Larry Taylor – RIP
It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing of Larry Taylor yesterday, August 19, 2019. Larry was, of course, not only Mel's younger brother but uncle to Leon Taylor and also my brother-in...
Japan 2019 tour merchandise – pre-orders being taken now
We are pleased to announce that we will once again be able to bring back items from the Japan 2019 tour merchandise list, for anyone who wishes to order through the website.  Please send us an e-mail...



The Ventures 2019 Fan Fest – October 5, 2019
Tom Baltaeff, who organizes the annual Ventures Fan Jam near Philadelphia each year, is extending an invitation to all fans who would like to attend this year's festivities. The event is the weekend o...
Pre-ordering CDs from Japan
I have already received requests from a number of fans for copies of the Daryl's House Live CD released a few weeks ago.  Now, we have the 60th Anniversary Historic Collection CD available.  As most...



The Ventures are on their way to Japan today!
Get ready for summer in Japan!  The Ventures are leaving the US today and will arrive in Tokyo tomorrow to prepare for the 2019 tour.  Their first concert will be on Saturday, July 27 so I hope all ...
Vintage Guitar Interview with Bob Spalding
Recently, Bob Spalding was interviewed by Willie Moseley, long-time writer with Vintage Guitar Magazine.  Some may remember that he did an interview with Don Wilson for Vintage Guitar in 1997 that wa...



The Ventures 60th Historic Original Collection CD
Pony Canyon just released a new Double-CD on July 17, 2019, entitled The Ventures 60th Historic Original Collection.  The concept is that DIsc 1 covers songs recorded by The Ventures in chronological...
New CD release in Japan – The Ventures Live at Daryl’s House Club
Today, June 19, 2019, Pony Canyon released the latest Ventures' CD in Japan. This is 2-CD set, recorded live at Daryl's House Club in Pawling, NY on January 24th, 2018 and contains 29 tracks. Of cours...



The Ventures – Japan summer tour 2019 schedule
We have posted The Ventures' summer tour schedule - 30 shows beginning on July 27 in Tokyo and ending on September 11 in Saitama. Once again, the group will be appearing all over the country, with s...
Hawaii Five-O – listen for it everywhere!
If you see a Papa John's commercial for their Hawaiian pizza, you'll be hearing The Ventures playing Hawaii Five-O. Lately, the song has turned up all over the place - even as bumper music on talk ra...



Dick Dale RIP
It was with great sadness that The Ventures' members and extended family heard of the passing of Dick Dale. Our paths crossed on many occasions, at the NAMM show, at joint concerts and other events. ...
Happy birthdays!
February 10 is the celebration for both Don Wilson's and Bob Spalding's birthday. Let's wish them both a very happy and enjoyable day. ...