• Plus: SPF-4
      Venue: Iron Horse Music Hall
      Date: Thursday, August 17, 2017 ~ 7:00 PM
      Price:
      Online sales for tonight's shows end at 3PM. Tickets are still available until 4PM in person at the NBO, charge by phone at 586-8686, or at the venue door tonight.
    • Dick Dale wasn't nicknamed "King of the Surf Guitar" for nothing: he pretty much invented the style single-handedly, and no matter who copied or expanded upon his blueprint, he remained the fieriest, most technically gifted musician the genre ever produced. Dale's pioneering use of Middle Eastern and Eastern European melodies (learned organically through his familial heritage) was among the first in any genre of American popular music, and predated the teaching of such "exotic" scales in guitar-shredder academies by two decades. The breakneck speed of his single-note staccato picking technique was unrivalled until it entered the repertoires of metal virtuosos like Eddie Van Halen, and his wild showmanship made an enormous impression on the young Jimi Hendrix. 

    • Performer Lineup:   Guitar Legend Dick DaleSPF-4
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