Friday, 23 March 2018

elobeatlesforever (elobf) Gig Guide #31: Q2 2018


Spring into Summer (Q2) 2018 means that it's "Time" for the latest elobeatlesforever (elobf) Quarterly Gig Guide to be published once again! This is our 31st and (hopefully) you will find my compilation of selected dates below (with more to follow when confirmed) between Sunday 1st April and Saturday 30th June (plus individual artist links) helpful thus:

Wednesday 4th April
Quill @ The Core Theatre, Solihull
Tickets (each): £18 (*plus booking fees)
thecoretheatresolihull.co.uk/whats-on/all-shows/quill-2018/14985

The ELO Experience @ The Town Hall, Cheltenham

Tickets (each): £25 (*plus booking fees)
www.cheltenhamtownhall.org.uk/event/the-elo-experience-2018-205755

Thursday 5th April

The ELO Experience @ The Swan Theatre, Worcester
Tickets (each): £23 (*plus booking fee)
www.worcesterlive.co.uk/events_review.asp?eid=453060951

Friday 6th April
Stand Up & Rock! @ The Anvil Theatre, Basingstoke
Tickets (each): £27.50 (*plus booking fees)
www.anvilarts.org.uk/whats-on/jasper-carrotts-stand-up-rock

Saturday 7th April

Stand Up & Rock! @ The Royal & Derngate Theatre, Northampton
Tickets (each): £26 (*plus booking fees)
www.royalandderngate.co.uk/whats-on/jasper-carrotts-stand-rock

Explosive Light Orchestra (ExpLO) @ The Diamond, Sutton-in-Ashfield

Tickets (each): £7.50 (advance) or £9 (door)(*plus booking fees)
www.thediamonduk.com/gigs

Sunday 8th April

Stand Up & Rock! @ The Swan Theatre, High Wycombe
Tickets (each): £29.50 (*plus booking fees)
wycombeswan.co.uk/whats-on/jasper-carrotts-stand-up-rock

Monday 9th April

Roy Orbison: The Hologram UK Tour @ The Genting Arena, Birmingham
Tickets (each): from £45.40 (*plus booking fees)
www1.ticketmaster.co.uk/event/37005359ED5B1543

Wednesday 11th April

Stand Up & Rock! @ The Garrick Theatre, Lichfield
Tickets (each): £28.50 (*plus booking fees)
www.lichfieldgarrick.com/whats-on/all-shows/jasper-carrotts-stand-up-and-rock/38

Thursday 12th April

Stand Up & Rock! @ The Garrick Theatre, Lichfield
Tickets (each): £28.50 (*plus booking fees)
www.lichfieldgarrick.com/whats-on/all-shows/jasper-carrotts-stand-up-and-rock/38

Friday 13th April

Stand Up & Rock! @ The Garrick Theatre, Lichfield
Tickets (each): £28.50 (*plus booking fees)
www.lichfieldgarrick.com/whats-on/all-shows/jasper-carrotts-stand-up-and-rock/38

The Trevor Burton Band @ The Queens Head, Wolverley

Free entry
www.queensheadwolverley.com/events

Saturday 14th April

Stand Up & Rock! @ The Garrick Theatre, Lichfield
Tickets (each): £28.50 (*plus booking fees)
www.lichfieldgarrick.com/whats-on/all-shows/jasper-carrotts-stand-up-and-rock/38

Monday 16th April

Roy Orbison: The Hologram UK Tour @ The Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham
Tickets (each): from £45.40 (*plus booking fees)
www1.ticketmaster.co.uk/event/1F005359EBB9E9C2

Tuesday 17th April

Stand Up & Rock! @ The Winding Wheel, Chesterfield
Tickets (each): £28.50 (*plus booking fees)
www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk/shows/jasper-carrott-stand-up-and-rock

Thursday 19th April

Stand Up & Rock! @ The Central Theatre, Chatham
Tickets (each): from £26 (*plus booking fees)
tickets.medway.gov.uk/framework/searchresults.aspx?term=carrott

Friday 20th April

The 286 @ The Woolwich Equitable, London
Free entry
www.facebook.com/events/426277774452671

Saturday 21st April

Stand Up & Rock! @ The G Live Theatre, Guildford
Tickets (each): £29.50 (*plus booking fees)
glive.co.uk/whats-on/jasper-carrotts-stand-up-rock

Trevor Burton RSD18 Live Acoustic Set @ The Diskery, Birmingham

Free entry
elobeatlesforever.blogspot.co.uk/2018/03/long-play-rsd2018-launch-for-trevor.html

Tuesday 24th April

Stand Up & Rock! @ The Alban Arena, St. Albans
Tickets (each): £27.50 (*plus booking fees)
www.alban-arena.co.uk/events/jasper-carrotts-stand-up-rock/

Friday 27th April

The Roy Orbison Story (Barry Steele) @ New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham
Tickets (each): £26.75 (*plus booking fees)
www.atgtickets.com/new-alexandra-theatre/barry-steele-roy-orbison-story

Saturday 28th April

Stand Up & Rock! @ The Peterborough Arena, Peterborough
Tickets (each): £27.50 (*plus booking fees)
www1.ticketmaster.co.uk/jasper-carrotts-stand-up-rock-peterborough-28-04-2018

Sunday 29th April

Stand Up & Rock! @ The Mayflower Theatre, Southampton
Tickets (each): from £23.50 (*plus booking fees)
www.mayflower.org.uk/whats-on/jasper-carrott-2017

