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 ...
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....



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 T...
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...



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....
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 su...



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 ...
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 ...



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...
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 at...



New Pony Canyon CD release for Japan tour 2016
Pony Canyon will be releasing a new 27-track CD in late June or early July to coincide with this year's Japan tour. The CD title is "Hits and New" as it is a compilation of 22 hit songs - both classic...
Japan summer tour 2016 dates
We are pleased to announce that we have recently posted the concert dates for The Ventures Japan Tour 2016. We have 35 dates scheduled this year, in spite of the fact that we obviously had to cancel t...