The Beach Boys Announce Memorial Day Santa Barbara Bowl Concert
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.
Two concerts each in Chicago and New York City have already sold out and a second show at
the Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, CT has already been added due to overwhelming demand.
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.
On Memorial Day-Monday, May 28th the Beach Boys will take the stage at the Santa Barbara Bowl.
Tickets range from $59 to $124 and will go on sale March 24th through Ticketmaster. Ticketmaster
customers may log on to ticketmaster.com; call Ticketmaster’s national toll free Charge By Phone
number 1.800.745.3000; or visit any Ticketmaster outlet. Tickets will also be available at the Santa
Barbara Bowl Box Office, Arlington Theatre and Walmart, subject to availability. Up to the minute
tour date and ticketing information can be found at thebeachboys.com.
Exclusive VIP ticket packages will be available through VIP Nation, including premium seats, meet
& greets, soundcheck access, exclusive merchandise and more. For more information please visit
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.
Don’t miss your chance to see The Beach Boys at the Santa Barbara Bowl on Memorial Day – Monday,
May 28th! Tickets range from $59 to $124, plus applicable service charges. The Santa Barbara Bowl is
located at 1122 N. Milpas St., Santa Barbara, CA 93103, 805-962-7411.