Brian plays a private show at the Fiesta Bowl in Tuscon AZ on the 4th, followed by |
two TLOS shows in LA and San Diego on the 28th & 29th respectively. A DVD of
TLOS is released on the 27th: however, it's not a truly live performance, being
compiled from five runthroughs before a small invited audience at the Capitol
Tower. Further, Brian's vocals are very obviously post-dubbed
Mike takes part in The David Lynch Foundation (a TM-oriented organisation) press|
conference on the 3rd.
Capitol release a new compilation, Summer Love Songs. On the7th, Brian plays at |
the 15th anniversary gala of LA's Petersen Automotive Museum.
Carnie's second daughter (and Brian's sixth grandchild), Luciana Bella, is born on |
On the 2nd, Brian plays a short acoustic set at the London launch of a limited edition |
book of That Lucky Old Sun (with artwork by Sir Peter Blake), and the following
day picks up the Best International Act at the O2 Silver Clef Awards. As part of a
short summer tour of Europe, Brian then plays shows in Germany and The
Netherlands 4th-9th before headlining the Saturday night of Guilfest (Guildford,
England) on the 11th. He then plays Gateshead the following day. All the gigs are
'greatest hits' shows. Meanwhile, the touring Beach Boys play two shows in Sweden
on the 3rd & 4th.
Brian returns to Europe, playing GH shows in Tromso, Norway (28th) and |
Gothenburg, Sweden (30th).
Brian plays Glasgow on the 1st, Liverpool on the 2nd, The Roundhouse in London |
on the 3rd and headlines the Electric Picnic festival at Stradbally Hall in Ireland on
On the 8th, it's announced that Brian has signed a two-album deal with Disney: in |
addition to a set of covers of classic Disney tunes, he will record an album of
George Gershwin material, including two unfinished songs that he will complete: the
initial sessions commence on the 18th . On the 9th, Brian & Melinda officially adopt
a 4th child, Dash Tristan (of Chinese or Japanese ethnicity, he was placed with
them on January 24th). Brian embarks on a midwest/eastern 'greatest hits' tour on
Brian's tour takes in the northeast before finishing in New Jersey. On the 25th, |
"California Girls" is inducted into the Grammy Hall Of Fame (joining "Good
Vibrations (1994), "In My Room" (1999) and Pet Sounds (1998)).
Brian plays at Agoura Hills in California (3rd), Rancho Mirage (4th) and Lake |
Tahoe on the 5th. Later in the month, sessions for Wilson Sings Gershwin begin
at Oceanway (the old United) studios in Los Angeles.