Jeff Lynne's ELO have set 2018 concert dates for North America, Europe, and the UK.
After limited runs of shows over the past two years and releasing the Alone in the Universe album in 2015, this is the biggest tour yet from Jeff Lynne's ELO and the first U.S. headlining tour for Electric Light Orchestra since 1981. The North American leg kicks off on August 2 in Oakland, California and extends until the end of the month. In mid-September, the band resumes the tour in Europe, concluding with a ten-show stretch in the UK and Ireland that ends on October 26.
Earlier this year, ELO were inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The band had many big hits over the years, and was a pop-rock mainstay from the early '70s to the mid-'80s. After disbanding in 1986, ELO re-formed briefly from 2000 to 2001 but their only planned tour ended up being canceled. In 2013, a Jeff Lynne and Friends concert with the BBC Orchestra helped pave the way for a return of ELO helmed by bandleader, singer, guitarist Jeff Lynne and longtime keyboardist Richard Tandy.
In addition to the 2018 tour, Jeff Lynne and ELO are releasing a new concert film and live album titled Wembley or Bust, which documents the group's performance at Wembley Stadium on June 24, 2017.
When do Jeff Lynne's ELO 2018 tickets go on sale and what is the presale code?
For these shows, the general public on-sale begins as early as November 17, 2017.
Presales start on November 14 for the North American leg for Fan Club and VIP Packages. Wembley or Bust album pre-order, American Express cardmember, Chase Cardmember, Facebook, Live Nation, LN Mobile App, and local venues / radio presales will follow. For the UK performances, Fan Club and O2 presales start on November 14. Live Nation, SSE Reward, Label, and local venues / radio presales will follow.
For the American Express cardmember presale, you can use the promo password INGOLD, and for the Chase cardmember presale, you can use the promo passcode 541712, but you will need an American Express or Chase card to complete your purchase. The Fan Club password is H4NDL3. The Live Nation presale offer code is CHORUS and the LN Mobile app password is COVERT.
Keep in mind, each date is different and details are subject to change.
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