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URBAN ARTIFACT, 1660 Blue Rock Street, Cincinnati, OHIO

Beth and Don Schott are excited to present our third event in a series of on going events at the Urban Artifact hall : v3 THE PERSISTENCE OF SURF MUSIC. This will take place on 8 October 2016 and starting at 9:00 (21:00) 1660 BlueRock Street (near Hamilton Avenue in Northside) Cincinnati , Ohio. - [ ] This performance welcomes from Indianapolis, Indiana; Ivan Pongracic Sr's band the TROUBADOURS. They will be performing an evening of the music of the SHADOWS . If you always wanted to see the SHADOWS live, then this is as close as you may ever get. Close your eyes and you may think you are in Great Britain watching Hank and the boys - Ivan Pongracic Jr. has the Hank Marvin tone "down pat". A wonderful experience to behold and they go on FIRST at 21:00. Because we wanted to mix it up a bit and hopefully enlarge our attendance (last two times around 200) we are appealing to the Kustom Kulture set with STRAW BOSS. A tenured performing act in this region. They are rock-a-billy. And on last but not least a return of DON'T FEAR THE REVERB , a band that has been around for eleven years and now making their first appearance in Cincinnati in over a year. A powerful trio of surf music performed like no other. Hope you can make the voyage. once again - staging design by Don Schott




URBAN ARTIFACT, 1660 Blue Rock Street, Cincinnati, OHIO

Surf music has long been an American institution dating from very early 1960's and somewhat instilled the urge to play guitar among many teenagers before the Beatles invaded. Still a welcome and driving force in todays world , almost 60 years later. These boys have been practicing all the while and today you can say they have become quite good at it. Nobody sings, all instrumental.

In the heart of Northside (a very early and maybe the first suburb of Cincinnati ) not far from Hoffner Park (Intersection of Hamilton Ave. and Blue Rock ) is a grand old Church that has be repurposed as a performance venue of high calibre. Easy to find and free parking within a short walk.

Headlining the bill ( and coming on second ): THE SURGE from Atlanta GA. There second appearance in 6 years for Kokopelli Stages. A masterful mix of talents, tone, energy, balance and good times. Check them out on YOU TUBE. Eddie Katcher, lead guitar .

First on the bill : the AmpFibians .. native to our land and in the past years have been writing about 4 albums worth of original surf / spy instrumentals. This quartet is highly accomplished and features some great melodic leads, wonderful harmonic movement and sparky drumming. Several clips on YOU TUBE. Dave Davies, guitar. Tom Coats, drums. Eli White , bass. Ron White , guitar. Get there early. Don't miss these guys.

Last on the bill (formerly reserved as the spot for openers but as our generation has found out "going on early is good ) --- The Grateful Surf is what happens when players from different surf and or R&B groups find themselves wanting to play when their original groups dissolve or go on vacation. They have one slot on YOU TUBE so check it out. Ron White, now with the AmpFibians, is lead guitar. His wife Tamina White (both Whites and also Eli of the AmpFibians have been long associated with the MALADROITS - longest and historically earliest surf revival group in Cincinnati) plays bass. Drummer Rick Schoettmer , formerly of Barney and the Howlers, is the newest addition but has been with the Grateful Surf for over 5 years. Don Schott , the bass player for Don't Fear the Reverb, takes the rhythm guitar duties.



OXFORD - 2011 Battle of the Surfing Bands

OXFORD OH - Memorial Park Pavilion, Located at the corner of Main and High streets, OXFORD, OHIO

2011 Oxford Battle of the Surfing Bands Sept 10th 1-11pm Lineup and times

1pm Fronkensteen 2pm Team Void 3pm Destination Earth 4pm The Troubadours 5pm The Madeira 6pm The Nebula Five 7pm Don't Fear the Reverb 8pm Skeletone 9pm The Maladroits* 10pm The AmpFibians

Daddy-O-Grande(Danny Amis) Benefit Show! Daddy-o Grande from Los Straitjackets has been diagnosed with multiple myeloma(cancer of the bone marrow) profits from this show will go to Daddy-O Grande for his ongoing medical expenses. Admission is free but donations to Daddy-O-Grande are strongly encouraged! Bring your friends, family, lawn chairs and a cooler(Non Alcoholic drinks only). Have a seat on the lawn and hear some of the best surf music in the midwest! If the weather is warm bring a bathings suit & towel for the kids to play in the fountain!

Show starts at 1pm and ends between 11pm! Location is in the Oxford Memorial Park Pavilion and park. Located at the corner of Main and High streets in Uptown Oxford. Or use your favorite mapping app to find: 1 North Main Street, Oxford, Ohio 45056

You don't want to miss this show!

Check out these 10 Amazing Surf Bands! Destination Earth - Don't Fear The Reverb - Fronkensteen - Team Void - The AmpFibians - The Madeira - The Maladroits - The Nebula Five - The Troubadours - Skeletone -

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FREE CONCERT - Admission is free