On the first two shows of the current North American tour by Jeff Lynne’s ELO, featuring Dhani Harrison (George Harrison’s son) as the opening act, Harrison performed The Traveling Wilburys’ “Handle With Care” with Lynne and ELO. You can watch a video of the June 20 performance in Anaheim, Calif., below.
The tour comes to the Prudential Center in Newark, July 16 at 8 p.m. Visit ticketmaster.com.
“Handle With Care” was a 1988 hit for the Wilburys, the supergroup formed by George Harrison and Jeff Lynne along with Bob Dylan, Roy Orbison and Tom Petty. Only Lynne and Dylan are still alive.
Lynne had little to do with Electric Light Orchestra from 1986 to 2014, but has been recording and touring with them (as Jeff Lynne’s ELO) frequently since then. Only one other musician from The Electric Light Orchestra’s ’70s and early-’80s glory days, keyboardist Richard Tandy, is involved.
ELO was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April 2017.
The ELO/Harrison tour is scheduled to run through Aug. 1, and will also include a July 13 show at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia.
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