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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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Help The Surfaris Wipe Out Cancer!

Surf Guitar 101 - Help The Surfaris, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Light The Night and All Mighty Green WIPEOUT CANCER!

For more info on ways you can help stop cancer be sure to attend The Surfaris benefit show September 24th at 9pm Angel Stadium - Gate 2 - After the Light The Night Marathon in support of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's - For Tickets

http://letswipeoutcancer.com/event/orange-county-light-the-night-walk/

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The Surfaris Hurley Sessions - New Album

The Surfaris have released a new album featuring fresh arrangements of mostly surf classics from their set. Included is a tribute to Eddie Bertrand "Mr.Rebel" as well as re-recordings of Surfaris B-sides like Similau and a token vocal Surfin' Bird.

www.thesurfaris.com
The Surfaris Hurley Sessions - Video


Paul Johnson & Friends Debut Performance Oct. 26

Friends and guitar music fans:

I am happy to tell you that I have a new band ‹ Paul Johnson & Friends ‹ and that this new band is about to make its DEBUT PERFORMANCE this coming weekend at the COFFEE GALLERY BACKSTAGE in ALTADENA.

I have hand-picked some of the top players from within the surf-instro genre to work with me at this endeavor of love. Accompanying me on the CGB stage for our first public performance will be:

  • RON EGLIT (guitar and bass) ‹ bassist for Dick Dale for 20 years; then more recently, guitarist for the Surfaris (Wipe Out) for another decade.
  • MATT QUILTER (guitar and bass) ‹ veteran guitarist for the past twenty years with the innovative instro band the Reventlos.
  • DUFF PAULSON (drums) ‹ veteran drummer who played for many years with the classic traditional-style instro band the Torquays.

As Ron & Matt are both adept at playing both the guitar and the bass, the plan here is to have them trade off between the two instruments, thus lending greater variety to guitar sounds within the band. The group's repertoire will include all the usual surf and rock-instrumental classics, as well as my own catalog of original tunes. The goal for Paul Johnson & Friends is to move the genre forward with new ideas for the music, while remaining faithful to the original style that defines the surf-instrumental genre.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26, 7 PM
THE COFFEE GALLERY BACKSTAGE
2029 LAKE STREET, ALTADENA (about 2 miles north of the 210 Fwy)

You should make reservations NOW ‹ shows here often sell out in advance; there are only 50 seats available in this intimate venue... but every seat is up close and personal and the sound is great too, making the CGB the IDEAL venue for what we do!

Tix: $18 - call 626/798-6236
More info at the CGB website.


'Legends of Surf Music' concert to premiere in Vista Calif. on October 25

'Legends of Surf Music' concert to premiere in Vista Calif. on October 25, 2014 at the Moonlight Amphitheatre.

Stars and Stripes Events, a concert production company located in Escondido, Calif., is promoting a surf rock concert with former members of eight of the best known famous surf rock bands of the sixties. The promoter will donate 10 percent of ticket sales directly to Wounded Warrior Homes also located in Vista Calif. The concert is at the Moonlight Amphitheatre in Vista on October 25.

The concert line-up of performers will include former members of the Hondells, Castells, Marketts and the Routers; all performing for the first time in 50 years with several original members.

Also performing are former and original members of the Beach Boys, Surfaris, Jan & Dean, Chantays, Belairs and Dick Dale & the Del Tones.

These surf bands are attributed with such songs as "Surfin USA," "Wipeout," "Little Deuce Coupe," "Little Honda," "Surfer Joe," "Pipeline," "Out of Limits," "Misirlou," "Let's Go Trippin," "Little Old Lady From Pasadena," "Dead Mans' Curve," "Mr. Moto," and dozens more.

John Jerd, the President of Stars and Stripes Events, said, "This concert will make music history because the audience hasn't seen some of these groups in decades, and never all these famous band members in one concert."

The "Legends of Surf Music" concert will be held at the Moonlight Amphitheatre at 1200 Vale Terrace Drive Vista, CA 92084, on October 25, 2014.

Stars and Stripes Events, and Jerd & DiMaggio Productions of Escondido California, headed up by John Jerd, produce and promote concerts primarily for 501(c)3 non-profit organizations; especially where the non-profit serves our military heroes.

Complete information can be viewed at http://StarsAndStripesEvents.com and tickets can be purchased at http://www.VisTixOnline.com - or by calling the box office Monday through Friday 12 noon to 5 p.m. at 760-724-2110.

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NEWS SOURCE: Stars and Stripes Events

Send2Press® is the originating wire service for this story.


The Surfaris perform 2 Shows in S. Florida This Weekend

Surf Music Fans in Florida! Join The Surfaris with Bob Berryhill this Friday night May 23rd at the Endless Summer Vinyard & Winery in Ft. Pierce for a special intimate evening of surf music and the story Behind the Music of The Surfaris. Special VIP packages and general tickets available at: www.endlesssummerwine.com

For you hot rodders and rockabilly cats in S. Florida, come join Bob and the band on May 24th for a rockin' evening at the Pinned Festival at the Miami Airport Convention Center.  Tickets available at:  http://pinupfestival.com/the-surfaris-featuring-bob-berryhill-featured-band/

Mention you heard about these shows on SurfGuitar101.com at our merch table after either shows and receive a free Surfaris Wipe Out t-shirt signed by Bob!


L.A. friends, The Surfaris Play Ventura with The Motels May 3

Come on down for a great time in Ventura!  

For Tickets: www.friendsofccsp.org/ventura-beach-festival


The Surfaris with Bob Berryhill 2014 Summer Concert Dates

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!

  • May 3: Ventura, CA. - The Ventura Beach Festival (with The Motels) TICKETS    INFO
  • May 24th:  - Miami, FL - Pinned Festival (with Los Straightjackets) TICKETS  Info
  • June 29: Harris Center at Three Stages, Folsom Lake College, Folsom, CA (with Jan & Dean Show) TICKETS and Info
  • July 4: Burbank, CA Starlight Bowl, Burbank, CA (with The Tokens) TICKETS  INFO
  • July 5: Horizon, San Diego, CA More info TBA

Go the thesurfaris.com for new updates, shows and recordings.

Join The Surfaris on Facebook  and Twitter for the latest news and photos from the 2013 50th Anniversary Tour as well as keep in line with the 2014 events.


Sundazed Records re-releases The Surfaris Wipe Out and Surfer Joe on 7" red vinyl

The Surfaris’ seminal 1963 smash “Wipe Out” is the ultimate testament to rock ’n roll creativity—an infectious, unstoppable groove that was conceived and recorded in 10 minutes! A new 1963-styled picture sleeve includes liner notes showcasing a recent interview with original rhythm guitarist Bob Berryhill. Both “Wipe Out” and the flip-side anthem “Surfer Joe” are in their original long versions, reproduced on the original Dot label and pressed in red vinyl!

http://www.sundazed.com/shop/product_info.php?products_id=2528

http://thesurfaris.com/store.html


Fender, Hobie Surfboards, Hurley and The Surfaris raise money for charity

This Christmas Hurley, Hobie Surfboards, Fender Musical Instruments along with Bob Berryhill of the Surfaris come together to raise money for Waves For Water bringing clean water to countries and disaster areas in need!  Check out the auction for a one of kind Fender "Hobie" Jaguar with matching Hobie "replica" surfboard.

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