The Ventures
The Ventures Band Members: Bob Spalding, Nokie Edwards, Don Wilson, Gerry McGee, Bob Bogle, Leon Taylor.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame - Class of 2008

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Oct, 29 2016
We lose Buck Ormsby Read More

Oct, 24 2016
Sad news- Bobby Vee Read More

Sep, 05 2016
Shipping schedule for September Read More

Aug, 20 2016
Japan tour Read More

Jul, 26 2016
Japan 2016 tour set list Read More

Jun, 12 2016
Pony Canyon CD "Hits and New" for purchase Read More

Jun, 12 2016
U-Can Big Box available on line Read More

May, 13 2016
2016 Fan Fest - October 1, 2016 Read More

May, 12 2016
New Pony Canyon CD release for Japan tour 2016 Read More

May, 12 2016
Japan summer tour 2016 dates Read More

May, 12 2016
Shipping schedule for merchandise Read More

Apr, 27 2016
Message for our friends and fans in Japan Read More

Jan, 17 2016
Sad news from Japan Read More

Jan, 16 2016
Happy Birthday Bob Bogle Read More

Nov, 13 2015
Lost postings Read More

Jul, 16 2015
Official announcement for 2016 Read More

Jul, 16 2015
BBC Rock documentary series Read More

Jun, 15 2015
9/12 Kyoto and 9/13 Osaka shows Read More

Jun, 12 2015
Japan 2015 CDs and merchandise Read More

Jun, 05 2015
Two more dates for Japan summer tour Read More

Apr, 18 2015
Update on Del Halterman Read More

Apr, 07 2015
Del Halterman Read More

Mar, 31 2015
Additional Japan tour dates added Read More

Mar, 13 2015
Mike Kuhn's birthday Read More

Mar, 12 2015
Universal Japan summer 2015 CD releases Read More

Feb, 20 2015
The Ventures Essential Albums Discography Read More

Feb, 13 2015
2015 Tour dates entered on events page Read More

Jan, 30 2015
Japan summer tour 2015 announced Read More

Nov, 28 2014
December shipping schedule Read More

Nov, 06 2014
New CDs have arrived Read More

Nov, 03 2014
Interview with Don Wilson Read More

Oct, 15 2014
The Ventures in the Vaults, Volume 5 Read More

Oct, 04 2014
Goodbye to an old friend, Paul Revere Read More

Sep, 01 2014
Travel and shipping update Read More

Aug, 24 2014
New inventory of CDs from Japan Read More

Jul, 31 2014
Japan 2014 merchandise Read More

Jul, 31 2014
Walking the Carpet Read More

Jul, 24 2014
Japan summer tour set list Read More

Jul, 23 2014
T-shirt availability Read More

Jul, 15 2014
On the road again to Japan Read More

Jul, 14 2014
Revised shipping schedule for new CDs Read More

Jun, 24 2014
Shipping schedules for June and July Read More

Jun, 24 2014
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Oral History project Read More

Jun, 23 2014
On-line store update Read More

Jun, 11 2014
Sounds of Summer CD Read More

Jun, 10 2014
On-line store additions Read More

Jun, 10 2014
Classic 60s and 70s re-releases Read More

May, 28 2014
Japan summer tour dates Read More

May, 27 2014
Gerry McGee Read More

May, 17 2014
Go! Go! Best+ track listing Read More

Apr, 13 2014
A Cultural Icon Read More

Apr, 03 2014
The Ventures In Space still a top pick! Read More

Apr, 03 2014
Japan Summer tour 2014 Read More

Apr, 03 2014
Recordings for Japanese release Read More

Apr, 03 2014
Ace Records, UK Read More

Feb, 04 2014
Bobby Vee Read More

Feb, 04 2014
Harvey Mandel, Rock & Roll Forever LP Read More

Jan, 03 2014
Phil Everly - loss of a legend Read More

Jan, 02 2014
Japan January Tour Read More

Nov, 27 2013
Japanese CDs back in stock - finally Read More

Nov, 27 2013
Bobby Vee, Jo Ann Campbell, The Ventures HK Tour 1962 Read More

Nov, 06 2013
January 2014 Japan tour Read More

Oct, 10 2013
Ventures guitar on eBay Read More

Sep, 16 2013
Merchandise shipping schedule Read More

Sep, 11 2013
Remembering 9-11-2001 Read More

Sep, 10 2013
Mel Taylor & The Magics In Action - interesting background info Read More

