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63 days ago
Satan's Pilgrims and Boss Martians this Saturday at Doug Fir, Portland, OR!!!!
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58 days ago
i've had 'the oasis' by the madeira stuck in my head for two days now...........and it is welcome to stay there a while longer
52 days ago
Where is the live feed of the convention?
43 days ago
Sorry Ted, there was no live feed!
41 days ago
Par Avion announces California Mini Tour Aug. 30-Sept. 3 Details: On Thursday, September 1st, Par Avion will be Making a rare landing on the mysterious atoll of the Forbidden Island Tiki Lounge in Alameda, CA. Bonus: Ferenc of Frankie & The Pool Boys is joining us onstage that night. Rebecca, Richie and I look forward to meeting you! Sample us here: http://bit.l... and note that this is part of a late summer mini-tour. Should you be elsewhere in California, take a peek at our itinerary. Perhaps we have a gig near you. Details here: http://bit.l...
31 days ago
ELECTRIC BEACH PARTY........tonight and every monday evening at 8PM EDT, 7 central, 6 mountain and 5 pacific......repeating at midnight EDT, 11 central, 10 mountain and 9 pacific........streaming at radiohattera...
27 days ago
stress less, play more...
15 days ago
Buy the North Sea Surf fundraising compilation now!!! https://nort...
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I’m writing to let you all know that one of my Venture model Aria guitars will be auctioned off through eBay starting around 02/01/2008. The proceeds will be used toward a benefit fund for Tony Carbone a young friend and musician. Tony has been battling a virulent form of cancer for the past 3 years and all his friends are gathering together to provide the necessary support.
Tony has been my son Ian’s writing and musical partner for more than 25 years. They met in 4th grade and became fast friends while beginning to play, sing, and write songs at the Spalding house. Tony also became intertwined in Ian’s story by introducing him to his future wife Sandra Abrahamian. Of course Ian and Sandra got married in 1998 with Tony as their best man. Tony and Ian recorded their first songs in the 5th Venture’s home studio while young teenagers. It almost landed their first recording contract with Electra Records (they were only sixteen). They both evolved into accomplished musicians and artists. Tony’s group Bike Ride recorded several CDs released both in the US, Europe, and Japan.
Please let anyone know that may have an interest in this 5th Venture autographed Ventures’ model guitar that was played by Bob Spalding on the Ventures Japan Tour of 2005. If you have any questions or interests in this auction please let me know. This is for a great cause to get Tony going again and back to his music.
I hope everyone will have a great 2008.
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Enter to win the "Turtlenecks Required" Los Straitjackets Photo Contest!
Big fan of Los Straitjackets? Remember the days when Jimmy Lester banged on the drums and Pete Curry shredded on the bass? Well, go to the attic and dig up your live concert photos from those days!
Send your live concert photos to LosStraitsContest@gmail.com by October 3rd and your picture may be selected to be used as the artwork for the upcoming Los Straitjackets DVD (out early '08)!
The grand prize winner and five others will receive a Yep Roc Los Straitjackets package, which will include the entire Yep Roc Records catalogue from Los Straitjackets, autographed by the band!
Remember: If they aren't wearing turtlenecks and it's not a concert, the photo doesn't count!