BANDS: LES AGAMEMNONZ • ALOHA SLUTS • LOS APOLLOS • BAD RIDERS • LOS BANDITOS • BANG! MUSTANG • THE BARBWIRES
BOSS FINK • THE BRADIPOS IV • EL CAMINOS • THE CHARADES • DEMON VENDETTA • THE GASOLINES • HELL-O-TIKI • THE LONGBOARDS • M74
MULLET MONSTER MAFIA • LOS OXIDADOS • LOS PROTONES • PSYCHO SURFERS • THE RAZORBLADES • THE SHAR-KEYS • THE STINGRAYS
STORIES FROM SHAMEHILL • THE SURF COASTERS • THE SURFIN' BOARS • TWIN TONES • LOS VENTURAS • THE VOLCANICS • WATANG

DISC JOCKEYS: MZ SIREN • LUKINO UNGAWA • BUDDY
HOSTS: UNSTEADY FREDDIE • LORENZO "SURFER JOE" • RALF KILAUEA • JEFF "BIG TIKI DUDE"
THE GREATEST SURF PARTY
ON PLANET EARTH


We come in 2016 to the 11th edition of our festival and it will be again the ultimate reunion of all surf friends and fans from everywhere.

4 days of INSTRUMENTAL music drenched with REVERB and twangy guitars, some of the best surf bands active today and the definitive screenshot of the modern surf music scene!

You HAVE to be there, you CANNOT miss this show, so that you will also realize why the Surfer Joe Summer Festival one of the most fun, complete and AUTHENTIC events worldwide.

FREE ADMISSION // ALL AGES

E-mail info line: info@surferjoemusic.com (please use this for any request)
SJSF thread on SurfGuitar101.com: click here - Our Faceook page: click here


SJSF2016 SCHEDULE
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Hosts of the show:
Unsteady Freddie (USA)
Ralf Kilauea (Germany)
Jeff "Big Tiki Dude" (USA)
Lorenzo Surfer Joe (Italy)

Live streaming:
North Sea Surf Radio (The Netherlands)
KFJC (USA)

THURSDAY 16

h 21.30 - Tiki Stage
M74
(Italy)

h 22.25 - Tiki Stage
ALOHA SLUTS
(The Netherlands)

h 23.20 - Tiki Stage
LOS OXIDADOS
(Mexico)
FRIDAY 17

h 18.20 - Tiki Stage
THE SURFIN' BOARS
(Italy)

h 19.15 - Tiki Stage
THE SHAR-KEYS
(UK)

h 20.10 - Tiki Stage
LOS PROTONES
(Peru)

h 21.05 - Tiki Stage
THE LONGBOARDS
(Spain)

h 22.00 - Tiki Stage
WATANG
(Italy)

h 22.45 - Main Stage
TWIN TONES
(Mexico)

h 22.30 - Tiki Stage
EL CAMINOS
(Japan)

h 0.15 - Main Stage
THE SURF COASTERS
(Japan)

Special night show
h 1.30 - Tiki Room

HELL-O-TIKI
(Belgium)


DJ set
Mz Siren
(UK)
SATURDAY 18

h 15.00 - Tiki Room
Surf Music Brazil
Presentation hosted by Leopoldo Furtado (aka Dj Mocoto - Reverb Brasil)

h 15.00 - Best Trick Boys
Skaboard Contest
Presented by NoComply at the Skateboard Ramp

h 15.30 - Tiki Room
"SurfyTrem"
Showcase of the new product, hosted by Bjorn Isheden

h 16.00 - Tiki Room
Surf Guitar Clinic with
Martin Schmidt

of The Razorblades
(Germany)

h 17.45 - Tiki Stage
BAD RIDERS
(Italy)

h 18.40 - Tiki Stage
PSYCHO SURFERS
(Italy)

h 19.35 - Tiki Stage
LOS VENTURAS
(Belgium)

h 20.30 - Tiki Stage
BOSS FINK
(USA)

h 21.15 - Main Stage
LES AGAMEMNONZ
(France)

h 22.00 - Tiki Stage
THE RAZORBLADES
(Germanhy)

h 22.45 - Main Stage
THE BARBWIRES
(Sweden)

h 23.30 - Tiki Stage
THE BRADIPOS IV
(Italy)

h 0.15 - Main Stage
LOS BANDITOS
(Germany)

Special night show
h 1.30 - Tiki Room

THE SURF COASTERS
(Japan - second set)


