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Mz. Siren first female DJ to join North Sea Surf Radio

Submitted by nielsjansen on July 13, 2015.
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NSSR is very pleased to announce the addition of the very first female DJ to North Sea Surf Radio. Starting July 18th DJ Mz. Siren will be presenting her weekly show "Surf Shot" which will be broadcast every Saturday at 21:00 CET, after Django Deadman's "Hangnine FM". "Green Cookie Beach" will move one hour back to 22:00 CET.

Mz Siren's time is split between a small fishing town called Hastings on the South East coast of England and her secret lab drifting in space from where she broadcasts Surf Shot. She is the bass player in The Sine Waves and Thee Jezebels.

She also co-promotes The Fratcave with her partner Project X from The Sine Waves, they try to ensure visiting European surf and garage bands stop off at Hastings and entertain the locals at their monthly shindig.


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Announcing the 8th Annual SurfGuitar101 Convention!

Submitted by Brian on July 11, 2015.
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We are pleased to announce that the 8th Annual SurfGuitar101 Convention will be taking place on Saturday, August 8th, 9am to 8pm, at the Garden Grove Elks Lodge in Garden Grove, California! Please note the venue change this year!

Once again we have assembled an amazing lineup and have continued our tradition of hosting international bands. This year we have the incredible King of Fuzz Guitar, Davie Allan, celebrating the 50th year of his musical career! We have two bands from Spain: The Longboards and Els A-phonics (who knocked them dead at the Surfer Joe Festival in June). Also on the bill are California legends The Eliminators, the young and brash traditionalists The Volcanics, and the new hotrod surf band Boss Fink (featuring members of The Ghastly Ones and the Huntington Cads). Hailing from Atlanta, Georgia we have the progressive instrumental band Moonbase. From a time and place unknown we have the sci-fi stylings of The TomorrowMen. And it wouldn’t be a true surf guitar convention without the legendary Paul “Mr. Moto” Johnson of the groundbreaking 60’s band The Belairs. Finally we have an all-star tribute to Jim Messina and The Jesters featuring John Blair (Jon & The Nightriders) and Ivan Pongracic (The Space Cossacks, The Madeira).

Also new this year will be a live broadcast and stream courtesy of KFJC and Cousin Mary! KFJC will be broadcasting on 89.7 FM in the Los Altos Hills area as well as streaming audio and video on the ‘net at!

Be sure to get there early for the SG101 members jam (see the links below to sign up).

Once again here is the lineup followed by the venue details:

  • Davie Allan and the Arrows (50th Anniversary show) (USA)
  • The Eliminators (USA/So. Cal.)
  • Els A-phonics (Spain)
  • The Longboards (Spain)
  • The Volcanics (USA/So. Cal.)
  • The TomorrowMen (USA/Nor. Cal.)
  • Boss Fink (USA/So. Cal.)
  • MoonBase (USA/Atlanta, Ga.)
  • Paul Johnson and Friends
  • Jim Messina and the Jesters Tribute
  • SG101 Member’s Jam

Garden Grove Elks Lodge #1952
11551 Trask Avenue
Garden Grove, Ca. 92843
(714) 534-0226

Doors open at 9am, music begins at 10am and runs to 8pm. Cost is $30 at the door. The Elks Lodge is an all-ages, family friendly venue that will have food and beverage available all day!

In addition to the music we’ll have vendors selling surf music and surf related items. Check out these raffle items thanks to our generous sponsors:

  • An Eastwood Guitar
  • A Fender Strat courtesy of Paul "ColtsSurf" Wayne
  • A Nocturne guitar effects pedal
  • Items from Caveman Music, Dionysus Records, Double Crown Records
  • A DVD and T-Shirt from Reverb Junkies
  • CDs, shirts, and merchandise from the various bands
  • D'Addario Accessory Bundle
  • Surfy Bear FET Reverb Kit
  • Much, much more!

For more information please see these links:

As usual there will be plenty of amazing shows before and after the convention, including a convention after party and a Huntington Beach pier show the following day.

