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Updates to our website and contact information

As of today, April 26, The Ventures’ land-line phone number has been disconnected.  For now, if anyone wishes to contact us, please use my (Fiona)’s phone number: 818-903-6381. In addition, sales from our on-line store have been disconti
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Nokie news from Tulsa

Tulsa World is reporting that the Oklahoma Museum of Pop Culture (OKPOP) has received a vintage Mosrite Guitar that was originally owned by Nokie Edwards and will be on display at the museum.  You can read all about it by logging on to the link to T
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On-line store – shipping in December 2023

This is just to let everyone know that, while you will be able to place orders as usual, there will be no shipping until after December 10, as I will be out of the country.  BUT … Please look at our special deals, coming up from  now until th
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New Ventures Baseball Caps now available!

Good news – we have a great new item now on sale in our on-line store – baseball caps with the classic iconic “The Ventures” logo!  These are black with a golden-yellow logo on the front, and the words “Rock & Roll
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August 2023 tour dates for The Ventures

We are pleased to announce that The Ventures will be making three appearances on the East Coast in mid-August 2023, as follows: August 18  Pearl Street Warehouse, Washington, DC August 19  Asbury Lanes, Asbury Park, NJ August 20  Sellersville Thea
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The Ventures in Asbury Park, NJ, Saturday, August 19, 2023

For many years now, The Ventures have not been able to perform in the US during the summer months, because the group has always been in Japan.  This summer, 2023, will be a little different because, at this point, we do not have a Japan tour schedul
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Rock & Roll in Kennedy’s America – new book by Richard Aquila

I just received a copy of this book from the author, Richard Aquila.  Some time ago, pre-Covid I believe, I spoke with him about The Ventures and he told me about the book he was writing, covering the early 1960’s in rock & roll history. 
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Al Malaikah Shriners event March 4, 2023 at the Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles

For anyone interested in attending this event, which will feature a screening of “Stars on Guitars”, the Ventures’ documentary produced by Staci Wilson, Don Wilson’s daughter, along with awards and appearances by Jeff Baxter w
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Jeff Beck RIP

The Ventures would like to honor the memory of Jeff Beck, one of the great guitar players of our time, who just passed away.  The music world has lost another legend.  He will be missed but his musical legacy will live on. The Guitar Gods – J
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50 year anniversary

Today, August 1, 2022, marks exactly 50 years since I first met The Ventures in Osaka, Japan where they were on one of the most extensive tours they performed there. Who knew that I would still be involved with the band? Certainly not me! The photo t
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The Ventures New Space CD – Japan release

Later this month, in conjunction with our Japan Tour 2022, Pony Canyon will be releasing a completely new 13-track CD by The Ventures, entitled New Space. 10 of the tracks are new compositions by members of the group and others, all with a “spa
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