DJ set
Lukino Ungawa & Buddy
(Italy)
SUNDAY 19

h 15.00 - Tiki Room
Reverb, Twang & Fuzz
Photobook presentation and meeting with the author: Arny Raedts (The Netherlands)

h 15.30 - Tiki Room
Surf Bass Clinic with
Jonpaul Balak

of The Insect Surfers
(USA)

h 17.00 - Tiki Room
Bone Shaker
"Preventing physical stress from playing guitar and bass"
a lesson hosted by physiotherapist Sarah Hiltner (Germany)


h 18.00 - Tiki Room
Surfadelic Soundwaves "MINDFUZZ"
Showcase of the product, hosted by Ales

h 18.40 - Tiki Stage
LOS APOLLOS
(Germany)

h 19.35 - Tiki Stage
STORIES FROM SHAMEHILL
(The Netherlands)

h 20.30 - Tiki Stage
DEMON VENDETTA
(France)

h 21.15 - Main Stage
THE STINGRAYS
(Germany)

h 22.00 - Tiki Stage
THE VOLCANICS
(USA)

h 22.45 - Main Stage
MULLET MONSTER MAFIA
(Brazil)

h 23.30 - Tiki Stage
BANG MUSTANG
(Germany)

h 0.15 - Main Stage
THE CHARADES
(Finland)

Special night show
h 1.00 - Tiki Room

EL CAMINOS
(Japan - second set)



WHAT'S ON
ITALIAN VINTAGE GUITARS EXPO
17-18-19 June - 12.00-24.00 - Free entry
We invite everybody to visit this very particular and unique showcase of a large amount of Italian guitars mainly from the 60s, part of a private collection. You will be able to know more about the vintage famous Italian electronics and surely plug the instruments and try them!


NORTH SEA SURF RADIO
Live audio streaming 17-18-19 June
Interviews with the artists and special contents

For the 3rd year in a row the world's top surf radio, broadcasting from Amsterdam, will be offering a live program from the festival. We are talking about an exciting live streaming of 3 days with the participation of many DJs from the radio and under the supervision of DJ Phantom. There will be concerts, exclusive interviews to the artists, special contents and much more. Join the many radio listeners from all over the planet and live the festival's atmosphere, this is going to be non-stop for 3 intense days of music!
www.northseasurfradio.com - djphantom@northseasurfradio.com


KFJC
Live video streaming 17-18-19 June

We start this year a new collaboration with KFJC college radio, transmitting from Los Altos Hills in California. They specialise in various music programs and cultural activities which include the development of a "mobile team" traveling the world and offering live video streaming services broadcasting through their web site. Moreover since many years the DJ Cousin' Mary presents a show called Reverb Hour featuring the latest in instrumental surf music and sometimes live concerts from the KFJC's studios.
www.kfjc.org - cousinmary@kfjc.org


THE GREEN COOKIE HOUR
Friday / Saturday / Sunday
between 7pm and 9pm

One of the world's top surf music labels will be present again at the Surfer Joe Store stand. Every evening they will showcase their new records with artist signing and special deals!
Inquiries: store@surferjoemusic.com


SKATEBOARDING
at Surfer Joe Summer Festival

Like last year the skate ramp will be installed close to the stage and available for everybody. The access is FREE for the whole festival time thanks for NoComply.
More information: info@surferjoemusic.com


BEST TRICK BOYS CONTEST
Saturday between 3pm and 6pm

NoComply Association, partner of SJSF2016, will present a "best trick" contest on Saturday 18 with the guys of Nameless Skateaboard. With the collaboration of Bear Surfboards this is going to be fun!
More information: www.nocomply.it - skate@nocomply.it


A VIEW FROM ABOVE
Overlooking the event

The panoramic wheel will be here again to offer you a view from the sky of the festival area and the beautiful coastline.


Click here
to download the program of the clinic (PDF)
SURF GUITAR CLINIC
with the Incredible Mr. Smith
Saturday 18 June @ 16.00
  • Surf guitar lead techniques
    Double picking, muted picking, whammy chords, scales, play the melody
  • Surf guitar rhythm techniques
    Basic rhythm patterns, chord progressions
  • Learn a surf song written for the SJSF2016
    Complete song with different techniques involved plus TAB, sheet music, play along track
  • Into the future / how to expand the surf guitar genre
    Rockabilly picking, chord melody, using other genres and grooves, using the guitar as a voice, cover versions of vocal songs, finding your own sound
  • Q & A
    Ask your questions and let's talk about surf guitar


  • SURF BASS CLINIC
    with Jonpaul Balak
    Sunday 19 June @ 15.30
  • Surf bass essential techniques
    Half-step hammer, major & minor triads, downpicking, palm muting
  • Surf bass tone
    Pick vs. fingers, Precision vs. Jazz, flat vs. round wound strings, amplifier settings, including the mysterious "Fender Tone Stack"
  • Surf bass lines
    Learn several of the most important, well-known, basic surf bass lines
  • The importance of efficient practice
    Quality time, not quantity, why a metronome is essential, dexterity exercises
  • Q & A
    Ask questions and discuss surf bass




  • REVERB, TWANG & FUZZ
    meet Arny Raedts, author of the book
    Sunday 19 June @ 15.00
    The book is a visual celebration of 3 musical genres that stayed mostly in the underground.
    Each genre had it's hits and legendary artists, but most of the bands are popular in a small scene which keeps growing as the subculture keeps surfacing more and more in popular culture.