Sep, 08 2013
Thoughts and photos from the 2013 Summer Japan tour Read More

Aug, 14 2013
Visiting Japan Read More

Aug, 08 2013
Mel Taylor & The Magics In Action Read More

Aug, 07 2013
Japanese Compilation C D Read More

Aug, 05 2013
Japan Summer tour 2013 set list Read More

Jul, 17 2013
Countdown to Japan Summer Tour 2013 Read More

Jun, 24 2013
Update on Japanese CDs Read More

Jun, 24 2013
Pick-mania Read More

Jun, 11 2013
Johnny Smith, composer of Walk Don't Run, passes away Read More

May, 28 2013
Japan summer tour dates Read More

May, 28 2013
New CD releases for June 2013 Read More

Apr, 18 2013
Hawaii Five-O rated #3 greatest title song of all time Read More

Mar, 27 2013
Shipping schedule Read More

Mar, 27 2013
E-mail problems Read More

Mar, 20 2013
Pipeline convention in Watford, UK Read More

Mar, 20 2013
Vintage Rock magazine article on The Ventures Read More

Feb, 14 2013
Don Wilsonís 80th Birthday celebration Read More

Feb, 09 2013
Merchandise shipping schedules Read More

Jan, 31 2013
Start off for 2013 - January happenings Read More

Dec, 03 2012
Back in stock - caps and Live 93 DVD Read More

Nov, 29 2012
December holiday merchandise shipping schedule Read More

Nov, 29 2012
Video presentation to celebrate The Ventures 50 years in Japan Read More

Oct, 10 2012
Mike Kuhn's Celebration of Life Read More

Sep, 25 2012
Update - Invitation to participate at theCelebration of Life for Mike Kuhn Read More

Sep, 25 2012
Nokie Edwards - update Read More

Sep, 25 2012
Fiona's review Japan summer tour 2012 Read More

Sep, 23 2012
Leon Taylor Read More

Jul, 26 2012
Donations for Mike Kuhn Read More

Jul, 25 2012
Summer merchandise shipping schedule Read More

Jul, 01 2012
Mike Kuhn - we mourn his loss Read More

Jun, 25 2012
Johnny Smith's birthday Read More

Jun, 11 2012
The Ventures Love Japan CD compilation Read More

Jun, 11 2012
The Ventures to appear in Aberdeen, WA on June 30, 2012 Read More

Jun, 08 2012
New Japanese CD release, plus new inventory of out-of-stock items Read More

May, 26 2012
Park City review and set list Read More

May, 26 2012
Japan Summer Tour 2012 Read More

May, 15 2012
Merchandise update for Park City dates Read More

May, 11 2012
Sad news - Quince Buteau Read More

May, 03 2012
Touring line-up for 2012 Read More

May, 02 2012
The Ventures in Park City, Utah in May 2012 - updated info Read More

Mar, 07 2012
More East Coast dates in April 2012 Read More

Mar, 05 2012
Review of Busch Gardens shows and Meet & Greet in Tampa Read More

Mar, 05 2012
New merchandise in our store Read More

Feb, 10 2012
Happy Birthday Don and Bob Read More

Feb, 10 2012
Concert in Bethlehem, PA on April 6, 2012 Read More

Feb, 06 2012
BB Kings and The Birchmere to be rescheduled Read More

Jan, 30 2012
Meet and Greet in Tampa, March 3 2012 Read More

Jan, 26 2012
The Ventures in Manila 2012 Read More

Jan, 25 2012
Viva Las Vegas on April 7, 2012 Read More

Jan, 24 2012
Hallulujah - the on-line store is back! Read More

Jan, 23 2012
PBS box set Read More

Dec, 03 2011
PBS special airs in December 2011 Read More

Dec, 01 2011
New downloads added to our online store Read More

Nov, 15 2011
Snoqualmie Casino show Read More

Nov, 15 2011
Radio interview WLCS 98.3 FM Muskegon, MI Read More

Nov, 15 2011
East Coast Tour Spring 2012 Read More

Oct, 06 2011
Return date at Snoqualmie Casino Read More

Oct, 06 2011
Busch Gardens 2012 Read More

Oct, 01 2011
Fan jam - big success Read More

Sep, 05 2011
New CD and DVD inventory update Read More

Sep, 05 2011
Japan Summer Tour 2011 Set List Read More

Aug, 16 2011
Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame honors Bob Bogle and Nokie Edwards Read More

