Jeff Lynne's ELO to Tour U.S. For First Time in Over 30 Years

Artist: Jeff Lynne's ELO (Electric Light Orchestra)
Tour: Wembley or Bust
Dates: August 2 through August 24, 2018
Ticket On-Sale Date(s): 
  • American Express Card Members - November 15, 2017 @ 10 AM local time
  • Live Nation Presale - November 16, 2017 @ 10 AM local time
  • General Public - November 17, 2017 @ 10 AM local time
Promoter: Live Nation

On the heels of a once-in-a-lifetime Wembley Stadium show and a European tour in 2017, Jeff Lynne’s ELO announces its first North American tour in 30 plus years produced by Live Nation.

Jeff Lynne’s last extensive U.S. tour with ELO was in 1981. Known as one of the most iconic forces in music history, Jeff Lynne’s ELO has spent the last two years with a critically acclaimed album, a sold out run of UK and European shows, as well as an induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The tour announcement comes just ahead of this Friday’s release of the live concert CD/DVD, Wembley or Bust, which will give fans a glimpse into the extraordinary ELO live experience that had critics in the UK raving.

Of the tour, Jeff Lynne says, “Our audiences are amazing. It’s like they’re in the group. We can’t wait to play for them again.” The tour will hit 10 cities, starting in Oakland, CA at Oracle Arena before wrapping in Philadelphia, PA at Wells Fargo Center. See below for full tour routing.

American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public beginning Wednesday, November 15th at 10am local time through Thursday, November 16th at 10pm local time. The Live Nation pre-sale begins Thursday, November 16th and public on-sale begins Friday, November 17th starting at 10am local time with tickets available at Ticketmaster.com. 

All pre-orders of Wembley Or Bust made at Jeff Lynne’s ELO Official US Store prior to 4:00 PM EST on November 14, 2017 are eligible to receive a ticket pre-sale code for 2018 U.S. tour dates.

More popular than ever, Jeff Lynne’s ELO have always been known for their epic live shows and with a distinct style that seamlessly and innovatively blends rock, pop and classical, ELO has had more than 20 Top 40 Hits across the U.S. and the UK, making Lynne's sweeping productions some of the most recognizable music of the last forty years and helping sell over 50 million records worldwide.

Widely agreed upon as one of the greatest record producers in music history, Lynne was a co-founder and member of The Traveling Wilburys together with Bob Dylan, Roy Orbison, George Harrison and Tom Petty as well as a producer and collaborator with some of the biggest names in music including The Beatles, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Joe Walsh, and most recently, Bryan Adams.

Dates:
  • 08/02 - Oakland, CA - Oracle Arena
  • 08/04 - Los Angeles, CA - The Forum
  • 08/08 - Denver, CO - Pepsi Center
  • 08/10 - Houston, TX - Toyota Center
  • 08/13 - Dallas, TX - American Airlines Center
  • 08/15 - Rosemont, IL - Allstate Arena
  • 08/16 - Detroit, MI - Little Caesars Arena
  • 08/18 - Toronto, ON - Air Canada Centre
  • 08/21 - New York, NY - Madison Square Garden
  • 08/24 - Philadelphia, PA - Wells Fargo Center
British dates:
  • 09/30 - Nottingham - Motorpoint Arena
  • 10/03 - Glasgow - SSE Hydro Arena
  • 10/05 - Manchester - Arena
  • 10/09 - Newcastle - Metro Radio Arena
  • 10/10 - Birmingham - Arena
  • 10/15 - Leeds - First Direct Arena
  • 10/17 - London - O2 Arena
  • 10/23 - Liverpool - Echo Arena

1 comment

Ardy said...

Article: "a video sneak peek is here and here."

Where and where?

From the actual Live Nation press release (http://investors.livenationentertainment.com/news-center/news-center-details/2017/Jeff-Lynnes-Elo-Announces-2018-US-Tour-First-US-Tour-in-30-Years/default.aspx):

https://twitter.com/JeffLynnesELO/status/926382351667437568
https://twitter.com/JeffLynnesELO/status/923844313389268993

Glad to help.

R.D. Frable

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