    Web site: www.arnyzona.com
    Online book order: Print on demand

    IMPORTANT
    Just a few physical copies of the book will be available at the Surfer Joe Store stand during the festival. If you want us to reserve a copy for you, contact us NOW, don't be late...
    store@surferjoemusic.com


    SURF MUSIC BRAZIL
    with DJ Mocoto
    Saturday 18 June @ 15.00
  • Scene from the 90s to 2000
  • The beggining of Reverb Brasil and Primeiro Campeonato Mineiro de Surfe in 2000
  • The scene from the 2000s to nowadays
  • Reverb Brasil Records
  • Radio shows (Radio Cadillacs, Surf Report, Surfin' South)
  • International bands which played Brazil in the last years


  • TIKI CARVING
    Art and woodwork exhibition

    Carvers will be present on site working on tiki statues and other items. Some stuff will be offered for sale, plus you will see how a piece of wood can be transformed into a piece of art!



    SURFER JOE STORE
    As a great source for modern and classic surf records, the Store will be present with a stand selling CDs, vinyls and merchandise by the performing bands and artists from all over the world. You are invited to send us pre-orders and requests that you will be able to pay and collect directly on site.
    www.surferjoestore.com

    Attention ALL surf bands
    The festival is a big opportunity to sell your records and get known by many people. Contact us to sell and showcase your records through our store. store@surferjoemusic.com.


    VENDORS AREA
    You will find several stands of vendors selling records, merchandise, memorabilia, clothing and more. The festival is not only a music event!

    The vendors area is open from mid-afternoon until late night.

    DO YOU WANT TO PARTICIPATE AS A VENDOR?
    Contact us now to get the participation fee and know more about the festival. info@surferjoemusic.com
    FOOD & DRINK
    At the Surfer Joe Diner and Food Truck you can find a large menu including burgers, salads, finger food, meals and sweets. There are veggie and vegan friendly offers. And don't forget we have all day breakfast!

    The kitchen will be open from 10.00 to 1.00 no-stop during the festival days.
    Please be advised that it will NOT be possible to reserve a table.
    www.surferjoe.it


    TIKI BAR
    Come to try our special tiki cocktails presented last year: Wipeout, Surfer Grog, Italian Zombie.

    The Tiki Room - upstairs the Diner - is fully part of the event and will host the seminars and night concerts too!
    www.surferjoe.it/tikiroom


    "TIKI LUNCH" at the TIKI ROOM
    Extra our normal restaurant service we will organize a lunch for all festival fans at the Tiki Room upstairs the Diner. This is going to based on a special menu at the most convenient price. Our purpose is to enjoy the time together while ready for the day full of activities!

    Saturday & Sunday - 12.30 to 14.30
    Info & reservation (recommended): info@surferjoemusic.com
    ACCOMMODATION
    We do not directly offer solutions for accommodation. We recommend you anyway to check the usual booking web sites for the best prices:
    www.booking.com
    www.kayak.com
    www.airbnb.com

    If you need help or suggestions please feel free to contact us at info@surferjoemusic.com.


    DIRECTIONS
    Coming to the festival is very easy as Livorno is well located on the coast of Tuscany easily reachable from any direction and transportation.

    Address:
    TERRAZZA MASCAGNI, Livorno

    By FLIGHT
    Fly to PISA INTERNATIONAL (PSA). Once you are in Pisa you need to get a train or a public transportation to get to Livorno. It is about 20 min. driving. Pisa is served by most low-cost airlines from Europe, check Ryanair, Easyjet, Germanwings for example.
    Useful (the best) link: www.kayak.com

    By CAR
    Take highway A12 direction south, you see the signs pointing to Livorno. Exit Livorno and follow the motorway until LIVORNO SUD. Exit there and follow the directions to the ACQUARIUM. The festival IS there.
    Useful link: www.viamichelin.com

    By TRAIN
    Look for station LIVORNO CENTRALE. Once in Livorno you can get a BUS, line #1, to reach the Terrazza Mascagni and the Acquarium. It is about 10 min. driving.
    Useful link: www.trenitalia.com




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