What exactly is "yacht rock"?
DS: Yacht rock is a sub-category of the highly polished brand of soft rock that emanated from Southern California during the late '70s and early '80s. The term is meant to suggest the kind of smooth, mellow music that early yuppies likely enjoyed while sipping champagne and partying on their yachts. Somewhere along the way, it was also once referred to as "west coast rock".
How did the band get started?
Philly Ocean - Lead vocals. Front man extraordinaire and Captain of this Yächtley Crëw. His voice has tamed the sea herself, leaving only jealous pirates in his wake.
David Buoy - Percussion, vocals and on stage instigator. Former major label recording artist, played in several other bands over his long career. Keep an eye out, or he may just make you walk the plank.
Tommy Buoy - Lead Guitar and vocals. Standing at 6 feet 5 inches, Tommy is the smoothest giant ever to don a captain's hat. His baritone vocals and velvety guitar solos are as cool as the ocean breeze.
Baba Buoy - Bass guitar and vocals. Having participated in many successful touring acts throughout his historical music career,Baba's bass playing is the wind that blows the Crew's sails.
Sailor Hawkins - Drums and vocals. Sailor began his drumming career in 7th grade and shortly after graduating high school, he recorded and toured the U.S. and Europe for a number of successful major label bands. Sitting at the helm, his meticulous rhythms steer the Yachtley Crew from port to port.
Pauly Shores - Saxophone and vocals. Holding steady at the bow, mesmerizing audiences with acrobatic leaps from bar top to bar stool and across the stages of SoCal while soloing all along, Pauly's style is indicative of some of the smoothest sax lines ever played during the 70s and 80s.
Stoney Shores - Keyboards and vocals. Lingering at the stern, he'll tickle your fancy while tickling the keys as stage lights and the night stars twinkle in your eyes.
DS: Recent performances include, but are not limited to: The Viper Room, The Canyon Club, Copper Blues, Bombay Bar, StillWater, Saint Rocke, Summer festivals around SoCal, and several private events (weddings, corporate functions, etc.).
What band do you most admire?
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