Last updated on July 2nd, 2019 at 09:46 am
Milwaukee World Festival, Inc., has announced that The Beach Boys featuring Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnstone and David Marks will headline the Marcus Amphitheater on Sunday, July 1 at 7:30 p.m.
The band has reunited for a global 50th Anniversary Tour. Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston, and David Marks will tour together for the first time in more than two decades. They will also release a new studio album and commemorative 50th Anniversary catalog with Capitol/EMI.
The tour will visit more than 40 cities and will begin in April. The Beach Boys will perform in New Orleans at the Heritage Festival and at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival prior to Summerfest. Tickets go on sale Saturday, Feb. 25 at 10:00 am and include Summerfest admission. Tickets can be purchased at the Marcus Amphitheater Box Office, Ticketmaster Ticket Centers, Walmart stores, online at Ticketmaster.com and by phone at 1.800.745.3000. The Beach Boys have recorded new songs for the as-yet-untitled album to be released in 2012. It will be the first to feature all of the band’s surviving original members in decades and is being produced by Brian Wilson and executive produced by Mike Love.
Summerfest 2012 will take place Wednesday, June 27 through Sunday, July 1 and Tuesday, July 3 through Sunday, July 8, from Noon until Midnight and will be closed Monday, July 2.