Partyin’ With The Drifter

Staying true to his hometown roots, Rob Machado's <i>The Drifter</i> premiered to a packed house at the legendary La Paloma Theater. Photo: Tull

Staying true to his hometown roots, Rob Machado's The Drifter premiered to a packed house at the legendary La Paloma Theater. Photo: Tull

These three Rob Machado fans waited for two hours to see their hero on the big screen. Photo: Justin

These four Rob Machado fans waited for two hours to see their hero on the big screen. Photo: Justin

Sexy Sambazon girls on the scene in downtown Encinitas for Rob Machado's <i>The Drifter</i> premier. Photo: Justin

Sexy Sambazon girls on the scene in downtown Encinitas for Rob Machado's The Drifter premier. Photo: Justin

Two of the fourteen boards that Rob rode during the filming of <i>The Drifter</i>...these sticks have seen lots of tube time. Photo: Tull

Two of the fourteen boards that Rob rode during the filming of The Drifter...these sticks have seen lots of tube time. Photo: Tull

A packed house at the La Paloma Theater for Rob Machado's <i>The Drifter</i> premier. Photo: Tull

A packed house at the La Paloma Theater for Rob Machado's The Drifter premier. Photo: Tull

The man of the hour, the Drifter himself, Mr. Rob Machado. Photo: Tull

The man of the hour, the Drifter himself, Mr. Rob Machado. Photo: Tull

Rob jams on stage before the movie with his old friend (and one hell of a surfer himself) Jon Swift. Photo: Tull

Rob jams on stage before the movie with his old friend (and one hell of a surfer himself) Jon Swift. Photo: Tull

<i>The Drifter</i> director Taylor Steele and Rob answer questions about the film from the audience and pass out schwag. Photo: Tull

The Drifter director Taylor Steele and Rob answer questions about the film from the audience and pass out schwag. Photo: Tull

Rob strums the guitar and sets up for a tube at the same time...amazing! Photo: Wellhausen

Rob strums the guitar and sets up for a tube at the same time...amazing! Photo: Wellhausen

There is no truth to the rumor that <i>The Surfers</i> are getting the band back together...Photo: Wellhausen

There is no truth to the rumor that The Surfers are getting the band back together...Photo: Wellhausen

"I love you, man." Photo: EJ

"I love you, man." Photo: EJ

A terrible video with terrible interviews…enjoy!

To see The Drifter yourself go to www.hurley.com at 8pm tonight (Thursday Nov. 5).

A complete listing of Drifter tour dates and venues are as follows:

11/4/09 SAN DIEGO @ La Paloma Theater
Shows at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.

11/5/09 LOS ANGELES @ The Montalbán
Doors open at 8 p.m.

11/7/09 FLORIDA @ Coconuts on the Beach
Doors open at 7 p.m.

11/9/09 NORTH CAROLINA @ Blockade Runner Beach Resort
Shows at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.

11/11/09 VIRGINIA BEACH @ Contemporary Art Center of Virginia
Shows at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.

11/12/09 NEW JERSEY @ Algonquin Theater
Doors open at 7 p.m.

11/15/09 SANTA BARBARA @ Victoria Hall Theater
Doors open at 7 p.m.

11/16/09 SAN FRANCISCO @ Victoria Theater
Doors open at 7 p.m.

11/17/09 SANTA CRUZ @ Del Mar Theater
Doors open 7 p.m.

11/18/09 SAN LUIS OBISPO @ Fremont Theater
Doors open at 7 p.m.

11/19/09 LAGUNA BEACH @ South Coast Theater
Doors open at 7 p.m.

For info on tickets, go to www.thedriftermovie.com or www.hurley.com