Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Live music review: Musical genius Brian Wilson and friends graced Bass Hall

Photo: Kevin Winter / Getty Images

It is difficult to know what to expect when Brian Wilson comes to town. The Beach Boys founder has been waging a long and public battle with mental illness while producing a body of work any musician would envy. If he is crazy, he's a crazy genius, a savant of sorts. Touring in support of his new album, No Pier Pressure Wilson was joined on this tour by fellow Beach Boys alums, Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin.

Tuesday's performance was moved from the cavernous Erwin Center to the more appropriate Bass Hall on the University of Texas campus and featured no less than 11 band members including... Continue reading at