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Beach Boys tribute March 7 at Corning Opera House

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Sail Oncaptures the harmonies and attention to details of a real Beach Boys experience and they are bringing it to the Corning Opera House Cultural Center on Thursday, March 7. Executive Director, De Heaton says, “We are bringing Sail On back for a return engagement due to the high demand after last year’s performance. This is as close as you are going to get to an authentic Beach Boys Concert Experience. Our audience loved them!”

Members of Sail On focus on performing The Beach Boys to sheer perfection. They have performed with Brian Wilson’s band, The Zombies, Earth Wind & Fire, and Cheap Trick, including three nights filling in for Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys, while accompanied by the famous Nashville Symphony.  Wyatt Funderburk (bass/vocals) released his first record as a 1990s teenager, works as a Nashville musician, songwriter and producer. Mike Williamson (keys/vocals) is a multi-instrumentalist and vocalist with many years of experience on stage. Paul Runyon (keys/vocals) has played keyboard with Mark Lindsay from Paul Revere and the Raiders. Matt Thompson (guitar/vocals) began playing guitar and singing at age 13; studied arranging and composition at Boston’s Berklee College of Music; and has produced original music for TV and short films. Jason Brewer (guitar/vocals) has had songs on major network television including CBS, FOX, and HBO; featured in many national publications across the USA; and he has worked at length with Brian Wilson on many projects.

The Thursday concert will begin at 7 p.m. with the doors open at 6:30 p.m. Adults are $30 and k-12 students are $10. Tickets purchased 24 hours in advance receive a $5 discount. Tickets can be purchased online at www.CorningOperaHouse.com, in person at Corning’s State Bank of Brooks, afternoons at the opera house or at the door. Concessions (soda, beer, water, candy, popcorn) are available before the show and during intermission. Show sponsors are Breadeaux Pizza, Grain & Livestock Hedging, ISSB and the Rick Thompson Family.

The Corning Opera House March events also include Craft Retreat from March 13 – 15 and March 24 Opry Show. Call 641.418.8037 for more details.