Wednesday, February 15, 2012

The Beach Boys Begin Their Historic 50th Anniversary Tour In April

Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston and David Marks Are Touring Together For The First Time In More Than Two Decades

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 15, 2012 -- The Beach Boys, one of the world's most legendary and influential bands, have reunited for a global 50th Anniversary Tour. Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston, and David Marks will tour together for the first time in more than two decades.

The 40+ city tour, which will begin in April, will feature a headlining date at New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival on April 27 th and a performance at The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival on June 10 th. A second show at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT has already been added for May 13 due to overwhelming demand. The previously announced May 12 performance at the Mohegan Sun Arena sold out in one day.

Confirmed Beach Boys 50th Anniversary Tour dates in North America are listed below with more dates to be announced soon. The band, who performed together at the 2012 GRAMMY Awards, will also release a new studio album and commemorative 50th Anniversary catalog with Capitol/EMI.
Tickets for the Beach Boys 50th Anniversary Tour are going on sale soon via Ticketmaster and other ticket outlets. Shows in New York, Chicago, and Houston are going on sale within the next week. Up to the minute tour date and ticketing information can be found at

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The Beach Boys have recorded new songs for the as-yet-untitled album to be released in 2012. It will be the first to feature all of the band's surviving original members in decades and is being produced by Brian Wilson and executive produced by Mike Love.

The Beach Boys and Capitol/EMI have also teamed up for a 50th Anniversary campaign spotlighting the band's entire catalog, with several new commemorative releases planned for 2012, including a new hits collection and a career-spanning box set.

For five decades, America's first pop band to reach the 50 year milestone has recorded and performed the music that has become the world's favorite soundtrack to summer. The Beach Boys continue to hold Billboard / Nielsen SoundScan's record as the top-selling American band for albums and singles, and they are also the American group with the most Billboard Top 40 chart hits with 36. Sounds Of Summer: The Very Best Of The Beach Boys is fast approaching triple-Platinum sales status, and The SMiLE Sessions, released to worldwide critical acclaim in November, has been heralded as 2011's #1 Reissue of the Year by Rolling Stone magazine.

Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1988 and recipients of The Recording Academy's Lifetime Achievement GRAMMY Award, The Beach Boys are an American institution that is iconic around the world.

The Beach Boys 50th Anniversary Tour
(More dates to be announced soon)
April 24
Tucson, AZ
Anselmo Valencia Amphitheater
April 26
Grand Prairie, TX
Verizon Theatre
April 27
New Orleans, LA
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - On Sale Now
April 28
Atlanta, GA
Chastain Park Amphitheater
April 29
Raleigh, NC
Raleigh Amphitheater
May 2
St Augustine, FL
St. Augustine Amphitheater
May 4
Hollywood, FL
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino - On Sale: TBD
May 5
Tampa, FL
David A. Straz Jr. Center For The Performing Arts - On Sale: February 25
May 8
New York, NY
Beacon Theater
May 9
New York, NY
Beacon Theater
May 11
Pittsburgh, PA
Benedum Center For The Performing Arts - On Sale: February 27
May 12
Uncasville, CT
Mohegan Sun Arena
Sold Out
May 13
Uncasville, CT
Mohegan Sun Arena
May 15
White Plains, NY
Westchester County Center
May 17
Bethlehem, PA
Sands Bethlehem Events Center
May 19
Atlantic City, NJ
The Borgata Hotel Casino
May 21
Chicago, IL
Chicago Theatre
May 27
Las Vegas, NV
Red Rock Casino
June 1
Berkeley, CA
The Greek Theatre
June 2
Los Angeles, CA
Hollywood Bowl
June 8
The Woodlands, TX
Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
June 10
Manchester, TN
Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival
June 13
Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Blossom Music Center
June 15
Columbia, MD
Merriweather Post Pavilion
June 16
Camden, NJ
Susquahanna Bank Center
June 17
Bethel, NY
Bethel Woods Center For The Arts
June 19
Toronto, ON
Molson Amphitheatre
June 20
Montreal, QC
Bell Centre
June 22
Bangor, ME
Waterfront Park
June 23
Saratoga Springs, NY
Saratoga Performing Arts Center
June 26
Boston, MA
Bank Of America Pavilion
June 29
Darien Lakes, NY
Darien Lakes Performing Arts Center - On Sale: February 25
June 30
Clarkston, MI
DTE Energy Music Theatre
July 1
Milwaukee, WI
Marcus Amphitheater
July 3
Virginia Beach, VA
Farm Bureau Live At Virginia Beach - On Sale: February 24
July 10
Morrison, CO
Red Rocks Amphitheatre
July 13
Woodinville, WA
Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery
July 14
Eugene, OR
Cuthbert Amphitheater
July 15
Stateline, NV
Harvey's Lake Tahoe Amphitheater - On Sale: March 9

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