Creation labs has announced the dates for the First Annual Nashville Amp Expo. It will take place August 22-23, 2009, at the Hyatt Place hotel in Brentwood, Tennessee (Brentwood is a few miles south of Nashville).
From the press-release: “The first annual Nashville Amp Expo will offer musicians of all levels, as well as engineers, producers, and, of course, weekend hackers, the chance to try out some of the finest amps and gear on today’s market at “real world” volume levels. The entire Hyatt Place hotel has been reserved for both days, August 22-23, to allow players a rare opportunity to test out high-end, boutique guitar and bass gear without having to worry about being told to ‘TURN IT DOWN.'”
You can go to the official web site to check out the vendors already signed up to exhibit products. You get to bring your bass and other effects to try out “high-end, boutique guitar and bass gear that you may not be able to find in stores.”
Admission for the two day event is only $10 ($7 for a single day), additional information can be found by calling (615) 884-7520, or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.