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Brandon Flowers, Boz Scaggs To Salute Brian Wilson

by Roger Wink, VVN Music on March 6, 2015

in News

Brian Wilson will get the all-star tribute treatment on March 30 in Los Angeles with Brian Fest: A Night to Celebrate the Music of Brian Wilson.

Among those on the slate for the night are fellow Beach Boy Al Jardine, the Flaming Lips’ Wayne Coyne and Steven Drozd, Heart’s Ann Wilson, Wilson Phillips, Norah Jones, the Killers’ Brandon Flowers and many more. Each is expected to take on a song from the Wilson catalog with Brian also taking the stage during the evening.

Proceeds from the show benefit the Sweet Relief Music Fund which provides financial assistance to all types of career musicians who are facing illness, disability or age-related problems.

The March 30 show at the Fonda Theatre comes a week before the April 7 release of Wilson’s latest album, No Pier Pressure.

Tickets for the show go on sale tomorrow, Thursday, March 5.

The announced lineup:
Norah Jones
Brandon Flowers
Ann Wilson of Heart
Wayne Coyne & Steven Drozo of The Flaming Lips
Devendra Barnhart
M. Ward
Boz Scaggs
Bethany Consentino of Best Coast
Joy Williams
Local Natives
Sebu Simonian of Capital Cities
Doyle Bramhill II
Al Jardine
Wilson Phillips
Karen Elson
Jade Castrinos
Adam Busch & Danny Masterson
Gingger Shankar
Special Appearance by Brian Wilson
Many More Surprises

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