Aug, 15 2011
Summer merchandise shipping schedule Read More

Aug, 15 2011
Bob Bogle Tribute CD update Read More

Aug, 10 2011
Don Wilson interview with Leticia Santi Read More

Aug, 07 2011
On-line review of the Live in Japan 1965 album Read More

Jul, 19 2011
Summer Japan tour 2011 Read More

Jul, 19 2011
Marty Stuart TV show Read More

Jul, 18 2011
David Carr Read More

Jul, 01 2011
Happy July 4th Read More

Jun, 17 2011
Live in Japan 2010 CD in stock now Read More

Jun, 17 2011
Japan Summer Tour concert schedule Read More

Jun, 17 2011
New contact information for The Ventures Read More

Apr, 19 2011
In store autograph session in Portland Read More

Apr, 15 2011
The Ventures at the Crystal Ballroom , Portland, OR Read More

Mar, 24 2011
Don Wilson appearance on Fox News Read More

Mar, 11 2011
Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan Read More

Feb, 03 2011
Merchandise on the road Read More

Jan, 25 2011
Canadian shows January 2011 Read More

Jan, 25 2011
New and restocked merchandise Read More

Jan, 07 2011
Last chance for holiday merchandise deals Read More

Jan, 07 2011
Meet and Greet in Tampa February 19 2011 Read More

Jan, 07 2011
BB Kings NYC February 23 2011 Read More

Dec, 07 2010
Exciting merchandise special deals for the holidays Read More

Oct, 18 2010
The Ventures in Canada 2011 Read More

Oct, 10 2010
Snoqualmie Casino show update Read More

Sep, 20 2010
Hawaii Five-O and other CDs Read More

Sep, 14 2010
Mel Taylor & The Dynamics CD available Read More

Sep, 14 2010
Japan tour concert review Read More

Aug, 18 2010
Ventures in Manila Read More

Jul, 07 2010
On-line store is re-stocked Read More

Jul, 06 2010
The Ventures receive the Emperor of Japan's award Read More

Jun, 28 2010
News article for The Order of the Rising Sun award Read More

Jun, 28 2010
Seattle Times article about The Ventures decoration by the Emperor of Japan Read More

Jun, 22 2010
New Playalong songbook now available Read More

Jun, 22 2010
New release date for CD Read More

Jun, 12 2010
Rumors and gossip Read More

May, 27 2010
Ventures new CD on sale July 7, 2010 Read More

May, 27 2010
Letter from Mike Kuhn to Don Read More

May, 14 2010
Additional Japan tour dates Read More

Apr, 28 2010
The Ventures receive Decoration from Japanese Government Read More

Apr, 27 2010
Japan Summer Tour dates Read More

Apr, 26 2010
Merchandise shipping schedule alert Read More

Apr, 12 2010
New recordings for Japan Read More

Apr, 08 2010
Don Wilson Radio Interview with Kelly Watts Read More

Mar, 22 2010
Ventures PBS special in WA State Read More

Mar, 22 2010
Happy 50th Anniversary to Walk Don't Run Read More

Mar, 15 2010
On-line store problem Read More

Mar, 11 2010
The Ventures International Review Read More

Mar, 10 2010
New Gandy Dancer magazine, Issue 99 Read More

Mar, 03 2010
New Guitar Straps!! Read More

Feb, 22 2010
This week - see Don Wilson on Shop NBC Read More

Feb, 20 2010
Goodbye to a great friend, Richard Delvy Read More

Feb, 10 2010
Happy Birthday to Don and Bob Read More

Feb, 07 2010
Welcome to Huckabee viewers Read More

Feb, 01 2010
The Ventures on Fox TV Read More

Feb, 01 2010
Bob Bogle honored on the Grammy Award Show Read More

Jan, 25 2010
Line-up for East Coast Read More

Jan, 19 2010
Back in stock Read More

Jan, 11 2010
Happy New Year Read More

Jan, 11 2010
Japan January 2010 tour Read More

Jan, 11 2010
East Coast dates January 2010 Read More

Jan, 11 2010
Merchandise inventory Read More

Dec, 22 2009
Merry Christmas!! Read More

Dec, 20 2009
Christmas Extravaganza Read More

Nov, 20 2009
Vinyl albums Read More

Nov, 20 2009
Xmas shows in LA Read More

Nov, 17 2009
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame book Read More

