TOUR DATES: The Beach Boys Announce 50th Anniversary Tour
The Beach Boys have announced the dates for their 50th Anniversary Tour which will bring the reunited band all around the country around their previously announced headlining slots at Jazz Fest and Bonnaroo 2012. The band went live with a full announcement today on thebeachboys.com.
The Beach Boys 50th Anniversary Reunion Tour Dates
April 24 – Tucson, Ariz., Anselmo Valencia Tori Amphitheatre
April 26 – Grand Prairie, Texas, Verizon Theatre At Grand Prairie
April 27 – New Orleans, La., New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
April 28 – Atlanta, Ga., Chastain Park Amphitheatre
April 29 – Raleigh, N.C., Raleigh Amphitheater
May 2 – Saint Augustine, Fla., St. Augustine Amphitheatre
May 4 – Hollywood, Fla., Seminole Hard Rock Live
May 5 – Tampa, Fla., David A. Straz Jr. Center For The Performing Arts
May 8 – New York, N.Y., Beacon Theatre
May 9 – New York, N.Y., Beacon Theatre
May 11 – Pittsburgh, Pa., Benedum Center
May 12 – Uncasville, Conn., Mohegan Sun Arena
May 13 – Uncasville, Conn., Mohegan Sun Arena
May 15 – White Plains, N.Y., Westchester County Center
May 17 – Bethlehem, Pa., Sands Bethlehem Event Center
May 19 – Atlantic City, N.J., Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa / Event Ctr.
May 21 – Chicago, Ill., Chicago Theatre
May 27 – Las Vegas, Nev., Red Rock Casino Resort
June 1 – Berkeley, Calif., Greek Theatre
June 2 – Los Angeles, Calif., Hollywood Bowl
June 8 – The Woodlands, Texas, The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
June 10 – Manchester, Tenn., Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival
June 13 – Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, Blossom Music Center
June 15 – Columbia, Md., Merriweather Post Pavilion
June 16 – Camden, N.J., Susquehanna Bank Center
June 17 – Bethel, N.Y., Bethel Woods Center For The Arts
June 19 – Toronto, Ontario, Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
June 20 – Montreal, Quebec, Bell Centre
June 22 – Bangor, Maine, Waterfront Park
June 23 – Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Saratoga Performing Arts Center
June 26 – Boston, Mass., Bank Of America Pavilion
June 29 – Darien Center, N.Y., Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
June 30 – Clarkston, Mich., DTE Energy Music Theatre
July 1 – Milwaukee, Wis., Marcus Amphitheater (Summerfest)
July 3 – Virginia Beach, Va., Farm Bureau Live At Virginia Beach
July 10 – Morrison, Colo., Red Rocks Amphitheatre
July 13 – Woodinville, Wash., Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery
July 14 – Eugene, Ore., Cuthbert Amphitheater
July 15 – Stateline, Nev., Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena At Harveys
Here’s the official announcement from the band:
The Beach Boys 50th Anniversary Tour Announcement!
Feb 15, 2012
Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston and David Marks Are Touring Together For The First Time In More Than Two Decades
Hollywood, California – February 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 27th and a performance at The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival on June 10th. 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 thebeachboys.com.
Exclusive VIP ticket packages will are available through VIP Nation, including premium seats, meet & greets, soundcheck access, exclusive merchandise and more. For more information please visit vipnation.com.
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.
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