Saturday, 9 September 2017

29th ELOBF GIG GUIDE: Q4 2017

Autumn into Winter (Q4) 2017 means that it's "Time" for the latest elobeatlesforever (elobf) Quarterly Gig Guide to be published once again! This is #29 and (hopefully) you will find my compilation of selected dates below (with more to follow when confirmed) between Sunday 1st October and Sunday 31st December (plus individual artist links) helpful thus:

Monday 2nd October
The ELO Experience @ The Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent
Tickets: £25 each (*plus booking fee)
www.atgtickets.com/shows/the-elo-experience-2/regent-theatre

Tuesday 3rd October

The ELO Experience @ The Opera House, Manchester
Tickets: £25 each (*plus booking fee)
www.atgtickets.com/shows/the-elo-experience/opera-house-manchester

Saturday 7th October

Rebecca Downes @ The Slade Rooms, Wolverhampton
Tickets: £10 each (*plus booking fee)
www.wolvescivic.co.uk/-/show-details/103724/rebecca-downes

Trevor Burton Charity Show 2017 @ The Austin Club, Birmingham
Tickets: £12 each (*plus booking fee)
www.wegottickets.com/event/414063

Tuesday 10th October

Roy Wood Rock & Roll Band @ Wyvern Theatre & Arts Centre, Swindon
Tickets: £33.50 each (*plus booking fee)
swindontheatres.co.uk/Online/tickets-roy-wood-swindon-2017

Thursday 12th October
Andy Fairweather-Low & The Low Riders @ The Robin 2, Bilston
Tickets: £20 each (advance) or £22 each (door)(*plus booking fee)
www.therobin.co.uk/whats_on/giginfo.asp?gigid=4906

Friday 20th October
The Trembling Wilburys @ The Bull Theatre, Barnet
Tickets: £12.50 each (advance) or £15 each (door)(*plus booking fee)
www.ticketsource.co.uk/date/392240

Sunday 22nd October

CD & Record Fair @ The Robin 2, Bilston
Entry: £1 each
www.therobin.co.uk/whats_on/giginfo.asp?gigid=4913

Friday 27th October

The ELO Experience @ Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury
Tickets: £23 each (*plus booking fee)
www.theatresevern.co.uk/shows/music/elo-experience

Saturday 28th October

Explosive Light Orchestra @ The Diamond, Sutton-in-Ashfield
Tickets: £7 each (advance) or £8.50 each (door)
thediamonduk.com/gigs

Sunday 29th October

Roy Wood Rock & Roll Band @ The Churchill Theatre, Bromley
Tickets: £32 each (*plus booking fee)
churchilltheatre.co.uk/Online/tickets-roy-wood-bromley-2017

Judie Tzuke @ The Robin 2, Bilston
Tickets: £22 each (advance) or £24 each (door)(*plus booking fee)
www.therobin.co.uk/whats_on/giginfo.asp?gigid=4889

The Trembling Wilburys @ The Cavern Club, Liverpool

Tickets: £15 each (*plus booking fee)
www.cavernclub.org/whats-on/?eventvenue=all&eventtype=all&date=17-10-29

Monday 30th October

Rick Wakeman @ The Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton
Tickets: from £24.50 each (*plus booking fee)
www.grandtheatre.co.uk/whats-on/concerts/rick-wakeman-piano-portraits

Friday 3rd November

Sight 'n' Sound @ The Feathers, Lichfield
Free entry
feathersinn.co.uk/event/sight-n-sound

Saturday 4th November
Roy Wood Rock & Roll Band @ The Floral Pavilion Theatre, New Brighton
Tickets: £29.50 each (*plus booking fee)
www.floralpavilion.com/en-GB/shows/roy-wood-rock-n-roll-band/red-e-2-rock-tour

Wednesday 8th November

Roy Wood Rock & Roll Band @ The Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow
Tickets: £30 each (*plus booking fee)
www.ents24.com/glasgow-events/the-pavilion-theatre/roy-wood/1073840815

