1/18: Winter Surf Fest 2014!

3rd Annual Winter Surf Fest Saturday, January 18, 2014, 12 – 7 PM at The Starting Gate 5052 Katella Los Alimitos, CA, 90720 www.startinggateoc.com  $20.00 cover for the entire day! Facebook invite page While the weather in Southern California might be getting colder this time of year, it certainly doesn’t affect the spirit of the thriving instrumental Surf Music scene.  For … Read more

8/10: The Sixth Annual Surf Guitar 101 Convention!

Surfguitar101.com is very pleased to announce The Sixth Annual Surf Guitar 101 Convention! This year the festival features the best surf bands from the United States, Italy, Australia, and Japan! The SurfGuitar101 Convention 2013 Saturday, August 10th The Starting Gate 5052 Katella Ave. Los Alamitos, CA 90720 Phone: (562) 598-8957 Doors open at 8am, the festivities … Read more

William Stout: Legends of the Blues – LuxuriaMusic, La Luz de Jesus

Legendary visual artist William Stout guests on Over Under Sideways Down – LuxuriaMusic.com, Wednesday May 1 3-5 PM Pacific. He will be signing his new book, Legends of the Blues at La Luz de Jesus Gallery on Saturday, May 4 from 6 – 9 PM.   William Stout has a long and varied resume including … Read more

Artist Mitch O’Connell’s book screams TOUCH ME! Signing at La Luz 2/24

Pipe Smoking Goblet Drinking Retro Painter Magazine Album Poster Pin-Up Kitsch Shoe Illustrator Retro Fun Loving “Prince of Pop Art” Guy, artist Mitch O’Connell has a new career spanning book out via Last Gasp called Mitch O’Connell: The World’s Best Artist.  This marvelously massive (and heavy) book, wrapped in a thick embossed glittery squishy cover that’s … Read more

1/27: 2nd Annual Winter Surf Music Fest salutes Eddie Bertrand

One of the Most Important Surf Music Events of the Year! The 2nd Annual Winter Surf Fest     Sunday, January 27, 2013 The Starting Gate 5052 Katella Ave., Los Alamitos, CA 90720 10AM-6PM, $20 Admission Summer really is a state of mind, especially during the cold months in Southern California. Nothing can prove it … Read more

Get Ready for a Hot Lava Holiday with Don Tiki!

Those who live in Southern California, Seattle and Honolulu are in for a treat – Don Tiki will be coming to help us celebrate the holidays, Hot Lava style with shows on December 15 in Honolulu (sorry that one is sold out), December 17th in Seattle at Benaroy Hall (info and tickets) and December 20th … Read more

Brad “Tiki Shark” Parker and Miles Thompson art shows open 7/6

Brad “Tiki Shark” Parker Tales From the Tiki Lounge Miles Thompson Warm Fuzzies, Cold Pricklies July 6 – 29, 2012 Opening Reception: Friday, July 6th; 8-11 PM Closing Party: Sunday, July 29, 4 pm – 7 pm La Luz de Jesus Gallery 4633 Hollywood Blvd. Los Angeles CA 90027 323-666-7667 Tales from the Tiki Lounge … Read more

Urban Taxidermy – The Art of Dave Warshaw Video Documentary

Based out of Avalon Tattoo 2 in San Diego Dave Warshaw is quickly making a name for himself. Here’s an insider’s look at Dave outside of his daytime world of tattooing. Several friends and collegues express their insight about Dave as an artist. But it doesn’t stop there, he’s a member of The Creepy Creeps and quite the collector of sorts…take a look!

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