Jeff Lynne’s Electric Light Orchestra Announce First U.S. Tour In 35 Years

first_imgToday, decorated British singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Jeff Lynne announced that he will be bringing his Electric Light Orchestra stateside next summer for his first North American tour since 1981, the better part of four decades ago. The announcement comes on the heels of a their memorable return to London’s Wembley Stadium in June, which was immortalized via their upcoming live album/concert film Wembley or Bust, due out this Friday, November 17th. It also follows the recent death of Lynne’s former Traveling Wilburys bandmate Tom Petty.Jeff Lynne’s ELO Performs In The US For The First Time In 30 Years [Video]Known as one of the most iconic forces in music history, Jeff Lynne’s ELO has spent the last two years with a critically acclaimed and chart-topping album, a sold out run of UK and European shows, as well as a 2017 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In a statement, Lynne commented on the long-awaited North American ELO tour: “Our audiences are amazing. It’s like they’re in the group. We can’t wait to play for them again.” The tour will hit 10 cities, starting in Oakland, CA at Oracle Arena and wrapping up in Philadelphia, PA at Wells Fargo Center. (See below for a full list of dates).American Express Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public beginning Wednesday, November 15th at 10am local time through Thursday, November 16th at 10pm local time. The Live Nation pre-sale begins Thursday, November 16th and public on-sale begins Friday, November 17th starting at 10am local time with tickets available on Ticketmaster.All pre-orders of Wembley Or Bust made at Jeff Lynne’s Electric Light Orchestra Official US Store prior to 4:00pm EST on November 14, 2017 are eligible to receive a ticket pre-sale code for 2018 U.S. tour dates. Codes can be used during the pre-sale window for access to tickets before the general public on-sale. One (1) code is granted per customer and allows access to purchase up to four (4) tickets. Tickets will be available while supplies last and pre-sale codes do not guarantee inventory.Watch the official preview for Wembley or Bust below via ELOVEVO:For information on ticket on-sale information, pre-orders, and more, head to the ELO website.2018 Electric Light Orchestra  U.S. Tour DatesThu Aug 2 Oakland, CA – Oracle ArenaSat Aug 4 Los Angeles, CA – The ForumWed Aug 8 Denver, CO – Pepsi CenterFri Aug 10 Houston, TX – Toyota CenterMon Aug 13 Dallas, TX – American Airlines CenterWed Aug 15 Rosemont, IL – Allstate ArenaThu Aug 16 Detroit, MI – Little Caesars ArenaSat August 18 Toronto, ON – Air Canada CentreTue Aug 21 New York, NY – Madison Square Garden, *NY on sale Saturday at 10:00amFri Aug 24 Philadelphia, PA – Wells Fargo Center[Cover photos via Wembley or Bust]last_img read more

Bacolod police officer nabbed, faces robbery-extortion rap

first_imgDuring the entrapment, Madronaallegedly received P5,000. Madrona was placed under surveillancefor a week prior to Thursday’s operation. In the video, Madrona was seen withbandages on his head due to an injury he sustained when he was allegedly hit onthe head during the entrapment. PNP chief Lieutenant General ArchieGamboa was informed, according to Baleros, and an entrapment operation washatched with the IMEG team. If the establishment had violations asMadrona claimed, CIDG-Bacolod could just have filed charges against the owner,added Baleros. “Dahilnahuli namin sila nagpapasayaw, pagkatapos se–scenario-hin kami ng kung anu-ano. Ipapakita ang subpoena, sabi ko sagutin niyo ‘yan dahil naka-file ‘yung kaso. Wala kaming hiningi (na) paborsa inyo,” he said. “Based on their complaint, the CIDG troops would come and order fordrinks. Sometimes, there are five of them, but they don’t pay,” Baleros said. Now detained at the NOCPPOheadquarters, Madrona is facing robbery-extortion charge, which is a violationof Article 294 of the Revised Penal Code. (PNA/PN) The bar was allegedly showing lewdshows.center_img Madrona denied that he extortedanything from the bar’s employees. A video of Aksyon Radyo Bacolod postedon social media shows Madrona was brought to the NOCPPO headquarters after hisarrest and faced the complainant. It was merely a month ago when PoliceMajor Melvin Madrona was assigned as head of the CIDG Bacolod unit. His stintended on Thursday afternoon. A bar owner complained Madronaextorted money from his employees, according to Colonel Romeo Baleros, NegrosOccidental police director. Police said Madrona asked the owner togive the same amount every week for the authorities to ignore the bar’s violations. BACOLOD City – The chief of thePhilippine National Police-Criminal Investigation and Detection Group(PNP-CIDG) here suspected of extortion was entrapped. The entrapment was carried out inHacienda Guanzon, Barangay Mansilingan by operatives of the PNP IntegrityMonitoring Enforcement Group (IMEG) Visayas Field Unit, Special Action Force(SAF), and Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office (NOCPPO).last_img read more