January   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
  April   Mike takes part in The David Lynch Foundation (a TM-oriented organisation) press
  conference on the 3rd.
  May   Capitol release a new compilation, Summer Love Songs. On the7th, Brian plays at
  the 15th anniversary gala of LA's Petersen Automotive Museum.
  June   Carnie's second daughter (and Brian's sixth grandchild), Luciana Bella, is born on
  the 12th.
  July   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.
  August   Brian returns to Europe, playing GH shows in Tromso, Norway (28th) and
  Gothenburg, Sweden (30th).
  September   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
  the 5th.
  October   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
  the 22nd.
  November   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)).
  December   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.