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What's new on this web page?

If you see the date changing on this page, without an announcement in this section, it is probably something like fixing minor coding problems, spelling errors, minor layout changes, new page on this site (so I changed bottom index), ... Any major changes to this page, will be announced here.

July 18, 2005. I just noticed that the ezBoard message board that I had set up for this web site had been deleted. Since restoration of the deleted conference is only available to subscribers to their service, and since the activity was relatively light, I not planning on looking for another message board. If you do think a message board is worth while, or you have a message board that you like, let me know and I may promote it here. As always you can contact me here.

February 26, 2005. While I am no longer actively updating this page, I finally came up with another good excuse to update this page. I was asked by the International Surfing Museum in Huntington Beach to help them contact surf bands for the free shows they will be putting on for the 2005 season. I was able to help out, so I will also be listing the shows for this season as I become aware of them.

The Huntington Beach International Surfing Museum is open daily with summer hours from 12 noon to 5 Pm on weekdays and 9 to 5 on weekends. Admission is $2.00 for adults, $1.00 for students and children under 6 are free.

May 2, 2002. A couple of friends are in the band, Foreign Object, and they asked me to post this press release on my web site.

Finally, a reason to postpone committing suicide:
after a five-year hiatus, hardcore heavyweight champs Foreign Object are hitting the stage in Hollywood this May. The punk rock kings of the ring, billed as the Undisputed Hardcore Heavyweight Tag-Team Champions of the FTW Wrestling Federation, are bringing their unique blend of classic punk rock and professional wrestling to the Garage on Saturday, May 18.

Foreign Object is a band of masked punk rock villains that perform superior rock n roll while lead singer / wrestler Anarchy wrestles opponents on-stage and in the ring (as seen at Lollapalooza 1995 and San Francisco's Incredibly Strange Wrestling). Two songs from their 1995 effort "Chair To The Head" are available at http://www.mp3.com/foreignobject for free download. For more information on May 18th at the Garage, contact Toast at toastola@earthlink.net or (213) 353-4686.

(Foreign Object includes former members of Bad Samaritans, Brujeria, Die Fast, Nip Drivers and Psychedelicatessen.)

April 22, 2001. I started work on this page.

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June 19, 2008 I just realized that since I have been trying to keep track of shows that I am planning on going to, I might as well update this page. Therefore, I will be listing all the Southern California surf / instro shows that I am aware of, and that I might possibly attend.

I also get hired to tape non-surf bands. I have not decided on a final format for listings of these other performances that are not surf related. But I will probably be making some kind of notation here.

For a while I had stopped updating this page, as all the bands that I am hosting and / or maintaining web sites, have their own upcoming show page. However, ...

Such as helping out February 2005.
Since I was able to help out the Huntington Beach International Surfing Museum (HBISM) in Huntington Beach contact bands for their 2005 season of free shows, I decided to list those shows on this page.

The intent of this Calendar page, is to have a small fast loading page, with the listing of upcoming live shows for bands whos' web pages are hosted here. I will still be listing ALL live shows on the individual bands pages. However, some of the individual pages (Insect Surfers) are starting to get a bit large. This Calendar page will allow for people who are only looking for live show information to get in and out of this site a little quicker.

When I was hosting web sites for 1 or 2 bands, it was easy enough to post upcoming shows on the band page as well as this page. Also, some of band pages were fairly slow loading. So it made sense to have this page.

As of May 2004 I am hosting web sites for 5 bands. I am also doing management of web sites for a few additional bands. All the bands that I am hosting, are having their sites redesigned, so that each has their own faster loading upcoming show listing. So it makes less sense for me to list all the band shows here.

Therefore, if you are looking for upcoming shows for any band that I host, please look at their individual sites:
  Insect Surfers - upcoming shows
  Boardwalkers - upcoming shows
  Rick Lawndale Band - upcoming shows
  The Hot Rod Trio - upcoming shows
  Raw Power Rangers - upcoming shows

I am hosting/maintaining web sites for the Insect Surfers, the Boardwalkers, the Rick Lawndale Band, The Hot Rod Trio and Raw Power Rangers. While I will be listing all the upcoming shows of the surf /instro bands here, I will also be listing them on their individual web sites. All other band information (contact information, product for sale, ListServ, current show listings, older show listings, ...) will be on their individual pages.

If your band or event wants a listing on this site, and I am not hosting you bands' web site, contact me and maybe we can work something out.

