Video above shows a free summer concert with bluegrass music at
the Seal Beach Pier. Local shop
owner, Eddie Montana, played with Rufus and the Montanas group.
Seal Beach, California -
Watching a skillful musician play the Orange Blossom Special is
always a treat but when you add the sunshine, sand and beach, then
set it to the backdrop of the Pacific Ocean in Seal Beach, you have
a treat that no money can buy. Pricelesss!
Eddie Montana, a fiddler, who
builds and restores musical instruments, owns a music store on Main
Street in Seal Beach. Seal Beach Music is his enterprise where he
also teaches lessons to students of all ages.
A long-time Southern
California entrepreneur, Montana once partnered in Huntington Beach
with a man named "Lace", manufacturing some of the finest fiddles
and violins anywhere.
With his own quirky shop on
Main Street, Eddie Montana not only sells unique and funky clothes,
instruments and collector items, he also goes into the studio and
records CDs. His original music is featured on them.
The Seal Beach outdoor music
concerts at the pier are featured each summer, usually on Wednesday
evenings beginning around 6 p.m. Bring a lawn chair, a picnic
basket, or buy some delicious BBQ or other foods sold there and
enjoy the perfect weather at the beach.
Other great events include the
Seal Beach Lions
Fish Fry, a Christmas Parade, Car Show on Main Street, Fishing
Derby and other exciting beach activities. One regular event that
helps the community is Save Our Beaches beach cleanups held each