19 days ago
doing some research on the belairs and found that the tune 'seed' by sublime has part of mr. moto in the guitar solo breaks
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Have you voted yet for the Surf Album Top 101? You have 11 days left to do so!
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I am newbie to this website. Thanks
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OUTERWAVE is looking for a new drummer. If you are in So. Cal. Call Allen at (714) 767-8576
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I wish SG101 would do another jassmaster giveaway :c.. When I found out about it, it was too late
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Unsteady Freddie, the "Ed Sullivan of Surf", the indefatigable world travelling surf fan, emcee, and owner of the world famous magic camera which has documented so many surf shows for all of us, is celebrating an imporant milestone. This year marks the ten year anniversary of his monthly SURF ROCK SHINDIG shows he puts on at Otto's Shrunken Head in New York City!
To comemorate this amazing achievement, Freddie is hosting two special SHINDIG events, one in May and one in June.
Performers for these events include The Clams, The Howlin' Thurstons, The Supertones, The Coffin Daggers, El Muchacho, Bongo Surf, The Tarantinos NYC, Mister Neutron, Ninth Wave, and Strange But Surf!
Surf Guitar 101 Friends:
The Surfaris are excited to announce confirmed 2014 shows for this summer.
Come join us for another season of summer fun and good surf music!
Go the thesurfaris.com for new updates, shows and recordings.
March 14 - 8:00 pm - All Ages - $5 - Shine, 1400 E Street, Sacramento
Catch the green wave in SacTown. Celebrate St. Patrick's Day, the Ides of March, and Spring's arrival with the Lava Pups and the Funicellos. During these drought days, wet instrumental surf may be what we need.
On March 1st, 2014, Al Carmichael's 3rd Annual "All Things Al Show" comes to Billy's Tippin' Inn in White Lake, Michigan. Starts 8:30 PM.
Jessica Carmichael opens the show with some classic acoustic songs and originals
SurfZup will be the first band, playing all the great familiar instrumentals of the 60's and beyond
Von Zippers comes next, with classic rock and soul.
Bluecat closes the night with rockin' blues
For fans of surf guitar in the lower Michigan area, here is a chance to catch a set of your favorite surf tunes!
3rd Annual WINTER SURF FEST
Saturday, January 18, 2013
12 Noon - 7PM
The Starting Gate
5052 Katella Ave.
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
While the weather in Southern California might be getting colder this time of year, it certainly doesn’t affect the spirit of the thriving instrumental Surf Music scene. For the 3rd year in a row, the organizers responsible for one of the largest Surf Music events of the year, the Surf Guitar 101 Convention, have assembled some of the world’s best contemporary live Surf Music bands for an incredible seven-hour extravaganza of reverb-drenched guitar goodness.
From the San Diego area comes Jason Lee and the R.I.P. Tides, a hard-edged trio that will be promoting the debut of their first full length LP on Dionysus Records. From Northern California comes the masters of traditional Jewish tunes gone Surf, Meshugga Beach Party, complete with beards, outfits and shtick. In a special reunion performance comes San Diego’s The Sand Devils, who bring their unmistakable brand of dark and ominous Surf. Local San Gabriel Valley favorites The Volcanics will don their trademark sweaters, take the listeners into a 60s time machine and perform many of the newer tunes from the recent release of their second album The Lonely One on Double Crown Records. Out of the ashes of one of the most influential of the 90’s Surf revival bands, The Ghastly Ones, comes Boss Fink, a Hot Rod-themed romp including former members of The Huntington Cads. And, rounding out the bill comes the day’s annual opener, High Tide, an all-star band featuring some of the best veteran players from the scene including members of The Torquays, The Planktones, The Reventlos and Insect Surfers.
In addition to the exceptional talent on stage, the event will feature a shopping area spilling over with specialized vendors selling Surf Music records, CDs, posters, t-shirts, books, magazines, musical instruments and other related accessories and collectibles.
The venue offers a full kitchen and bar throughout the show, so prepare to settle in, relax and enjoy an entire day of some of the very best pounding drums, throbbing bass, and dripping with reverb twangy guitars anywhere!
BANNED from the BEACH will be performing at Limon Grill in the Simi Valley Towne Center. Saturday Nite Dec 21st from 7-10pm on the heated patio. Cmon Down Have Some Christmas Cheer, Great Surf Tunes Performed by Rob Woolsey, Billy Scanlan, Peter Kesselman and me, Michael Nisito. Great Location - We Can Play as Loud as You Can Stand hehehehe... Great Food, Great Times. Merry Christmas to All and To All A Good Wave.
Cheers and See You There...
Join us for this years 3rd Annual "Surfin' Christmas Party" Dec. 21st in San Diego with live surf music from THE SURFARIS of "Wipe Out" with special guests The Bird Rockers (Joe Dameron's new band). Surf videos with local surf footage of yourself and friends filmed by Howard Fincher at local breaks in SD/OC will be shown. Food will be provided by Geno and Lelani's at 5:30pm. Come support the Pacheco Mexico Missions by participating in the raffle and silent auction for new surfboards shaped by Skip Frye and Gordon & Smith Surfboards. This year the event will be held in the Horizon Main campus Gym!
Come aboard the awesome tiki bar THE PURPLE ORCHID (221 Richmond St, El Segundo CA 90245) and rock out with THE INSECT SURFERS, this SAT NOV 16th! Opening will bee our pals 'The Ghosts of Searchlight', a wonderful surf instro/psych trio, who always screen great projections while playing!
BEE THERE ! ! ! !
And did we say it's FREE ??? !!! Hoot!
Hey new friends! The Monarchs are playing a Record Release party and would love to meet some of you guys there. The info is below and here's where you can hear the record!