Tuesday, 5 December 2017

elobeatlesforever (elobf) Gig Guide #30: Q1 2018

Winter into Spring (Q1) 2018 means that it's "Time" for the latest elobeatlesforever (elobf) Quarterly Gig Guide to be published once again! This is #30 and (hopefully) you will find my compilation of selected dates below (with more to follow when confirmed) between Monday 1st January and Saturday 31st March (plus individual artist links) helpful thus:

Saturday 6th January
Roy Wood Rock & Roll Band @ Cheltenham Town Hall, Gloucestershire
Tickets: £30 each (*plus booking fee)
www.cheltenhamtownhall.org.uk/event/roy-wood-rock-n-roll-band-red-e-2-rock-tour

Friday 26th January
The Trevor Burton Band @ The Queen's Head, Wolverley
Free entry
www.queensheadwolverley.com/events

Roy Orbison & The Traveling Wilburys Experience @ The Winding Wheel, Chesterfield
Tickets: £25 each (*plus booking fee)
www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk/shows/roy-orbison-the-traveling-wilburys-experience

An Intimate Evening with Mark Stanway @ Newhampton Arts Centre, Wolverhampton
Tickets: £9.50 each  (advance) or £10.50 each (door)(*plus booking fee)
www.ticketsource.co.uk/event/FEGEHJ

Wednesday 31st January
The Roy Orbison Story with Barry Steele @ The Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton
Tickets: from £18.50 each (*plus booking fee)
www.grandtheatre.co.uk/whats-on/concerts/the-roy-orbison-story

Thursday 8th February
ELO Again @ The Place, Oakengates Theatre, Telford
Tickets: up to £21 each (*plus booking fee)
www.theplacetelford.com/whats-on/music/elo-again/643

Friday 9th February
ELO Again @ The Deco, Northampton
Tickets: up to £19.50 each (*plus booking fee)
thedeco.co.uk/event/elo-again

Saturday 10th February
Roy Orbison & The Traveling Wilburys Experience @ The Civic, Stourport-on-Severn
Tickets: from £18 each (*plus booking fee)
www.thecivicstourport.co.uk/Orbison.php-wilburys-experience

Friday 16th February
Magic: A Kind Of ELO @ The Platform, Morecambe
Tickets: £19.50 each (*plus booking fee)
www.ents24.com/morecambe-events/the-platform/magic-a-kind-of-elo/5153452

Saturday 17th February
The ELO Experience @ The Winding Wheel, Chesterfield
Tickets: £25.50 each (*plus booking fee)
www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk/shows/the-elo-experience

Quill with Bev Bevan @ The Assembly Rooms, Ludlow
Tickets: £20 each (*plus booking fee)
ludlowassemblyrooms.co.uk/events-calendar-list/2018/2/17/quill-with-bev-bevan

Sunday 18th February
Record & CD Fair @ The Robin 2, Bilston
Entry: £1 each
www.therobin.co.uk/whats_on/giginfo.asp?gigid=4900

Thursday 22nd February
The Roy Orbison Story with Barry Steele @ Theatre Severn. Shrewsbury
Tickets: £23.50 each (*plus booking fee)
www.theatresevern.co.uk/shows/whatson/the-roy-orbison-story

Friday 23rd February
Roy Orbison & The Traveling Wilburys Experience @ The Civic Hall, Brierley Hill
Tickets: from £18 each (*plus booking fee)
www.bhillcivic.co.uk/whats-on/event/181/roy-orbison-and-the-traveling-wilburys

Wednesday 28th February
Pete Kent @ The Robin 2, Bilston
Tickets: £7 (advance) or £9 (door)(*plus booking fee)
www.therobin.co.uk/whats_on/giginfo.asp?gigid=4914

Friday 2nd March
The ELO Experience @ The Town Hall, Cheltenham
Tickets: £25 each (*plus booking fee)
www.cheltenhamtownhall.org.uk/event/the-elo-experience-2018-205755

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

Saturday 3rd March
The Trevor Burton Band @ The Black Country Arms, Walsall
Free entry
www.blackcountryarms.co.uk/whats_on.htm

Stand Up & Rock! @ The Winding Wheel, Chesterfield
Tickets: £27.50 each (*plus booking fee)
www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk/shows/jasper-carrotts-stand-up-and-rock

Wednesday 7th March
Stand Up & Rock! @ Shanklin Theatre, Isle of Wight
Tickets: £27 each (*plus booking fee)
www.shanklintheatre.com/events/jasper_carrott__stand_up_and_rock

Thursday 8th March
Stand Up & Rock! @ The Pavilion Theatre, Weymouth
Tickets: £27.50 each (*plus booking fee)
weymouthpavilion.com/event/jasper-carrott

Friday 9th March
The ELO Experience @ New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham
Tickets: £25.50 each (*plus booking fee)
www.atgtickets.com/shows/the-elo-experience/new-alexandra-theatre-birmingham

Stand Up & Rock! @ The Lighthouse, Poole
Tickets: up to £27.50 each (*plus booking fee)
www.lighthousepoole.co.uk/whats-on/2017/jasper-carrott,-stand-up-and-rock

Tuesday 13th March
Stand Up & Rock! @ The Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea
Tickets: from £27.50 each (*plus booking fee)
southendtheatres.org.uk/Online/tickets-jasper-carrott-stand-up-and-rock-southend-2017

Friday 16th March
Stand Up & Rock! @ The Corn Exchange, King's Lynn
Tickets: from £26.50 each (*plus booking fee)
www.kingslynncornexchange.co.uk/whats-on/comedy/jasper-carrotts-stand-up-rock

Thursday 22nd March
The Steve Gibbons Band @ The Robin 2, Bilston
Tickets: £13.50 (advance) or £15 (door)(*plus booking fee)
www.therobin.co.uk/whats_on/giginfo.asp?gigid=5080

Saturday 24th March
The ELO Experience @ The Palace Theatre, Redditch
Tickets: £22 each (*plus booking fee)
www.redditchpalacetheatre.co.uk/whats-on/all-shows/the-elo-experience

Sunday 25th March
Stand Up & Rock! @ Venue Cymru, Llandudno
Tickets: £25 each (*plus booking fee)
venuecymru.co.uk/jasper-carrott

Monday 26th March
Stand Up & Rock! @ The Opera House, Buxton
Tickets: from £30 each (*plus booking fee)
buxtonoperahouse.org.uk/event/jasper-carrotts-stand-up-and-rock

Wednesday 28th March
Stand Up & Rock! @ The Princess Theatre, Torquay
Tickets: from £25.90 each (*plus booking fee)
www.atgtickets.com/shows/jasper-carrotts-stand-up-and-rock/princess-theatre-torquay

Saturday 31st March
Stand Up & Rock! @ The Britannia Pier Theatre, Great Yarmouth
Tickets: from £19 each (*plus booking fee)
www.britannia-pier.co.uk/show_detail.php?id=198

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 2017! 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

ELO Light Years A new ELO tribute band and another from South Wales, ELO Light Years are headed up by Jim Ramsey alongside Mike 'Chas' Holcombe, Sarah Waycott, Richard Watson, Robin Davey and Claire Brewster with Angharad and Rhiannon Griffiths. Find out where to see them now via their official web site thus: www.elolightyears.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 Big O & 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 ... 05-Dec-2017

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