Wilson, Beck, Costello set for local appearances

Monday, August 5, 2013
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This fall, Brian Wilson and Jeff Beck are teaming up at the Palace Theatre, and Elvis Costello is going solo at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall.

Wilson, The Beach Boys’ co-founder and main songwriter, and Beck, known for his guitar playing with The Yardbirds as well as solo, are together for a co-headlining tour that begins on Sept. 27 in Florida and heads to the Palace on Tuesday, Oct. 8, at 8 p.m.

Beck recently contributed guitar to Wilson’s coming solo album, and the two artists are expected to perform together for a portion of the show. Fellow Beach Boys Al Jardine and David Marks, who also contributed to the album will be joining the duo onstage.

Tickets are $115, $75, $55 and $45, and go on sale Friday beginning at noon at the Palace box office, Ticketmaster charge by phone at 800-745-3000, all Ticketmaster outlets, local Walmart Ticketmaster Centers or online at Also visit for more information.

British rocker Costello, who broke out of the punk and new wave scenes of the mid-’70s, will be at Troy Savings Bank Music Hall on Wednesday, Nov. 6, at 8 p.m., as part of a 13-date solo acoustic tour of the U.S. Northeast.

Costello, who was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2003, recently collaborated with hip-hop band The Roots on the album “Wise Up Ghost,” due out in September.

Tickets for the show, part of the Music Hall’s 2013-2014 season, are $85, $75, $60 or $40, and go on sale to the general public Friday at the Music Hall’s box office, 273-0038 or online at

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