Friday 10th November

Roy Wood Rock & Roll Band @ The Opera House, Buxton
Tickets: from £30 each (*plus booking fee)
buxtonoperahouse.org.uk/event/roy-wood-rock-roll-band-at-christmas

The ELO Show @ The O2 Academy, Liverpool *** Cancelled ***
Tickets: £17.50 each (*plus booking fee)
academymusicgroup.com/o2academyliverpool/events/962204/elo-show-tickets

The ELO Experience @ The Artrix Arts Centre, Bromsgrove
Tickets: £24 each (*plus booking fee)
www.artrix.co.uk/whats-on/all-shows/the-elo-experience-back-into-the-blue-tour

Saturday 11th November

10CCLO @ The Arches Venue, Coventry *** Cancelled ***
Tickets: £8 each (*plus booking fee)
www.ents24.com/coventry-events/arches-venue/10cclo/1073851169

Wednesday 15th November

Roy Wood Rock & Roll Band @ Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury
Tickets: from £29.50 each (*plus booking fee)
www.theatresevern.co.uk/shows/music/roy-wood

Friday 17th November

Roy Wood Rock & Roll Band @ The Queen's Theatre, Barnstaple
Tickets: £31.50 each (*plus booking fee)
www.parkwoodtheatres.co.uk/Queens-Theatre/roy-wood-rock-roll-band-red-e-2-rock

The Trevor Burton Band @ The Queen's Head, Wolverley

Free entry
www.queensheadwolverley.com/events

Saturday 18th November

Roy Wood Rock & Roll Band @ The Princess Theatre, Torquay
Tickets: from £23.50 each (*plus booking fee)
www.ents24.com/torquay-events/princess-theatre/roy-wood/5014628

Tuesday 21st November
Roy Wood Rock & Roll Band @ The Playhouse, Weston-super-Mare
Tickets: £31.50 each (*plus booking fee)
www.parkwoodtheatres.co.uk/Playhouse-Theatre/roy-wood-rock-roll-band-red-e-2-rock

Friday 24th November
The Divine Comedy @ The O2 Institute, Birmingham
Tickets: £33.75 each (*plus booking fee)

Saturday 25th November
Roy Wood Rock & Roll Band @ Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone
Tickets: from £23.50 each (*plus booking fee)
www.ents24.com/folkestone-events/leas-cliff-hall/roy-wood/5014684

The ELO Experience @ The Prince of Wales Theatre, Cannock *** Sold Out ***
Tickets: £22 each (*plus booking fee)
boxoffice.wlct.org/select_seats.aspx?perfid=876

Pugwash "Silverlake" Album Launch @ The Islington, London
Tickets: £12 each (*plus booking fee)
www.wegottickets.com/event/419484

Sunday 26th November
Roy Wood Rock & Roll Band @ The Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury
Tickets: from £23.50 each (*plus booking fee)
www.ents24.com/aylesbury-events/aylesbury-waterside-theatre/roy-wood/5014694

China Crisis @ The Robin 2, Bilston
Tickets: £15 each (advance) or £16 each (door)(*plus booking fee)
www.therobin.co.uk/whats_on/giginfo.asp?gigid=4854

Thursday 30th November
Roy Wood Rock & Roll Band @ Southport Theatre & Floral Hall, Southport
Tickets: from £23.50 each (*plus booking fee)
www.ents24.com/southport-events/southport-theatre-floral-hall/roy-wood/5014625

Friday 1st December
Roy Wood Rock & Roll Band @ The Spa, Bridlington
Tickets: £30 (*plus booking fee)
www.ents24.com/bridlington-events/the-spa-bridlington/roy-wood/1073840812

Sunday 3rd December
Raymond Froggatt @ The Robin 2, Bilston
Tickets: £14 each (advance) or £16 each (door)(*plus booking fee)
www.therobin.co.uk/whats_on/giginfo.asp?gigid=4874

