Barb Round, attendee - Cavalcade of Stars - Tidemark Theatre
I attended your Campbell River concert on Friday evening and had the best time grooving along with your truly wonderful harmonies. So often, cover bands try to make the songs their own, and in the process, ruin my etched-in-stone memory from the album or single that I have heard so many times. You guys were right on - every note, both vocally and instrumentally...it was really amazing.
When you hit the opening harmony on "Nowhere Man" I nearly cried, it was so perfect! And Jon's falsetto in the Beach Boys set was right on! Each of you has an amazing voice, and an amazing ability to adapt to each song and group.
And, you were apparently having a lot of fun up on stage. Which brings me to my real point: THANK YOU, THANK YOU for giving it your all, and doing such an incredible show. We really felt the full measure of your enthusiasm and energy.
Eric Emde (Vic High Music Program, Vic High R&B Review, The Midnights)
"Great rhythm, great melody, great harmonies, great lyrics.....nobody does that anymore. I’ve been going to the Oak Bay Tea Party and supporting it for over 20 some odd years..... Easily the best Friday night they’ve ever had .... Was a lot of fun listening to you guys. I stayed right 'til the end!"
Dan Angus (UVIC - University Club General Manager) (retired)
"Great Band! Very professional musicians and production team!
The Members and Guests dance from the first song to the last.
Also appreciate the flexibility of the sets and song lists …
Keep on ROCKIN … BackBeat!!"
C.F. Turner (Bachman Turner Overdrive)
"Hey Randy... I'm at the Oak Bay Tea Party... You wouldn't believe the band that's playing... BackBeat... You've gotta hear these guys... they're really good and their vocals are great!"
Sharon Taekema (Social Events Coordinator, Royal Victoria Yacht Club)
"Quality music, together with an approachable and professional manner ensures a band that people want to work with... and to listen… and dance to... time and time again. From the first contact with Rob Mayor and the guys, they are keen and clearly passionate about what they do and they never disappoint! Love these guys!
Always a happy crowd when BackBeat is playing!
Rock on BackBeat!"
Sandra Roy (Victoria Men's and Newcomers Club, Christmas Gala)
"We were there tonight, and it was, by far, the best tribute, rocking, band that I have heard in a long time. This is the first time I have seen you guys, but trust me, it won’t be the last. I’ll be watching this page for upcoing events and places you are playing.
I heard you say you were going to England. Best of luck, you should do really well.
Norm MacPherson (The Poppy Family, Skylark, Burton Cummings, Valdy)
"You guys play homage to these great old songs. Your sound is amazing and your reproduction is authentic to the original music!"
Sandra Russell (Communications Manager, City of Colwood)
“BackBeat puts on a fantastic show! If you want to get people of all ages up dancing and singing along, this fab four is the way to go. BackBeat will transport you back to the 60’s with an authentic musical tribute featuring high quality sound.”