Monday, October 26, 2009

Beach Boy Brian Wilson Delivers at Sangamon Auditorium

"As this newspaper’s main music reviewer during most of the 1990s, an annual chore involved reviewing the Beach Boys at the Illinois State Fair Grandstand.

"At some point during that period, especially after original Beach Boy Carl Wilson died in 1998, it dawned on me that a young, energetic tribute band would put on a much more enjoyable show than the cheerleaders-and-beer-fests that latter-day Beach Boys concerts had become.

"I got what I wanted Thursday -

Review by Matt Dietrich
State Journal-Register

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