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Jeff Lynne’s ELO Annnounced Final Tour “The Over and Out”

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Jeff Lynne’s Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) has announced their final tour called “The Over and Out Tour” which will play over two dozen cities in North America in the fall of 2024. The tour will start in Palm Desert, California on August 24 and will end in Los Angeles on October 25. Jeff Lynne is the only remaining original member of the Electric Light Orchestra band that will be part of the final tour.

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Lynne had previously said that he was not planning to go on the road again after their 2019 tour, which was the same year their latest album “From Out of Nowhere” was released. But something changed his mind, he said, “I just got talked into it by somebody on the radio [in 2013]. It was for charity, and we only had two numbers. That’s all we practiced for so we had to do ‘Mr. Blue Sky’ twice because we hadn’t learned enough songs for the encore. But it went down so great that then the BBC invited us to the Hyde Park concert for Radio 2 [in 2014], and that’s what got us started, really.”

ELO was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2017, and they released their first album since 2001, “Alone in the Universe” in 2015.

“The Over and Out Tour” is being billed as the band’s final shows and will play 27 cities in North America after kicking off in California. The band will make stops in various cities, including Seattle, Cleveland, New York, and Denver. Presale tickets for The Over and Out Tour will be available starting Wednesday, March 16, and general on-sale tickets will be available Friday, March 18. Exclusive VIP experiences will also be available on March 20th at 10 a.m. local.


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Here are the full list of announced dates:

August 24 – Palm Desert, CA Acrisure Arena
August 27 – Seattle, WA – Climate Pledge Arena
August 28 – Vancouver, BC – Rogers Arena
August 30 – Portland, OR – Moda Center
September 1 – San Francisco, CA – Chase Center
September 6 – St. Louis, MO – Enterprise Center
September 7 – Indianapolis, IN – Gainbridge Fieldhouse
September 9 – Toronto, ON – Scotiabank Arena
September 10 – Pittsburgh, PA – PPG Paints Arena
September 13 – Cincinnati, OH – Heritage Bank Center
September 14 – Cleveland, OH – Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse
September 16 – New York, NY – Madison Square Garden
September 20 – Philadelphia, PA – Wells Fargo Center
September 23 – Boston, MA – TD Garden
September 25 – Washington, DC – Capital One Arena
September 27 -4 Chicago, IL – United Center
September 30 – St, Paul, MN – Xcel Energy Center
October 2 – Denver, CO – Ball Arena
October 9 – Detroit, MI – Little Caesars Arena
October 11 – Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena
October 12 – Atlanta, GA – State Farm Arena
October 15 – Austin, TX – Moody Center
October 16 – Houston, TX – Toyota Center
October 18 – Dallas, TX – American Airlines Center
October 21 – Phoenix, AZ – Footprint Center
October 23 – Sacramento, CA – Golden 1 Center
October 25 – Los Angeles, CA – Kia Forum

Many fans are excited to see Jeff Lynne’s Electric Light Orchestra one last time before they officially retire. It’s worth noting that plenty of bands and artists have announced “final” tours and ended up returning to the stage again, so it remains to be seen if ELO will follow in their footsteps.

Written by: Best Classic Bands Staff

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