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Since February 26, 2006, SurfGuitar101.com has been the premier home on the web for friends and fans of the world-wide phenomenon known as surf music! Created in Southern California in the early 1960's, surf music is very much alive today and has spread around the globe. Join us in our forums to discuss surf music, past and present. Meet new friends and discover new bands. Want to play surf music? We have lots of forums devoted to playing, performing, and writing surf music. We have lots of discussions on gear: guitars, amps, and drums. Check out our podcasts and hear some really great tunes! Finally, we feature news and articles on the surf scene, and you'll always know where you can catch some live surf music!

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Current News Stories

Thee Classic So. Cal. Scene Saturday: Woodie Cars, Boards, and Surf Music

All at one time - all in one place. Jetpack is back as the band for the day again this year and new this time around will be a display of vintage surf boards in the museum as well as the woodies as usual. 11am-2pm.

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Overdosed on Current Events? You may be in need of a SandBlast! Comes to Suzy's! June 15th! Hermosa Beach!

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You're overdue for a little mind warping!

1141 Aviation Blvd, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
8:30 PM
21 and over.
No Cover

https://www.facebook.com/SandblastSurfMusic

https://www.reverbnation.com/sandblast


Aloha Screwdriver -- Above Snakes (7" w/3D glasses)

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Hey all! Aloha Screwdriver has a new 4-song 7-inch record out called Above Snakes. You can order one direct from us or through the excellent Double Crown Records. Price is $11.

This record is pressed onto a beautiful translucent blue vinyl and the artwork is in 3D! The wiggle GIF here gives you a sense of how cool it is to see it with 3D glasses on (which come included).

You can listen to the opening song on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/aloha-screwdriver/not-that-kind-of-rodeo


JETPACK all night at The BARKLEY: Friday 9-1am


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Insanitizers rock Vancouver WA Farmers Market 5/13/17 9:30-11:30am

Get the Art and Science of modern surf-rock music with The Insanitizers.

Downtown Vancouver Washington adjacent to Esther Short Park, Saturday May 13, 2017
9:30-11:30am. Free. Suitable for all ages. Trio of guitarists perform while simultaneously controlling percussion.

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GRATEFUL SURF at Arlin's

Starts between 9 and 10 goes till Midnight - check us out - then come see us at Legends the next day.

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Raiders of the Urban Artifact - PERSISTENCE OF SURF MUSIC MINI SURF FESTIVAL 23/24 JUNE

Don & Beth Schott - KoKopelli Stages are happy to present the fifth and sixth shows in the series and this one again at the URBAN ARTIFACT is a two day mini SURF MUSIC FESTIVAL

Seven bands and ten performances featuring on the 23rd the John Blair / Ivan Pongracic Band as headliner along with the AmpFibians and the Grateful Surf. On the 24th the shows are matinee starting at 2:45 and running till 9PM featuring : the MYSTERY MEN? from Atlanta GA, TEAM VOID from parts Unknown ! , the NICKY KAY ORCHESTRA from Dayton OH, the AmpFibians from Cincinnati and southern Indiana, the Grateful Surf of Cincinnati, and THEY NEVER CAME BACK !

Only 52 days away as of this writing so if you can't make it to Italy .....hope to see you!

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Don and Beth Schott - KoKopelli Stages are very happy to present the fourth show in the series - this one will be at LEGENDS in Cheviot/Cincinnati OH

Four bands starting at 8PM featuring the MADEIRA from Indianapolis, the NICKY KAY ORCHESTRA from Dayton OH, the Grateful Surf , and the LEI MEN of Cincinnati.

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The Ventures and The Surfaris Live

Hi Surfers! Just want to give you a heads up, The Ventures and The Surfaris Live in Southern California.

Spread the word!

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The 427's are Coming!

The 427's are coming down from Calgary to play with us...also on the bill, The Delstroyers and the Mercury 4.

May 27th at the fabulous Darrells Tavern in Seattle.

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The Me Gustas - New Album Benthic Exploration - Summer 2017

Monday, Monday,

The Nor Cal misfits, better known as The Me Gustas, are venturing beneath the sea for inspiration for their next release! Immersed in deep sea literature, documentaries, etc. it is inevitable that this will influence our next release. This is looking to be a six song release and we feel this is going to be the strongest representation of our sound. Until then, make sure to add our previous releases to your collection for free at:

https://themegustas.bandcamp.com/

or add us on Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/themegustas/

Dive, dive, dive!

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New Links

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  3. Buckrabbits - 259 days ago
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  6. Martin Cilia - Sleep Walk - 290 days ago
  7. giant robot Richard - 344 days ago
  8. Medley Night Rider & Surf Beat - 431 days ago
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New Downloads

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  3. Walk, Don't Run for Uke - 136 days ago
  4. Giant Cow for Uke - 136 days ago
  5. Miserlou for Uke - 136 days ago
  6. Penetration - 140 days ago
  7. Night Star - 140 days ago
  8. Bombora - 140 days ago
  9. Twilight Surfer - 140 days ago
  10. Reef Break - 140 days ago