The Surfin' Safari Band
"Oldies" & "Golden Oldies"
The Surfin’ Safari Band
Presenting authentic “Oldies” and “Golden Oldies” Music from the Golden Age of Rock and Roll, performed in the original style
Definitions (from Wikipedia):
Oldies is a generic term commonly used in the United States and Canada
to describe a radio format that concentrates on Top 40 music from the
1950s, 1960s and 1970s. Oldies are typically from R&B, pop and rock
music genres. …
Oldies…this term usually refers to music exclusively from the 1950s and
early 1960s. Oldies radio typically features artists such as Elvis
Presley, The Beatles, The Beach Boys, The Rolling Stones, The Supremes,
and Sam Cooke; as well as such musical movements and genres as doo-wop,
soul music, Motown, the British Invasion, early girl groups, surf
music, and bubblegum pop.
The Surfin’ Safari Band is an exciting new group comprised of 5
experienced, talented, and versatile musicians who all share a passion
for the ever popular Oldies and Golden Oldies music genres. The group
is extraordinarily strong vocally.
The goal of this group is to present a different, exciting, and
appealing entertainment experience…a significant change of pace that
will appeal to audiences and customers over a broad range of ages;
young, old, and in between. This band exclusively performs the
“Oldies” and “Golden Oldies”; that is, 50’s and 60’s music, DooWop,
Surfin’ Music, Rockabilly, and more.
Importantly, there is big difference in this group. The Surfin’ Safari
Band will deliver arrangements of the music that are true to the era in
which it was originally recorded and performed. You’ll hear no “hopped
up” or “heavy-metalized” versions of the oldies. But you will hear
strong instrumentation, strong vocals, and strong vocal harmonies.
In addition to the dynamic vocals sung with instruments, they also sing
a number of five-part a cappella vocal arrangements which are always a
The band has also has made a commitment to showmanship. This band is
animated on stage, and is communicative with and acknowledges the
audience. The band uses showy bits and short comedy banter. The music
is the centerpiece, but presentation will not be overlooked.
The band looks good on stage with coordinated clothing. The band
carries sound and lighting equipment appropriate to various venues from
small rooms to outdoor performances.