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The Ventures Open Twilight Dance Series At Santa Monica Pier

The Ventures performed to a record crowd at the first show of the 2007 Santa Monica Twilight Dance Series. The concert organizers estimated the crowds to be more than 15,000 people. It was said to be the largest opening night crowd in the 30 year his
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The Ventures Embark On Historic 45th Anniversary Tour of Japan

The Ventures leave the U.S. in early July for a two-month tour of Japan. This year marks the 45th Anniversary of the group’s first tour to Japan in 1962 – at that time, only Bob Bogle and Don Wilson traveled, and used Japanese back-up musicians d
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The Ventures Play At Westbury Theatre With Peter Noone And Felix Cavaliere

The Ventures appeared as part of a Live Nation concert line-up at the Westbury Theatre in New York. Peter Noone with Herman�s Hermits, Felix Cavaliere and his Rascals, and Blood, Sweat and Tears were also on the bill. The response was great, and it
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The Ventures Return To Toronto, Canada To Sell Out Crowd

After an absence of many years, The Ventures returned to Canada, to appear at Casino Rama, outside of Toronto. The 5,200 seat venue was a sell out. Casino Rama hosts a state of the art stage, lighting and sound system. Some of the biggest names in mu
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The Ventures New CD Release

EMI Japan will be releasing a CD entitled Rocky! featuring all new recordings by The Ventures. The record company asked the group to record Venture-ized versions of Eye of the Tiger and Gonna Fly Now to coincide with the release of the latest Rocky m
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Jeff `Skunk` Baxter Sits In With the Band At The Birchmere

Jeff Baxter, formerly of The Doobie Brothers and Steely Dan, showed up at the Birchmere in Alexandria and, to the delight of the fans, sat in with The Ventures for part of the show. Jeff has been a Ventures’ fan since he was very young – he remem
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