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Hear the band named the UK's best tribute act
With no signs of The Electric Light Orchestra touring, the closest thing to the sounds of ELO can still be heard at Birmingham's New Alexandra Theatre this summer.
The ELO Experience, voted best tribute act in the UK
The Mr Blue Sky Tour features The ELO Experience, a tribute act that has won awards for replicating an authentic sound of the band, which was inspired in Birmingham by Roy Wood.
The ELO Experience has been recreating the music of Jeff Lynne and The Electric Light Orchestra for many years in theatres across the country. The band has now been named the Official UK Number One Tribute Show in their category.
The Mr Blue Sky Tour takes place at Birmingham's New Alexandra Theatre on Friday August 2.
The two hour spectacular includes all of ELO's hits. ELO has sold more than 50 million records worldwide over the past 40 years including Xanadu and Sweet Talkin' Woman.