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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 th...
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 ap...
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 musi...
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 inv...
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 ...
Gerry McGee Forever – tribute CD set
As we all know, Gerry passed away in October 2019 while on a solo tour in Japan. His Japanese fans were – and are – many, and it is only fitting that Pony Canyon has decided to release a very comp...
RIP Alan White
We are very sad to have heard today that Alan White, long-time drummer with "Yes", passed away earlier today, May 26, 2022. Alan lived in the Seattle area and had been a good friend of The Ventures,...
Vintage Guitar Magazine publishes tribute article for Don Wilson and The Ventures
Vintage Guitar Magazine has a terrific tribute to Don in their latest issue, remembering the life of Don Wilson and celebrating The Ventures. There are actually two major articles in this issue: the f...
The Ventures Annual Fan Fest, October 8, 2022
Once again, thanks to the hard work and loyalty of our friend, Tom Baltaeff, there will be a Fan Fest in the Philadelphia area on October 8, 2022. I (Fiona Taylor), plan to attend, and Tom is expectin...
Renaissance Records new release of the NASA 25th Anniversary album
Renaissance Records has just
released a newly packaged
, re-issue of the 1980's album, NASA 25th Anniver...
Tribute to Don Wilson by Ramon (RJ) Jacinto
Many years ago, when The Ventures first started appearing in Japan, they attracted many fans from other areas of SE Asia/Far East as well. One of these was Ramon (RJ) Jacinto, who has been a long-tim...
Tributes to Don Wilson
Love and Tributes are coming in from all over. Here are some articles we received in the honor of Don Wilson. Audio NPR News Item (you have to listen to a commercial first)
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