It is no secret that SURF ZUP is heavily influenced by The Ventures.  Sadly, the original Ventures are deceased, but we hope their music will be eternal----

Jack aka Johnny Reverb

This Band Makes an Impression on Young and Old

In July 2022 while we were playing, a young man came up to me in the middle of one of my solos and handed me this note.  It always is a great felling when someone tells you that they like your music, but this one really moved me. -- Jack 

Last Edited 8/15/22 

Who said you can't dance to Surf Music?   

These Go-Go dancers prove you can dance  (Our friends, The WhatAbouts)

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Check out our promo video for 2022    ♫  ♫♪  ♫  ♫♪

(It just may put a smile on your face) 

Kids and adults love our music.  These girls loved us so much, they decided to parade around with one of our surfboards.  We love our ever increasing legion of fans ! ! !

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​​​​SURF ZUP is on a mission to bring back the great guitar instrumental hits from the 60's. The musical genre known by many, is generally referred to as "Surf Music". The formula is simple but powerful. Guitars, drums, catchy beats, great melodies, and plenty of reverb results in songs that are familiar to many.

The songs are played true to their original form. Vintage guitars, amps, effects and playing styles make it happen, just like it was in 1963.

We are purely an instrumental rock band. No vocals.  Just great guitars and drums.  If you dont know The Ventures music, you should.  They were a huge part of rock and roll history.  You will never again see the original Ventures play live.  We are the next best thing.

This just may be the best photo, ever.  We are a happy meal for a new generation of fans!

A fan commented on Facebook - "SURF ZUP (is) a surf band from Detroit area that (is) getting standing room only at their gigs.....if they are in your area....see and hear them for sure..."

We are not  just another local cover band playing the "Fake-book" versions of worn out blues and classic rock songs.  We are a refreshing alternative, and we appeal to audiences across wide demographics. 


We play the iconic surf guitar songs, along with popular TV themes and movie themes.  They are all fun songs, and you will recognize them for sure.


We are the real deal.  Oh, and we are SURF ZUP, not SurfZup, or surfs up, or surfszup or surfs zup...

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