WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) -
Sail On: The Beach Boys Tribute focuses 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 records for Micky Dolenz. Wyatt Funderburk - Bass/Vocals-is a Nashville musician, songwriter and producer. Since self-releasing his first record was a teenager in the 1990′s, Funderburk has toured the US and abroad with his own bands and others', while also working in his studio with some of the best rock and pop artists in the country. Mike Williamson - Keys/Vocals-is a multi-instrumentalist and singer with many years of experience on stage playing everything from folk to jazz. He is also a veteran of the studio serving as a composer, arranger, musician, engineer and producer on recordings that have appeared in various media in North America, Europe and Japan. A true devotee to the golden age of pop music, Mike is honored to share his lifelong affinity for the genius of Brian Wilson and The Beach Boys through performing with Sail On. Paul Runyon - GTR/Vocals- lives in Nashville, TN where he plays and records with his band The Explorers Club. Originally from Charleston, SC he attended the College of Charleston and it is during these years where he really gained his musical footing. He has played keyboards with Mark Lindsay from Paul Revere and the Raiders and currently with Reuben Bidez. He is very excited to be contributing to Sail On and looks forward to seeing you at the show. Matt Thompson - GRT/Vocals-is originally from North Vernon, IN and lives in Nashville, TN. He contributes to several bands, including playing for the indie/pop artist Whoa Dakota, 50′s rockabilly group, Good Rockin’ Tonight, The Nashville Celts, as well as working as a freelance composer. Before moving to Nashville, Matt graduated from Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA where he studied arranging and composition, and became fixated on the intricate harmony of The Beach Boys. Matt is excited to share the stage with best players and biggest fans of The Beach Boys’ music he’s met. Jason Brewer - GRT/Keys/Vocals-is the songwriter and producer of the Explorers Club. Jason has produced 3 albums for the band along with various singles and EP releases. He has had songs on major network television including work for CBS, Fox, HBO and many others. Jason has worked on recording for Micky Dolenz, Mark Lindsay and other classic artists.