Brian Wilson and rock band Chicago have revealed a headlining U.S. tour in 2022.
The tour begins in Phoenix in June 2022 and ends in Clarkston, Michigan in late July.
For his sets, Willson will be joined by South African singer Blondie Chaplin and Beach Boys co-founder Al Jardine. Coincidentally, Jardine, along with the late Beach Boys co-founders Carl and Dennis Wilson, sang backing vocals on the 1974 Chicago single “Wishing You Were Here.”
In 1975, Chicago and the Beach Boys also embarked on the Beachago Tour together, and toured together again in 1989.
Chicago, who will play a six-date streak at the Venetian Resort Hotel in Las Vegas in February 2022, recently released their 25th album. Christmas in Chicago in 2019.
Now 79, Wilson recently released the album At my piano, a collection of new instrumental re-recordings of Wilson’s songs played on the piano. Wilson also wrote “Right Where I Belong” with My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James for the documentary soundtrack. Brian Wilson: long promised road, covering the life and times of the Beach Boys co-founder.
Brian Wilson and Chicago tour dates:
7 – Phoenix, Ak-Chin Pavilion
9 – Los Angeles, Forum
10 – Irvine, FivePoint Amphitheater
11 – Concord, Concord Hall
14 – Salt Lake City, USANA Amphitheater
16 – Morrison, Red Rocks Amphitheater
18 – Maryland Heights, Hollywood Casino Amphitheater
20 – Kansas City, Starlight Theater
21 – Rogers, Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion
24 – Dallas, Dos Equis Pavilion
25 – Les Woodlands, Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
28 – Tampa Credit Union Amphitheater, MIDFLORIDA
29 – Alpharetta, Ameris Bank Amphitheater
1 – Charlotte, PNC Music Pavilion
10 – Mansfield, Xfinity Center
11 – Holmdel, PNC Bank Arts Center
13 – Camden, BBT Pavilion
14 – Bethel, Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
15 – Wantagh, Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
17 – Saratoga Springs, Saratoga Performing Arts Center
20 – Noblesville, Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
22 – Burgettstown, Lodge at Star Lake
23 – Cincinnati, Riverbend Music Center
24 – Tinley Park, Hollywood Casino Amphitheater
26 – Clarkston, DTE Energy Musical Theater
Brian Wilson Photo by Pamela Littky / Decca Records)
Chicago (Photo: Courtesy of Chicago The Band)