GearFest 2013 is almost here! This weekend, June 21 and 22, the Sweetwater campus will be transformed into a huge festival focused on gear and music! Musicians, engineers, and producers from around the country will converge on Fort Wayne to celebrate music, get hands on with gear from hundreds of manufacturers, and to attend celebrity workshops with some of the biggest names in the industry. Check out just a few of the big names who will be apppearing at GearFest this weekend:
Bill Kelliher — guitar; Mastodon
Terry Bozzio — drums; Missing Persons, Frank Zappa
Billy Sheehan — bass; David Lee Roth, Steve Vai, Mr. Big
Jack Douglas — producer; John Lennoon, Aerosmith, Slash
Chris Lord-Alge — mix engineer; Green Day, Muse
Fountains of Wayne — “Stacy’s Mom,” “Radiation Vibe”
Frank Filipetti — engineer/producer; James Taylor, Carly Simon, Foreigner, KISS
John Paterno — engineer/producer; Tim McGrow, Bonnie Raitt
Craig Anderton — EM magazine, author, technology expert, recording artist
Plus, we’ve got HUGE gear giveaways, live performances, dozens of additional workshops, free guitar restringing, and much, much more. But that’s not all &emdash; you can also chat directly with gear designers and manufacturers, rub shoulders with fellow music- and gear-maniacs, and immerse yourself in the gear we all love! And, speaking of gear, don’t miss out on all of the great GearFest-exclusive prices and deals!
For workshop schedules, travel and hotel information, and everything else you want to know about GearFest, visit the GearFest 2013 site!