He has 37 new dates in North America.
Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys has decided that he's not ready to quit the road just yet, and has added more than 30 new dates to his already extensive 'Pet Sounds: The Final Performance Tour'. He's definitely making this a 50th anniversary to remember.
Brian Wilson continues Pet Sounds tour in 2017
The Beach Boys star will be bringing the tour into 2017, kicking off on March 27th at the Walt Disney Theater in Orlando, Florida, and coming to an end on May 28th at the Santa Barbara County Bowl in California. There are 37 new dates in total, marking the 50th anniversary of the 1966 giant 'Pet Sounds'.
He's still got 10 more dates to play in California, Nevada, the UK, France, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, Norway and Mexico, including a gig at London's famous Royal Albert Hall on October 28th. They will take him to December, whereby he'll be taking a break before embarking on another run of shows in North America.
Those who have already experienced the 'Pet Sounds: The Final Performance Tour' will know already that the show features Wilson playing the iconic album in its entirety, in between a smattering of performances of other hits from the band's career and his own solo ventures. Plus, he is joined by his former bandmates Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin.
The announcement of the new dates comes alongside the release of his new memoir, 'I Am Brian Wilson: A Memoir', which came out yesterday (October 11th 2016). The book is his second autobiography, after 1991's 'Wouldn't It Be Nice: My Own Story'. And to top it all of, Wilson has revealed that he's actually working on a new album; one which will follow up his 2015 release 'No Pier Pressure' and will start recording in December.
'I'm going to call it - so far, this is just a working title - Sensitive Music for Sensitive People', he told Rolling Stone. 'I think that's a good title and a good starting point.'
Tickets for the North American tour go on sale on October 14th.
2017 Tour Dates:
March 27 - Orlando, FL @ Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
March 29 - New Orleans, LA @ Saenger Theater
March 31 - Durant, OK @ Chocktaw Casino
April 1 - Mayetta, KS @ Prairie Band Casino
April 2 - Park City, KS @ Hartman Arena
April 4 - Fort Collins, CO @ Lincoln Center
April 6 - Boise, ID @ Morrison Center for the Performing Arts
April 9 - Seattle, WA @ Paraount Theatre
April 12 - Edmonton, CA @ Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
April 13 - Calgary, CA @ Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
April 15 - Winnipeg, CA @ Burton Cummings Theatre for the Performing Arts
April 17 - Sioux City, IA @ Orpheum Theatre
April 18 - Des Moines, IA @ Civic Center
April 19 - Milwaukee, WI @ Riverside Theater
April 21 - Columbus, OH @ Palace Theatre of Columbus
April 22 - Northfield, OH @ Hard Rock Live
April 23 - Indianapolis, IN @ Murat Theatre at Old National Centre
April 25 - Hershey, PA @ Hershey Theatre
April 26 - Albany, NY @ Palace Theatre
April 28 - Newark, NJ @ New Jersey P.A.C.
April 29 - Boston, MA @ Lynn Auditorium
April 30 - Worcester, MA @ Hanover Theatre
May 2 - Wilkes-Barre, PA @ FM Kirby Center
May 3 - Washington, DC @ Lincoln Theatre
May 6 - Knoxville, TN @ Tennessee Theatre
May 7 - Chattanooga, TN @ Tivoli Theatre
May 9 - Birmingham, AL @ BJCC Concert Hall
May 12 - Houston, TX @ Revention Music Center
May 13 - Austin, TX @ AC Live at the Moody Theater
May 16 - Tulsa, OK @ Brady Theatre
May 18 - Albuquerque, NM @ Kiva Auditorium
May 19 - Tucson, AZ @ Centennial Hall
May 20 - Laughlin, NV @ Harrah's Laughlin
May 22 - Phoenix, AZ @ Celebrity Theatre
May 24 - San Diego, CA @ San Diego Civic Theatre
May 26 - Los Angeles, CA @ Pantages Theatre
May 28 - Santa Barbara, CA @ Santa Barbara Bowl
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