Sail On-Beach Boys Tribute
Sunday, March 8, 2020 2:30PM
The group’s multi-part harmonies were spot on, Wyatt Funderburk hit every high note that Brian Wilson ever did, and the instrumentation was perfect, right down to Paul Runyon’s theremin sounds on his keyboard on “Wild Honey” and “Good Vibrations.”
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Sail On: The Beach Boys Tributefocuses on performing songs by America's Band, The Beach Boys, to sheer perfection. Members of Sail On have performed with musicians from Brian Wilson's band, The Zombies, Earth Wind and Fire, Cheap Trick, Mark Lindsay and produced recordings for Micky Dolenz. In 2018 Sail on performed over 70 dates across the country, including 3 nights filling in for Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys, while accompanied by the famous Nashville Symphony.
Members Wyatt Funderburk, Paul Runyon, Matt Thompson, Jason Brewer, Carling Shatzman and Mike Williamson bring quality performances that “truly captured the sounds of the original group,” “[are] better than the actual Beach Boys!” and “hit the ground running from the very first note to the last note they sang” according to various online reviews.
Their repertoire includes top hits like “I Get Around,” “Wouldn’t It Be Nice?” “Good Vibrations,” and “Surfin’ U.S.A.,” with other classics such as “Surfin Safari,” “Barbara Ann,” “Don’t Worry Baby,” and many more.