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  1. Brandon Flowers, Norah Jones and Best Coast's Bethany Cosentino to play at Brian Wilson tribute showRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NME

    Brandon Flowers, Norah Jones, Best Coast's Bethany Cosentino and the Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne and Steve Drozd have been added to the line-up for a Brian Wilson tribute concert. The show will take place at Los Angeles' Fonda Theatre on March 30, to coincide with the release of the Beach Boys' frontman's 11th solo album 'No Pier Pressure'.

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  2. Jeff Moehlis: America Brings Its Musical History to Chumash Casino ResortRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Noozhawk

    ... "Sister Golden Hair," "I Need You" and, of course, "A Horse with No Name," which had Jeff Foskett from The Beach Boys joining in. The band also showed their harder side with some lesser-known songs like "Green Monkey," which they claimed had Worrell ...

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  3. New Documentaries: From Pop Music History to ScientologyRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WSJ Media and Advertising

    ... Los Angeles became ground zero for recording singles, with the same group of skilled musicians backing the Beach Boys, the Mamas & Papas and many other pop-rock acts. Known as the Wrecking Crew-older studio musicians thought they'd wreck the music ...

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  4. Norah Jones, The Killers' Brandon Flowers to headline Brian Wilson tribute showRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    If Brian Wilson's legacy wasn't already obvious, it is now: The Beach Boys frontman is getting his own music festival titled-what else?-Brian Fest. Norah Jones, The Killers' Brandon Flowers, and Heart's Ann Wilson are set to headline the show, which will take place March 30 at Los Angeles' Fonda Theatre.

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  5. Brian Wilson's Troubled Life Story Hits The Big Screen In Bill Pohlad's 'Love & Mercy' [Trailer]Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | ContactMusic.com

    The full story of The Beach Boys legend Brian Wilson is finally hitting the movies in the form of Bill Pohlad's challenging, life-spanning biopic 'Love & Mercy' which stars Paul Dano and John Cusack as the respective younger and older Wilsons. While being responsible for writing one of the most important rock albums in history, 1966's 'Pet Sounds', Brian Wilson was at the most fragile stage of his life during that decade.

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  6. 2015 Festival Alert: Brian Fest Set for March 30Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WIGM-AM Medford

    Love Brian Wilson and live in L.A.? Then we've got good news. The Best Fest, sponsored by Jameson Irish Whiskey, has announced the first-ever Brian Fest: A Night to Celebrate the Music of Brian Wilson, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member and legendary founding member of The Beach Boys.

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  7. Brian Wilson to be celebrated at tribute concert in Los AngelesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    "Brian Fest," a night to celebrate the music of Brian Wilson , will take place March 30 at The Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles, it was reported Tuesday by Billboard. The concert, at the same location as the George Fest tribute to the Beatles' George Harrison last September, will feature Norah Jones who also appeared at that show.

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  8. Love & Mercy - Teaser, Trailer and InformationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ContactMusic.com

    In the mid-1960s, The Beach Boys were at the top of their game. Having released ten classic albums, a young songwriter and leader of the band, Brian Wilson , was preparing to create the greatest album in history.

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    Yesterday | WJZW-FM Washington

    A new all-star concert paying tribute to founding Beach Boys mastermind Brian Wilson is scheduled to take place on March 30 at the Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles. The first-ever Brian Fest: A Night to Celebrate the Music of Brian Wilson will feature an guest appearance by Wilson himself, as well as performances by fellow Beach Boy Al Jardine , Heart 's Ann Wilson , Boz Scaggs , Wilson Phillips , Norah Jones , The Flaming Lips ' Wayne Coyne and Steven Drozd , The Killers ' Brandon Flowers and many more.

