Bastille, Brian Wilson and The Vaccines join Edinburgh Summer Sessions line-up

Bastille, Brian Wilson and The Vaccines join Edinburgh Summer Sessions line-up

Edinburgh’s brand new music festival, Edinburgh Summer Sessions, today announce Bastille plus special guests The Vaccines (9 August) plus Brian Wilson Presents Pet Sounds (19 August) as the latest headliners for the inaugural festival. The festival have also added Into The Ark (6 August), Grace Carter and The LaFontaines (14 August) plus Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin (19 August) to the jam-packed bill, creating a phenoemenal line-up of music in August 2018. Now offering an…

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Stars pay tribute to Glen Campbell, after country singer dies aged 81

Stars pay tribute to Glen Campbell, after country singer dies aged 81

Musicians lined up to pay tribute to Glen Campbell last night after the Rhinestone Cowboy singer died at the age of 81. Brian Wilson, of the Beach Boys, and country superstar Dolly Parton were among the first to pay tribute. “An incredible musician and an even better person. I’m at a loss. Love & Mercy,” Wilson wrote on Twitter. “I’m very broken up to hear about my friend Glen Campbell. An incredible musician and an…

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Beach Boys legend Brian Wilson announces memoir – read an excerpt here

Beach Boys legend Brian Wilson announces memoir – read an excerpt here

Ahead of his eagerly-anticipated visit to Edinburgh’s Usher Hall on May 26, Brian Wilson has set a release date for his long-in-the-works memoir. The legendary Beach Boys mastermind will launch I Am Brian Wilson: A Memoir via music-leaning publisher Da Capo Press this October. The 73-year-old Californian, who is currently on the road touring his band’s seminal Pet Sounds album in celebration of its 50th anniversary, has teamed up with Ben Greenman, who previously worked with funk maestro…

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