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The Ventures in Portland (8 Photos)

The Ventures, the pioneering instrumental surf band formed in Tacoma 53 years ago, rocked the Crystal Ballroom in Portland Thursday, May 12. Before the show they held a meet-and-greet with VIP concert goers. A contingent from Tacoma attended the show. Photography by Pappi Swarner

Nokie Edwards and Don Wilson

Nokie Edwards and Don Wilson

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Larry Hall said on May. 19, 2011 at 12:19pm

Wish I could have been there. The Ventures are still great! I've just read the book on their career and it was really informative and had many many surprises. I'm including the online source in case others are interested in obtaining the book.

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