Brian Wilson postpones tour dates due to surgery

Management is working on make up dates

Brian Wilson has been forced to postpone May tour dates due to surgery. The Beach Boys legend made the announcement Tuesday (May 1st), stating doctors suggested he undergo the knife immediately.

“As some of you might know I have been having some issues with my back that has very recently gotten worse. It runs in my family, Carl had back problems as well. My doctors have told me that I need to have back surgery immediately.They are optimistic that this will finally relieve the pain,” Wilson writes.

“Sadly, this means we must postpone the upcoming May shows. I’m very sorry for any inconvenience this may cause to everyone who was coming out to see us.

“I know that my agents are already in the process of rescheduling and we will have some of the make up dates to announce very soon. We will get you all the info ASAP.

“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.”

Postponed dates include May 7th at The Kennedy Center in Washington DC, a three night stand May 10th, 11th and 12th at Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony, May 15th in Richmond, VA, May 16th in Augusta, GA, May 18th in Clearwater, FL, May 19th in Viera, FL and May 20th in Pompano Beach, FL.

Last month, Wilson announced his first-ever Christmas tour with long time bandmates Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin. The group will be performing the seminal 1964 classic The Beach Boys’ Christmas Album in its entirety, along with cuts from his 2005 solo Christmas album, What I Really Want for Christmas, and other holiday fan favorites.

The tour kicks off November 28th in Minneapolis with stops in New York, Florida, Texas and others before wrapping December 23rd in Reno, NV. Various pre-sales begin April 2nd for select markets. All tickets will be available through Ticketmaster.

Author: Buddy Iahn

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