Monday 4th December
Roy Wood Rock & Roll Band @ The Baths Hall, Scunthorpe
Tickets: £30 each (*plus booking fee)
tickets.scunthorpetheatres.co.uk/single/eventDetail.aspx?p=35959

Tuesday 5th December
Roy Wood Rock & Roll Band @ The Anvil, Basingstoke
Tickets: £30 each (*plus booking fee)
www.anvilarts.org.uk/whats-on/roy-wood-rock-roll-band

Thursday 7th December
Dave Collison's Black & White Night Revisited @ The Water Rats, King's Cross
Tickets: £12 each (advance) or £15 each (door)(*plus booking fee)
www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/roy-orbisons-black-white-night-revisited-tickets-38522171853

Friday 8th December
Roy Wood Rock & Roll Band @ Grand Theatre & Arts Wing, Swansea
Tickets: £30 (*plus booking fee)
www.ents24.com/swansea-events/swansea-grand-theatre/roy-wood/1073840811

ELO Again @ The Lyceum Theatre, Crewe
Tickets: £26 each (*plus booking fee)
crewelyceum.co.uk/Online/tickets-ELO-Again-Crewe-2017

Saturday 9th December
Roy Wood Rock & Roll Band @ The Palace Theatre, Southend-on-Sea
Tickets: from £29 each (*plus booking fee)
southendtheatres.org.uk/Online/tickets-roy-wood-and-his-band-southend-2017

Sunday 10th December
The Trembling Wilburys @ The Half Moon, Putney
Tickets: £10 each (advance) or £12 each (door)(*plus booking fee)
https://tickets.halfmoon.co.uk/events/2017-12-10-the-trembling-wilburys-half-moon-putney

Monday 11th December
Roy Wood Rock & Roll Band @ The Royal Theatre Hall, Harrogate
Tickets: from £29 each (*plus booking fee)
www.harrogatetheatre.co.uk/whats-on/Roy-Wood-Red-E-2-Rock-Christmas

Tuesday 12th December
Roy Wood Rock & Roll Band @ The Robin 2, Bilston
Tickets: £20 (advance) or £22 (door)(*plus booking fee)
www.therobin.co.uk/whats_on/giginfo.asp?gigid=4991

Thursday 14th December
ELO Again @ The Robin 2, Bilston
Tickets: £15 each (advance) or £16 each (door)(*plus booking fee)
www.therobin.co.uk/whats_on/giginfo.asp?gigid=4916

Friday 15th December
Explosive Light Orchestra @ The Flowerpot, Derby
Tickets: £13 each (*plus booking fee)
www.ents24.com/derby-events/the-flowerpot/explosive-light-orchestra/5032472

Saturday 16th December
Roy Wood Rockmas 2017 @ The Symphony Hall, Birmingham
Tickets: £35.50 each (*plus booking fee)
www.thsh.co.uk/event/roy-woods-rockmas-2017

Explosive Light Orchestra @ Second City Bar & Lounge, Birmingham
Tickets: £TBA each
www.elotributeband.com/Tour_Dates.html

Sunday 17th December
The Trevor Burton Band @ The Grapes, Stafford
Free entry
www.grapesstafford.co.uk/Gig_Diary

Monday 18th December
Roy Wood Rock & Roll Band @ Sage One, Gateshead
Tickets: from £29.40 each (*plus booking fee)
www.sagegateshead.com/event/roy-wood-rock-and-roll-band

Tuesday 19th December
Roy Wood Rock & Roll Band @ The Apex, Bury St. Edmunds
Tickets: from £27.50 each (*plus booking fee)
www.theapex.co.uk/whats-on/event/3311/roy-wood-rock--roll-band

Wednesday 20th December
Roy Wood Rock & Roll Band @ G Live, Guildford
Tickets: £31.50 each (*plus booking fee)
glive.co.uk/Online/tickets-roy-wood-guildford-2017

