ELO announces 2024 farewell tour. Get tickets today


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For just a little while longer, Electric Light Orchestra remains a “Livin’ Thing.”
Jeff Lynne’s classical music-inspired classic rock group announced they’re embarking on a North American farewell tour from August through October.
The 27-concert trek, dubbed ‘The Over and Out Tour,’ swings into New York City’s Madison Square Garden on Monday, Sept. 16.
… it’s going to be out of this world!” the band shared on Instagram.
Prior to this upcoming jaunt, the Rock Hall of Fame inductees headlined a 2018 arena tour where they delivered hits their deep catalog which includes FM radio staples like “Don’t Let Me Down,” “Mr. Blue Sky,” “Telephone Line,” “Turn To Stone,” “Showdown” and many, many more.
For those who can’t wait to see Lynne and co. live one last time, you can grab tickets for all ‘Over and Tour’ shows as soon as today.
Although inventory isn’t available on Ticketmaster until Friday, March 22, fans who want to ensure they have tickets ahead of time can purchase on sites like Vivid Seats before tickets are officially on sale.
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ELO tickets 2024
A complete calendar including all tour dates, venues and links to buy tickets can be found below.
ELO set list
On their 2018 tour, ELO dropped into NYC’s Madison Square Garden on Aug. 21.
According to Set List FM, here’s what the group took to the stage that night (including nods to Lynne’s stints in The Move and The Traveling Wilburys):
01.) “Standin’ in the Rain”
02.) “Evil Woman”
03.) “All Over the World”
04.) “Showdown”
05.) “Do Ya” (The Move cover)
06.) “When I Was a Boy”
07.) “Livin’ Thing”
08.) “Handle With Care” (The Traveling Wilburys cover)
09.) “Rockaria!”
10.) “Can’t Get It Out of My Head”
11.) “10538 Overture”
12.) “Shine a Little Love”
13.) “Wild West Hero”
14.) “Sweet Talkin’ Woman”
15.) “Telephone Line”
16.) “Don’t Bring Me Down”
17.) “Turn to Stone”
18.) “Mr. Blue Sky”
19.) “Roll Over Beethoven” (Chuck Berry cover)
ELO new music
Although the group has regularly put out reissues and remasters of classic tracks in the 2020s — see “Vocoder,” “Ballads,” “ELO 50th Anniversary Vol. 1” and “ELO 50th Anniversary Vol. 1” — their last album comprised of wholly original music was 2019’s “Out Of Nowhere.”
The ten-track record sounds sharper than it has any right to; by our estimation, Lynne’s voice still hits the Beach Boys-level high notes with ease and the tight instrumentation is just as hook-y and danceable as the group’s catchy hits from their ’70s heyday.
If you’re trepidatious of revisiting one of your favorite groups, we recommend starting with the Beatles-esque “From Out Of Nowhere,” tropical “All My Love” and hard-rockin’ “One More Time.”
Make sure to save the upbeat, call and response bop “Time Of Our Life” for last. We promise, you’ll be dancing in no time.
Haven’t heard the record yet?
Check out Jeff Lynne’s ELO’s “Out Of Nowhere” here.
ELO band members
Although Lynne and pianist-keyboardist Richard Tandy have been going strong with ELO since the early 1970s, many of the other members from way back when have since left the band.
For a closer look, here’s who you’ll see when ELO plays at a venue near you this year:
Jeff Lynne (1970–86, 2000–01, 2014–) lead/backing vocals, guitar, piano, bass, drums, keyboards
Richard Tandy (1972–86, 2000–01, 2014–16, 2024-) pianos, keyboards, backing vocals, guitar, bass
Milton McDonald (2014-) guitar, backing vocals
Mike Stevens (2014-) guitar, backing vocals
Iain Hornal (2014-) backing and lead vocals, guitar, percussion
Lee Pomeroy (2014-) bass, backing vocals
Marcus Byrne (2014-) keyboards, piano
Donovan Hepburn (2014-) drums
Melanie Lewis-McDonald (2014) backing vocals, percussion
Rosie Langley (2016-) violin
Amy Langley (2016-) cello
Jess Cox (2016-) cello
Jo Webb (2017-) keyboards, acoustic guitar, backing vocals
Steve Turner (2017-) keyboards
Classic rockers on tour in 2024
The hit parade never ended.
Dozens of your favorite acts from the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s are out and about this year.
Here are just five of our favorites you won’t want to miss live these next few months.
• Rolling Stones
• Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band
• Neil Young
• Bob Dylan with Willie Nelson and Robert Plant
• Bruce Springsteen
Who else is on the road again? Check out our list of the 52 biggest classic rock concerts in 2024 here to find out.


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