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Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) The Big Night/Out of The Blue (1978) - Top Concert Tour Design of all time

Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) The Big Night/Out of The Blue (1978) - Top Concert Tour Design of all time

ELO’s 1978 tour design was inspired by the jukebox-style flying saucer used on the cover of the band’s Out of the Blue album—vinyl, naturally. The tour featured an enormous mockup of a spaceship housing the lighting rig that started the show sitting on stage and raised—took off—to a position suspended above. What designer Stephen Bickford achieved in his concept was groundbreaking, with lighting, fog, and lasers rigged on the underside of the ship, emulating

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