Friday, 28 December 2018

elobeatlesforever (elobf) Gig Guide #34: Q1 2019

Winter into Spring (Q1) 2019 means that once again it's "Time" for the latest elobeatlesforever (elobf) Quarterly Gig Guide to be published! This is our 34th and hopefully you'll find the roster of selected dates below (with more to follow when confirmed) between Tuesday 1st January and Sunday 31st March 2019 (plus individual artist links) helpful thus:

Saturday 5th January
The ELO Encounter @ Eleven, Stoke-on-Trent
Tickets: £10 each (*plus booking fees)
www.ents24.com/stoke-on-trent-events/eleven/elo-encounter/1073910780

Friday 11th January

ELO Again @ Garrick Theatre, Lichfield
Tickets: £24 each (*plus booking fees)
www.lichfieldgarrick.com/whats-on/tribute/elo-again/2353

Sunday 13th January
ELO Beatles Beyond @ The Diamond, Sutton-in-Ashfield
Tickets: £5 each (*plus booking fees)
thediamonduk.com/gigs

Saturday 19th January
ELO Again @ Usher Hall, Edinburgh
Tickets: £27.50 each (*plus booking fees)
www.usherhall.co.uk/whats-on/elo-again

Sunday 20th January
The Trevor Burton Band @ The Brasshouse on Broad Street, Birmingham
Free entry
www.thetrevorburtonband.co.uk

ELO Again @ Webster Memorial Theatre, Arbroath
Tickets: from £20.50 each (*plus booking fees)
www.ticketsource.co.uk/event/246043

Friday 25th January
The 286 @ The Morden Arms, London
Free entry
www.facebook.com/events/670786939989685

ELO Again @ Medina Theatre, Newport, Isle of Wight
Tickets: £23 each (*plus booking fees)
www.medinatheatre.co.uk/article/elo-again

Saturday 26th January
The ELO Show @ O2 Academy, Liverpool
Tickets: £17.50 each (*plus booking fees)
www.seetickets.com/event/the-elo-show/o2-academy-liverpool/1085178

Friday 1st February
ELO Again @ The Lyceum Theatre, Crewe
Tickets: from £22.50 each (*plus booking fees)
crewelyceum.co.uk/Online/tickets-elo-again-crewe-2019

Saturday 2nd February
Sight 'n' Sound @ The Nest, Cannock
Free entry
www.facebook.com/groups/891712430855406

ELO Again @ The Exchange, Sturminster Newton, Dorset

Tickets: from £20 each (*plus booking fees)
stur-exchange.co.uk/programme/elo-again

Friday 8th February

ELO Again @ St. David's Hall, Cardiff
Tickets: £25.50 each (*plus booking fees)
www.stdavidshallcardiff.co.uk/whats-on/rock-pop/elo-again

Saturday 9th February
The ELO Experience @ The Winding Wheel, Chesterfield
Tickets: £24.50 each (*plus booking fees)
www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk/shows/the-elo-experience.aspx#.XCTmidL7Rkg

The 286 @ Luna, London
Free entry
www.facebook.com/events/2014980698587450

Sunday 10th February
King's Heath Walk of Fame Beatles Fest 2019 @ Birmingham
Tickets: £10 each (*plus booking fees)
www.elobeatlesforever.com/2019/01/recommended-kings-heath-walk-of-fame.html

Friday 15th February
The ELO Show @ The Picturedrome, Holmfirth
Tickets: £17.50 each (*plus booking fees)
www.picturedrome.net/tickets/The%20ELO%20Show/20190215.htm

Saturday 16th February

The ELO Encounter @ The Musician, Leicester
Tickets: £10 each (*plus booking fees)
www.ticketweb.uk/event/the-elo-encounter-the-musician-tickets/8126295

ELO Again @ The Plaza, Stockport
Tickets: £24.20 each (*plus booking fees)
stockportplaza.co.uk/whats-on/elo-again

The 286 @ The Morden Arms, London
Free entry
www.facebook.com/events/348691639255680

Sunday 17th February

Record & CD Fair @ The Robin 2, Bilston
Entry: £1 per person
www.therobin.co.uk/whats_on/giginfo.asp?gigid=5413

The ELO Encounter @ The Melton Theatre, Melton Mowbray

Tickets: £10 each (*plus booking fees)
www.meltontheatre.co.uk/event/elo-encounter

Wednesday 20th February
Pete Kent @ The Robin 2, Bilston
Tickets: £7 each (advance) or £9 each (door)(*plus booking fees)
www.therobin.co.uk/whats_on/giginfo.asp?gigid=5280

Friday 22nd February

Big O & The Wilburys Tribute Show @ The Civic Hall, Brierley Hill
Tickets: £20 each (*plus booking fees)
www.bhillcivic.co.uk/whats-on/event/181/big-o-and-the-travelling-wilburys-22nd-february

Saturday 23rd February

ELO Beatles Beyond @ The Piano Room, Lutterworth
Tickets: £12.50 each (*plus booking fees)
www.ticketsource.co.uk/date/575702

Sunday 24th February
The Trevorless Burton Band @ The Prince of Wales, Stafford
Free entry
www.thetrevorburtonband.co.uk

