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2022 VENTURES INTERNATIONAL FAN FEST

Our (13th) such gathering of 'stalwart' Ventures fans The World Over will be held SATURDAY OCTOBER 8TH from 9 AM-9 PM.

Additional Details:

BALLROOM AT THE PHOENIX 1661 Mill Road, Upper Chichester, Pa.

Cover charge for the day's activities is $75 & includes breakfest, lunch & dinner, all day music, memorabilia & sale item tables & a silent auction!

The theme for this year's event is: TOGETHER IN HEAVEN as we pay tribute to co-founder rhythm guitarist DON WILSON! On hand as special guests will be members of The Wilson & Bogle Families, Ventures business manager Fiona Taylor & Bob Shade of Hallmark Guitars. There's also a good chance a couple current Ventures band members join in the festivities!

For those comin' from afar- hotel accomodations have been set up at the BRADYWINE PLAZA HOTEL in Claymont, Delaware!

If you're unable to attend- please consider 'support' in some form whether purchasing a 'comemorative' T-shirt, program &/or post DVD SET. More details & questions answered by direct e-mail: TABALT11@YAHOO.COM!

I like to say this often- "It only takes attending (1) Ventures fan fest to get hooked for many more!"


Aloha Fest 5

After 2 cancelations due to Covid 19, we finally can announce a new date for Aloha Fest 5! Saturday march 12, 2022! Over the past years Aloha Fest has grown to a steady gathering of surf music fans and it is the biggest indoor (winter) surf festival of Europe!

As always the festival is organized and curated by Aloha Sluts guitar player and concert photographer Arny Raedts (aka ArnyZona). We are lucky to have a lot of support from one of the best concert halls in the Netherlands, for a ‘niche’ genre like surf music. A big thank you to Grenswerk! Like previous editions we have non-stop live music on 2 stages. And we are proud to announce that we can welcome The Tremolo Beer Gut as the headliner this year. Due to popular demand, because Grenswerk concert visitors voted them in to the top 10 of all time greatest live bands (Aloha Fest 2).

So what else is new? Nothing! We still have an on site market, with a record store, thanx to Eddy Lucca (https://surfinsbackagain.shop/). Due to the Covid 19 restrictions we do not know if we can have our regular barbershop and plans for a tattoo parlor and or massage shop are in the closet again Wink

This edition’s line up is (in chronicle order):
Black Django’s (NL, this trio does the Doors version of the Ventures so well, they don’t need a bass player!)
Aloha Sluts (NL, the Dutch answer to Link Wray, only the guitar player is a bit uglier)
The Surfbeat Club (NL & B, traditional reverb drenched surf from a bunch of rocknroll outlaws)
Los Venturas (B, gogo…. Ehm gogo…. Yes…. gogo and shake your booty!)
Thee Andrew Surfers (B, legendary trio that is half of Fifty Foot Combo. They don’t play that much any more, so this is some kind of reunion)
The Tremelo Beer Gut (DK, doing an exclusive stop over show on their way to SXSW, Austin. Only that Yebo can visit his favorite wine bar in Venlo on his birthday. Please don’t tell him that Bert, the bar owner, has him on the ‘no entrance’ list! Thanx a lot Martin!)

For new visitors: Venlo is a town on the border of Germany and the Netherlands. There are several airports in less than an hour away (Dusseldorf, Eindhoven, Weeze, Maastricht-Aachen, Bonn-Cologne). The venue Grenswerk, is located in the historic center of Venlo, on the banks of the river Meuse. There are several hotels (Hotel Puur, a small boutique hotel, is the closest and cheapest) in 10 minutes walking distance. Please note that parking in Venlo can be expensive, but most hotels offer free parking spaces. Oh and then there is Sounds Record Store, only a 5 minute walk from the venue. The biggest independent record store in the Netherlands and the favorite of Lorenzo (Surfer Joe) and JonPaul Balak. They have a great little restaurant in the back, with a nice lunch menu too!

Need more info, just contact me….

Aloha Fest 5 - an evening of european surf culture
Saturday, March 12 maart 2022
Location: Grenswerk, Peperstraat 10, Venlo, Netherlands
Open: 19:00 uur
Start: 20:00
Presale: 15,- Euros
Door: 17,50 Euros

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Royal Aces to perform at Vail Valley Brew Fest, August 21

A great annual event - it starts at 1 pm, and we'll be playing from 3 to 4:30. Two other outstanding bands: Turntable Revue, and Tenth Mountain Division.

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Reverb Revival Surf Music Spectacular

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Announcing the surf event of Summer 2021... REVERB REVIVAL

Reverb Revival with The Surfaris, The Young Barons, The Reefriders, Surf Monster, Aloha Screwdriver & Drifting Sand plus afterparty with The Gillbillies and Shark In The Water.

