Posted in music | tour dates on September 29, 2008

Lucky Old Sun

Tickets are on sale for a November 21st Brian Wilson show at Hammerstein Ballroom in NYC. He's going to perform his entire new album "That Lucky Old Sun" in addition to "hits" which hopefully means you won't leave asking for a refund. All dates and a video Brian did for the Black Cab Sessions, below....

Brian Wilson in a black cab

"DEAR BLACK CABS," THE EMAIL BEGAN, "WOULD YOU PLEASE CONSIDER FILMING A SESSION WITH BRIAN WILSON (OF THE BEACH BOYS)." THEY REALLY DIDN'T NEED TO ADD THAT LAST BIT ABOUT THE BEACH BOYS. A FEW WEEKS LATER WE WERE OUTSIDE ABBEY STUDIOS, WITH THE TAXI HUMMING PATIENTLY BEHIND US, NERVOUSLY AWAITING ONE OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL SONGWRITERS OF ALL TIME. AND THEN HE EMERGED WITH HIS BAND: FIVE OF THEM IN TOTAL. BIT TRICKY THAT BECAUSE, OF COURSE, YOU CAN ONLY SIT FIVE IN THE BACK OF CAB, AND SEEING AS THERE WERE TWO OF US TO FILM AND RECORD SOUND, THAT MADE AN UNLUCKY SEVEN IN TOTAL. SO WE JETTISONED SOUND RECORDING DUTIES, MADE THE FIVE OF THEM COMFORTABLE, AND WEDGED OUR CAMERAMAN IN AN AWKWARD STRESS POSITION BETWEEN THE JUMP SEATS. AND WE WERE AWAY, THE CAMERAMAN FILMING AN UNFORGETTABLE BLACK CAB SESSION WITH BRIAN WILSON (OF THE BEACH BOYS), TRYING TO KEEP THE CAMERA STEADY AS CRAMP SLOWLY TIGHTENS AROUND HIS HAMSTRING. AMAZINGLY, AFTER PERFORMING THAT LUCKY OLD SUN, THE BAND BREAK OUT INTO CALIFORNIA GIRLS. WE'VE COAXED SOME PRETTY BIG ACTS INTO THE BACK OF A CAB BUT LANDING BRIAN WILSON REALLY IS THE MOTHER OF ALL COUPS. WE HOPE YOU ENJOY IT - AND TO GET THE LATEST UPDATES ON FUTURE RELEASES (AND OH BOY WE'VE GOT SOME CRACKERS IN THE MIX), BE SURE TO SIGN UP TO THE KNOWLEDGE. OVER
Brian Wilson - 2008 Tour Dates *
November 10th - Nashville, TN Ryman Auditorium
November 12th - Ann Arbor, MI Michigan Theatre
November 13th - South Bend, IN Morris Performing Arts Center
November 15th - Minneapolis, MN State Theatre
November 16th - Chicago, IL Chicago Theatre
November 18th - Washington, DC Warner Theatre
November 19th - Boston, MA Orpheum Theatre
November 21st - New York, NY Hammerstein Ballroom
November 22nd - Glenside, PA Keswick Theatre
November 23rd - Montclair, NJ Wellmont Theatre
November 25th - Westbury, NY Westbury Theatre

* all dates are "hits" & That Lucky Old Sun in its entirety

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Comments (4)

his new album is hit or miss, but he is still pretty amazing overall

Posted by Anonymous | September 29, 2008 5:24 PM

I'm looking forward to this tour. The Pet Sounds 40th anniversary show was great and I'm expecting nothing less from Wilson this time around. I have really enjoyed listening to the new album recently.

Posted by Anonymous | September 29, 2008 11:04 PM

Wow, Wilson at Orpheum is going to be amazing. Also, I saw this on the Light In The Attic homepage today:

http://lightintheattic.net/releases/sjk/

I guess this Kalinich guy was friends with Brian Wilson and The Beach Boys and they recorded this album in his basement in the late-60s. From what I can tell, it's sort of spoken word, anti-establishment stuff. Pretty strange, but I thought you hardcore Beach Boys folk might dig it.

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