Brian Wilson and Jeff Beck Tour 2013

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Brian Wilson and Jeff Beck Tour 2013
U.S. tour by Brian Wilson and Jeff Beck
Start dateSeptember 27, 2013
End dateOctober 30, 2013
Legs1
No. of shows23

The Brian Wilson and Jeff Beck 2013 Tour[1] was a 2013 tour starring Brian Wilson and Jeff Beck. The shows featured Wilson's former bandmates Al Jardine, David Marks and Blondie Chaplin.[2]

Background[edit]

Following The Beach Boys fiftieth anniversary tour, Brian Wilson, Al Jardine and David Marks decided to tour as a trio. The three played several shows in July 2013.[3] On August 5, it was announced that Jeff Beck would accompany them for a tour in September and October, featuring Blondie Chaplin at select shows.[1][2] The tour would help promote an upcoming Wilson record that featured Beck on several songs.[1] Beck called the tour a dynamic of "classic surfing safari music and this weird stuff that I do," and promised "it will sound like it's all of one accord."[1] Wilson remarked that Beck "brings that great guitar-player kind of thing to the picture."[1]

"For four days," Beck later recalled, "I sat there and didn't even know Brian was in the room. He was so quiet, he never uttered a syllable. And yet they gave me these parts that allegedly he'd written. Then we were offered some shows together: 'Jeff, this is gonna be the tour of the year!' They should've got the bloody record done first, but they got excited and we ended up doing the Jeff Beck-Brian Wilson tour, prematurely."[4]

Tour dates[edit]

Date City Country Venue
North America
September 27, 2013 Hollywood United States Hard Rock Live
September 28, 2013 Clearwater Ruth Eckerd Hall
October 1, 2013 Houston Bayou Music Center
October 3, 2013 St. Augustine St. Augustine Amphitheatre
October 4, 2013 Atlanta Chastain Park Amphitheater
October 5, 2013 Washington, D.C. Warner Theater
October 6, 2013 Bethlehem Sands Bethlehem Event Center
October 8, 2013 Albany Palace Theatre
October 9, 2013 Boston Wang Theater
October 10, 2013 New York City Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
October 11, 2013 Wallingford Toyota Presents the Oakdale Theater
October 12, 2013 Westbury NYCB Theatre
October 13, 2013 Upper Darby Tower Theatre
October 15, 2013 New York City Beacon Theatre
October 16, 2013 Montclair Wellmont Theatre
October 18, 2013 Las Vegas Pearl Concert Theater at Palms Casino Resort
October 20, 2013 Los Angeles Greek Theatre
October 22, 2013 Oakland Paramount Theatre
October 25, 2013 Detroit Fox Theatre
October 26, 2013 Toronto Canada Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
October 27, 2013 Akron United States EJ Thomas Hall
October 29, 2013 Chicago House of Blues
October 30, 2013 Milwaukee Riverside Theater

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e https://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/brian-wilson-and-jeff-beck-plan-fall-tour-20130805
  2. ^ a b https://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/ex-beach-boy-blondie-chaplin-reunites-with-brian-wilson-after-40-years-20131014
  3. ^ http://ultimateclassicrock.com/brian-wilson-2013-tour-david-marks-al-jardine/
  4. ^ Hughes, Rob (June 2014). "Live! Jeff Beck". Classic Rock #197. p. 108.