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Permalink 10th Annual Surf Guitar 101 Convention, August 4-6,2017, (flyer added)

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Big Announcement!
The Lively ones are reuniting to play the Surf Guitar 101 convention this year! I am very excited for this. Please help spread the word.


Hello All,
After a lot of work,I am proud to announce the Band Line-ups for the 3 day
10th Anniversary Surf Guitar 101 Convention.

Night 1
Friday, August 4th 8pm-12am
Alpine Village,Torrance,Ca.

Insect Surfers
The Volcanics
The Tequila Worms
Par Avion
The Surf Rockers playing
A Tribute to Dick Dale and the Deltones

Day/Night 2
Saturday, August 5th noon to 12am
Alpine Village,Torrance,Ca.

El Caminos - Japan
The Kilaueas - Germany
(1 regular set and a tribute set to the Astronauts w Special Guest)
The Huntington Cads - Ca. (Special Reunion show)
The Exotics - Wisconsin
The Madeira - Indiana
Atomic Mosquitos - D.C.
The Dynotones - O.C. Ca.
(Feat. Tim Fitzpatrick's final/retirement performance)
The Mystery Men - Georgia
Venturesmania featuring all star lineup (Deke, Mel, Garrett, Chris)
Tribute to Jim Fuller of the Surfaris, by ex members of his band.
And an All Star Legends of Surf Jam.

Day 3
Sunday August 6th noon-6pm
Surf Dogs in Huntington Beach Ca.
All bands Playing Alternate Sets Of Songs
Not played on Saturday.

El Caminos - Japan
The Kilaueas - Germany
The Exotics - Wisconsin
The Madeira - Indiana
Atomic Mosquitos - D.C.
The Mystery Men- Georgia

Much more info to come,
Addresses, cost, near by motels,
Sponsors, raffle prizes, and Vendors at the event.

Please help spread the word of this event.
We want the 10th anniversary Convention to be the Biggest and Best yet!

Thank you

Heads up for anybody wanting to get the 5 day Reverb Overdose. The Kilaueas and Guest will be playing at the Barkley in South Pasadena Thursday night. Aug. 3rd. And then on Monday Aug. 7th to Celebrate the Birthday of Frankie of the Volcanics, The El Caminos from Japan, and the Volcanics will be playing at the Barkley. I hope some can attend these Pre and Post SG101 shows.




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Cowabunga! Surf's Up!


This is great. Thanks Jeff, I can't wait!!


The Seatopians 2017-
The Seatopians on bandcamp
The Seatopians on Facebook

giant robot Richard 1999-2002
grR on Bandcamp
grR on Facebook

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Looks like a blast! I can't wait to see y'all there! As always, great job bigtikidude.

James Honeycutt

Fintastic job, Jeff!!
Looking so forward to it!

oh man, this better not be an april fool's joke.

The Obsidians! (Ottawa surf)

All I can say is


That's not too much, is it?

This is Noel. Reverb's at maximum an' I'm givin' 'er all she's got.

Not an Aprils fools Joke.
And I might add a band to Friday.




Home of Surf & Twang

Whoohoo! We'll be there

All I wish I knew what they were talking about

Great lineup!


Huntington Cads! I never, EVER thought I'd get the chance to see that. Thanks for making dreams come true, BTD! I'm so honored to be a part of such a killer line up this year and the 10th anniversary of the convention. Looking forward to a great time with so many friends as well as the years to come.

The Squares - 1995-2002
The Mystery Men? - 2012-
MOONBASE - 2012-2017
The KBK - 2017
Southern Surf Stomp!

Way to go Jeff- what a great lineup. Can't wait!

Bill S._______

HELLDIVER on Facebook

I agree with Chad about Huntington Cads. So excited that this will be my first convention. Also, looking forward to seeing El Caminos again. The late night show they did at the Surfer Joe Festival last year still ranks as one of my all-time favorites.


What an insane weekend.
Brilliant job Jeff!



Matt "tha Kat" Lentz
Otto and the Ottomans: 2014-2015
The Coconauts surf band: 2009-2014
Group Captain and the Mandrakes 2013
The Surfside IV: 2002-2005, 2008-2009
the Del-Vamps: 1992-1999, 2006-2007

Excellent job, Jeff! Marathon of reverb.
As you previously announced, Sunday's show is not at Pier Plaza, but it is in Huntington Beach.

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