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OEP Live

OEP Live

Nov 28th 2016 @ Orchard Theatre

Dartford, United Kingdom
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Roy Wood & His Band + Support
Monday, November 28th, 2016
7:30 PM
Orchard Theatre
Dartford, United Kingdom
Featuring Roy Wood & his Rock ‘N' Roll band performing all his classic hits, I Can Hear The Grass Grow, Flowers In The Rain, Blackberry Way, California Man, See My Baby Jive, I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday….and much more.

Born in Birmingham,. His first instrument was drums, which is the only instrument on which he has ever had any tuition! Influenced by Hank Marvin’s sound, he took up playing guitar, and formed a group called The Falcons at the age of fourteen.

Roy had been writing songs, and at seventeen he became founder of The Move, who went on to enjoy multiple chart successes with songs all written by Roy himself, including Flowers In The Rain, which reached No. 2 in the chart, and was the first record to be played on BBC Radio One. Also Night Of Fear, Fire Brigade and I Can Hear The Grass Grow were all top five hit singles, and also a number one record in the British singles chart Blackberry Way.

In 1970, Roy teamed up with fellow Birmingham songwriter Jeff Lynne, who joined The Move for their final two albums. The final single recorded by The Move during this period was California Man.

Roy had an ambition over a number of years, to form a classically based band featuring live strings instead of the conventional guitar line up. Together with Jeff, they formed The Electric Light Orchestra.


The Cold Heart Revue

'The Cold Heart Revue' is a chart-topping solo new acoustic music act in the UK. '(You're A) Picture on a Wall' reached Number #1 on the UK iTunes Singles Chart. He has been 'Time Out Critic's Choice' for New Music in London. He has been on BBC's 'The One Show' in the UK and 'The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson' on CBS Television in the US. 'The Cold Heart Revue' has been featured as a new artist at 'BBC Music's: Record Store Day'.