Pleasantly Wild is an Alternative/Funk/ Surf Pop group that was founded in 2020 by Vocalist/ Guitarist Derrick Pace. Originating out of Asheville, NC the band has crafted a tight and vibrant sound, they can call their own. Through catchy melodies, dancing grooves, and vintage basslines, listeners can enjoy a tasteful blend of reggae, funk, jazz, and pop.
On December 9, 2022, the group released their first full-length album titled Golden. Following the release, the band consecutively charted 3 songs including Some Type of Way, Champagne, and Outta Control on Asheville’s Buzz Radio's top 20 most requested songs.
The group is comprised of Derrick Pace (Vocals/Guitar/Keys), Jim Arroway (Bass), and Michael Fasano (Drums/ Percussion). The band is currently performing across the Southeast while writing their second full-length album.