Mike Love brings another incarnation of the 60s group back to life
[b]The Beach Boys[/b] have announced a eight-date UK tour to take place early next year.
The current band line-up is led by [b]Brian Wilson[/b]’s cousin, vocalist [b]Mike Love[/b], one of the original core quintet of the 60s surf pop group. Bruce Johnston is also from the band line-up which was inducted into the Rock’n’Roll Hall of Fame in 1988.
Love currently leases the right to tour under The Beach Boys name, whilst Brian Wilson and Al Jardine both now tour separately under their own names.
Others in the current incarnation of The Beach Boys are:
Christian Love (guitar/vocals)
Randell Kirsch (guitar/vocals)
Chris Farmer (bass/vocals)
Tim Bonhomme (keyboards/vocals)
John Cowsill (percussion /vocals)
Scott Totten (guitar/vocals)
Tickets for the shows next April, go on sale this Friday October 19.
More information about the shows are available fromwww.thebeachboys.com.
The show dates are as follows:
[b]Brighton Centre (April 3)
London Hammersmith Apollo (4)
Cardiff International Arena (6)
Edinburgh Playhouse (8)
Newcastle City Hall (9)
Sheffield City Hall (10)
Birmingham NIA (11)
Manchester Apollo (12)[/b]