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  10. Brandon Flowers, Wayne Coyne & More to Perform at Brian Wilson Tribute ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    A new all-star concert paying tribute to founding Beach Boys mastermind Brian Wilson is scheduled to take place on March 30 at the Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles. The first-ever Brian Fest: A Night to Celebrate the Music of Brian Wilson will feature an guest appearance by Wilson himself, as well as performances by The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers , Wayne Coyne and Stephen Drozd of The Flaming Lips , She & Him 's M. Ward , Best Coast 's Bethany Cosentino and Sebu Simonian of Capital Cities .

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  11. These films are made for viewin'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Marina Times

    ... 1971. We usually know the names of the artists on the records - Nat "King" Cole, the Ronettes, Frank Sinatra, the Beach Boys, the Monkees, Sonny & Cher, and so forth. But only three or four of the prolific musicians that provided most of the ...

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  12. Alcatel-Lucent combines Wi-Fi and LTE to Enhance Mobile PerformanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TMCnet

    In 1966 the Beach Boys had a hugely popular hit, " Wouldn't it be nice ," on their seminal Pet Sounds album. Having seamless high-performance user experience, including imperceptible handover between Wi-Fi and macro cellular networks, has always been in the "wouldn't it be nice" category.

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  13. Brandon Flowers, The Flaming Lips, Bethany Cosentino, Local Natives,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Stereogum

    Legendary Beach Boys singer-songwriter Brian Wilson has come crashing back into the forefront with his biopic set to premiere at SXSW in just over a week and his 11th solo album, No Pier Pressure , due in April. In addition, Wilson will be the focal point of Brian Fest, a tribute concert to benefit the Jameson Neighborhood Fund, at the end of the month.

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  14. Brian Wilson Tribute Concert Planned for Los AngelesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | RollingStone

    Beach Boys singer-songwriter Brian Wilson will be the subject of a tribute concert in Los Angeles at the end of the month in anticipation of his upcoming new solo album, No Pier Pressure . The show officially titled "Brian Fest: A Night to Celebrate the Music of Brian Wilson" will feature appearances by the likes of Norah Jones, the Killers' Brandon Flowers, Heart's Ann Wilson, Wilson Phillips and many more.

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  15. Brian Wilson to be feted at 'Brian Fest'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... new album, "Pier Pressure," will be release April 7 by Capitol Records, the label that signed Wilson and the Beach Boys in the early 1960s. The lineup for "Brian Fest: A Night to Celebrate the Music of Brian Wilson" is a diverse one. It includes ...

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  16. AJR Releases Debut Album, 'Living Room'Read the original story

    Tuesday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... own brand of pop music. Raised on the vinyl of the '50s and '60s, AJR was initially inspired by the likes of The Beach Boys and Simon & Garfunkel, but the sound they've created has now been favorably compared to a modern mix of those classic sounds, ...

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  17. Studio Musicians Who Played on Two Decades of Hits Finally Get Their DueRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | LA Weekly

    ... 1950s through the mid-'70s by acts such as The Byrds, The Mamas and the Papas, Elvis Presley, Harry Nilsson, The Beach Boys, Sam Cooke, The Carpenters, The Ronettes, Simon and Garfunkel, Frank and Nancy Sinatra and many, many more, the backing band ...

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  18. Studio Musicans "The Wrecking Crew" Played on Hundreds of Hit SongsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | LA Weekly

    ... 1950s through the mid-'70s by acts such as The Byrds, The Mamas and the Papas, Elvis Presley, Harry Nilsson, The Beach Boys, Sam Cooke, The Carpenters, The Ronettes, Simon and Garfunkel, Frank and Nancy Sinatra and many, many more, the backing band ...

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  19. Feeling You: Chats with KC, AJR, Gill Landry and Natasha Bedingfield, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Switched

    ... is an avid reader of philosophy. Adam Met : We're such fans of the music of the 1950s and '60s. Bands like The Beach Boys and Simon & Garfunkel truly sparked our love of those classic songwriting techniques. Recently, we started getting into ...

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  20. Love & Mercy & Beach BoysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | IGN

    John Cusack, Paul Dano, Elizabeth Banks and Paul Giamatti star in this biopic of troubled Beach Boys member Brian Wilson.

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