Celebrate International Surf Music Month with Music Playlists and Concert Series


By Jenn Ingram

       Huntington Beach, California's marketing organization is embracing International Surf Music Month by launching three unique Spotify playlists. Curated by Visit Huntington Beach (VHB), these playlists aim to capture the essence of Surf City USA® and provide locals and visitors with a musical backdrop for their adventures in the vibrant coastal city. The playlists offer a diverse range of sounds that reflect Huntington Beach's rich cultural heritage and the lively atmosphere of Huntington Beach.

        “Surfing and music bring people from all walks of life together,” said Kelly Miller, President & CEO, VHB, according to their press release.

       Also to look forward to—the Huntington Beach International Surfing Museum is honoring the 25th anniversary of the Surfin' Sundays Concert Series at Pier Plaza in October 2023. By combining live music with the thrill of surfing, these family-friendly concerts have become a cherished tradition in the community. Plus, the concerts are free to attend.

Three new Spotify playlists available are listed here:

       1.  Huntington Beach Swell represents classic surf tunes

Immerse yourself in the energetic and upbeat genre of surf music with the Huntington Beach Swell playlist. This section delves into the creation of the playlist, showcasing how it reflects the surfing lifestyle and aims to recreate the exhilaration of riding waves. Listeners will discover the roots of surf music in Southern California and how these classic tunes perfectly complement the beachside adventures in Huntington Beach.

       2.  Huntington Beach Blanket Bingo highlights nostalgic beach vibes of the 50s

Transporting listeners back to the sun-soaked Huntington Beaches of the 1950s, the Huntington Beach Blanket Bingo playlist evokes feelings of summer romance, beach parties, and youthful adventures. This segment explores the inspiration behind the playlist and how it captures the essence of a bygone era, appealing to both nostalgic listeners and those seeking a retro beach experience.

        3.  Huntington Harbour Smooth Sail vibes with yacht rock hits

Climb aboard a luxurious and relaxed yacht with the Huntington Harbour Smooth Sail playlist, featuring popular yacht rock hits. This section sets the scene for coastal living and sailing, inviting readers to indulge in a soothing and melodic journey through the musical genre that defined a generation. 

          Visit Huntington Beach's Spotify playlists and provide yourself with an immersive musical experience that complements the memories being made in Surf City USA®. By celebrating International Surf Music Month with these playlists, Huntington Beach showcases its dedication to creating a dynamic and culturally rich destination for locals and visitors alike. Whether it's the classic surf tunes, the nostalgic vibes of the 50s, or the smooth sailing yacht rock hits, these playlists serve as the perfect soundtrack for an unforgettable experience in Huntington Beach.

            To access Spotify playlists and keep an eye out for new ones, click here.



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