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Brian Wilson Holiday Tour To Feature 'The Beach Boys’ Christmas Album’

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Beach Boys member Brian Wilson is confirmed to go on a holiday tour starting Nov. 28. He will be performing all of the songs from the group's Christmas album.READ MORE

Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys performs onstage at the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards held at Staples Center on February 12, 2012

Brian Wilson Pet Sounds 50th Anniversary Tour 2017 Dates Announced

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Brian Wilson has been touring for the majority of 2016 as part of the 50th year anniversary celebration of The Beach Boys iconic album Pet Sounds.READ MORE

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Brian Wilson, Kacey Musgraves, Conor Oberst Headline Northside Festival 2016 Lineup

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SXSW is the standard when it comes to music, tech and film festivals, but Brooklyn (of course) is trying to build one of its own with Northside Festival. The festival has only just begun to unveil its more than 400 musical acts, but the main headliners were announced today and the top acts are Brian Wilson performing Pet Sounds as he will at various other festival across the United States to celebrate the Beach Boys album's 50th year anniversary, Kacey Musgraves, Conor Oberst and Wolf Parade.READ MORE

Brian Wilson performs at Roadside Attraction's 'Love and Mercy' DVD release

Pitchfork Music Festival Lineup 2016: Brian Wilson, Sufjan Stevens, Miguel to Perform

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Pitchfork Music Festival 2016 now has its full lineup. On Friday (Feb. 19), it was announced that Brian Wilson, Sufjan Stevens and Broken Social Scene are leading the annual Chicago three-day concert.READ MORE

Brian Wilson performs at Roadside Attraction's 'Love and Mercy' DVD release

Brian Wilson Plans 'Pet Sounds' World Tour for Beach Boys' Album's 50th Anniversary

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The Beach Boys' Pet Sounds is considered one of the greatest rock albums of all time, and now fans of the classic record will have one last chance to hear it live, performed by Brain Wilson himself. On Monday (Jan. 25), the legendary rock singer announced a 50th anniversary world tour in honor of Pet Sounds.READ MORE

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Golden Globes 2016 in Music: Sam Smith, Lady Gaga Win Big for 'Bond' Theme, 'AHS'

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The Golden Globes are on tonight (Jan 10) to award and pay tribute to excellence in both foreign and domestic television and film as decided by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. But, the night is also about the music that makes those moving pictures come to life, and there are a number of high profile songs and artists among the nominees this year.READ MORE

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4 Music Biopics to Look Out for ft. Tupac, Outkast, Kurt Cobain, and Susan Boyle Movies

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Several big names all being lined up for their Hollywood close-up. Here are five biopics to look out for featuring the likes of Tupac Shakur, Outkast, Susan Boyle and Kurt Cobain.READ MORE

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Bruce Springsteen Makes Surprise Appearance at Brian Wilson Gig [WATCH]

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Even though over the past year, he's kept a bit under the radar, Bruce Springsteen stepped back into the spotlight on Wednesday night to join Brian Wilson onstage for an encore at the PNC Banks Arts Center in Holmdel, New Jersey.READ MORE

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Joe Jackson, Murry Wilson, Marvin Gaye Sr. and Other Awful Music Parents

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Today marks the 50th anniversary of The Beach Boys' "Help Me Rhonda" reaching no. 1 on the Billboard charts. Although the song is of course a favorite of Boys fans, it's noted by more engaged followers of the group for its famous recording session. During the recording of the vocals, the father of Brian Wilson and the rest of the Wilson brothers, Murry Wilson, burst into the studio to lambast the group for what he perceived to be a lack of enthusiasm. The reel kept rolling as frontman Brian tried to calm his father down, and now copies of that version are coveted by those in-the-know. Murry was one of the most notorious parents in music history, working on his sons' behalf as a manager and coproducer, but ultimately making their lives worse because of it. He manipulated his children and reportedly hit Brian upside the head with a 2x4, causing the legendary musician to lose his hearing on that side of his head. Needless to say, many have blamed Brian's self-destructive habits and unhealthy obsession with music on Murry's callous handling. Here are five other notorious parents in the music industry.READ MORE

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Brian Wilson Explains Frank Ocean, Lana Del Rey Absences On New Album 'No Pier Pressure'

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Former Beach Boy Brian Wilson is releasing his new album, No Pier Pressure, on April 7. The effort was originally going to feature contributions from Frank Ocean and Lana Del Rey, however, they were both missing from the album's tracklist when it came time for the official announcement. According to Pitchfork, a representative for Wilson blamed it on a scheduling conflict; however, Wilson himself has opened up about the situation in detail in a new interview with Vulture.READ MORE

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NME Ranks Best Beatles Songs with Panel of Stars; Dave Grohl, Pete Townshend and More Voted...What Won?

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"The Best Beatles Songs" is a poll that you won't see Music Times touching with a ten-foot pole. One factor is laziness: There are just so many hits from the band...sorting them would be a nightmare. However, the major reason would be our cowardice: When a band's discography is so epic, regardless of what track you place at the top, the armies representing every other single in the group's catalogue will lash out. That's why we left the task to NME, a more well-connected publication in the band's home of the UK.READ MORE

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Robert Plant, Little Big Town, Social Distortion and More to Play the Greek Theatre in 2015 [FULL SCHEDULE]

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Few venues in the United States are able to pull in the eclectic mix of talent that the Greek Theatre rounded up for its upcoming run of shows. Robert Plant, Little Big Town and Social Distortion will all stop by the notable Los Angeles venue in the coming months. The announcement comes on the heels of a dispute over who will run the venue after this season -- longtime owner/operator Nederlander or Live Nation.READ MORE

Brian Wilson And Jeff Beck With Al Jardine & David Marks Plus Special Guest Blondie Chaplin

Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys Announces Summer Tour in Support of New Album 'No Pier Pressure' [DATES]

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Brian Wilson is in for a big year, releasing his new album Now Pier Pressure, having a mini-music festival run in his honor ("Brian Fest") and even a biopic is in the works. Now the former/current Beach Boys frontman has announced a tour in support of the new record. Wilson will kick off his jaunt mid-June from Saratoga, CA and loop the country to end up in Seattle by early July.READ MORE

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Beach Boys' Brian Wilson Tribute Featuring Performances from Norah Jones, Brandon Flowers, Wayne Coyne and More [LINEUP]

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Norah Jones, Brandon Flowers of The Killers, plus Wayne Coyne and Steven Drozd of the Flaming Lips will be among the many musicians paying tribute to Beach Boys leader Brian Wilson at the forthcoming "Brian Fest," an event honoring one of the most influential figures in pop music history as he prepares to release his new album 'No Pier Pressure.'READ MORE

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