Brian Wilson cancels Leeds concert

Beach Boys legend Brian Wilson has cancelled his show in Leeds this September.

Wednesday, 24th June 2015, 12:52 pm
Brian Wilson

The singer-songwriting legend was due to play the First Direct Arena on September 25.

However, due to the success of a movie project he is currently involved in, Wilson has decided to postpone his UK tour.

A statement from Wilson said: “Due to the overwhelming success of Brian Wilson’s movie ‘Love and Mercy’ which has opened in the US to critical acclaim, Brian has had to postpone his current UK tour planned for September 2015 due to commitments in the US.

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“He will be back in the UK and Europe in 2016 with a string of concerts to mark the 50th Anniversary of his seminal album ‘Pet Sounds, which will be his final European tour’. Brian says “ I’m sorry I won’t be able to make these shows this year, but I look forward to seeing all my fans in 2016 to help me celebrate 50 years of ‘Pet Sounds’. This will be my final European tour. I hope you all enjoy my movie when it opens in the UK on July 10th, I’ll see you all soon, “Best, Brian.”

Tickets holders are advised to get refunds for the 2015 shows from their point of purchase.