Jeff Lynne’s ELO at the Hollywood Bowl: Recap (w/ Photos)

Jeff Lynne’s ELO at the Hollywood Bowl: Recap (w/ Photos)

For three glorious nights, Jeff Lynne’s ELO taught a musical history lesson at the legendary Hollywood Bowl. Each show was capped with a rousing bit of fireworks, and we’re not just talking about Lynne’s setlist. Tonight at @hollywoodbowl: #JeffLynnesELO! #ELO #HollywoodBowl #SoldOut @JeffLynnesELO pic.twitter.com/CGEzVR6y1b — Rock Cellar Magazine (@RockCellarMag) September 12, 2016 For decades, the […]

Jeff Lynne, on Songwriting, ‘Alone in the Universe’ and ELO’s Legacy (Q&A)

Jeff Lynne, on Songwriting, ‘Alone in the Universe’ and ELO’s Legacy (Q&A)

Decades since ELO first disbanded, its legacy has gotten bigger and bigger. The band’s inventive orchestral pop/rock farmed by band mastermind Jeff Lynne’s Technicolor “everything but the kitchen sink production” shamefully didn’t garner the respect and accolades they deserved from a jaded press corps. But in 2016, ELO, once wrongly written off by critics, is […]

New Music Friday: Hear Jeff Lynne’s ELO’s New LP ‘Alone in the Universe’, First in 14 Years

New Music Friday: Hear Jeff Lynne’s ELO’s New LP ‘Alone in the Universe’, First in 14 Years

After a 14-year wait, ELO has returned with a new album. Released under the name Jeff Lynne‘s ELO, Alone in the Universe was released globally today. It’s the first proper ELO album since 2001’s Zoom. Below, stream the 12-song album via Spotify. To celebrate the album’s release, Lynne and ELO announced two special North American […]

Grammys 2015: Jeff Lynne & ELO Play ‘Evil Woman’ & ‘Mr. Blue Sky’ with Ed Sheeran – Watch

Grammys 2015: Jeff Lynne & ELO Play ‘Evil Woman’ & ‘Mr. Blue Sky’ with Ed Sheeran – Watch

One of the more transcendent musical performances at the 57th Grammy Awards last night involved Jeff Lynne and a reformed Electric Light Orchestra. Combining with young star Ed Sheeran, Lynne & his band played a medley, starting with Evil Woman and concluding with Mr. Blue Sky – with Sheeran and Lynne trading off on vocal […]

Jeff Lynne Working on ELO Music, Plans US Tour Dates for 2015

Jeff Lynne Working on ELO Music, Plans US Tour Dates for 2015

UPDATE: Click here to watch Lynne & ELO’s performance from the Grammy Awards 2015. Earlier this week, at the Classic Rock Honour Awards in Los Angeles, Electric Light Orchestra mastermind Jeff Lynne revealed some upcoming plans that will surely be good news for fans. After receiving the Outstanding Contribution to Music honor, Lynne took the […]

Jeff Lynne to Play with Electric Light Orchestra at Hyde Park 9/14

Jeff Lynne to Play with Electric Light Orchestra at Hyde Park 9/14

On September 14, Jeff Lynne will end his five-year hiatus from live performing in a big way: Electric Light Orchestra will headline BBC Radio 2’s Live in Hyde Park concert, which will also feature sets from Blondie, Chrissie Hynde and others. Said Lynne in a Facebook post announcing the news: “I haven’t performed live in […]