Bass Bash Announces 2016 Date, New Location [Updated]

Bass Bash LogoMark your calendars, because the Bass Bash is coming back for 2016! The annual bass-centric event will take place after the Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim, California on January 21st from 6:30pm to 11:00pm and January 22nd from 7pm to midnight. Each night is packed with exhibits, raffles, and performances by some of the world’s best bassists.

After nearly a decade of being held at JT Schmid’s, the Bass Bash will have a new venue. This year’s bash will be held at the Tectonic Concert Stage at the M3 Live Events Center, located at 2232 S. Harbor Boulevard, less than a two minute drive from the NAMM Convention Center.

The 2016 lineup includes fusion greats including Brian Bromberg, Gerald Veasley, Hadrien Feraud, and Adam Nitti, funk sets by Bobby Vega and rising star Alissia Benveniste, international talent like Or Lubianiker, Latin grooves by Oskar Cartaya, world music by Bakithi Kumalo and experimental hip hop/ambient crossover with Steve Lawson & Divinity Roxx.

For more information, check out the Bass Bash website.

Bass Bash 2016 Schedule:

Thursday – January 21st, 2016:

6:30pm – 7:00pm: Steve Lawson & Divinity (duo)
7:10pm – 7:50pm: Or Lubianiker & Project RNL
8:00pm – 8:40pm: Bakithi Kumalo
9:00pm – 9:40pm: Bobby Vega
10:00pm - 10:50pm: Alissia Benveniste

Friday – January 22nd, 2016:

7:00pm – 7:40pm: Brian Bromberg
8:00pm – 8:40pm: Adam Nitti
9:00pm – 9:40pm: Oskar Cartaya
10:00pm – 10:40pm: Gerald Veasley
11:00pm – 12:00am: Hadrien Feraud

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  1. Wow, going to miss Jt schmid’s.

  2. Ede

    Damn, been going since year 1. I’m going to miss it being at JT Schmidts.

  3. Daniel elliott

    It was well over a decade again. The bass bash started in 2003.

  4. Hey folks – I’m the latest host and organizer of the Bass Bash. JT Schmid’s was a great place and we will miss it! We just outgrew the venue after 12 years. M3 Live is a much larger and can accommodate the size of the crowd we have been getting. Hope to see you there :)