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Music Park: Brian Wilson @ Lincoln Theatre -- 5/3/17

Brian Wilson sings at the Lincoln Theatre on May 3, 2017.

Brian Wilson was surely feeling wistful when he sat down at his piano Wednesday night and opened his sold-out concert at the Lincoln Theatre with “Heroes and Villains.” 1,218 more words

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Don't Miss: Brian Wilson @ Lincoln Theatre, 5/4/17

Brian Wilson (Photo courtesy the artist)

The legendary Brian Wilson will appear for two nights at the Lincoln Theatre on Wednesday, May 3, and Thursday, May 4, to celebrate the seminal Beach Boys album Pet Sounds in what he’s calling final performances of the album. 256 more words

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The Beach Boys on CD: A Postcard From California

After the demise of his Beach Boys Family & Friends project, Al Jardine went back to his position of least-visible Beach Boy. He played the occasional gig with the bulk of the Family & Friends band under various names, and guested with a band called the Surf City All-Stars (who had been Jan & Dean’s backing band until the death of Jan Berry, and who then recruited Jardine’s son Matt, and often featured Jardine, David Marks, and Dean Torrence as guests). 3,421 more words

The Beach Boys: Graduation Day 1966: Live At The University of Michigan (Capitol Records)

The Beach Boys
Graduation Day 1966: Live At The University of Michigan
Capitol Records

For the past few years, thanks to copyright laws, The Beach Boys… 706 more words

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September 3: Happy Birthday Garrett Hedlund and Eileen Brennan

Garrett Hedlund turns 32 today.  Hedlund has been acting since he was 19, and two or three times in that decade-plus, he has won “Rising star” or “Best young star” awards of some sort, but he has never taken that step forward to become a leading man; he is the sidekick, part of the “beta couple,” or part of an ensemble cast.  1,137 more words

Celebrity Birthdays

Classic Rock Almanac September 3, 2016


2010-ELO cellist Mike Edwards dies at 62 when a bale of hay rolls down a hill and smashes into the van he’s driving in rural England. 333 more words