, Cannock
Tickets: £18.00 each [advance] or £20.00 [door]
boxoffice.wlct.org/stageitweb/select_seats.aspx?perfid=463

Sight 'n' Sound @ Hednesford Town FC, Staffordshire

Tickets: £5.00 each [door]

Wednesday 14th October 2015
The Upbeat Beatles The Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton
Tickets: £17.00 each or £18.50 each [*plus booking fee]
www.grandtheatre.co.uk/whats-on/concerts/the-upbeat-beatles

Thursday 15th October

The Trevor Burton Band & Stacie Collins @ The Roadhouse, Birmingham
Tickets: £8.00 each [advance] or £10.00 each [door]
www.theroadhousebirmingham.com/?q=node/1031

Friday 16th October

The Trevor Burton Band @ The Queen's Head, Wolverley
Free entry
www.queensheadwolverley.com/events

Saturday 17th October

The ELO Experience @ The Palace Theatre, Redditch
Tickets: £19.25 each [*plus booking fee]
www.redditchpalacetheatre.co.uk/whats-on/elo-experience

Sunday 18th October
Andy Fairweather Low & The Low Riders The Robin 2, Bilston, West Midlands 
Tickets: £20.00 each [*plus booking fee]
www.therobin.co.uk/whats_on/giginfo.asp?gigid=4088

Friday 23rd October
The ELO Experience @ The Assembly Rooms, Tamworth
Tickets: £19.25 each [*plus booking fee]
www.tamworthassemblyrooms.co.uk/whats-on/2015/10/23/34695/the-elo-experience

Friday 6th November
Jeff Lynne's ELO recording session @ TFI Friday, London
Entry by invitation
www.sroaudiences.com

Saturday 7th November

Quill @ The Assembly Rooms, Ludlow
Tickets: £20.00 each [*plus booking fee]
www.ludlowassemblyrooms.co.uk/event.php?id=2849

Monday 9th November
Jeff Lynne's ELO @ Porchester Hall, London
Tickets: £47.50 each [*plus booking fee]
www.livenation.co.uk/artist/jeff-lynne-s-ELO-tickets

Thursday 12th November
Jeff Lynne's ELO @ BBC Radio Theatre, London
Entry by invitation
www.bbc.co.uk/showsandtours/shows/radio2_in_concert_elo#apply-form

Friday 13th November

Roy Wood Rock 'n' Roll Band @MIND Charity Christmas Ball, Burton Albion FC
Tickets: £60.00 each
t: [01889] 568229
www.burtonmail.co.uk/Founder-Wizzard-Electric-Light-Orchestra/story-27984670

The ELO Experience @ The Prince of Wales Theatre, Cannock

Tickets: £20.00 each [*plus booking fee]
boxoffice.wlct.org/stageitweb/select_seats.aspx?perfid=451

Saturday 14th November

Roy Wood Rock 'n' Roll Band @ Albert Hall, Nottingham
Tickets: £29.50 each [*plus booking fee]
www.ents24.com/nottingham-events/albert-hall/roy-wood/4349683

Thursday 19th November

Roy Wood Rock 'n' Roll Band @ Floral Pavilion Theatre, New Brighton
Tickets: £27.50 each [*plus booking fee]
www.floralpavilion.com/en-GB/shows/roy-wood-and-his-band/info

Friday 20th November

The ELO Experience @ The Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent
Tickets: £23.90 each [*plus booking fee]
boxoffice.wlct.org/stageitweb/select_seats.aspx?perfid=451

Saturday 21st November
Roy Wood Rock 'n' Roll Band @ St. Andrews & Blackfriars Halls, Norwich
Tickets: £28.00 each [*plus booking fee]
www.ents24.com/norwich-events/st-andrews-and-blackfriars-halls/roy-wood/4275388

Sunday 29th November

Roy Wood Rock 'n' Roll Band @ The Dome, Doncaster
Tickets: £22.00 each [*plus booking fee]
www.ents24.com/doncaster-events/the-dome/roy-wood/4293885

