DECEMBER 15, 2023 AT 7:30PM
In 1986 Carnie & Wendy Wilson along with Chynna Phillips formed Wilson Phillips. All three of them came from highly musical families. The group had great success with 4 Albums, selling 13 million worldwide, produced 3 number 1 singles and 6 top 20 hits. In 1993 Carnie & Wendy released Hey Santa which has been on rotation on radio stations every season since. Carnie & Wendy and their song Hold On was featured in the movie “Bridesmaids” and continues to be an anthem for millions.
In 2004 Wilson Phillips re-formed and did a 3rd Album called California which consisted of 60’ & 70’s covers which highlighted the glory days of their parents California based Music groups: The Beach Boys & The Mamas & The Papas. They went on to record their first Christmas album, Christmas in Harmony. They continue to play a handful of live shows. Carnie & Wendy are also very active in charity events.
Carnie & Wendy Wilson are the daughters of legendary Brian Wilson who co-founded the Beach Boys. Their uncles were Carl & Dennis Wilson of The Beach Boys; cousin is Mike Love of The Beach Boys. Al Jardine of The Beach Boys was also like family. Al also introduced Carnie & Wendy to their respective Husbands.
This special intimate Christmas show consists of 5 on stage. A 2 piece band which includes musical director Rob Bonfiglio who is Carnie’s husband. Carnie’s daughter Lola, attending Cal Arts studying voice will appear as well so it’s definitely a Family affair, proudly carrying on the Family legacy. They will play old Beach Boys songs, classic covers, Wilson Phillips material and of course Christmas songs which will include songs from their Record including the classic “Hey Santa”.