Surf Sounds of the ’60s, With the Beach Boys and Other Greats
Come ride some waves with us during an expert-guided virtual journey through surf music, featuring rare vintage film clips and audio recordings from pioneers like Dick Dale, the Ventures, the Beach Boys and more.
Coast into summer with rock historian and author Richie Unterberger, who presents a program of surf music performers. It’s an epic virtual journey featuring rare vintage film clips and audio recordings that date back tothe music’s heyday in the early-to-mid-1960s. You’ll groove along with vocal stars like the Beach Boys as well asinstrumental guitar twangerslike Jan and Dean, the majority from Southern California, where the style originated. You’ll also jet off toother parts of the US, the UK, and as far away as Australia and Japan.
Richie Unterberger is the author of numerous rock history books, including volumes on the Beatles, the Who, the Velvet Underground, Bob Marley, and 1960s folk-rock, which played a large part in the 1969 Woodstock Festival. He gives regular presentations on rock and soul history throughout the Bay AreaUnterberger teaches courses on rock history at several Bay Area colleges, including the University of San Francisco and San Francisco State. His next book, to be published by Taschen in 2021, is San Francisco: Portrait of a City.
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