Saturday, 27 October 2018

Jeff Lynne's ELO: 2019 Take That Tour Clash + Ticket Info

As suggested in this elobeatlesforever (elobf) article last weekend, Jeff Lynne's ELO confirmed a twenty (20) date tour of the United States and Canada in Summer 2019 commencing at Anaheim on Thursday 20th June and finishing in Pittsburgh on Thursday 1st August. Whilst it was not a surprise in and of itself, a return to more North American shows so soon did raise a few third eyebrows.

Caught Live (5): Jeff Lynne's ELO @ Liverpool 23/10/18

Yet when Yours Truly KJS looked at the EJLO tour itinerary, the most obvious aspect was that there will be a significant clash with nine (9) Take That Greatest Hits Live 2019 tour concerts taking place in Europe at the same time as Jeff Lynne's ELO are scheduled to play six (6) gigs up and down the Pacific coast (see table below). Therefore, we must draw the conclusion that either Take That or Jeff Lynne will utilize a new touring band (at least in part). This would be a departure for either artist and, if Mike Stevens, Milton McDonald and Donovan Hepburn are contracted for the TT dates, it will be interesting to see which musicians will back the ELO maestro for his shows - likewise if the scenario is reversed. Watch that space!
Tickets for the Jeff Lynne's ELO 2019 US tour go on sale to the general public on Monday 29th October. Click on these links for further details thus:

Thursday 20th June: Honda Center, Anaheim, CA

Saturday 22nd June: Golden 1 Center, Sacramento, CA

Monday 24th June: SAP Center, San Jose, CA

Wednesday 26th June: Rogers Arena, Vancouver, Canada

Friday 28th June: Tacoma Dome, Tacoma, WA

Saturday 29th June: Moda Center, Portland, OR

Wednesday 3rd July: Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, TN

Friday 5th July: Philips Arena, Atlanta, GA

Sunday 7th July: Amalie Arena, Tampa, FL

Tuesday 9th July: BB&T Center, Sunrise, FL

Thursday 11th July: Capital One Arena, Washington, DC

Saturday 13th July: Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA

Tuesday 16th July: Prudential Center, Newark, NJ

Thursday 18th July: Scotia Bank Arena, Toronto, Canada

Saturday 20th July: Little Caesars Arena, Detroit, MI

Tuesday 23rd July: Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids, MI

Thursday 25th July: Xcel Energy Center, St. Paul, MN

Saturday 27th July: United Center, Chicago, IL

Tuesday 30th July: Nationwide Arena, Columbus, OH

Thursday 1st August: PPG Paints Arena, Pittsburgh, PA

Find out more about Take That 2019 UK/EU tour dates and tickets via this link thus:

elobeatlesforever (elobf) recommends Jeff Lynne's ELO and Take That on tour in 2019 to those enlightened folks who love ELOJeff LynneRoy Wood'Brum Beat'The Idle RaceThe Traveling WilburysThe MoveThe Beatles and related artistes.

Until next "Time" in the ELO [and related] Universe ... KJS ... 27-Oct-2018

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