Jeff Lynne and his Electric Light Orchestra will return to North America for their first tour stateside in over 35 years, it was announced today.
The tour, which includes 10 shows, will kick off August 2nd in Oakland, CA and wrap up August 24th in Philadelphia, PA. Other stops include Los Angeles, Denver, Houston, Dallas, Rosemont, IL, Detroit, Toronto, and New York.
“Our audiences are amazing. It’s like they’re in the group. We can’t wait to play for them again,” said Lynne in a statement.
Tickets for the tour go on sale November 17th via Ticketmaster.
The tour announcement comes just days before the release of Wembley or Bust, the new live album and concert film from the band. Watch the trailer for the film below.
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.
Jeff Lynne’s ELO North American Tour Dates
Aug 2 – Oakland, CA – Oracle Arena
Aug 4 – Los Angeles, CA – The Forum
Aug 8 – Denver, CO – Pepsi Center
Aug 10 – Houston, TX – Toyota Center
Aug 13 – Dallas, TX – American Airlines Center
Aug 15 – Rosemont, IL – Allstate Arena
Aug 16 – Detroit, MI – Little Caesars Arena
Aug 18 – Toronto, ON – Air Canada Centre
Aug 21 – New York, NY – Madison Square Garden
Aug 24 – Philadelphia, PA – Wells Fargo Center