There are 85 exhibitors signed up to attend and seven seminars scheduled to take place over the two-day expo.

Nashville, TN (August 4, 2010) -- The 2nd annual Nashville Amp Expo will be held at the Hyatt Place, Brentwood on Aug 21-22, 2010. It is an event that allows the public to meet the makers of the highest quality guitar amps and effects units one-on-one. Admission is only $5 and gains you access to the exhibitors, the seminars, entertainment, and gear giveaways.

The entire Hyatt Place hotel has been reserved for both days, August 21-22, to allow players the opportunity to test out high-end, boutique guitar and bass gear. Players will be able to bring their own instruments, plug into some of the best gear in the world today, then turn it up, try it out, and take it home or place an order if it suits their taste.

All entrants gain access to these incredible seminars:
  • Guitar Recording Master Class hosted by Michael Wagener (Ozzy, Alice, Metallica, Skid Row, Dokken, Lynch, Motley, etc)
  • Speaker Cabinets: Fact and Fiction hosted by Anthony Bonadio of Reason Amplification
  • Master Luthier (Guitar building technique) hosted by Manuel A. Delgado of Delgado Guitars
  • Tube Shootout hosted by vintage tube collector Jeff West
  • Tube Amp Technology and Guitar Techniques hosted by Phil Bradbury of Little Walter Amps
  • Speaker Seminar hosted by the guys of Warehouse Guitar Speakers
  • Marshall vs Boutique hosted by vintage collector Tommy Hatcher

Here are a few of the 85 exhibitors already signed up to show off their products: Mesa/Boogie; Visual Sound; Egnator; Peavey; George L’s; 3rd Power Amplification; VVT; Jimmy Wallace Guitars; Paul Cochrane Audio; Modtone Effects; Industrial Amps; East Amplification; Reason Amps; Wampler Pedals; Jensen; Pro Stage Gear/PedalTrain; HipKitty Products; Fuchs Audio Technology

For more information:
Nashville Amp Expo

Source: Press Release
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