Yachtley Crew

Full Steam Ahead Tour


Yachtley Crew are the seven-piece So Cal band who burst onto the club scene in 2017, selling out countless local venues before starting a nationwide Yacht Rock craze. The band set sail on their “Full Steam Ahead Tour” in February and continue on their nationwide tour throughout 2024 in support of their debut EP Seas The Day via Jimmy Buffett’s Mailboat Records. Newly added to their schedule is a stop at Vina Robles Amphitheatre, Saturday, August 31. Tickets are available via Ticketmaster, Friday, May 3, at 10AM.



The nautical-suited and captains-hat-clad Yachtley Crew (also known as The Titans of Soft Rock”), includes lead vocalist Phillip Daniel (Philly Ocean), drummer Rob Jones (Sailor Hawkins), bassist Chaz Ruiz (Baba Buoy), guitarist Thomas Gardner Jr. (Tommy Buoy), backing vocalist Curt Clendenin (Stoney Shores), saxophone/flutist Paul Pate (Pauly Shores) and keyboardist Matt Grossman (Matthew McDonald). 


For those uninitiated, Yacht Rock encapsulates the revival of soft rock and Top 40 hits from the late 70s to the early 80s, which has become a nation wide phenomenon, inspiring fans to dress the part and sing along.  Other songs on Seas the Day include fan favorites such as Boz Scaggs’ “Lido Shuffle,” AceHow Long,” Robbie DupreeSteal Away,” the Bee Gees’ “How Deep Is Your Love” and all-time Yacht Rock pioneer Christopher Cross’ “Ride Like the Wind.” Other songs in the bands set include TotoAfrica,” Looking Glass’ “Brandy” and Rupert Holmes’ “Escape (The Piña Colada Song).


Yachtley Crew have appeared on Andy Cohen’s Watch What Happens Live, have helped ring in the New Year on KLAS and KTLA’s “Las Vegas Countdown to 2023” (the exclusive, Emmy-winning special syndicated program that reached reaches more than 16.5 million U.S. TV households), performed on countless morning television and radio shows throughout the country, have been featured on Fox News nationally and  performed on SiriusXM’s Yacht Rock Radio “Yacht Rock 311” show as the first ever Yacht Rock band to perform live at the station.  They have also performed at a cadre of charity and special events throughout the years including Mario Lopez Golf Classic Tournament in support of the Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center.

Event Dates

  • Saturday, Aug 31 Vina Robles Amphitheatre, Paso Robles