LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hal Blaine, the Hall of Fame session drummer and virtual one-man soundtrack of the 1960s and '70s who played on the songs of Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley and the Beach Boys and...
Officials cite optimism in growing Worcester art scene
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Worcester's cultural and artistic history involves many stories of openings and closings, restorations, revivals, re-closings, re-openings, reinventions and remakings.
Opportunities for performers and artists have been both there for the taking and taken away.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Beach Boys will answer questions about their celebrated career during a rare live group appearance.
SiriusXM on Tuesday announced founding members Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine and David Marks along with fellow Beach Boy, Bruce Johnston, will participate in the satellite radio service's "Town Hall" series.
LONDON (AP) — Summer is coming and the season in Britain is being marked by a return to the airwaves of the Beach Boys' "Fun, Fun, Fun" with a new version featuring the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
The raucous teenage classic has been reborn with a classical twist, one of 16 Beach Boys tunes given a new lease on life on a CD recorded at Abbey Road, a London landmark forever associated with another great '60s band, the Beatles.
More grandstand performers were announced Monday for the 2018 Minnesota State Fair, and one of them comes with a parental warning.
First, the family friendly acts: Portions of the original Beach Boys and the Righteous Brothers are scheduled to play the fair on Aug. 27.
This version of the Beach Boys is led by Mike Love, cousin of the California surf bands genius, Brian Wilson, who has been touring on his own of late.
Sauk County administrator candidate says no one reached out to him, despite claims
Sauk County Board members say they were misled about the availability of a candidate for the county’s top administrative job last year.
The alleged deception has become apparent because a previously unnamed applicant has come forward, revealing his identity and disclosing facts that have remained hidden from the public until now.
Beach Boys co-founder Al Jardine premieres his ‘Postcard’ show in Minneapolis
Minneapolis will be the very first place to receive A Postcard From California, Beach Boys co-founder Al Jardine explained. We wont exactly be guinea pigs but he warned this is a work in progress.
Jardines Postcard is a mixture of stories and music. Hes never really presented it before but hes been rehearsing it with his son, Matt Jardine, and keyboardist Jeff Ross.
Reaction to death of ‘Partridge Family’ star David Cassidy
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reaction to the death of singer and actor David Cassidy:
"I have known, loved, and admired David Cassidy for 48 out of my 58 years. He has been as kind to me as any real brother could ever be. We've been through a lot together and he was always there for me. This loss is huge. RIP my dear friend." — Danny Bonaduce on Twitter.
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Mike Love wants Brian Wilson to reunite with the Beach Boys.
Although the surviving members of the group - Mike, Brian, Al Jardine and Bruce Johnston - reunited in 2012 for a 50th anniversary album and tour, Brian has since returned to his solo tours but Mike still hopes for a full reunion one day.
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Ringo Starr, Brian Wilson and more pay tribute to Chuck Berry
Tributes have continued to flood in for the late Chuck Berry from the likes of Ringo Starr, Brian Wilson and Ronnie Wood.
The rock 'n' roll legend passed away on Saturday (03.19.17) at the age of 90 and his legacy and influence has been praised by a string of musicians.
Beatles legend Ringo Starr tweeted alongside a photo of Chuck: "R I P. And peace and love Chuck Berry Mr. rock 'n' roll music (sic)"
Music legend Brian Wilson will bring his Pet Sounds tour to the F.M. Kirby Center on Tuesday, May 2 at 8:00 p.m., the center announced Tuesday.
Tickets for the tour, which also features Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin, go on sale this Friday, October 14 at 10:00 a.m. and will be available through the Kirby Center box office, online at www.kirbycenter.org and charge by phone at 570-826- 1100.
Brian Wilson brings ‘Pet Sounds’ and more to Oakdale
Brian Wilson is including a Connecticut stop in his world tour to celebrate the 50th anniversary of “Pet Sounds.” The Beach Boys co-founder will be at the Toyota Oakdale Theatre on Tuesday, Sept. 27.
Wilson and his musicians will be joined by former bandmates Al Jardine and Terence William “Blondie” Chaplin, who was a singer and guitarist for the Beach Boys in the early 1970s.
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Brian Wilson, - Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
This amazing musician, composer and songwriter will will present “Pet Sounds — The 50th Anniversary Celebration” with special guests Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin.
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