The Beach Boys' Mike Love Feted With 21st ELLA Award Tonight
Thu, 20 Feb 2014 09:52:09
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The Society of Singers is celebrating Mike Love, lead singer and co-founder of The Beach Boys. He is being honored as the recipient of the 21st ELLA AWARD in Los Angeles on Thursday, February 20.
The Beach Boys' lead singer will be honored at the prestigious event alongside producer Nigel Lythgoe (So You Think You Can Dance), recipient of The Leadership Award, and legendary backup singers The Waters Family, who are receiving The Voice Award.
In celebration of the honorees, the music-filled night will feature an all-star lineup of performances and one-of-a-kind collaborations including: America, Christopher Cross, David Lee Roth, Rita Wilson, Lucy Lawless, Micky Dolenz, Dave Koz, American Idol contestant Jessica Sanchez, as well as Dean Torrence and David Marks.
The group California Saga, which is comprised of The Beach Boys children (Brian Wilson's daughters, Carnie and Wendy Wilson; Mike Love's son and daughter, Christian and Ambha Love; Carl Wilson's son, Justyn Wilson; Dennis Wilson's son, Carl B. Wilson; and Al Jardine's sons, Matt and Adam Jardine), will tribute the all-American band's legacy as well.
Also taking the stage will be The Waters Family and Mike Love himself. The gala will be hosted by actor and longtime member of The Beach Boys family, John Stamos, and presenters for the evening are 20 Feet from Stardom director Morgan Neville as well as Emmy-winning comedian Wayne Brady.
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