Sunday 24th December
The Upbeat Beatles @ The Robin 2, Bilston
Tickets: £12.50 each (advance) or £15 each (door)(*plus booking fee)
www.therobin.co.uk/whats_on/giginfo.asp?gigid=4967

Friday 29th December
Explosive Light Orchestra @ Coppenhall WMC, Crewe
Tickets: £TBA each
www.elotributeband.com/Tour_Dates.html

Jeff Lynne's ELO After a stint with classic Birmingham bands The Idle Race and The Move, Jeff 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 Wilson, Paul McCartney, Del Shannon and The Everly Brothers. He also found time to co-found the ultimate 'supergroup' in The Traveling Wilburys, who included pals Tom Petty, Bob Dylan, George 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: www.jefflynneselo.com

Roy Wood The co-founder of The Move and ELO and the founder of Wizzard, The Helicopters et al will [hopefully] be on the road again during 2017! Find out where to see Dr. Roy Wood and what he is up to with his Rock 'n' Roll Band via his official web site thus: www.roywood.co.uk

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 to see them via their official web site thus: www.theorchestra.net

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

The Trevor Burton Band A co-founding member of The Move, Trevor Burton can be found performing regularly at various venues in the Midlands with his fantastic band. Find out where on their web site thus: www.thetrevorburtonband.co.uk

The ELO Experience Based in Hull, The ELO Experience 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 now via their official web site thus: www.elotribute.com

ELO Again Based in South Wales, ELO Again 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 now via their official web site thus: www.eloagain.co.uk

Explosive Light Orchestra Not only an ELO tribute act but an original, independent artiste in their own right, The Explosive Light Orchestra - also known as Symphonika - have reproduced the exciting works of ELO at packed theatres and live music venues all around Europe. Find out where to see them now via their official web site thus: www.elotributeband.com

ELO Light Years A new ELO tribute band and another from South Wales, ELO Light Years are headed up by Jim Ramsey alongside Mike 'Chas' Holcombe, Gaelle Favre, Sarah Waycott, Richard Watson, Robin Davey and Claire Brewster with Angharad and Rhiannon Griffiths. Find out where to see them now via their official web site thus: www.elolightyears.com

The ELO Encounter Another new ELO tribute band, this time from Essex, The ELO Encounter feature Simon Rownes and three members of his family: Jack, Max and Henry alongside Martin Donald, Jasmine Ali and Simon Dove. Find out where to see them now via their official web site thus: www.elo-encounter.co.uk

The Trembling Wilburys One of two world class UK based Traveling Wilburys' tribute bands, The Trembling Wilburys were founded by drummer Dave Stark in 2010 and feature Dave Collison as Roy Orbison and Glen Knowler as George Harrison performing Wilburys and solo classics to rave reviews. The septet also feature top guitarist Dzal Martin, Andy McNish, Marko Laver and Howard Robin. Find out where to see them now via their official web site thus: www.tremblingwilburys.co.uk

The Big O & The Traveling Wilburys Tribute Show One of two world class UK based Traveling Wilburys' tribute bands, The Big O & The Traveling Wilburys Tribute Show are a multi-talented group featuring Paul Hopkins as Roy Orbison performing Wilburys and solo classics to rave reviews. The sextet is completed by Richard Gibson, Owen James, Aubrey Robinson, Matt Gaffiney and Andrew Whittaker. Find out where to see them now via their official web site thus: www.travelingwilburystribute.co.uk

The artistes and shows listed above are recommended by Yours Truly KJS and elobeatlesforever (elobf)This listing is not exhaustive. Please contact elobf should you wish events to be considered for the above roster. It'll be nice to see you at some of the above gigs for a chat!

Until next "Time" in the ELO [and related] Universe ... KJS ... 09-Sep-2017

2 comments:

  1. Thank you Keith great write up and as always a very informative blog

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  2. 1st class write up. Never knew Roy wood was touring. A must go and see.

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