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'Beach Music' Generation Turns Out To Enjoy '60s Tunes - Brevard NC

 

October 4, 2018

The Band of Oz started in 1967 part-time, playing fraternity parties and high school proms throughout the South. Today it features a full horn section and plays more than 200 shows a year. Its name mimics the Wizard of Oz's hometown.

Several hundred fans of '60s era beach music crowded the lawns of the Glen Laurel Preserve in Cherryfield outside of Brevard Sunday for a benefit concert held by the Brevard Philharmonic, which itself specializes in a far different kind of music, classical.

Though the crowd had to don umbrellas and rain gear during intermittent showers, it didn't stop many from jumping up to dance to the likes of "Oh What a Night" and "Can't Take My Eyes Off of You," both hits made popular by the Four Seasons.

The Band of Oz, one of the most sought-after groups in the Southeast, played past hit after past...



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