Friday 1st March
The ELO Experience @ The Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham
Tickets: £25.25 each (*plus transaction fees)
www.atgtickets.com/shows/the-elo-experience/alexandra-theatre-birmingham

The Trevorless Burton Band @ The Queen's Head, Wolverley
Free entry
www.thetrevorburtonband.co.uk

Saturday 2nd March
Andy Fairweather Low & The Low Riders @ The Robin 2, Bilston
Tickets: £20 each (advance) or £22.50 each (door)(*plus booking fees)
www.therobin.co.uk/whats_on/giginfo.asp?gigid=5425

Thursday 7th March

Quill @ The Garrick Theatre, Lichfield
Tickets: £23 each (*plus booking fees)
www.lichfieldgarrick.com/whats-on/music/quill/2367

Friday 8th March
Climax Blues Band @ The Robin 2, Bilston
Tickets: £15 each (advance) or £17.50 each (door)(*plus booking fees)
www.therobin.co.uk/whats_on/giginfo.asp?gigid=5510

ELO Again @ The Cresset, Peterborough
Tickets: £22.50 each (*plus booking fees)
cresset.ticketsolve.com/shows/873592194

Saturday 9th March
Explosive Light Orchestra @ The Diamond, Sutton-in-Ashfield
Tickets: £7 each (advance) or £8.50 each (door)
thediamonduk.com/gigs

Thursday 14th March

The Steve Gibbons Band @ The Robin 2, Bilston
Tickets: £13.50 each (advance) or £15 each (door)(*plus booking fees)
www.therobin.co.uk/whats_on/giginfo.asp?gigid=5293

Friday 15th March
ELO Again @ Floral Pavilion Theatre, New Brighton
Tickets: £22 each (*plus booking fees)
www.floralpavilion.com/en-GB/shows/elo%20again/events/2

Saturday 16th March
ELO Beatles Beyond @ King's Heath Cricket Club, Birmingham
Tickets: £8 each (advance) or £10 each (door)(*plus booking fees)
www.wegottickets.com/event/463372

Jasper Carrott's Stand Up & Rock! @ The Regal, Evesham

Tickets: from £27 each (*plus booking fees)
www.theregal.ac/event/1466

Sunday 17th March
Jasper Carrott's Stand Up & Rock! @ The Regal, Evesham
Tickets: from £27 each (*plus booking fees)
www.theregal.ac/event/1466

Monday 18th March
Jasper Carrott's Stand Up & Rock! @ The Regal, Evesham
Tickets: from £27 each (*plus booking fees)
www.theregal.ac/event/1466

Tuesday 19th March
Jasper Carrott's Stand Up & Rock! @ The Regal, Evesham
Tickets: from £27 each (*plus booking fees)
www.theregal.ac/event/1466

Thursday 21st March

ELO Again @ Queen's Theatre, Barnstaple
Tickets: £24.50 each (*plus booking fees)
www.parkwoodtheatres.co.uk/Queens-Theatre/show/elo-again

Friday 22nd March

Sight 'n' Sound @ The Feathers Inn, Lichfield
Free entry
www.feathersinn.co.uk/event/sight-n-sound-2-3

Big O & The Wilburys Tribute Show @ The Gatehouse Theatre, Stafford

Tickets: £23 each (*including booking fees)
www.staffordgatehousetheatre.co.uk/en-GB/shows/roy-orbison-the-traveling-wilburys-experience/events

The ELO Show @ Trading Boundaries LIVE, Sheffield Green, East Sussex
Tickets: from £25 each (*plus booking fees)
www.tradingboundariesmusic.com/collections/tickets/products/the-elo-show

Saturday 23rd March
The ELO Show @ De Boerderij Cultuurpodium, Zoetermeer, Holland
Tickets: from €25 each (*plus booking fees)
www.ticketmaster.nl/event/232909

Thursday 28th March
The ELO Experience @ Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury
Tickets: £24.50 each (*plus booking fees)
www.theatresevern.co.uk/shows/whatson/elo-experience

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 more here: 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 2019! 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 Bev Bevan, Phil Bates and Joanna Bates in their ranks. Find out more here: 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 more here: 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 more here: 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 more here: www.elotributeband.com

The ELO Encounter Another 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 Dacre Peck. Find out more here: www.elo-encounter.co.uk

The ELO Show Brian Cummins and Raymond Pitt from acclaimed Genesis tribute The Carpet Crawlers will be taking a new project The ELO Show on the road to selected UK and European venues in 2019. Find out more here: www.facebook.com/TheEloShow

ELO Beatles Beyond A new tribute led by Richard Gibson and Matt Gaffiney featuring the careers of Jeff Lynne and Paul McCartney featuring the music of  ELO, The Beatles, Wings, The Traveling Wilburys, The Move and Tom Petty. Find out more here: www.elobeatlesbeyond.com

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 more here: 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. Find out more here: 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 ... 28-Dec-2018

1 comment:

  1. Keith, under Roy Wood, you need to change 2018 to 2019. Feel free to self destruct this message after you make the editing fix.

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