On Saturday September 20th the fourth installment will take place of the North Sea Surf Festival, the biggest festival in Northwestern Europe dedicated to instrumental surf music. The festival has been setup by The Phantom Four, follow up to the legendary 90's surfband The Treble Spankers.
The festival will be held at the legendary venue De Melkweg in the heart of Amsterdam. The festival will feature 8 bands and this year proudly presents Messer Chups (Russia), Dirty Fuse (Greece) and Surfer Joe (Italy) as part of the line up. Besides live shows there will be 4 surf movies and solo performances at the Melkweg Cinema, a cocktailbar, clothing stands and a record store with collectable surf vinyl and cd’s.
2013: Lost Acapulco (Mexico), The Bambi Molesters (Croatia), Los Coronas (Spain), The Phantom Four (NL), The Good The Bad (Denmark), Bang! Mustang! (Germany), Bevel Emboss (NL), Pirato Ketchup (Belgium) and The Hyperblaster Surfcowboys (NL).
2011: Los Tormentos (Argentina), The Taikonauts (France), The Phantom Four (NL), Surfer Joe & his Boss Combo (Italy), The Razorblades (Germany), The Biarritz Boys (NL), Hell-O-Tiki (Belgium) and The Surfaders (NL).
2010: El Ray (Denmark), Speedball JR (Belgium), Los Wet-Tones (Italy), The Sidemen (Germany), The Phantom Four (NL), The Kilaueas (Germany), Dusk (France), Los Venturas (Belgium), The Anacondas (NL) and Spaceguards (NL).