The Beach Boy will play six-dates this September
Celebrated musician Brian Wilson has been commissioned to write a brand new concert repertoire for London’s revamped South Bank Centre, to be performed at the Royal Festival Hall.
The new piece is called “That Lucky Old Sun (A Narrative)” and Wilson says it “will consist of four ’rounds’, with interspersed spoken word.”
Wilson will premiere the new work in September, as part of the South Bank Centre’s opening season, playing for six nights.
As well as “That Lucky Old Sun”, Wilson also plans on digging deeper into his remarkable song catalogue, to perform many on stage for the first time.
Wilson, who calls the venue his “spiritual home away from home”, has played The Royal Festival Hall several times since his debut shows as a solo artist in 2002.
It was here that Wilson brought us the world premiere of his mythical unreleased masterpiece “Smile”, for the first time in his 40-year career.
Wilson will be unveiling his new musical work on the following dates in September:
10, 11, 12, 14, 15 and 16 September at 7.30pm
Tickets are priced £35- £55 and go on sale from Monday (January 29).