1976
[unless noted otherwise, all sessions were at Brother]
[unless stated otherwise all releases are on Brother-Reprise]
  January 30 - May 15 - 15 Big Ones sessions: in addition to the titles noted below, also recorded
        were Gold Rush/Lisa/Secret Love/10,000 Years Ago/Workin' In A Coal Mine
30 - 15 Big Ones session: Palisades Park [Western]
31 - 15 Big Ones session: Blueberry Hill
  March first week - Pacific Ocean Blue sessions:
                  River Song [vocal]/Pacific Ocean Blue/Rainbows [vocals]
  9 - 15 Big Ones session: Sea Cruise
10 - 15 Big Ones session: On Broadway
11 - 15 Big Ones session: In The Still Of The Night
15 - 15 Big Ones session: Mony, Mony
16 - 15 Big Ones session: Rock And Roll Music/Just Once In My Life
17 - 15 Big Ones session: A Casual Look/Chapel Of Love
18 - 15 Big Ones session: TM Song
19 - 15 Big Ones session: Talk To Me
25 - 15 Big Ones session: A Casual Look/Chapel Of Love/Palisades Park/Blueberry
       Hill/Sea Cruise (probably a vocal session)
28 - Cousteau Society Benefit, Lakeland FL*
        [w/Tom Paxton, Hickory Wind and others: MC'd by Mike, no other BB involvement]
30 - 15 Big Ones session: Had To Phone Ya
April 13 - 15 Big Ones session: Running Bear
14 - 15 Big Ones session: Running Bear/Shake, Rattle & Roll
15 - 15 Big Ones session: Peggy Sue
16 - 15 Big Ones session: Michael Rowed The Boat Ashore
21 - Dennis Wilson session: 2,000 Years Ago/String Thing 2/Long String Song/Hawaiian
        Dream (=Farewell My Friend)/Friday Night (intro)
27 - 15 Big Ones session: Let's Dance/That Same Song/Don't Fight The Sea
28 - 15 Big Ones session: That Same Song/Don't Fight The Sea
29 - 15 Big Ones session: Michael Rowed The Boat Ashore
?? - 15 Big Ones session: Everyone's In Love With You
  May   ? - Pacific Ocean Blue session: Farewell My Friend [vocals - after the 7th]
  8 - 15 Big Ones session: Short Skirts/Everyone's In Love With You
?? - 15 Big Ones session: Back Home (before 18th)
18 - 15 Big Ones session: master assembled
24 - Rock And Roll Music/TM Song single released
  summer ?? - session: Clangin'
  June 20 - filming for the It's OK ! TV special: Brian's birthday party and possibly the 'failiure
        to surf' sequence.
26 - "15 Big Ones session: It's OK" [1]
  July   2 - Oakland Coliseum, Oakland CA [w/America, Elvin Bishop and John Sebastian] [2]
  3 - Anaheim Stadium, Anaheim CA [w/America, Santana and Gerard] [3]
  5 - 15 Big Ones album released
  7 - Pacific Ocean Blue session: River Song [strings]/Rainbows/Thoughts of You
10 - Pacific Ocean Blue session: River Song [vocals & choir]
12 - Pine Knob, Clarkston MI  * [w/Billy Joel]
13 - Pine Knob, Clarkston MI  * [w/Billy Joel]
14 - Pine Knob, Clarkston MI  * [w/Billy Joel]
16 - Chicago Stadium, Chicago IL* [w/Billy Joel]
17 - Chicago Stadium, Chicago IL* [w/Billy Joel]
18 - Mile High Stadium, Denver CO* [w/Fleetwood Mac, Santana and Gerard]
21 - Edmonton Coliseum, Edmonton ALB, Canada* (2 shows)
23 - Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City MO
       [w/The Doobie Brothers, Jeff Beck, Firefall and The Ozark Mountain Daredevils]
24 - Wisconsin State Fair, Milwaukee WI [w/Firefall, Gerard and The Doobie Brothers]
25 - Iowa State Fairgrounds, Des Moines IA 
       [w/The Doobie Brothers, Jeff Beck, Firefall and Gerard]
29 - Avalon Ballroom, Santa Catalina Island CA [4]
  August   1 - session: Ruby Baby/Hey Little Tomboy
  5 - The Beach Boys - It's OK ! NBC TV Special
  6 - Metropolitan Stadium, Bloomington MN*
       [w/Boz Scaggs, Tower Of Power, Gerard and Todd Rundgren & Utopia]
  7 - University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls IA*
  8 - Keil Auditorium, St. Louis MO
  9 - Glen Oak Park Ampitheater, Peoria IL* [w/The Watermelon Rhythm Band]
10 - University Of Dayton, Dayton OH* [w/Heart]
11 - Spectrum, Philadelphia PA* [w/Heart]
12 - Spectrum, Philadelphia PA* [w/Heart]
13 - Coliseum, Hampton Roads VA* [w The Cate Brothers]
14 - Three Rivers Stadium, Pittsburgh PA [w/Peter Frampton and Gary Wright]
15 - Ohio State University, Columbus OH*
18 - session: Ruby Baby
19 - Pacific Ocean Blue session: Honey I Do (=You And I)
20 - Pacific Ocean Blue session: School Girl
21 - session: Marilyn Rovell/Sherry She Needs Me (vocals)
26 - Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs NY
27 - Civic Center, Providence RI*
28 - Roosevelt Stadium. Jersey City NJ [w/The Richie Furay Band]
29 - Civic Center, Hartford CT* [w/The Cate Brothers]
30 - it's OK/Had To Phone ya single released
30 - Capital Center, Largo MD [w/Artful Dodger] [5]
31 - Capital Center, Largo MD [w/Artful Dodger]