The Robin 2 Record & CD Fair The Robin 2, Bilston, Wolverhampton
Entry: £1.00 each
www.therobin.co.uk/whats_on/giginfo.asp?gigid=4140

Friday 4th December

Quill @ The Town Hall, Sutton Coldfield
Tickets: £20.00 each [*plus booking fee]
www.leisurebookings.birmingham.gov.uk/theatre/start.htm

Saturday 5th December

Sight 'n' Sound @ Burns Street Club, Cannock
Tickets: £5.00 each [door]

Sunday 6th December

Roy Wood Rockmas 2015 @ Barclaycard Arena [NIA], Birmingham
Tickets: from £33.75 each [*plus booking fee]
www.barclaycardarena.co.uk/whats-on/roy-wood-rockmas

Tuesday 8th December

The Rutles @ The Robin 2, Bilston, Wolverhampton
Tickets: £19.50 each [advance] or £22.50 each [door][*plus booking fee]
www.therobin.co.uk/whats_on/giginfo.asp?gigid=4336

Friday 11th December

Roy Wood Rock 'n' Roll Band @ Pyramid & Parr Hall, Warrington
Tickets: £20.00 each [*plus booking fee]
www.ents24.com/warrington-events/pyramid-and-parr-hall/roy-wood/4271067

Quill @ Huntingdon Hall, Worcester
Tickets: £20.00 each [*plus booking fee]
www.worcesterlive.co.uk/events_review.asp?eid=453058579

Saturday 12th December

Desperado @ The Roadhouse, Birmingham
Tickets: £10.00 each
www.theroadhousebirmingham.com/?q=node/411

The Trevor Burton Band @ Katie Fitzgerald's, Stourbridge

Free entry
erndor50.co.uk/Gigs.html

Explosive Light Orchestra @ Blakeney Harbour Room, Norfolk
Tickets: £12.00 each [*plus booking fee]
www.blakeneyharbourroom.co.uk/event/the-explosive-light-orchestra

Sunday 13th December

Roy Wood Rock 'n' Roll Band @ The Engine Shed, Lincoln
Tickets: £22.00 each [*plus booking fee]
www.ents24.com/lincoln-events/the-engine-shed/roy-wood/4310972

Monday 14th December

Roy Wood Rock 'n' Roll Band @ The Apex Theatre, Bury St. Edmunds
Tickets: £20.00 each [advance] or £22.00 each [door][*plus booking fee]
www.theapex.co.uk/whats-on/event/1729/roy-woods-rock-roll-christmas-party

Wednesday 16th December

The Trembling Wilburys @ Dingwalls, London
Tickets: £12.00 each [*plus booking fee]
dingwalls.com/event/the-trembling-wilburys

Thursday 17th December
Roy Wood Rock 'n' Roll Band @ Holmfirth Picturedrome, Holmfirth
Tickets: £20.00 each [*plus booking fee]
www.ents24.com/holmfirth-events/holmfirth-picturedrome/roy-wood/4267410

Saturday 19th December

ELO Again The Robin 2, Bilston, Wolverhampton
Tickets: £15.00 each [advance] or £16.00 each [door][*plus booking fee]
www.therobin.co.uk/whats_on/giginfo.asp?gigid=4096

Sunday 20th December
Roy Wood Rock 'n' Roll Band @ The Robin 2, Bilston, Wolverhampton
Tickets: £20.00 each [advance] or £22.50 each [door][*plus booking fee]
www.therobin.co.uk/whats_on/giginfo.asp?gigid=4176

The Trevor Burton Band @ The Grapes, Stafford

Free entry

Monday 21st December

Morganisation @ The Kitchen Garden Cafe, Kings Heath, Birmingham
Tickets: £12.00 each [advance] or £13.00 each [door][*plus booking fee]
www.wegottickets.com/event/339051

