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Watched Tribute Band Departure Last Night

PostPosted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 12:54 pm
by Aaron
I had the pleasure of watching a tribute band called "Departure" in Destin, FL last night.

http://thejourneytributeband.com/

Here's a quick summary:
- they played almost 2.5 hours without stopping
- covered Journey in the original key without stopping
- drummer was capable
- guitarist was capable but needs to learn the correct solos
- bassist was good
- keys guy was good and covered Rolie reasonably well
- The dude singing was a front man, owned the material with confidence
- Singer was PLAYING with the material and range, zero stress, owned it
- He hit every high note and went higher than Perry on many occasions (Perry recorded or Perry live)
- Singer's tonality was a bit piercing and lacked the Perry "Love" IMO (would be a good fit for Judaist Priest or Iron Maiden)
- Overall they we're great, put on a lively show, and covered the material with authority, WELL DONE

Re: Watched Tribute Band Departure Last Night

PostPosted: Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:16 am
by RPM
Singer is impressive, some of the head banging by the other guys looked a little out of place to me...lol...(AWYWI)
but I can see why you enjoyed them, as you say he looked to have no problem with the high parts and pretty
good tone as well.

Re: Watched Tribute Band Departure Last Night

PostPosted: Wed Mar 22, 2017 9:00 pm
by The_Noble_Cause
Only watched Lights. Nice tenor voice. Who is this guy?

Re: Watched Tribute Band Departure Last Night

PostPosted: Fri Mar 24, 2017 10:24 am
by Aaron
The singer is Brian Williams. Don't know the guy. He was playing with the material range wise. Dude was a good front man but in my opinion lacked the Perry "love" on vocals. They are definitely worth a look for a 15 buck ticket.

The_Noble_Cause wrote:Only watched Lights. Nice tenor voice. Who is this guy?