  fall ?? - Brian Wilson session: That Special Feeling
?? - Brian Wilson session: Hey There Moma
?? - session: We Gotta Groove
?? - Brian Wilson session: You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'
?? - Brian Wilson session: Lazy Lizzie
  September
 
to spring 1977 - Pacific Ocean Blue sessions: in addition to the titles released on the album, other songs recorded were Flowers Come In The Spring/I Didn't Mean To Make You Worry/School Girl/Taking Off/Time For Bed/Tug Of Love (Feel The Pull)
  1 - Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale NJ
  2 - Memorial Arena, Buffalo NY* [w/The Cate Brothers and Jeff Beck with Jan Hammer]
  3 - Canadian National Exhibition, Toronto ON, Canada* [w/The Garfield Band]
  4 - Canadian National Exhibition, Toronto ON, Canada*
       [w/The Garfield Band - two shows]
  5 - Civic Centre, Ottawa ON*
  6 - The Forum, Montreal PQ, Canada*
  9 - Pacific Ocean Blue session: Dreamer [bass & horns]
13 - Mike Douglas Show, Philadelphia PA [6]
16 - Brigham Young U., Provo UT* [cancelled] [7]
17 - Rock Music Awards CBS TV show, Los Angeles CA [8]
18 - Dome Stadium, Seattle WA* [cancelled - rescheduled for December]
19 - PNE Coliseum, Vancouver BC, Canada* [cancelled - rescheduled for December]
20 - PNE Coliseum, Vancouver BC, Canada* [cancelled - rescheduled for December]
21 - Colisuem, Portland OR* [cancelled]
23 - Pacific Ocean Blue session: Only With You
24 - Coliseum, San Diego CA* [cancelled]
25 - Hughes Stadium, Sacramento CA* [cancelled]
26 - Santa Barbara Stadium, Santa Barbara CA* [cancelled]
late - Pacific Ocean Blue sessions: You And I [vocals]/Pacific Ocean Blue [vocals]
  October to mid-November - Brian Loves You/'New Album' sessions: in addition to the titles noted below, the following tracks were also recorded during this time; Let's Put Our Hearts Together/Airplane/I'll Bet He's Nice/The Night Was So Young/My Diane/Hey Little Tomboy. A compilation tape of rough mixes for Love You was assembled on November 16th. For further details on these two album projects, go here.
  1 - Mid-South Coliseum, Memphis TN* [cancelled]
  2 - session: Ruby Baby
  2 - Arkansas State Fair, Little Rock AR* [cancelled]
  3 - Oklahoma State Fair, Tulsa OK* [cancelled]
  5 - Convention Center Arena, Dallas TX* [cancelled]
  6 - HofHeinz Pavilion, Houston TX* [cancelled]
  7 - Fort Worth, TX* [cancelled]
  8 - Civic Auditorium, San Antonio TX* [cancelled]
13 - Love You session: Honkin' Down The Highway/I Wanna Pick You Up
21 - Love You session: Mona
26 - Love You session: Solar System
27 - Love You session: Let Us Go On This Way/Hey There Moma
28 - Love You session: Love Is A Woman
  November   2 - Love You session: Roller Skating Child
  8 - Everyone's In Love With You/Susie Cincinnati single released
10 - Love You session: Mona/Johnny Carson
15 - Beach Boys '69 (Live In London) album released (Capitol) [9]
22 - Riverfront Coliseum, Cincinnati OH*
24 - Pete Fornatale show WNEW FM, New York NY [10]
24 - Madison Square Garden, New York NY [11]
25 - Madison Square Garden, New York NY
26 - Madison Square Garden, New York NY
27 - Saturday Night Live NBC TV show* [10]
27 - Boston Gardens, Boston MA*
29 - Civic Center, Springfield MA [cancelled]
  December   8 - Mike Douglas Show, Philadelphia PA [10] (taped 23rd November)
15 - Oakland Stadium, Oakland CA
17 - Seattle Center Coliseum, Seattle WA*
18 - Seattle Center Coliseum, Seattle WA*
19 - Spokane Coliseum, Spokane WA*
21 - PNE Coliseum, Vancouver BC, Canada
23 - Memorial Coliseum, Portland OR* [w/Charles Lloyd]
27 - San Diego Sports Arena, San Diego CA
31 - LA Forum, Los Angeles CA [12]
  unknown ?? - Dennis Wilson session: Life Symphony
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1
  The date ascribed to this session in Badman's book is utterly impossible as the album had
  been mastered over a month earlier.
2
  Brian's first appearence with the band since April 1973
3
  Brian's first full show since November 1970: filmed for the TV special.
4
  The 'gig' was in fact Bruce Johnston's wedding party.
5
  Brian's first show outside California since March 1970.
6
  Mike & Alan only.
7
  According to a press report at the time, the cancellations were due to assorted illnesses.
  In a later interview, Mike stated that he had hepatitis.
8
  The Wilson brothers only.
9
  Originally released in the UK in May 1970 as Live In London.
10
  Brian only.
11
  Brian played the first two nights but missed the third due to rehearsals for Saturday Night
  Live.
12
  The official 15th anniversary concert.