In their 10th year together, DEPARTURE is the most respected Journey tribute band in the nation. DEPARTURE replicates the look, sound and feel of the original 80’s rock super group. All five DEPARTURE band members are from the original line-up and have been together from the very beginning. These veteran musicians love what they do and have developed an amazing on-stage chemistry and pride themselves on giving their audience an incredible high-energy, qualitative stage show from start to finish. DEPARTURE lead vocalist, Brian Williams, has an amazing singing voice flawlessly matching Steve Perry’s vocal range and on-stage movements, exactly.
DEPARTURE plays all the hit songs that everyone knows and loves. They also highlights the early Journey years when Gregg Rolie was lead singer; featuring DEPARTURE keyboard/ piano player and lead vocalist, Joel Hayes. They perform for 2 hours straight without taking a break to give their audience the true concert experience. Their performance is professional and highly engaging for their audience. Everything heard during their performance is live with no pre-recorded tracks used.
Performing approximately one-hundred shows nationally per year, DEPARTURE brings the very best of Journey to audiences of all ages.