SURFER JOE SUMMER FESTIVAL
JUNE 21-24 2018 - SURFER JOE DINER - TERRAZZA MASCAGNI - LIVORNO, ITALY
The Surfer Joe Summer Festival is the largest gathering of surf music fans in the world.
It is a great occasion for those who share the love for this unique music to meet new and old friends from all over the planet.

This is a 4-day immersion into the world of instrumental surf music with an intense program of concerts, seminars and various attractions, all happening mere steps away from the Mediterranean Sea along the beautiful coast of Tuscany.

Since 2003 there have been 11 editions of the festival without any musical compromise. The SJSF proudly keeps things authentic and offers a true representation of the global surf music scene by showcasing many of its best bands.

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2016

2015

2013
ADMISSION IS FREE
Once more we offer the event free of charge. Yes, it's free!
Make sure to drink a lot of beer :-D or just make an offer to support us if you appreciate the work we are doing...



PROGRAM OF THE EVENT
E-mail info line: info@surferjoemusic.com
SJSF thread on SurfGuitar101.com: click here
Our Faceook page: click here

(Please be advised that the program can change anytime without previous notice)

Hosts of the show:
LORENZO "SURFER JOE" / JONPAUL BALAK
THURSDAY 21 DJ: Mz Siren (UK)


10:00pm  Stronzo Gelantino & The Boo-Men  Germany

11:00pm  Daikaiju  USA
FRIDAY 22 DJ: Martin Hemmel aka Lemon Squeezer (Germany)


6:00pm  Molokai Cocktail  Italy

7:00pm  Seasick Surfers  Greece

8:00pm  Dave & The Pussies  Austria

9:00pm  The Necronautics  Germany

10:00pm  The Typhoons  Germany

11:00pm  Lulufin The Woo Hoo  Japan

12:00am  Frankie & The Poolboys  USA

1:15am  Messer Chups  Russia
Special Night Party @ Surfer Joe Tiki Room
SATURDAY 23 DJ: Lukino Ungawa & Buddy (Italy)


1:00pm
TIKI BRUNCH
Low-cost buffet open for everybody
BUY YOUR FOOD TICKET


You can purchase multiple tickets



2:30pm
INSIDE FENDER AMPS:
BLACKFACE VS SILVERFACE AND
THEIR REVERB CIRCUITS

Hosted by Andreas Schmidt (Monokini)

TOPICS
  • BF vs SF: sound, prices, collectibles, pre-CBS, "blackfacing"

  • History of Fender Amp Circuits, AB763, further evolution up to ultralinear

  • Tips for buyers, maintenance, mods, info-sources

  • BF/SF internal reverb circuit compared to 6G15

  • Reverb modifications

  • Live demos and tests (amps, 6G15, SurfyBear, BFSF internal, SF mod)


3:30pm
SURFY INDUSTRIES:
INTRODUCING NEW PRODUCTS

Hosted by Bjorn Isheden
(President, Surfy Industries Sweden)

TOPICS
  • All developments in progress

  • Presentation of the new products
Surfy Industries is glad to offer a 10% discount on all products available (pedals and DIY kits) to the customers who attend this symposium. Don't miss this chance!



4:00pm
SURF RECORDING TECHNIQUES:
DIY VS STUDIO WORK

Hosted by Ferenc Dobronyi

TOPICS
  • Analog VS digital: pros and cons

  • Basic equipment needed

  • Microphone techniques (guitars, drums)

  • Advantages of multitrack recording

  • DIY tips and suggestions

  • Preparing for the studio

  • Finding and using a Producer

  • What to look for when choosing a studio

  • Vinyls and CD manufacturing

  • How to sense a disaster before it happens


5:00pm
DRUMMING TECHNIQUES:
DIFFERENT APPROACHES TO SURF

Hosted by Sebastian Forschl (Monokini), Dr. Boris (Messer Chups) and Niels Jansen (Phantom Four)

