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Galway International Arts Festival and Róisín Dubh

Brian Wilson presents Pet Sounds

Along with rare cuts and greatest hits
Performing with special guests Al Jardine & Blondie Chaplin
Music | US


23 July
Doors 7pm
Show 8pm

The main creative force behind some of the most cherished recordings in rock history, The Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson will present Pet Sounds Live at the Absolut Big Top this July.

This 50th anniversary celebration tour will be the final performance of Pet Sounds in its entirety. Performing with special guests Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin and a 15-piece band, the album will be performed in its exact running order followed by the best of Brian Wilson and The Beach Boys material.

Recorded in 1966, Pet Sounds is considered to be one of the greatest albums ever made, rivalling only The Beatles’ Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, with Wilson rewriting the rules of what a record could be.

The album entered the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1998, tops MOJO magazine’s ‘Greatest Albums of All Time’, while Rolling Stone ranks it at number two in its list of ‘500 Greatest Albums Of All Time’.

Don't miss this once in a lifetime opportunity to see one of the most respected of rock royalty live from the Absolut Big Top this summer. 

‘One of the all-time great composers of melody in rock’

Jazz and Pop

‘One of the most gorgeous arrangements ever to grace a rock record’

Music USA: The Rough Guide (on Pet Sounds)

‘The greatest album of all time’

NME (on Pet Sounds)
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