Surfrider Summerfest Features Beach Boys


Surfrider Summerfest 2002 To Precede Two Back-To-Back Performances By The Beach Boys Celebrating Surf Culture With Music, Film, and Photography Noon To Midnight

Anaheim, CA – May 16, 2002 – The Grove of Anaheim, Orange County’s in-demand venue for live music and special events, will host the first annual Surfrider Summerfest, a daylongcelebration of surf culture to benefit the Surfrider Foundation, from noon to midnight onFather’s Day, June 16th. The event will precede two back-to-back performances by The Beach Boys at 5:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., with proceeds from special Surfrider tickets to benefit the organization.

Surfrider Summerfest 2002 is a festival of music, film, photography, and surf culture paying tribute to our Mother Ocean. The daylong event is free and open to the public and will feature the hottest surf bands in the county, fantastic food, and an exhibition of surf photography and film by Jacques Garnier, Bud Brown, and Surfer Magazine, as well as a special preview of Laguna Art Museum’s surf culture exhibit. Linda Jemison, most recently of Linda’s Doll Hut, will present a courtyard second stage featuring the coolest new wave of surf bands, including Donavon, White Buffalo, The Ziggens, Tiki Tones, and the Torquays, with surprise special guests. Second Stage performances will be from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. There will also be special guest appearances throughout the day, vintage Woody and surfboard exhibitions, and book signings. Listen to K-Earth, our festival radio partner, for all of the latest developments!

Sponsors are lining up and activities are being planned to entertain every member of the family for this Father’s Day celebration. From surf film and photography to educational areas where visitors of all ages can learn more about the efforts being made to preserve our waters and coastline, the day will offer a wide variety of opportunities to immerse oneself in the beauty and serenity of the California coastal experience while helping promote and preserve the efforts of the Surfrider Foundation.General tickets to both Beach Boys shows are still available at $62. Special Surfrider Foundation packages are available for $100 per person, which include a membership to Surfrider, pass to the meet and greet, concert ticket, dinner, and VIP pass to the post-show event. Ample parking is available onsite.