Nov, 15 2009
January 2010 Japan tour Read More

Nov, 15 2009
Hidden Treasures Read More

Nov, 14 2009
Prairie Knights Casino show Read More

Nov, 14 2009
The Best Surfing Album Ever! Read More

Oct, 11 2009
East Coast dates, Winter 2009 Read More

Oct, 01 2009
Return from Japan Read More

Oct, 01 2009
Japanese tour jackets Read More

Oct, 01 2009
Daniel Pearl Foundation Read More

Sep, 07 2009
Report from Tokyo Read More

Aug, 13 2009
Farewell to a legend, Les Paul Read More

Jul, 24 2009
Japan 2009 Summer Tour Set List Read More

Jul, 13 2009
The Ventures 50th Anniversary East Coast Fan Jam Read More

Jul, 13 2009
Japan Summer Tour 2009 Read More

Jun, 28 2009
Japanese CD releases Read More

Jun, 25 2009
Radio Tribute for Bob Bogle on June 27 Read More

Jun, 23 2009
New Guitar Documentary mentions The Ventures Read More

Jun, 19 2009
Bob's memorial service Read More

Jun, 14 2009
Bob Bogle 1934-2009 Read More

Jun, 03 2009
Thank you Canada! Read More

Jun, 03 2009
Japanese CD releases - update Read More

May, 19 2009
Japan 2009 Summer Tour update Read More

May, 19 2009
Japanese CD releases Read More

May, 19 2009
Canadian tour dates in May Read More

Apr, 21 2009
Review of The Ventures in Orlando Read More

Apr, 21 2009
New 50th Anniversary merchandise Read More

Apr, 18 2009
Orlando Meet and Greet Read More

Apr, 18 2009
Pickmania Read More

Apr, 14 2009
Review of The Ventures/Wailers Concert Read More

Apr, 10 2009
The Ventures / Wailers CD - "Two Car Garage" Read More

Apr, 10 2009
Moore Theater Hotel Concert Package Read More

Mar, 10 2009
Studio Recording Read More

Mar, 07 2009
Sad News Read More

Feb, 01 2009
Upcoming Studio Recording Read More

Jan, 08 2009
Winter Japan Tour Read More

Nov, 15 2008
Les Paul Tribute Concert, Hall of Fame, Cleveland, OH Read More

Nov, 13 2008
McPhillips Street Casino, Winnipeg, Canada Read More

Oct, 16 2008
East Coast USA Read More

Sep, 03 2008
Set List for Japan Summer Tour Read More

Aug, 15 2008
Work Continues On The DVD Box Set Read More

Jul, 07 2008
Festival díEte, Quebec, Canada Read More

Jul, 02 2008
Ashland, Kentucky Read More

Jun, 12 2008
Albany, New York Read More

May, 17 2008
Beverly Arts Center, Chicago Read More

Apr, 24 2008
Flower Power Series, Epcot, Walt Disney World, Orlando Read More

Mar, 26 2008
The Ventures Book is Available Online Read More

Mar, 10 2008
The Ventures Are Inducted Into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Read More

Jan, 19 2008
NAMM show, Anaheim Read More

Jan, 05 2008
Winter Japan Tour Read More

Dec, 07 2007
Japan Download Releases Read More

Sep, 15 2007
The Ventures Have Returned From A Successful 45th Anniversary Tour Of Japan Read More

Aug, 27 2007
The Ventures Open Twilight Dance Series At Santa Monica Pier Read More

Aug, 27 2007
The Ventures Embark On Historic 45th Anniversary Tour of Japan Read More

Aug, 01 2007
The Ventures New CD Release Read More

Apr, 26 2007
The Ventures Play At Westbury Theatre With Peter Noone And Felix Cavaliere Read More

Apr, 21 2007
The Ventures Return To Toronto, Canada To Sell Out Crowd Read More

Mar, 27 2007
Jeff `Skunk` Baxter Sits In With the Band At The Birchmere Read More