The 286 @ The Prince of Greenwich, London

Free entry
www.facebook.com/events/342083699614290

Monday 7th May

Stand Up & Rock! @ The Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury
Tickets (each): from £28.90 (*plus booking fee)
www.atgtickets.com/shows/jasper-carrotts-stand-up-rock/aylesbury-waterside-theatre

Friday 11th May

Stand Up & Rock! @ The Princes Theatre, Clacton-on-Sea
Tickets (each): £27.50 (*plus booking fees)
princestheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873570417

Saturday 12th May
Roy Orbison & The Travelling Wilburys Experience @ The O2 Academy, Birmingham
Tickets (each): £20 (*plus booking fees)
o2academybirmingham/events/1067345/roy-orbison-traveling-wilburys-experience-tickets

Sunday 13th May
The Trembling Wilburys @ The Half Moon, Putney
Tickets (each): £10 (advance) or £12 (door)(*plus booking fees)
tickets.halfmoon.co.uk/events/2018-05-13-the-trembling-wilburys-half-moon-putney

Record & CD Fair @ The Robin 2, Bilston

Entry: £1 (door)
www.therobin.co.uk/whats_on/giginfo.asp?gigid=5116

Friday 18th May

Rebecca Downes @ The Slade Rooms, Wolverhampton
Tickets (each): £12 (*plus booking fees)
www.wolvescivic.co.uk/-/show-details/103953/rebecca-downes

Roy Orbison & The Travelling Wilburys Experience @ The Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Tickets (each): from £21.50 (*plus booking fees)
www.belgrade.co.uk/event/roy-orbison-and-the-traveling-wilburys-experience

The 286 @ The Trafalgar Freehouse, South Wimbledon, London

Free entry
www.facebook.com/events/2031410717184424

Saturday 19th May

Explosive Light Orchestra (ExpLO) @ The Robin 2, Bilston
Tickets (each): £15 (advance) or £16 (door)(*plus booking fees)
www.therobin.co.uk/whats_on/giginfo.asp?gigid=4994

Roy Orbison & The Travelling Wilburys Experience @ The Artrix Theatre, Bromsgrove

Tickets (each): from £20 (*plus booking fees)
www.artrix.co.uk/whats-on/music/the-big-o-and-the-wilburys-tribute-show

The 286 @ TRUNK XL Fundraising Extravaganza, South Norwood, London

Tickets: from £10 each (*plus booking fees)
www.ticketsource.co.uk/trunkxl   www.facebook.com/events/422050491568254

Monday 21st May

The Rutles @ The Robin 2, Bilston
Tickets (each): £19.50 (advance) or £22.50 (door)(*plus booking fees)
www.therobin.co.uk/whats_on/giginfo.asp?gigid=5187

Thursday 24th May
The Upbeat Beatles The Garrick Theatre, Lichfield
Tickets (each): £23 (*plus booking fees)
www.lichfieldgarrick.com/whats-on/all-shows/the-up-beat-beatles/151

Saturday 26th May
The 286 @ Luna, Leytonstone, London
Free entry
www.facebook.com/events/204808146788719

Friday 1st June
The ELO Experience @ De Montfort Hall, Leicester
Tickets (each): £23 (*plus booking fees)
www.demontforthall.co.uk/events/events.php/2018/1826/the-elo-experience

Pugwash (supporting Nick Heyward) @ The O2 Academy, Birmingham
Tickets (each): £22.50 (*plus booking fees)
academymusicgroup.com/o2academybirmingham/events/1022739/nick-heyward-tickets

Friday 8th June
Quill @ The Artrix Theatre, Bromsgrove
Tickets (each): £18 (*plus booking fees)
www.artrix.co.uk/whats-on/all-shows/quill

Sunday 10th June
Raymond Froggatt @ The Robin 2, Bilston
Tickets (each): £14 (advance) or £16 each(door)(*plus booking fees)
www.therobin.co.uk/whats_on/giginfo.asp?gigid=5204

Friday 15th June
The Trembling Wilburys @ The Dublin Castle, London
Tickets (each): £TBA (*plus booking fee)
www.thedublincastle.com

Saturday 16th June
The ELO Encounter @ The Crescent Theatre, Birmingham
Tickets (each): £20 (*plus booking fees)
www.crescent-theatre.co.uk/theatre-event/?EventID=106130

Thursday 21st June
The Steve Gibbons Band @ The Robin 2, Bilston
Tickets (each): £13.50 (advance) or £15 (door)(*plus booking fees)
www.therobin.co.uk/whats_on/giginfo.asp?gigid=5080

Saturday 23rd June
The Roy Orbison Story (Barry Steele) @ The Garrick Theatre, Lichfield
Tickets (each): £27 (*plus booking fees)
www.lichfieldgarrick.com/whats-on/all-shows/roy-orbison-and-friends/1166

Friday 29th June
Quill @ The Robin 2, Bilston
Tickets (each): £12.50 (advance) or £15 (door)(*plus booking fees)
www.therobin.co.uk/whats_on/giginfo.asp?gigid=5144

The Trevor Burton Band @ The Bear Inn, Bridgnorth
Free entry
www.facebook.com/events/169505383734782

Saturday 30th June
Explosive Light Orchestra (ExpLO) @ Rubery Social Club, Birmingham
Tickets: £12 each (*plus booking fees)
www.ticketsource.co.uk/date/495224

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 2018! 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

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 Traveling Wilburys Experience One of two world class UK based Traveling Wilburys' tribute bands, The Big O & The Traveling Wilburys Experience 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 ... 23-March-2018

2 comments:

  1. I think under the listing for ROY WOOD, you meant to say 2018, not 2017.

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    1. Barry ... Thank you for spotting my typographical error! Duly corrected! ... KJS@elobf

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