Also featuring a special sizzle reel screening of the upcoming Surf Music Documentary “Full Circle, The Story Of The New Dimensions". The event also includes raffles, giveaways, hot rods and Gabba Gabba Pizza.

Sponsored by Sharawaji Records. Local sponsors include, Carrolls Meats, Denny's Garage, Pedro Point Brewery, Old Princeton Landing, Taylor Made, Sandoval Construction, One Shot Tattoo.

Tickets now available for $25 at https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/5151106


Chillingsworth Surfingham debut show!

https://fb.me/e/1N8y5ejz0

Chillingsworth Surfingham and Sunnyside 5 are going to be bringing the instrumental rock to Winter's Tavern (no crap on tap!) on July 9! Lot's of reverb and fun! Come on out!


The Tourmaliners

The Tourmaliners are playing live in San Diego! Come join the fun and surf guitar!

Tio Leo's Lounge (outdoor stage)

February 23rd
March 16th
April 20th

The Tourmaliners


Royal Aces at Golden Super Cruise Car Show 2020

For 2020, the Royal Aces band is excited to announce that we have once again been scheduled to play at every Golden Super Cruise Car Show, in Golden, Colorado. If any SG101 members are from Colorado, or just traveling through, feel free to stop by! The shows take place on the first Saturday of every month, from May through October, in the big King Sooper's parking lot on South Golden Road, from 3 to 6 pm.

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The Me Gustas and Surfer Joe @ Fox & Goose Sacramento, CA February 7th

A great way to get 2020 rollin. We have a great show coming at you February 7th at Fox & Goose in Sacramento, CA! It is sure to be a great night of tunes.

https://foxandgoose.com

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Lost Planet Shamen on the Air

OK, it's not Impeachment talk or the World Series, but the Shamen are nonetheless pleased to announce that, weather and fires permitting, their music will be on KQBM, Blue Mountain Radio, 90.7 FM. A special shout out and big thanks to DJ James Fox. If the station doesn't burn down, the Lost Planet Shamen will be making a little surfy noise on Tuesday, November 5th, between 10-12 AM. You can also listen online - https://www.kqbm.org/. Not a major victory, but another step forward in the march to bring reverb to the people!

https://www.kqbm.org/

https://lostplanetshamen.bandcamp.com/

https://www.facebook.com/Lost-Planet-Shamen-366987463657230/

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Aloha Fest 4 - an evening of European surf music

The fourth edition! So we can call it almost a tradition to start of the new year at Grenswerk in Venlo, the Netherlands. Here you can see 6 of the best surf bands Europe has to offer, on 2 stages. Also a market, with tiki-stuff, clothing, CD's and vinyl, a barbershop and lots more!

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LINE UP:

Bradipos IV (Napoli, I)
Italy’s oldest surfband has been one of Europes best and spectacular surf bands since 23 years! And one of the nicest guys to work with. They had to cancel their show at Aloha Fest 3, but promised to be back for edition 4! And here they are, come and meet your new best friends!

Bang! Mustang (Leipzig, D)
One of the most dynamic trio’s in the international surfscene. Bang! Mustang are from Leipzig, Germany, but when you listen to their two albums, you hear South-American rhythms, melodic surf punk and more. These guys know how to work an audience and afterwards you will need some new dance shoes!

Arno de Cea & The Clockwork Wizards (Bordeaux, F)
Remember Man or Astroman? These French guys will help you forget them. Brutal surf they call it them selves, but there are some great tunes too! They have a stage show that will leave everybody breathless, with acrobatic guitar antics and some ADHD on speed dance moves!

Humanga Danga (Gent, B)
The Belgium city of Gent is rivaling California as the hotspot of original surfmusic. Bands like Fifty Foot Combo and, Akulas already played Grenswerk. Newcomers Humanga Danga have stirted up the international surfscene with their debut album. Even on Surfguitar101, the biggest surfforum on the net, they are celebrated as the new best thing happening to surfmusic!

Aloha Sluts (Venlo, NL)
After 5 years, the previous version and most successful version of Aloha Sluts broke up. But now it is time for version 4.0! An all Venlo line up, with some new songs and updated versions of old Aloha Sluts classics. Yep, they are still playing ‘Gaywatch’, a top 3 hit on the Australian Rock Charts for 12 weeks, with 3 weeks at number one!

Martini Hulks (Bonn, D)
Traditional we start the evening with a German band that combines surfmusic with ‘50s nightclub music. They combine reverb guitars with raunchy saxophones. The ideal music to start drinking to get in the mood… but don’t drink too much, you want to dance to the next 5 bands too!

Saturday february 8th 2020 - Grenswerk, Peperstraat 10, Venlo
Open: 20:00
Tickets: 14,- (pre-sale), 17,50 (door)

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