The musician will play songs and hits from across his career, including choice highlights from the band that made him famous.
The UK dates take place in May and June 2020, and will see Wilson calling into Brighton, London, Manchester and many more before rounding things up in Cambridge.
But it’s his date at Gateshead’s The Sage on 6 June that obviously has us the most excited. Wilson will be joined on tour by his former band mates Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin.
The full list of Brian Wilson tour dates is as follows:
May 31 – The Dome, Brighton
June 1 – Royal Albert Hall, London
June 4 – SEC Armadillo, Glasgow
June 6 – The Sage, Gateshead
June 8 – Symphony Hall, Birmingham
June 9 – Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham
June 10 – Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
June 12 – Bournemouth International Centre, Bournemouth
June 13 – Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff
June 14 – Town Hall, Leeds
June 16 – Blackpool Opera House, Blackpool
June 17 – Corn Exchange, Cambridge
How do I get tickets?
Tickets will be on sale from 10am on Friday 6 March.
They will be available through Ticketmaster.
What might Wilson play?
With a Greatest Hits set expected to cover Wilson’s career from The Beach Boys to his solo output, there is a wealth of potential tracks that could get a live airing when he steps on stage.
Beach Boys classics like ‘Wouldn’t It Be Nice’ and ‘Good Vibrations’ will likely be performed, as will Wilson hits like ‘Wonderful’ and ‘Heroes and Villains’.
But what else might he pull out?
According to setlist.fm, Wilson’s “average” setlist in 2019 looked like this:
- California Girls
- I Get Around
- Don't Worry Baby
- Meant for You
- Wake the World
- Busy Doin' Nothin'
- Wouldn't It Be Nice
- Feel Flows
- Sloop John B
- God Only Knows
- Long Promised Road
- Sail On, Sailor
- I Can Hear Music
- Little Bird
- Diamond Head
- Help Me, Rhonda
- Passing By
- 'Til I Die
- Surf's Up
- Heroes and Villains
- Lookin' at Tomorrow (A Welfare Song)
- Good Vibrations
- Barbara Ann
- Surfin' U.S.A.
- Fun, Fun, Fun
- Love and Mercy