2013 Gigs

December 31, 2013

Saturday 16th March Mundaring Weir Hotel Perth, WA (Supporting The Black Sorrows) Sunday 7th April Rock n Roll Alternative Market Manning Bar, Sydney Friday 31st May Petersham Bowling Club Sydney, NSW Saturday 8th June Cooly […]

Manly Market Place

November 18, 2013

We recently played at the Manly Market Place in the Sydney beachside suburb of Manly. The theme for the night was “retro surf”. There was a surf movie screened before our set. It was a […]

The Bridge Hotel, Sydney

November 17, 2013

Back in Sydney on a great spring evening for our gig at the Bridge Hotel, Rozelle,Sydney. It may appear to be a peaceful evening although the police were right outside with their RBT.     […]

Newsletter: November news

November 14, 2013

November news & sale Here’s a video of my version of The Atlantics Reef Break – http://youtu.be/pDjI4DFk04k. Taken at a very dark bar in LA called Redwood. Billy Blastoff from Banned from the Beach is […]

Newsletter: October news

October 1, 2013

If you don’t have my new album “Going to Kaleponi” yet, it’s available through my website. If you’d prefer a digital version it’s also on iTunes. I released a new video not long ago for […]

The Evelyn, Fitzroy

September 8, 2013

Sunday we played an afternoon gig at the Evelyn Hotel in Fitzroy. The day started off with the fabulous Ben Rogers Instrumental Asylum.     Next the Black Molls (Fred Negro and Dave Moll) took the stage […]

The Caravan Club, Melbourne

September 7, 2013

The day after Basement Discs we played at the Caravan Club in Oakleigh.     This is a fabulous old RSL club in the heart of Oakleigh that hosts some of the world’s best musicians. […]

Basement Discs

September 6, 2013

On Friday we played an instore lunchtime gig at legendary Melbourne record shop Basement Discs.     They have live music every Friday lunchtime.     They’re a great supporter of live music in Melbourne. […]

Charles Hotel, Perth

September 5, 2013

After I got back from the US I flew to Perth, for a gig with Dave Warner at the Charles Hotel. We played here last year to a packed crowd and were looking forward to […]

Flying home

September 4, 2013

On Saturday the 17th we dropped off the tour van at the airport. We’re going to miss our loyal companion.     I’d like to thank so many people that made this tour such a […]

Newsletter: Gigs this week

August 26, 2013

I’ve just returned from touring California, but the gigs haven’t stopped. Saturday night I was in Perth with Dave Warner’s from the Suburbs, we had a fantastic gig at the Charles Hotel. This week I […]

Napa Valley

August 25, 2013

On Friday, our second last day in the country, we met with our good friend Ann. She drove us to some of her favourite wineries in Napa Valley.     We finished off the day […]

Driving to San Francisco

August 24, 2013

The next day we packed up and left for our drive back to San Francisco. We decided to take the longer scenic way, through Malibu and along the coast. Some amazing houses there.     […]

Surf Dog Sport’s Grill

August 23, 2013

On Tuesday we visited the Queen Mary and had lunch in Long Beach.     Beautiful detail inside the ship. We  did an impromptu photoshoot in a few locations on the ship.     Then […]

Spikes Bar

August 22, 2013

On Monday night we played the Annual Summer Tiki Party at Spikes, a Rockabilly venue east of downtown LA.     It was an interesting place. You access it through the back door. From the […]

The SG101 Jam Night

August 21, 2013

After the Huntington Beach Pier show we moved onto Don the Beachcombers for some fine food and the SG101 jam night.     It’s a great opportunity for everyone to relax and hang out after […]

The Huntington Beach Show

August 20, 2013

The day after the SG101 Convention we played at Huntington Beach Pier Plaza, for “Surfin’ Sundays” at the Surfing Museum. This is organised and MC’d by Linda Miller, an amazing lady, and a good friend. […]

Purple Orchid, El Segundo

August 14, 2013

On Friday we went to the annual Surf Guitar 101 BBQ at Jeff Big Tiki Dude’s house. Members from all the bands turned up to socialise before the gig on Saturday.     Myself with […]

The Pike, Long Beach

August 11, 2013

On Thursday we moved into our home for next 5 days – Don’s Turf Motel. This is the headquarters for the out of towners at the SG101 Convention.     We stopped off at Santa […]

Redwood in LA

August 10, 2013

We’ve been so busy we haven’t had time to update the blog! Wednesday night we played at the Redwood Bar in LA.     The night started off with Guitars Inc, who are Surf legend […]

On to LA

August 8, 2013

Monday was a welcome day of rest. We decided to have a look around San Francisco, including the Golden Gate Bridge.     And Haight Ashbury.     Tuesday morning we set off on the […]

Forbidden Island Tiki Bar

August 6, 2013

Sunday afternoon’s gig was at Forbidden island Tiki Bar in Oakland, California.     It’s an interesting place, with really great drinks.     I met up with Danny Snyder, from Meshugga Beach Party and Frankie […]

The Cousin Mary Radio Show

August 5, 2013

Last night we played on the Cousin Mary Radio show on KFJC.org. This is a college radio station that has a legacy of supporting surf music way back to 1965. The program was started by […]

The Grand Dell Saloon

August 4, 2013

Friday morning started with a quick pool side rehearsal.   Rehearsing Dawn patrol.   Then off to our gig at the Grand Dell Saloon in Campbell.     It was a really good crowd.   […]

Newsletter: Californian Tour

August 3, 2013

West Coast USA I’m currently in sunny Palo Alto, San Francisco, sitting beside the pool, getting ready for our first gig in the US tonight at the Grand Dell Saloon. The tour blog is being regularly […]

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