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Brian Setzer Orchestra’s 12th Annual “Christmas Rocks!” Tour!!

Monday, August 17th, 2015

We’re excited to announce The Brian Setzer Orchestra’s 12th Annual “Christmas Rocks! Tour!,” kicking off in Minneapolis, MN on Nov. 12th!!

This year’s tour comes in support of Brian’s first new studio Christmas album in 10 years, “Rockin’ Rudolph,” available everywhere Oct. 16th! See below for a full list of tour dates and check out the “Tour Dates” section for ticketing info and more! Pre-order the Rockin’ Rudolph Deluxe Box Set Here!

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Nov. 14th – Orpheum Theatre – Minneapolis, MN
Nov. 15th – Orpheum Theatre – Omaha, NE
Nov. 17th – Genesse Theatre – Waukegan, IL
Nov. 18th – Fox Theatre – Detroit, MI
Nov. 20th – Hard Rock Live – Northfield, OH
Nov. 21st – Caesars Atlantic City – Atlantic City, NJ
Nov. 22nd – UB Center For The Arts – Buffalo, NY
Nov. 24th – Palace Theatre – Stamford, CT
Nov. 25th – Kirby Center for the Performing Arts – Wilkes Barre, PA
Nov. 27th – Foxwoods Resort Casino – Mashantucket, CT
Nov. 28th – Bergen PAC – Englewood, NJ
Nov. 29th – Theatre at Westbury – Westbury, NY
Dec. 2nd – Count Basie Theatre – Red Bank, NJ
Dec. 4th – Ovens Auditorium – Charlotte, NC
Dec. 5th – Cobb Energy PAC – Atlanta, GA
Dec. 6th – Ryman Auditorium – Nashville, TN
Dec. 8th – Saenger Theatre – New Orleans, LA
Dec. 10th – ACL Live at the Moody Theater – Austin, TX
Dec. 11th – Allen Event Center – Allen, TX
Dec. 12th – Majestic Theatre – San Antonio, TX
Dec. 14th – Fox Tucson Theatre – Tucson, AZ
Dec. 15th – Celebrity Theatre – Phoenix, AZ
Dec. 18th – Microsoft Theater – Los Angeles, CA
Dec. 19th – Fantasy Springs Hotel & Casino – Indio, CA
Dec. 20th – TBA
Dec. 22nd – Fox Theater – Bakersfield, CA
Dec. 23rd – Wells Fargo Center For The Arts – Santa Rosa, CA
Dec. 24th – Warfield Theater – San Francisco, CA
Dec. 26th – Martin Woldson theater at The Fox – Spokane, WA
Dec. 27th – Benaroya Concert Hall – Seattle, WA
Dec. 29th – Grey Eagle Resort and Casino – Calgary, AB

The Schizophonics at Tiki Oasis!

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

The Schizophonics will be performing at this year’s SOLD OUT Tiki Oasis event on Friday, Aug. 14th at 10pm in The Casbah’s Rocket Lounge on the 8th floor of the Crowne Plaza Hotel in San Diego, CA.

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Exclusive new merch for Sublime by Troy & Jake!

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

This month Sublime is launching a new Limited Song Lyric Series of shirts inspired by ‘Waiting For My Ruca’ – a mens baseball shirt emblazoned with “Sancho” and a girls baseball tee emblazoned with “Ruca.” Stay tuned as we continue to add killer new threads to the shop! See more at the new merch store!

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The Brian Setzer Orchestra’s NEW Christmas album “Rockin’ Rudolph” out Oct. 16th!

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

The Brian Setzer Orchestra is at it again. Their highly anticipated first studio Christmas album in 10 years, “Rockin’ Rudolph,” will be released on October 16th, along with a special numbered and limited edition Deluxe Box Set, right in time for the holidays!