TOPICS
  • Classic technique

  • School studies VS DIY drumming

  • Applying drum rudiments to surf music

  • Independence, use of cymbals, kick drum pedal

  • Typical rolls and fillings

  • Influences from other genres applied to surf

  • Working as a session drummer
Access to symposiums is FREE but SEATS ARE LIMITED and available upon reservation only

RESERVE YOUR CHAIR


Valid for the whole day. You can make multiple reservations



6:00pm  Operation Octopus  Italy

7:00pm  Monokini  Germany

8:00pm  The Reverbly Ones  France

9:00pm  Tikiyaki 5-0  USA

10:00pm  The Wave Chargers  France

11:00pm  The Space Cossacks  USA

12:00am  The Phantom Four  The Netherlands

1:15am  Surfer Joe AND The Bradipos IV  Italy
Special Night Party @ Surfer Joe Tiki Room
SUNDAY 24


1:00pm
TIKI BRUNCH
Low-cost buffet open for everybody
BUY YOUR FOOD TICKET


You can purchase multiple tickets



2:30pm  Lulufin The Woo Hoo  Japan
SURFIN' SUNDAY CONCERT inside the Tiki Room
Second set for the incredible all-girls Japanese combo



4:00pm
SURF MUSIC THIRD WAVE:
WHAT HAPPENED IN THE 90s

Hosted by Ivan Pongracic, Frank Gerritsen, Amerigo Crispi, Ferenc Dobronyi

TOPICS
  • Introduction to the waves of surf music

  • Before and after Pulp Fiction

  • Europe and USA: surf style differences

  • The figure of Dick Dale and the legends

  • Internet and the global surf community

  • Other genres mixing with surf music

  • The world surf festivals

  • The future of guitar based instrumentals

  • Meet the hosts: their own experiences
Access to symposiums is FREE but SEATS ARE LIMITED and available upon reservation only

RESERVE YOUR CHAIR


Valid for the whole day. You can make multiple reservations



7:00pm  I Fat Tones  Italy

8:00pm  Balu Und Die Surfgrammeln  Austria

9:00pm  Los Blue Marinos  Spain

10:00pm  Fascinating Creatures Of The Deep  USA

11:00pm  The Krontjong Devils  The Netherlands
TIKI CULTURE
Ungawa! was the Italian pioneer of Tiki Bars and a reference for cool music. Since it joined Surfer Joe and moved to Livorno we have continued this experience with the same energy, proposing events and concerts all year round in our Tiki Room.
TIKI DRINKS
The Tiki culture is well known as "the art of drinking" and so we are glad to offer some tiki cocktails at our bar. Besides the classic Mai Tai do not miss to try our original drinks: WIPEOUT, SURFER GROG and ITALIAN ZOMBIE.


TIKI CARVING
This is going to be again an important part of our festival: the carvers will create statues out of pieces of wood in front of your eyes. Take a look at the many statues and decor items already present at Surfer Joe in the garden and the Tiki Room.
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 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
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

DRINKS
There are 3 full bars in our Garden, Diner and Tiki Room. Drinking is a serious thing at Surfer Joe!

TIKI BAR
The Tiki Room - upstairs the Diner - is fully part of the event and will host the seminars and night concerts too!

"TIKI BRUNCH"
Extra our normal restaurant service we will organize a buffet 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!

BUY YOUR FOOD TICKET
Saturday & Sunday at 1pm
(each ticket is valid for one meal)


You can purchase multiple tickets

TAKE A TRIP TO LUCCA
In November 2017 we opened our second diner in Lucca, less than 1 hour away from Livorno. We highly recommend to visit the nice town, take a walk around and come to see our diner! We will offer surprises and special deals in occasion of the Surfer Joe Summer Festival...

SURFER JOE DINER LUCCA
Corso Garibaldi, 68
55100 Lucca
E-mail: lucca@surferjoe.it
Tel.: +39 0583 48280

FAMILIES ARE WELCOME
Please remember our festival is open to all ages, your kids are very welcome here and there's a lot of space for them to have fun!

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