Sad News
The Ventures' long-time friend, Gerry Woodage, passed away on March 7, 2009 after a courageous battle with cancer. Gerry has edited and published Ventures Resurgence magazine in the UK for many years...
Merchandise inventory
At year end, we allowed our inventory on several items to run out - as most of you know, it's best to have a smaller inventory at the end of the tax year! We have ordered more items from Japan and wi...



Winter Japan Tour
The Ventures perform 11 concerts, with the usual winter line-up: Don Wilson, Bob Spalding, Nokie Edwards and Leon Taylor. There will be a live CD recorded on January 19 at the Billboard Live club, to...
Upcoming Studio Recording
The Ventures are preparing for a recording session for several projects that will be released in Japan this summer. The group will be in studio for most of late February and March. More details will...



Les Paul Tribute Concert, Hall of Fame, Cleveland, OH
The Ventures were invited to participate in the 13th Annual American Music Masters' concert, this year to honor Les Paul and his legacy. The Ventures performed on a line up that included fellow Hall...
McPhillips Street Casino, Winnipeg, Canada
This was an adventure I think the first time The Ventures have performed in Winnipeg since the 1960s. Snow, cold (and bad travel connections)! Again, our Canadian fans were just great. We look for...



East Coast USA
Once again, The Ventures go east to perform at The Birchmere in Alexandria, VA, and BB Kings in New York City. We are always glad to see our East Coast fans. Don Wilson does an interview for the For...
Set List for Japan Summer Tour
The Ventures return to Japan for their annual summer concert tour. Line-up: Don Wilson, Bob Spalding, Leon Taylor, Gerry McGee. The group performs 45 concerts all over the country, from Sapporo in t...



Work Continues On The DVD Box Set
The Ventures will soon be celebrating their 50th Anniversary (Bob Bogle and Don Wilson first got together in 1958, although their first hit record “Walk Don’t Run” did not reach the charts until...
Festival dEte, Quebec, Canada
The Ventures perform two concerts at 2 of the outdoor venues at the Quebec City Summer Festival. As this was the 400th Anniversary of the founding of Quebec City, the whole town was filled with music...



Ashland, Kentucky
The Ventures perform at the July 4th festival in Ashland, KY, along with the group Kansas. This was a new venue for us, and much enjoyed by all....
Albany, New York
The Ventures perform at the Thursday night summer festival in Albany. It was great to see fans from all around the New England states. ...