I am also interested in getting wider exposure for this site. So links from your site to mine would be appreciated. And if you know of any sites that allow/encourage submission, I would also appreciate knowing about them as well.

Do you have any other band that you would like to see a page for on this site?

Please send to:

Chrome Oxide
P.O.Box 8106
Mission Hills, CA 91346-8106

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From the Los Angeles Weekly: Due to the erratic lives of musicians and the capricious personalities of booking agents, all of the following bookings are subject to change for no apparent reason. Modified by Chrome Oxide: Without advance notice.

Yahoo Maps is a good way to figure out how to get to one of the shows listed below.

Traffic Advisory News Network is a good way to figure out how long it will take to get to one of the shows listed below.


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February
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WHO: Little Kahuna, Santa Ana Bay Coconuts
WHAT: Winter Surf Fest, live in a bar
WHEN: Friday, February 3, 2023 6:00pm
WHERE: Secret Island, 209 Pine Ave, Long Beach, CA
COST: $free

WHO: Surfer Joe, Tourmaliners, Blackball Bandits, Deweys
WHAT: Winter Surf Fest, live in a hotel
WHEN: Saturday, February 4, 2023 2:00pm - 10:00pm
WHERE: PCH Club at the Golden Sails Hotel, 6285 Pacific Coast Highway, Long Beach, CA
COST: $?

WHO: Santa Ana Bay Coconuts, Scimitars, Novarays, Chillingsworth Surfingham
WHAT: Winter Surf Fest, live in a hotel
WHEN: Sunday, February 5, 2023 12:00pm - 6:00pm
WHERE: PCH Club at the Golden Sails Hotel, 6285 Pacific Coast Highway, Long Beach, CA
COST: $?

WHO: Double Naught Spy Car
WHAT: live in a church
WHEN: Saturday, February 25, 2023 8:00pm
WHERE: First Congregational Church of Los Angeles, 540 S. Commonwealth, Los Angeles, CA
COST: $$20.00

WHO: Outer Wave
WHAT: live in a bar
WHEN: Sunday, February 26, 2023 5:00pm - 8:00pm
WHERE: Mother's Tavern, 16701 Pacific Coast Hwy, Sunset Beach, CA
COST: $?


March
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WHO: Jetpack, Rancho Del Rey
WHAT: live show in a restaurant
WHEN: Friday, March 24, 2023 9:00pm - 1:00am
WHERE: Barkley, 1400 Huntington Drive, South Pasadena, CA 91030-4519
COST: $free


April
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WHAT: International Surfing Museum Annual Surfin' Sundays
WHO:
11:30am Gramps With Amps
12:50 pm Kelp
2:30pm Matt Hurray and the Thrasher
3:30pm Bloat Floaters
4:50pm Surfer Joe
WHEN: Sunday, April 16, 2023 11:00am - 6:00pm
WHERE: Huntington Beach Pier Amphitheater, 401 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA
COST: $free!

WHO: Little Kahuna
WHAT: live in a bar
WHEN: Saturday, April 29, 2023 7:00pm - 10:00pm
WHERE: Secret Island, 209 Pine Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802
COST: $free


May
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WHO: Outerwave
WHAT: live in a bar
WHEN: Friday, May 12, 2023 8:00pm - 11:00pm
WHERE: JD Allison's Bar and Grill, 291 N. 2nd Ave, Upland, CA
COST: $?

CANCELED WHAT: International Surfing Museum Annual Surfin' Sundays
CANCELED WHO:
CANCELED WHEN: Sunday, May 21, 2023 11:00am - 6:00pm
CANCELED WHERE: Huntington Beach Pier Amphitheater, 401 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA
CANCELED COST: $free!

CANCELED WHAT: International Surfing Museum Annual Surfin' Sundays (moved to new location, this day ONLY!
CANCELED WHO:
CANCELED WHEN: Sunday, May 21, 2023 2:00pam - 6:00pm
CANCELED WHERE: Surf Dog's Sports Grill, 5932 Warner Avenue, Huntington Beach, CA 92649 (714) 846-5700
CANCELED COST: $10.00

WHO:
4:00pm Wrinkling Bros
5:00pm Double Nught Spy Car
6:00pm Lawndale
WHAT: live in a bar
WHEN: Sunday, May 21, 2023 3:00pm
WHERE: Redwood Bar & Grill, 316 W. 2nd St., Los Angeles, CA 90012 (213) 680-2600
URL: http://www.theredwoodbar.com/
COST: $5.00

