2009
  January   Brian plays a private show at the Fiesta Bowl in Tuscon AZ on the 4th, followed by two
  TLOS shows in LA and San Diego on the 28th & 29th respectively. A DVD of TLOS
  is released on the 27th: however, it's not a truly live performance, being compiled from five
  runthroughs before a small invited audience at the Capitol Tower. Further, Brian's vocals
  are very obviously post-dubbed
  April   Mike takes part in The David Lynch Foundation (a TM-oriented organisation) press
  conference on the 3rd.
  May   Capitol release a new compilation, Summer Love Songs. On the7th, Brian plays at the
  15th anniversary gala of LA's Petersen Automotive Museum.
  June   Carnie's second daughter (and Brian's sixth grandchild), Luciana Bella, is born on the 12th.
  July   On the 2nd, Brian plays a short acoustic set at the London launch of a limited edition book
  of That Lucky Old Sun (with artwork by Sir Peter Blake), and the following day picks
  up the Best International Act at the O2 Silver Clef Awards. As part of a short summer tour
  of Europe, Brian then plays shows in Germany and The Netherlands 4th-9th before
  headlining the Saturday night of Guilfest (Guildford, England) on the 11th. He then plays
  Gateshead the following day. All the gigs are 'greatest hits' shows. Meanwhile, the touring
  Beach Boys play two shows in Sweden on the 3rd & 4th.
  August   Brian returns to Europe, playing GH shows in Tromso, Norway (28th) and Gothenburg,
  Sweden (30th).
  September   Brian plays Glasgow on the 1st, Liverpool on the 2nd, The Roundhouse in London on the
  3rd and headlines the Electric Picnic festival at Stradbally Hall in Eire on the 5th.
  October   On the 8th, it's announced that Brian has signed a two-album deal with Disney: in addition
  to a set of covers of classic Disney tunes, he will record an album of George Gershwin
  material, including two unfinished songs that he will complete: the initial sessions
  commence on the 18th . On the 9th, Brian & Melinda officially adopt a 4th child, Dash
  Tristan (of Chinese or Japanese ethnicity, he was placed with them on January 24th).
  Brian embarks on a midwest/eastern 'greatest hits' tour on the 22nd.
  November   Brian's tour takes in the northeast before finishing in New Jersey. On the 25th, "California
  Girls" is inducted into the Grammy Hall Of Fame (joining "Good Vibrations (1994), "In My
  Room" (1999) and Pet Sounds (1998)).
  December   Brian plays at Agoura Hills in California (3rd), Rancho Mirage (4th) and Lake Tahoe on
  the 5th. Later in the month, sessions for Wilson Sings Gershwin at Oceanway (the old
  Western) studios in Los Angeles.