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NO STRINGS ATTACHED: ELO and Symphonic Rock 101 on ROCK IT PROPERLY (Sunday, June 15)

Of her next broadcast (tonight!), DJ Darla Bea writes:

“I hear a symphony!

Join me on Santa Barbara’s School of Rock for your very own ‘Symphonic Rock 101′ and a Tribute to Electric Light Orchestra this Sunday, April 15th. From A to Xanadu!

This Progressive Rock-subgenre is distinct from earlier Psychedelic and more experimental sorts of “Prog” Rock music (of the late-1960s) thanks to its Classical Music influence. Symphonic Rock gained some of its greatest chart-topping popularity in the mid-70s thanks to Jeff Lynne, co-founder of Birmingham, England’s

Electric Light Orchestra in concert, Time Tour, 1981 or 1982. Public domain photo by TyrystorELO.

Electric Light Orchestra in concert, Time Tour, 1981 or 1982. Public domain photo by TyrystorELO.

ELO — the Electric Light Orchestra.

It’ll be a Living Thing tonight from 8-10pm on KCSB-FM! Tune In… And get ready to Rock Out!”

“Rock It Properly” airs on Sundays in the Spring from 8-10pm.