Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys has been touring in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the band’s ’60s record, Pet Sounds, but due to a back injury and immediate surgery, he had to postpone several shows.
Wilson posted the announcement on Twitter, explaining that after seeing a doctor, he was told he needs back surgery immediately, which will hopefully alleviate the pain. Therefore, he cancelled the upcoming show dates in May, and apologized to fans who had already planned on coming to see him perform.
Currently, his agents are in the process of rescheduling the shows and the new dates will be announced shortly.
“Please know that the music is in my heart and in my soul and me and the boys are looking forward to performing for you very soon,” he said in the note.
At this time, the rest of the tour should continue as planned, with dates throughout the summer. In July, the group will start out in British Columbia, and then head down the East Coast, making stops in New Jersey, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, New York, and North and South Carolina. After a brief number of shows in the UK, they will return to the States for a handful of shows. Late in November, Wilson will head out on a special Christmas tour, where he will perform the The Beach Boys’ entire Christmas Album as well as pieces from his solo Christmas record entitled What I Really Want for Christmas.
Check out the full list of tour dates below.
Brian Wilson 2018 Tour Dates
May 15 – Richmond, VA @ Carpenter Theatre at Dominion Energy Center
May 16 – Augusta, GA @ Bell Auditorium
May 18 – Clearwater, FL @ Ruth Eckerd Hall
May 19 – Viera, FL @ Space Coast Daily Park
May 20 – Pompano Beach, FL @ Pompano Beach Ampitheater
July 15 — Colwood, BC @ Westshore Parks and Recreation Lower Fields
July 19 — Morristown, NJ @ Mayo Performing Arts Center
July 20 — Lincoln, RI @ Twin River Event Center
July 21 — Mt. Pocono, PA @ Mt. Airy Casino
July 22 — Kingston, NY @ Ulster Performing Arts Center
July 24 — Wilmington, NC @ The Wilson Center
July 25 — North Charleston, SC @ North Charleston Performing Arts Center
August July — Tel Aviv, IL @ Menorah Arena
August 9 — Cropredy, Oxfordshire, UL @ Fairport’s Cropredy Convention
August 11 — Taormina, IT @ Anfiteatro Romano
August 16 — Berlin, DE @ Admiralspalast Theatre
August 18 — Yorkshire, UK @ Doncaster Racecourse
August 19 — Edinburgh, UK @ Edinburgh Summer Sessions at Princess Street Gardens
August 21 — Dublin, IR @ Vicar Street
August 22 — Dublin, IR @ Vicar Street
August 24 — Birmingham, UK @ Digbeth Arena
November 28 — Minneapolis, MN @ Orpheum Theatre
November 30 — Hammond, IN @ Horseshoe Casino
December 1 — Northfield, OH @ Hard Rock in Northfield Park
December 4 — Englewood, NJ @ Bergen Performing Arts Center
December 5 — Westbury, NY @ Theatre at Westbury
December 7 — Staten Island, NY @ St. George Theatre
December 8 — Wallingford, CT @ Oakdale Theatre
December 11 — Sarasota, FL @ Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
December 12 — Hollywood, FL @ Hard Rock Event Center
December 15 — Austin, TX @ ACL Live at The Moody Theater
December 16 — Midland, TX @ Wagner Noel PAC
December 17 — San Antonio, TX @ Tobin Center for the Performing Arts
December 20 — Thousand Oaks, CA @ Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza
December 22 — Santa Rosa, CA @ Luther Burbank Center for the Arts
December 23 — Reno, NV @ Grand Sierra Resort & Casino