Brian Wilson Announces 2016 Pet Sounds 50th Anniversary World Tour

Music legend Brian Wilson has announced a 2016 world tour to celebrate and perform the iconic album Pet Sounds for a final time, in honor of its 50th anniversary. Originally released on May 16, 1966, Pet Sounds is universally hailed as one of the greatest albums of all time. With more than 70 dates being confirmed, and several previously announced dates selling out in record time,

Wilson and his band will be joined by former bandmates Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin when they kick off the tour this Spring. Concert stops include dates in Australia, Japan, United Kingdom, Spain, Israel, and Portugal followed by a full U.S. tour later this Summer and Fall. Fans can expect a live performance of Pet Sounds in its entirety, as well as top hits and fan favorites spanning his 54-year career with The Beach Boys and as a solo artist.

Ticket presales begin January 27 with the official onsale January 29 in most markets. Additional dates and special events to be announced. For up-to-date information, please visit

"It's really been a trip to sit here and think about releasing Pet Sounds 50 years ago," says Wilson. "I love performing this album with my band and look forward to playing it for fans all across the world."


DATE                   CITY/STATE                      VENUE

March 26                Auckland, Australia            Civic Theatre

March 28                Byron Bay, Australia          Bluesfest

March 29                Sydney, Australia               Sydney Opera House - SOLD OUT

March 31                Sydney, Australia               Sydney Opera House

April 3                      Melbourne, Australia         Palais Theatre

April 5                      Adelaide, Australia            Adelaide Entertainment Centre

April 7                      Perth, Australia                  Riverside Theatre

April 12                   Tokyo, Japan                      Tokyo International Forum

April 13                   Tokyo, Japan                      Tokyo International Forum

April 15                   Osaka, Japan                      Orix Theater

April 30                   Austin, TX                            Levitation Festival

May 15                    Bristol, UK                           Collston Hall

May 17                    Birmingham, UK                  Symphony Hall

May 18                    Cardiff, UK                           St. Davids Hall

May 20                    London, UK                          Palladium

May 21                    London, UK                          Palladium

May 24                    Manchester, UK                   02 Apollo

May 26                    Edinburgh, UK                     Usher Hall

May 27                    Glasgow, UK                        Royal Concert Hall

May 29                    Newcastle, UK                     Sage Gateshead

May 31                    Liverpool, UK                       Philharmonic Hall

June 1                     Nottingham, UK                   Royal Concert Hall

June 4                     Barcelona Spain                  Primavera Festival


DATE                       CITY/STATE                          VENUE

June 14                    Burlington, VT                        Flynn Center for the Perf. Arts - SOLD OUT

June 15                    Portland, ME                          Merrill Auditorium - SOLD OUT

June 17                    Boston, MA                            Symphony Hall w/Boston Pops Orch.

June 18                    Boston, MA                            Symphony Hall w/Boston Pops Orch.

June 19                    Lenox, MA                              Tanglewood - Koussevitzky Music

July 1                      Las Vegas, NV                        Hard Rock Casino

July 9                      Phoenix, AZ                            Celebrity Theatre

July 15                    Elizabeth, IN                           Horseshoe Casino

July 17                    Council Bluffs, IA                    Horseshoe Casino

July 20                    Kansas City, MO                    Muriel Kauffman Theatre

July 21                    St. Charles, MO                      Family Arena

July 22                    Tunica, MS                             Horseshoe Casino

July 23                    Bossier City, LA                      Horseshoe Casino *(featuring Blondie Chaplin)

September 13         St. Petersburg, FL                  Mahaffey Theatre

September 14         Hollywood, FL                        Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

September 17         Nashville, TN                         Ryman Auditorium

September 19         Charlotte, NC                        Blumenthal PAC

September 20         Washington, DC                    The Music Center at Strathmore

September 21         Red Bank, NJ                        Count Basie Theatre

September 23         Philadelphia, PA                   Tower Theater

September 25         Easton, PA                            State Theatre

September 27         Wallingford, CT                     Toyota Presents at Oakdale

September 28         Buffalo, NY                            Univ. at Buffalo - Center for the Arts

September 30         Detroit, MI                               Fox Theatre

October 2               Minneapolis, MN                    Orpheum Theatre

October 4               Denver, CO                            Paramount Theatre

October 7               Portland OR                           Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

October 8               Seattle, WA                            Paramount Theatre

October 10             Arcata, CA                              Humboldt State Univ.- Van Duzer Theatre

October 13             San Francisco, CA                 Masonic

October 14             Lake Tahoe, CA                     Harrah's Casino

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