The Rockin’ Rudolph Deluxe Box Set includes: The brand New Rockin’ Rudolph album on CD, Commemorative Sheet Music / Guitar Chart to “Nutcracker Suite” (just as Brian reads on stage!), Custom Brian Setzer Die-cut Christmas Tree Ornament (3″ tall, alloy metal), Brian Setzer’s Own Murray’s Pomade (Hair Product), Commemorative BSO “Martini Logo” Stainless Steel Guitar Pick, BSO Christmas Album Cover Drink Coasters, Six Polaroid-style BSO Concert Photos, “Live in Nashville” 10×10 print, and a Reusable 8GB USB Credit Card w/ Extras, including:

– Hi-definition .wav files of full 12-track “Rockin’ Rudolph” album

– 2 New Bonus Instrumental Tracks Not Included on Album: “Deck The Halls” & “Little Drummer Boy”

– Album Cover Rough Sketches by Artist Derek Yaniger

– Brief Behind-the-scenes video footage of BSO’s Rockin’ Rudolph recording session (House of Blues studio in Nashville, TN.)

– “Jingle Bells” – Live Performance by BSO (previously released)

– “Nutcracker Suite” – Live Performance by BSO (previously released)

– Behind-the-scenes look at Brian writing entire big band arrangement from scratch (previously released)

PRE-ORDER HERE!

Rockin Rudolph CD & Digi Cover

 

Peter Paterno, Mentor/Dear Friend of Surfdog Founder Dave Kaplan and Rock God of Entertainment Attorneys, Talks with Reid Moriarty!

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

Mentor/dear friend of Surfdog founder Dave Kaplan, and Rock God of Entertainment Attorneys, Peter Paterno recently took time out of his busy schedule to sit with one of Dave’s buddies from Banding Together Jam Sessions. Reid Moriarty is a musician and innate emcee who happens to have autism. Talk Time with Reid Moriarty is a series of 7-9 minute podcasts where he interviews people he finds interesting, and you might too! Check out the full interview here!

Surfdog/DKM is proud to support Banding Together, a non-profit organization with a mission to provide music therapy scholarships, mentorships, and instruments to youth with special needs like autism and Down syndrome. Click here to check out other Talk Time with Reid Moriarty interviews, including an interview with Ralph Rubio, founder of Rubios, and Greg Harris, CEO of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. 

Click here to learn more about Banding Together. 

 

Reid Moriarty (left) w/ Peter Paterno (right)

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North Park News On The Schizophonics!

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

North Park News, a local San Diego print publication, recently did a write up on The Schizophonics in their “SD Music Scene” column. The article hints towards The Schizophonics being the future of rock ‘n’ roll and goes on to say that Pat Beers “is easily one of the best frontmen to emerge from the area’s music community in decades.” Thanks for the shoutout, North Park News!

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Brian Setzer has been spending a lot of time in the office!

Monday, July 13th, 2015

Get ready…Brian Setzer is back in the studio! More news coming soon!

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Outpouring of love for the Campbells after “Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me”

Friday, July 3rd, 2015
We are very pleased to see the amazing outpouring of love for the Campbells as a result of “Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me” film, which documented our Ghost On The Canvas campaign and tour, and Glen and his family’s candor and bravery in dealing with his disease.
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“Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me” sets CNN record!

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

The documentary detailing Glen’s battle with Alzheimer’s touched the hearts of over 2.76 million viewers on Sunday, which makes it the most-watched CNN Films broadcast in the franchise’s history! If you didn’t catch it, watch on Friday, July 3rd at 9 pm ET/6 PT on HLN or Saturday, July 4th at 9 pm ET/6 pm PT on CNN.

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The Schizophonics’ New “Red Planet/Put Your Weight On It” 45 is here!

Monday, June 29th, 2015

The Schizophonics have released their brand new 45 featuring two killer slices of garage rock ‘n’ roll, “Put Your Weight On It” and “Red Planet.” The record is available for purchase exclusively through Ugly Things and can be found HERE! Only 500 pressed and the 1st 100 copies are signed by the band so grab it now before they’re all gone!

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