Rebecca Downes with Chris Bevington The Robin 2, Bilston, Wolverhampton

Tickets: £10.00 each [*plus booking fee]
www.therobin.co.uk/whats_on/giginfo.asp?gigid=4177

Thursday 24th December

The Upbeat Beatles The Robin 2, Bilston, Wolverhampton
Tickets: £12.50 each [advance] or £15.00 each [door][*plus booking fee]
www.therobin.co.uk/whats_on/giginfo.asp?gigid=3917

Tuesday 29th December

The Trevor Burton Christmas Show @ The Roadhouse, Birmingham
Tickets: £8.00 each [advance] or £10.00 each [door]
www.theroadhousebirmingham.com/?q=node/796

Jeff Lynne's ELO
After a stint with classic Birmingham bands The Idle Race and The MoveJeff Lynne co-founded The Electric Light Orchestra in 1971, one of the most successful groups of the seventies and eighties. Multiple hit singles and best selling albums followed making Jeff's anthemic ELO songs some of the most loved and recognisable of the last four decades. Jeff went on to a successful solo career and worked with many of his musical heroes including Brian WilsonPaul McCartneyDel Shannon and The Everly Brothers. He also found time to co-found the ultimate 'supergroup' in The Traveling Wilburys, who included pals Tom PettyBob DylanGeorge Harrison and Roy Orbison in their ranks. Find out what the driving force and creative mind behind ELO is currently up to via his official web site thus:
jefflynneselo.com

Roy Wood
The co-founder of The Move and ELO and the founder of WizzardThe Helicopters et al will [hopefully] be on the road again during 2015! Find out where to see Roy via his official web site thus:
www.roywood.co.uk

Xanadu: The Musical
Xanadu: The Musical will be finally making its theatrical debut here in the UK later this year at Southwark Playhouse in London between Friday 16th October and Saturday 21st November 2015. The Broadway run of "Xanadu" back in 2007 was successful beyond expectation garnering several awards and four [4] Tony nominations. The film - originally released in Summer 1980 - was somewhat overshadowed by the success of the Original Soundtrack album [UK: #JETLX526] where it reached #2 in the Official UK Album Chart with the title track produced ELO's only #1 UK single [in tandem with Olivia Newton-John] and six [6] other UK Top 40 hits including "I'm Alive", "All Over The World" and "Don't Walk Away". This production also includes "Evil Woman" and "Strange Magic" in its suite of Jeff Lynne penned songs. Tickets are already on sale priced nominally at just £22.00 each and these can be purchased via this link thus: southwarkplayhouse.co.uk/the-large/xanadu

Stand Up & Rock!
Jasper Carrott and Bev Bevan will again be joined on stage by Geoff TurtonJoy Strachan-Brain and The Bev Bevan Band featuring Tony KelseyPhil Tree and Abby Brant between Friday 1st May and Saturday 28th November for "Stand Up & Rock!", their acclaimed theatre show featuring superb music and hilarious comedy. Find out where to see the show at the official tour web site:
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 to see them via their official web site thus:

Quill
Legendary Midlands Celtic-tinged rockers Quill, led by the incomparable Joy Strachan-Brain, have built up an impressive live reputation over a four [4] decade span and now feature Bev Bevan and Tony Kelsey in their ranks. Find out where to see them via their official web site thus:
quilluk.com

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 deservedly won the National UK Tribute Awards in 2013 and they continue to faithfully reproduce classic Electric Light Orchestra hits [and more] live. Find out where to see them via their official web site thus:
 www.elotribute.com/giglist

ELO Again
This South Wales based ELO tribute act are now spreading their wings across the UK to faithfully recreate live those ELO hits we all know and love. Find out where to see them via their official web site thus:

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. Find out where to see them via their official web site thus:

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 with some of the above artistes are also planned for ELOBFSee you at one or three of the above gigs for a chat?

Until next "Time" in the ELO [and related] universe ... KJS ... 20-Sep-2015

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