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Legacy Leads Live! New Japanese CD release

Pony Canyon will be releasing a 2-CD compilation this July to coincide with the summer tour 2017.  The cover artwork, track listing and Bob Spalding’s liner notes are shown here. If anyone wishes to purchase a copy from us, again, please e-m
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The Ventures Japan Tour 2017 – merchandise

In response to several inquiries, here are the items to be offered for sale this year during The Ventures’ 2017 summer tour in Japan. If anyone is interested in purchasing any of these items, please contact me directly at fio&#
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The Ventures to Rock Southern California

For a long time now, fans have been asking when The Ventures will play again in the US.  We have our first shows scheduled next month, in June – June 15, 16 and 17 to be precise, at 3 venues in Southern California.  The group will be touring with
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Website 2.0

As most people would have noticed by now, we are in the process of completely changing our website.  The process is not complete yet, but please keep checking back for new content.
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We lose Buck Ormsby

We have learned that, on October 29, 2016 in Mexico, Buck Ormsby, member of The Fabulous Wailers, passed away after a fall. Buck was a good friend of both Don Wilson and Bob Bogle, and indeed of all The Ventures. A few years back, we were able to rel
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Sad news- Bobby Vee

The Ventures are profoundly sad to hear of the death of Bobby Vee, 1960s legendary singer. As many people know, Liberty Records released an album in the 1960s featuring both The Ventures and Bobby Vee, entitled (appropriately enough!) Bobby Vee meets
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Shipping schedule for September

I will be traveling from September 5-21, so there will be no merchandise shipments during that time period. I apologize for any inconvenience. All pending shipments will be made on September 22 or 23. And, to remind anyone who will be attending the F
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Japan tour

Dave Towers reports on his experiences this year on tour in Japan The Ventures 2016 Summer tour began with a 6.30pm show on Thursday 21st July at Nagoya Shimin Kaikan (Civic Centre) situated in the suburb of Kanayama. This year’s set list was v
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Japan 2016 tour set list

The first few shows of the tour are already in the history books and I have been informed that, after a few minor changes since the beginning of the tour, the set list is as follows: First Set (Gerry – lead / Bob – rhythm / Ian – ba
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Pony Canyon CD “Hits and New” for purchase

As previously posted a few weeks ago, we informed our fans that Pony Canyon would be releasing a 27-track CD later this month (this coming week, actually) and that we would be offering it for sale in our on-line store. We are showing the cover artwor
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U-Can Big Box available on line

We have seen a lot of chatter on social media about the U-Can Big Box which is being offered for sale in Japan. A year or so ago, we were advised of this project but, as this is material that is owned and controlled by Universal (i.e. old masters dat
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2016 Fan Fest – October 1, 2016

Our good friend and uber-fan (no, not that kind of Uber), Tom Baltaeff, is once again organizing what promises to be a great weekend in Philadelphia for the 2016 Ventures Fan Fest. I am planning on attending, as are members of the group, and there is
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