The Orchestra is composed of former members of the band ELO (Electric Light Orchestra) playing new music and the genre making classic sounds that comprised the soundtrack of the 1970s. They are coming to Jville to perform with members of our Symphony at the Florida Theatre, (one of the historic performance venues Downtown) Mik Kaminsky took the time to create a video for us whilst in Spain. Check out his views on the lasting popularity of the 70s Superband's music with Symphony Orchestras all over the world.
The Orchestra will be appearing at the Florida Theatre on Saturday, August 27th at 8:00 PM
Tickets prices are $39, $59 and $79, depending upon availability and seat assignment.
"Former ELO and ELO Part II members – Mik Kamiski, Lou Clark, Erik Troyer, Parthenon Huxley Gordon Townsend and Glen Burtnik- return to the Florida Theatre with the Jacksonville Rock Symphony Orchestra to bring the greatest hits of the Electric Light Orchestra to the stage!
ELO’s spectacular run of success in the 1970s and 1980s included numerous gold and platinum albums, the Top Ten hits “Can’t Get It Out of My Head,” “Telephone Line,” “Don’t Bring Me Down,” “Evil Woman,” “Livin’ Thing” and the groundbreaking Spaceship Tour secured the band a place as one of the most important bands in the history of rock.
The Orchestra will be joined on stage in this special concert by the Jacksonville Rock Symphony Orchestra. This 27- piece symphony orchestra can only be seen and heard at the Florida Theatre."
This concert is sponsored by Haskell