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On Credit East Coast Tour set to begin November 20th

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On Credit

The On Credit East Coast Tour is set to begin November 20th!

Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 8 November, 2005 : - - Have you ever put your life On Credit to follow a dream? Well that’s what Johnny Abegg did in pursuing his surfing dream. Now it’s time to take a step further into that elusive $20,000 debt of his,  with the announcement of the On Credit East Coast Tour set for a three week, 15 show tour that will begin in Newcastle November 20th. 

Having screened only 6 times in the Byron Bay/Gold Coast areas, with sellout shows and “enthusiastic acclaim”,  On Credit is the untold story of Professional Surfing’s “other side”... 5 months, 4 credit cards, 35 flights, 15 contests,1 handycam... A surfers dream. 

Welcome to On Credit... A story of an aspiring pro surfer, who in pursuit of a lifelong dream, has accumulated a $21,000 debt spread over 4 credit cards. $3000 is all that’s left on credit and you’re faced with a 5-month journey… Competing in the World Qualifying Series, travelling to places known and unknown, facing adversity at every turn. Your whole being has come down to this, the end goal is in sight. But in fighting for the ultimate dream, you realise that… The journey is the dream. 

ON CREDIT Tour Dates: (Nov/Dec)

Sun Nov20       Newcastle        Lime Bar- Merewether SLSC (all ages, 6pm)
Mon Nov21     Terrigal Terrigal Memorial ( all ages, 7pm start)                 
Wed Nov23     Manly               The Steyne - Bar Tsar (7:30 start)
Thu Nov 24      Cronulla           The Beach Hotel ( all ages, free event)
Fri Nov 25       Avalon             Avalon RSL (all ages 5:30, adults from 8pm)
Sat Nov26       Manly               Manly Youth Centre (all ages from 6:30pm)           
Sun Nov27       Coogee            Coogee Bay Hotel (7pm start)    
Mon Nov28     Woolongong     Five Islands Brewing Co. (all ages, 7pm)

Thu Dec1         Torquay           Surfworld Museum (all ages, 6pm start)
Fri Dec2           Phillip Island     Phillip Is. Boardriders Club (all ages, 7pm)
More Venues to be announced shortly... 

On Credit is the brainchild of Johnny Abegg from Byron Bay, when 16 months ago he had the “thought” to buy a handycam and document his worldwide odessey . Since then it has been a rollercoaster ride of highs and lows, of financial hardship and personal sacrifice, having now produced/directed/written/filmed/edited and composed On Credit by himself with no prior filmmaking knowledge, gambling the banks money in the process to bring this unique tale to life. 

On Credit will be touring with Byron Bay’s “ The Frankie Band”, an up and coming musical talent of lyrical reflection and romantic vision. Influenced by John Mayer through to Ben Harper,  “The Frankie Band” have developed their own unique  style, with the tour being a launching platform for their first EP. 

Tickets will be available at the door on the night of each show, as well as prize giveaways and Q & A with Johnny.  

To be a part of the On Credit tour and for updates and information, keep an eye on: 

For reviews/testomonials/media, or a preview of On Credit, go to:

For more information phone:
Johnny Abegg - 0421 870 884 or (02) 6680 7423
Shan Railton- 0411 564 565

Would you put your life 'On Credit' to follow a dream?

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