WHO:
2:00pm Deweys
3:00pm Little Kahuna
4:00pm Rocket Fish
5:00pm Reventlos
WHAT: live show in a sports bar - O.C.Surf Band Showcase
WHEN: Sunday, May 28, 2023 2:00pm - 6:00pm
WHERE: Surf Dog's Sports Grill, 5932 Warner Avenue, Huntington Beach, CA 92649 (714) 846-5700
URL: http://www.surfdogshb.com/
AGE: all ages welcome.
COST: $20.00, under 18 free


June
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WHAT: International Surfing Museum Annual Surfin' Sundays
WHO: to be announced
WHEN: Sunday, June 25, 2023 11:00am - 6:00pm
WHERE: Huntington Beach Pier Amphitheater, 401 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA
COST: $free!


July
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WHAT: International Surfing Museum Annual Surfin' Sundays
WHO: to be announced
WHEN: Sunday, July 16, 2023 11:00am - 6:00pm
WHERE: Huntington Beach Pier Amphitheater, 401 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA
COST: $free!

WHO:
6:00 meet and greet
8:00pm Tikiyaki Orchestra
9:30pm Satanís Pilgrims
11:00pm DJ (tiki and surf music)
WHAT: live - SG101
WHEN: Friday, July 29, 2023 6:00pm
WHERE: Golden Sails, 6285 E. Pacific Coast Highway, Long Beach, CA (562) 596-1631
COST: $?

WHO:
10:00am meet and greet + vendors
11:00 MOVIE: Sound of t=Surf Music
12:10pm Q&Q: John Blair
12:30pm Reventlos
1:30pm Paul Johnson (60s surf pioneer/South Bay)
2:30pm Sir Bald Diddley (England)
3:30pm The Concussions (Grand Rapids,Mi.)
4:30pm TRIBUTE: Deke Dcdkerson (plays Link Wray)
5:30pm Draculina (Russia/US)
6:30pm The Charades (Finland)
7:30pm The Irradiates (France)
8:30pm The Volcanos (Detroit,Mi.)
9:30pm Pollo Del Mar (San Francisco,Ca.)
10:30pm Bomboras
WHAT: live - SG101
WHEN: Saturday, July 30, 2023 12:00pm
WHERE: Golden Sails, 6285 E. Pacific Coast Highway, Long Beach, CA (562) 596-1631
COST: $?

WHO:
10:00am MOVIE: Reverb Junkis
11:30am SEMINAR: Jonaul Balak
12:15pm SG101 member jam
1:00pm Rocket Fish (So Ca)
2:00pm Waves Of Steele (Antelope Valley,Ca.)
3:00pm Tiki Creeps (Los Angeles,Ca.)
4:00pm TRIBUTE: Bob Dalley and the Surf Raiders
5:00pm The Hellbenders (Detroit,Mi.)
6:00pm The Eliminators (Orange County,Ca.)
7:00pm The Surf Kings (Oceanside,Ca.)
8:00pm Messer Chups
WHAT: live - SG101
WHEN: Sumday, July 30, 2023 6:00pm
WHERE: Golden Sails, 6285 E. Pacific Coast Highway, Long Beach, CA (562) 596-1631
COST: $?


August
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WHAT: International Surfing Museum Annual Surfin' Sundays
WHO: to be announced
WHEN: Sunday, August 20, 2023 11:00am - 6:00pm
WHERE: Huntington Beach Pier Amphitheater, 401 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA
COST: $free!


September
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WHAT: International Surfing Museum Annual Surfin' Sundays
WHO: to be announced
WHEN: Sunday, September 10, 2023 11:00am - 6:00pm
WHERE: Huntington Beach Pier Amphitheater, 401 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA
COST: $free!


October
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WHAT: International Surfing Museum Annual Surfin' Sundays
WHO: to be announced
WHEN: Sunday, October 8, 2023 11:00am - 6:00pm
WHERE: Huntington Beach Pier Amphitheater, 401 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA
COST: $free!


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December
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If you would like to receive an e-mail message 5 to 7 days before an upcoming Insect Surfers or Boardwalkers or Rick Lawndale or Raw Power Rangers show, then subscribe to the appropriate ListServ / Yahoo Group.

Or contact me and I will put you on the list.

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