‘Love and Mercy’ — Brian Wilson LIVE!

A review by Spotlight Central. Photos by Love Imagery

Brian Wilson, the genius behind The Beach Boys, rocked the sold-out house at the Bergen Performing Arts Center (Bergen PAC), Nov 21, 2015, in Englewood, NJ!

Considered one of the greatest American songwriters of all time, Wilson, 73, delighted the audience with such hits as ‘California Girls,’ ‘I Get Around,’ ‘Wouldn’t it be Nice,’ ‘In My Room,’ ‘Don’t Worry Baby,’ ‘Surfin’ USA,’ ‘and many more!

Founding Beach Boys member, Al Jardine, joined Wilson on a number of signature Beach Boys tunes including ‘Barbara Ann,’‘Sloop John B,’ ‘Help Me Rhonda,’ and several new songs from Wilson’s latest recording, ‘No Pier Pressure.’

The Brian Wilson Band featuring Al Jardine

Highlights of the performance included Wilson’s masterpieces ‘God Only Knows,’ ‘Good Vibrations,’ and ‘Love and Mercy,’ all of which elicited heart-felt standing ovations from the ecstatic crowd.

Brian Wilson has ‘Fun, Fun, Fun’ performing LIVE at Bergen PAC, Englewood, NJ

For an outstanding Jersey venue for live music, look no further than Bergen PAC, 30 N. Van Brunt St., in Englewood, NJ, where future performances include 60s Rewind featuring The Happenings, Lou Christie, & The Drifters on Jan. 17; Three Dog Night on Jan. 28; and Darlene Love on Feb. 13. For more info, go to bergenpac.org.

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