Brian Wilson to Tour With Rodriguez; Wilson Biopic Due


Here’s one vote for a medley of “Sugar Man” and “Surf’s Up”…

By Blurt Staff

For some, it might be a dream double bill: this summer erstwhile Beach Boys mainman Brian Wilson will be touring the U.S., bringing along opening act Rodriguez (of Searching for Sugarman fame). Wilson’s supporting a new solo album, No Pier Pressure, and will be joined by former Beach Boy Al Jardine and late ’70s touring member Blondie Chaplin. The album hits April 7 via Capitol – here’s a trailer and video (“The Right Time”). Tour dates listed at the bottom.

Meanwhile, in June a Wilson biopic hits theaters, Love and Mercy, directed by Bill Pohlad and starring John Cusack, Paul Dano (as Wilson), Elizabeth Banks and Paul Giamatti.  Here’s the trailer:

Tour Dates:

18 Saratoga, CA The Mountain Winery
19 San Diego, CA Humphrey’s Concerts by the Bay
20 Los Angeles, CA The Greek Theatre
23 Austin, TX Frank Erwin Center
24 Dallas, TX Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie
26 Atlanta, GA Fox Theatre
27 Nashville, TN Carl Black Chevy Woods Amphitheater
29 Philadelphia, PA The Mann Center for the Performing Arts
30 Wantagh, NY Nikon at Jones Beach Theater

1 Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Center
2 Boston, MA Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
4 Toronto, ON Sony Center (Brian Wilson and band only / Rodriguez will not appear)
5 Detroit, MI Fox Theatre
6 Chicago, IL Ravinia Festival
8 Denver, CO 1STBANK Center
10 Las Vegas, NV Chelsea Theater at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
12 Seattle, WA Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium

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