Saturday, August 1, 1pm: The Longboards, Brodaddy at Little Louis BBQ, 2455 Winchester Blvd, Campbell, CA,

Saturday, August 1, 7pm: The Longboards live on KFJC, 89.7 FM in Los Altos Hills, CA, and live streamed at

Sunday, August 2, 3pm: The Longboards, The TomorrowMen, The Neptunes, Forbidden Island, 1304 Lincoln Ave, Alameda CA,

Tuesday, August 4, 8pm: The Longboards, Fascinating Creatures of the Deep, The Crow’s Nest, 2218 E Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA,

Wednesday, August 5, 9pm: The Longboards, 3 Balls of Fire, The Tiki Creeps, The Redwood Bar & Grill, 316 W 2nd St, Downtown Los Angeles,

Thursday, August 6, 8pm: The Longboards, The Tomorrowmen, The Pike, 1836 E 4th St, Long Beach, CA,

Friday, August 7, 9pm: The Longboards, The TomorrowMen, Moonbase, Insect Surfers, The Purple Orchid, 221 Richmond St, El Segundo, CA

Friday, August 7, 9pm: The Phantom Surfers, Els A-phonics, The Ivy Room, 860 San Pablo Ave, Albany, CA

Saturday, August 8, 9pm, The Official SG101 Convention After Party w/Tikiyaki 5-0 and Los Venturas, Surf Dogs, 5932 Warner Ave, Huntington Beach, CA,

Sunday, August 9, 11am, The Reventlos, Jim Messina & His Jesters Tribute, Moonbase, The TomorrowMen, Els A-Phonics, Los Venturas, The Longboards, Huntington Beach Pier

Sunday, August 9, 7pm, The Official SG101 Convention Wind Down Party and Jam Session, Outerwave at 7pm, Jam session at 8pm, Surf Dogs, 5932 Warner Ave, Huntington Beach, CA,

Thursday, August 13, 9pm: The Phantom Surfers, Els A-phonics, The Unclaimed, Viva Cantina, 900 W Riverside Dr, Burbank, CA

Many thanks to our sponsors: Reverb Junkies, Double Crown Records, D’Addario, Dionysus Records, The Surf King Surfwear, Radio Free Bakersfield, MuSick Recordings, Eastwood Guitars, North Sea Surf Radio, The Huntington Beach International Surfing Museum, Kustom Deluxe, Surfer Joe Music Festival, Nocturne Pedals, KFJC 89.7 FM, Fiberglass Jungle, Green Cookie Records, Surfy Bear, Caveman Vintage Music, and Lee Joseph Reverberations Media.

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The Fathoms (Boston, MA) Asbury Park Surf Music Festival

Submitted by Robbit on July 03, 2015.
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Frankie Blandino's "The Fathoms" is the featured guest at the 2nd Annual Asbury Park Surf Music Festival at Asbury Park, NJ (USA) on July 11, 2015.  Current iteration of the band is Frankie Blandino (guitar/vocals), Robbie Amaral (Guitar), Steve McCrossan (Bass/vocals) and Neil Curran (drums/vocals). They'll be doing a ton of "Fathoms' music such as "Getaway Car", "Fathom This", "Shadow of a Doubt", "Fathomless", "Overboard". We are psyched to be invited and looking forward to it! See FB Page for the event.

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Luau or Die at the Canadian Pinball Championships

Submitted by Mike75 on July 03, 2015.
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Luau or Die wil be playing at the Canadian Pinball Championships on Friday 3rd July at 10pm EST until around 2am.  There are two sets, and thanks to Derk Brigante, will be broadcasting the event live on the internet.  That means you will be able to tune in and hear an aweseome band play live, accompanied by the sound of pinball in the background, and a hopefully a lot of surf tunes in between courtesy of Derk's DJ set.

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Solar Wind Surf Band July 4 in Hawaii

Submitted by MrBackwards on June 23, 2015.
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If you are going to be in Hawaii this 4th of July,

        Please come see, hear  and say Hi to

                Solar Wind Surf Band!

       We will be in the Kailua-Kona PARADE

      on Saturday, July 4, 2015 On Alii Drive



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Submitted by nielsjansen on June 16, 2015.
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The Barbwires, Messer Chups and The Phantom Four headlining annual surf festival.

On Saturday September 26th the fifth edition of the North Sea Surf Festival, the biggest festival in Northwestern Europe dedicated to instrumental surf music, will be held. The surffrenzy, organised annually by Dutch surf veterans The Phantom Four will once again take place at Melkweg in Amsterdam. Presale has started this Monday.

The festival, which main goal is to promote surf music to a wide variety of music lovers, has contracted a number of bands that have never played in The Netherlands before. This year the Dutch audience can see Swedish bands The Barbwires and The Illuminators, Spanish Els A-Phonics, Italy's Watang! and Los Fantasticos from the UK live for the very first time. Besides hosts The Phantom Four and Russian cult legends Messer Chups the Belgian surf scene is represented by The Scrammers and Humanga Danga, two bands that already blew the crowds of Pacific Parc away during one of the returning North Sea Surf Nights.

On top of the nine bands playing at the venue there will be surf films at the cinema that will be announced at a later stage. In the theater of Melkweg there will be a surf market with collectable surf records. All bands will be doing a signing session at the market after their show. At Melkweg café renowned international DJ's will be spinning 50's and 60's vinyl; DJ Zombierella from Russia (bass player of Messer Chups), DJ Kike Louie from Spain and DJ's Groove Motions and Mz. Siren from the UK.



