Up & Coming Weekly

August 15, 2023

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WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLY.COM AUGUST 16 - 22, 2023 UCW 15 EVENT As e Beach Boys mark more than a half century of making music, the group continues to ride the crest of a wave unequalled in America's musical history. Synonymous with the California lifestyle and an American icon to fans around the world, e Beach Boys will bring their "America's Band" tour to the Crown Complex in Fayetteville on Nov. 9. Tickets can be purchased now by visiting https://www.crown- complexnc.com/ Since the band's co-founder, lead-singer and chief lyricist Mike Love penned the lyrics to e Beach Boys' first hit, "Surfin'" (1961), dozens of the bands chart toppers have become eternal anthems of American youth: "Surfin' USA," "Surfer Girl," "Fun, Fun, Fun," "I Get Around," "Cali- fornia Girls," "Help Me Rhonda," "Barbara Ann," "Good Vibrations," "Wouldn't It Be Nice," "Rock and Roll Music" and "Kokomo." e Beach Boys are led by Mike Love, who, along with longtime member Bruce Johnston, musi- cal director Brian Eichenberger, Christian Love, Tim Bonhomme, Jon Bolton, Keith Hubacher, Randy Leago and John Wede- meyer continue the legacy of the iconic band. e Beach Boys have sold over 100 million records worldwide and have received more than 33 RIAA Platinum and Gold record awards. e Rock And Roll Hall of Famers were also honored at the 2001 Grammy Awards with the Lifetime Achievement Award. With more than five decades of touring under their belts, e Beach Boys have performed more concerts than any major rock band in history. "Sounds Of Summer: e Very Best Of e Beach Boys," Capitol/ EMI's 30-track collection of the band's biggest hits, has achieved triple-platinum success with sales of more than three million copies in the U.S. since its release. e Beach Boys recently re- leased "Sail On Sailor – 1972," a new expansive box set that cel- ebrates and dives deep into their transformative and fruitful 1972 era. e comprehensive collec- tion, which was named one of the best box sets of 2022 by Rolling Stone and e New York Times, boasts newly remastered versions of studio albums and a reproduc- tion of the "Mount Vernon and Fairway (A Fairytale)" EP. It also includes unreleased live concert recorded at Carnegie Hall on anksgiving, 1972. e box set includes a bounty of unreleased outtakes, live record- ings, radio promos, alternate ver- sions, isolated backing tracks and a cappella versions, culled from the historic album sessions. Most recently, e Beach Boys were honored in the CBS trib- ute special "Grammy Salute to the Beach Boys," which featured performances from Beck, Brandi Carlile, Michael McDonald, Pen- tatonix, Norah Jones, John Leg- end, and Mumford & Sons among others. e Beach Boys recently em- barked on the second voyage of e Beach Boys Good Vibrations Cruise, which sailed from Mi- ami, to Harvest Caye, Belize and Costa Maya, Mexico, aboard the Norwegian Pearl. Other featured performers on the cruise included e Isley Brothers, e Tempta- tions, e Righteous Brothers and "Sugar Ray" Mark McGrath. Beach Boys to bring good vibes to Fayetteville a STAFF REPORT For effective advertising contact us today! 910•484•6200

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