ADDITIONAL SHOWS ADDED DUE TO STRONG TICKET DEMAND!!!
JEFF LYNNE’S ELO ADDS 2 ADDITIONAL DATES TO 2018 U.S. TOUR
FIRST U.S. TOUR IN 30+ YEARS
SHOW ADDED AT THE ‘FABULOUS’ FORUM ON AUGUST 5
“NOTHING SHORT OF FLAWLESS” – Guardian
“EPIC… AN AVALANCHE OF ROCK” – Daily Express, 5*
“MAGNIFICENT MUSICAL ADVENTURE” – Cryptic Rock
(December 4, 2017) – On the heels of a once-in-a-lifetime Wembley Stadium show and a European tour in 2017, Jeff Lynne’s ELO announced 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 and chart-topping album, a sold out run of UK and European shows, as well as an induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. And today, due to high ticket demand, the tour announces additional shows in Los Angeles, and New York. Additional date added at the Forum on August 5, following the first performance on August 4. See additions in tour routing below.
The announcement comes just after the release of the live concert CD/DVD, ‘Wembley or Bust,’ which will give fans a glimpse into the extraordinary ELO live experience that critics are raving; a video sneak peek is here and here. Purchase here.
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.
American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public beginning Wednesday, December 6th at 10AM local time. The Live Nation presale begins Thursday, December 7th at 10AM local time, all presales end the night prior to public on sale at 10PM local time. Public on-sale begins Friday, December 8th for Los Angeles, and Saturday, December 9th for New York starting at 10AM local time with tickets available at Ticketmaster.com.
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 U.K., 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 Travelling 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.
2018 US TOUR DATES
|Thursday, August 2, 2018||Oakland, CA||Oracle Arena|
|Saturday, August 4, 2018||Los Angeles, CA||The Forum|
|Sunday, August 5, 2018||Los Angeles, CA||The Forum|
|Wednesday, August 8, 2018||Denver, CO||Pepsi Center|
|Friday, August 10, 2018||Houston, TX||Toyota Center|
|Monday, August 13, 2018||Dallas, TX||American Airlines Center|
|Wednesday, August 15, 2018||Rosemont, IL||Allstate Arena|
|Thursday, August 16, 2018||Detroit, MI||Little Caesars Arena|
|Saturday, August 18, 2018||Toronto, ON||Air Canada Centre|
|Tuesday, August 21, 2018||New York, NY||Madison Square Garden|
|Wednesday, August 22, 2018||New York, NY||Madison Square Garden|
|Friday, August 24, 2018||Philadelphia, PA||Wells Fargo Center|
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About The Forum
The award-winning “Fabulous” Forum, located in Inglewood, CA, is the largest indoor performance venue in the country designed with a focus on music and entertainment, in addition to select sporting events. The interior of the bowl features flexible seating that ranges from 17,500 seats to 7,000 seats, enabling the venue to attract a wide variety of premier events. Fans at the Forum enjoy approximately 8,000 square feet of event level hospitality offerings, including merchandise, along with food and beverage options from some of SoCal’s most celebrated brands. A tinted glass wall separates this concession area from the arena, ensuring fans do not miss a moment of the performance. A 40,000 square foot outdoor terrace surrounds the perimeter of the building and offers food and beverage options, as well as comfortable furnishings, to further elevate guests’ enjoyment. The Forum delivers a one-of-a-kind experience for all thanks to its superior acoustics, intimate ambiance and state-of-the-art facilities. Designed with entertainers and performers in mind, the venue includes nine, star-caliber dressing rooms that provide unparalleled comfort. The Forum is part of The Madison Square Garden Company’s portfolio of iconic venues, which also includes: New York’s Madison Square Garden, The Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre; The Chicago Theatre; and the Wang Theatre in Boston. For more information, please visit www.fabulousforum.com.