John Stamos joins Beach Boys at Segerstrom Center concert

Actor, producer, musician and singer John Stamos will share the Segerstrom Hall stage with The Beach Boys during its January 31 concert at Segerstrom Center for the Arts. Single tickets for The Beach Boys with Special Guest John Stamos start at $59 and are available now online at www.SCFTA.org, at the Box Office at 600 Town Center Drive in Costa Mesa or by calling (714) 556-2787.

For inquiries about group ticket savings of 10 or more, please call the Group Services office at (714) 755-0236.

Stamos, a frequent guest performer with the band, first saw The Beach Boys when he was 15 years old. As an ‘adjunct member,’ he has appeared with the band in numerous concerts and played the conga drums and steel drums in their video for “Kokomo.” In 1990, he played drums for them on the title track of the comedy Problem Child and also in the song’s music video. Stamos sang lead vocals on a new version of “Forever” (originally written and sung by Beach Boy Dennis Wilson) for their album Summer in Paradise. The song was also featured twice on Stamos’ hit television show Full House. The 1992 music video, “Forever” by Jesse and the Rippers, shows Stamos singing harmonies with Carl Wilson, Bruce Johnston, and Mike Love.

Stamos also served as an Executive Producer for the top-rated miniseries The Beach Boys: An American Family, which was nominated for three Emmy Awards including Outstanding Mini-series and won a DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement In Movies For Television.

The Beach Boys

For more than half a century, The Beach Boys have been making music and have performed more concerts than any major rock band in history. The group continues to ride the crest of an endless wave unequaled in America’s musical history.

The Beach Boys have become synonymous with the California lifestyle and an American icon to fans around the world. The Beach Boys will pull into Costa Mesa to entertain their Orange County fans at Segerstrom Center for the Arts on December 31.

Since lead-singer Mike Love penned the lyrics to The Beach Boys’ first hit, “Surfin” (1961), dozens of the band’s chart toppers have become eternal anthems of American youth: “Surfin’ USA,” “Surfer Girl,” “Fun, Fun, Fun,” “I Get Around,” “California Girls,” “Help Me Rhonda,” “Barbara Ann,” “Good Vibrations,” “Wouldn’t It Be Nice,” “Rock and Roll Music” and “Kokomo.”

The Beach Boys have sold over 100 million records worldwide and have received more than 33 RIAA platinum and gold record awards. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famers where also honored at the 2001 Grammy® Awards with the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Sounds Of Summer: The Very Best Of The Beach Boys, Capitol/EMI’s 30-track collection of the band’s biggest hits, has achieved triple-platinum success with sales of more than three million copies in the U.S. since its release.

The Beach Boys are led by Mike Love, who, along with Bruce Johnston, Jeffrey Foskett, Tim Bonhomme, John Cowsill, Keith Hubacher, Scott Totten and Christian Love, continue the legacy of America’s iconic band. This concert will not feature Brian Wilson, Al Jardine or David Marks.

John Stamos

Two-time Emmy® Award nominated actor and producer John Stamos continues to captivate audiences with an array of multi-faceted performances across television, film and theater.

With a career spanning more than 30 years, Stamos has become one of the most revered television stars of his generation. He is currently on Greg Berlanti’s hit drama You, which premiered September 2018. Stamos won the 2016 People’s Choice Award for Favorite Actor in a New TV Series for his role on FOX’S Grandfathered, and was awarded TV Land’s Timeless Icon Award, presented to him by long-time friend and mentor, Garry Marshall.

Also in 2016, Fuller House, a multi-camera comedy spin-off of iconic comedy Full House, premiered on Netflix and became an overnight sensation, with Stamos serving as an executive producer and guest star. The series received a 2018 Emmy nomination for Outstanding Children’s Program and is currently in its fourth season.

Stamos is in development with Universal Television and Zadan/Meron’s Storyline Productions to executive produce an untitled drama inspired by his years on the hit soap General Hospital. His additional television credits include the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning drama ER, Necessary Roughness, Galavant, Entourage, Two and A Half Men and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. In 2016, Stamos joined the cast of the hit show, Scream Queens, on FOX as a series regular.

Stamos also has established a strong stage presence, beginning with his Broadway debut in How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying as “J. Pierrepont Finch.” Other Broadway credits include: Gore Vidal’s Tony Award®-
nominated political play, The Best Man (with James Earl Jones), Roundabout Theatre Company’s Bye Bye Birdie and the Tony Award®-winning musicals Nine and Cabaret.

Additional theater credits include: Hairspray, The Little Mermaid and Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory at the Hollywood Bowl.

A gifted drummer, singer and musician, Stamos has toured, recorded and collaborated with the legendary band, The Beach Boys, for more than 30 years.

As an advocate for the support and advancement of children, Stamos is also a Celebrity Ambassador for ChildHelp, an organization that helps the victims of child abuse through education treatment and prevention programs. In 2018, he partnered with My Saint My Hero to create the St. Amos Wearable Blessings Collection, donating 100% of the net proceeds to ChildHelp.

Segerstrom Center for the Arts applauds its corporate partners including Kia Motors America, Official Automotive Partner and United Airlines, Official Airline. Segerstrom Center for the Arts is an acclaimed arts institution as well as a beautiful multi-disciplinary cultural campus. It is committed to supporting artistic excellence, offering unsurpassed experiences and to engaging the entire community in new and exciting ways through the unique power of live performance and a diverse array of inspiring arts-based education and community engagement programs.

Previously called the Orange County Performing Arts Center, Segerstrom Center is Orange County’s largest non-profit arts organization. In addition to its six performance venues, Segerstrom Center is also home to the American Ballet Theatre William J. Gillespie School.

The Center presents a broad range of programming for audiences of all ages, including international ballet and dance, national tours of top Broadway shows, jazz and cabaret, contemporary artists, classical music performed by renowned chamber orchestras and ensembles, family-friendly programming, free performances open to the public from outdoor movie screenings to dancing on the plaza and many other special events.

Segerstrom Center is a leader among the nation’s performing arts centers for providing education programs designed to inspire young people through the arts. The Center’s programs reach hundreds of thousands of students each year in five Southern Californiacounties. Community engagement programs developed through the Center for Dance and Innovation and Center Without Boundaries also connect the Center more comprehensively with Orange County’s many diverse communities. The CDI supports flagship artistic programming and a wide range of projects that celebrate innovation, nurture creativity and engage audiences of the future. It is home to the ABT Gillespie School and the School of Dance and Music for Children with Disabilities. The Center Without Boundaries develops partnerships with non-cultural organizations to help them in their own efforts to respond to the ever-changing needs of the community.

Segerstrom Center for the Arts is also proud to serve as the artistic home to three of the region’s major performing arts organizations: Pacific Symphony, Philharmonic Society of Orange County and Pacific Chorale, who contribute greatly to the artistic life of the region with annual seasons performed at Segerstrom Center for the Arts.

In addition to Segerstrom Center for the Arts as a presenting and producing institution, it also identifies the
beautiful 14-acre campus that embraces the Center’s own facilities as well as two independently acclaimed organizations: Tony Award®-winning South Coast Repertory and a site designated as the future home of the Orange County Museum of Art.

This article was released by the Segerstrom Center for the Arts.