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Set List for Japan Summer Tour

The Ventures return to Japan for their annual summer concert tour. Line-up: Don Wilson, Bob Spalding, Leon Taylor, Gerry McGee. The group performs 45 concerts all over the country, from Sapporo in the North to Okinawa in the South. Set List 1st Set T
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Work Continues On The DVD Box Set

The Ventures will soon be celebrating their 50th Anniversary (Bob Bogle and Don Wilson first got together in 1958, although their first hit record “Walk Don’t Run” did not reach the charts until 1960). To commemorate the event, and to offer a r
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Festival dEte, Quebec, Canada

The Ventures perform two concerts at 2 of the outdoor venues at the Quebec City Summer Festival. As this was the 400th Anniversary of the founding of Quebec City, the whole town was filled with music at many different venues: the Plains of Abraham be
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Ashland, Kentucky

The Ventures perform at the July 4th festival in Ashland, KY, along with the group Kansas. This was a new venue for us, and much enjoyed by all.
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Albany, New York

The Ventures perform at the Thursday night summer festival in Albany. It was great to see fans from all around the New England states.
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Beverly Arts Center, Chicago

The Ventures return to Chicago for the first time in 10 years. Great venue, great audience, great times
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Flower Power Series, Epcot, Walt Disney World, Orlando

The Ventures play 3 nights at the Flower Power Stage at Epcot. Line-up: Don Wilson, Bob Spalding, Nokie Edwards, Leon Taylor. The group plays three 30-minute sets each afternoon/evening. Special guests Jeff Cook (Alabama) and George Terry (Clapton
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The Ventures Book is Available Online

“Walk Don’t Run – The Story Of THE VENTURES” has been published, and is now available online. Fans everywhere are reporting this large book (over 380 8½ X 11 inch pages) to be the definitive historic account of the band’s fifty
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The Ventures Are Inducted Into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

A historic weekend for The Ventures began with their arrival in New York City on Thursday, March 6, 2008. The band appeared on Fox & Friends on Friday, March 7. The Induction Ceremony took place at The Waldorf Astoria Hotel in NYC, on Monday, Ma
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NAMM show, Anaheim

The Ventures perform at the Fender booth at the NAMM convention, held annually in Anaheim, CA. The 50th anniversary of the Jazzmaster more or less coincides with The Ventures 50th Anniversary. Coincidentally, the Jazzmaster guitars played by Don Wils
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Winter Japan Tour

The Ventures perform 9 nights in Japan, for their annual January tour. Line up: Don Wilson, Bob Spalding, Nokie Edwards, Leon Taylor. January 2008 tour schedule: 07 (MON) OSAKA BILLBOARD LIVE OSAKA 6:30PM/9:30PM 08 (TUE) OSAKA BILLBOARD LIVE OSAKA 6:
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