Saturday September 26th, Melkweg Amsterdam 
Start: 16.00

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North Sea Surf Radio to broadcast the Surfer Joe Festival

Submitted by nielsjansen on June 09, 2015.
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And for those that cannot make it to Livorno, North Sea Surf Radio will be there all weekend!


Just like last year we will be bringing you a live report from the BEST surf music festival around.

On both days there will be a twelve hour broadcast from 1PM to 1AM Central European Time, which will re-run from 1AM to 1PM. This makes it possible for people in all continents to witness the entire radioshow and be part of this groundbreaking event. The two twelve hour shows will be hosted by 10 different North Sea Surf Radio DJ's and our special Guest DJ "El Firetone" from El Ray (Denmark). The shows will feature interviews, behind the scenes reports and live music from all the performances.

The 48 hour weekend will be preceded by 12 hours of DJ Specials about the Surfer Joe Summer Festival which will Re-Run as well.

Broadcast times on Friday 20th, Saturday June 21st & Sunday June 22nd:

DJ Specials: Friday 13:00 - Saturday 01:00 
Re-run: Saturday 01:00 - Saturday 13:00
Live Reports Day 1: Saturday 13:00 - Sunday 01:00
Re-Run: Sunday 01:00 - Sunday 13:00
Live Reports Day 2: Sunday 13:00 - Monday 01:00
Re-Run: Monday 01:00 - Monday 13:00

DJ Special: Friday 4AM - Friday 4PM 
Re-Run: Friday 4PM - Saturday 4AM
Live Reports 1: Saturday 04AM - Saturday 04PM
Re-Run: Saturday 04PM - Sunday 04AM
Live Reports 2: Sunday 04AM - Sunday 04PM
Re-Run: Sunday 04PM - Monday 04AM

DJ Special: Friday 06AM - Friday 06PM 
Re-Run: Friday 06PM - Saturday 06AM
Live Reports 1: Saturday 06AM - Saturday 06PM
Re-Run: Saturday 06PM - Sunday 06AM
Live Reports 2: Sunday 06AM - Sunday 06PM
Re-Run: Sunday 06PM - Monday 06AM

DJ Special: Friday 07AM - Friday 07PM 
Re-Run: Friday 07PM - Saturday 07AM
Live Reports 1: Saturday 07AM - Saturday 07PM
Re-Run: Saturday 07PM - Sunday 07AM
Live Reports 2: Sunday 07AM - Sunday 07PM
Re-Run: Sunday 07PM - Monday 07AM

Facebook event page:

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Don't Fear the Reverb rare performance at Arnold's

Submitted by DoNtFearTheReverbBass on June 08, 2015.
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It will be our only performance at Arnold's this year. Billed as "Don's Super Summer Fun Retirement Party." Takes place on SATURDAY 27 of JUNE 2015 from 21:00 till 00:30 on Sunday. Features a great looking set and lighting for a three hour performance of surf Instrumentals with Ralph Sweat on Fender Jazzmaster and Jaguar guitars, Sonny Sweat on Yamaha Drums, and Don Schott on fretless five string Carvin Koa bass. Guesting on percussion is Ms. Vicki.

Arnold's Bar & Grill
210 E 8th St
Cincinnati, OH 45202

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Insect Surfers Return To The East Coast!

Submitted by JONPAUL on May 18, 2015.
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That's right...for the first time in over 20 years, Insect Surfers will be heading back to the East Coast to play a small handful of dates this May! But that's not all...the drummer for this special occasion will be none other than original 1979-81 era Insect Surfers Dan Buccino!


May 16 Instro Summit The Cat's Cradle 300 E Main St. Carrboro, NC

May 17 Bandito's Burrito Lounge 2905 Patterson Ave. Richmond, VA With Cashmere Jungle Lords and Chrome Daddy Disco!

May 18 Jackie's 8081 Georgia Ave. Silver Spring, MD

May 20 Cuisine En Locale 156 Highland Ave. Somerville, MA With Tsunami Of Sound!

May 21 Sidewalk Cafe 94 Avenue A New York, NY With The Supertones and The Tarantinos NYC!

May 22 Iota 2832 Wilson Blvd. Arlington, VA With Superswank and Atomic Mosquitos!

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Slacktone's 20th Year Anniversary Show May 15

Submitted by dusty on May 11, 2015.
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Slacktone's 20 year anniversary show at Don the Beachcomber's is this Friday, May 15!

Slacktone plays 3 sets, 9pm to midnight, in the Dagger Bar and it's free!

See you there!

16278 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA
Phone (562) 592-1321

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