Jeff Lynne’s ELO Expands First North American Tour In 30+ Years

By Scott Bernstein Dec 4, 2017 1:25 pm PST

As reported, recent Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame inductees Jeff Lynne’s ELO will hit the road in August for the group’s first extensive North American tour since 1981. Jeff Lynne & Co. have expanded the tour with second shows in New York City and Los Angeles.

Lynne and his mates previously tested the waters with a series of short runs in the U.K. and Europe as well as shows in New York City and Hollywood over the past two years. The tour is currently slated to begin at Oakland’s Oracle Arena on August 2. From there, Jeff Lynne’s ELO heads to Los Angeles and while an August 4th show was already confirmed the band will also play The Forum on August 5. The group then heads to Denver, Houston, Dallas, Rosemont, Detroit and Toronto.

The penultimate stop of the tour is Madison Square Garden in New York City. Jeff Lynne’s ELO had already confirmed a performance on August 21 and today added a show on August 22. The tour is set to conclude in Philadelphia on August 24. Public on-sales begin on Friday, December 8 at 10 a.m. PT for Los Angeles and Saturday, December 9 at 10 a.m. ET for New York City.

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