Today is the opening day for Sweetwater’s GearFest ’09! What’s a GearFest? Why, just the biggest public music and pro audio event you’ll find! Let’s tally up just part of what will be going on at GearFest ’09:
- 150 manufacturer exhibits
- 45 workshops, seminars, and clinics
- Live product demos
- Performances by the likes of Nick Catanese (Black Label Society), Greg Koch (guitar wizard), Chris Cannella (Autumn’s End), Laura Clapp (solo artist), and more
- Free guitar re-stringing
- Musician’s Flea Market (buy and sell used gear)
- Tours of Sweetwater’s Russ Berger-designed studios – Russ will actually be here giving an acoustics/studio design workshop
- Gibson Custom Shop trailer
- Gibson Tour Bus
- The history of Gretsch – as told by Fred Gretsch himself
- Hourly giveaways – more than $20,000 worth!
- …and the inevitable “much more”!
2009 is Sweetwater’s 30th Anniversary, GearFest ’09 is our big celebration, and we’re pulling out all the stops! The event runs from noon to 7pm today (Friday), and from 9 to 5pm tomorrow (Saturday). Hope to see you there! If you can’t make it, be sure to watch the LIVE video webcasts!