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Bass Bash Returns for 2019
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Bass Bash Returns for 2019

Every January, you can feel the ground shake. That’s thanks to the annual Bass Bash, which is returning to Anaheim, California on January 24th and 25th. The two-day event coincides with the Winter NAMM Show and features performances by some of the world’s best bassists.

Bass Bash Returns for 15th Anniversary Shows
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Bass Bash Returns for 15th Anniversary Shows

The Bass Bash is returning to Anaheim, California for its 15th anniversary, and this time they’re pulling out all the stops. The two-night event, which coincides with the Winter NAMM Show, features some of the most talented bassists in the world performing on one stage. The lineup for Thursday, January 25th will include Mohini Dey, Cheikh Ndoye, Reggie Young, Abraham...

Bryan Ladd Band: Endorphin, Live at Bass Bash 2017
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Bryan Ladd Band: Endorphin, Live at Bass Bash 2017

One of my favorite performances from NAMM this year was at the Bass Bash. Bryan Ladd led his band through throwback grooves and modern melodies alike. Here’s a cool clip of “Endorphin”. The jam is a killer, plus Ladd takes a slippery, filtered solo at the 5:50 mark.

Bass Bash Announces 2016 Date, New Location [Updated]
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Bass Bash Announces 2016 Date, New Location [Updated]

Mark 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...

Bass Bash To Feature Victor Wooten, Gary Willis, Alain Caron and Others
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Bass Bash To Feature Victor Wooten, Gary Willis, Alain Caron and Others

The annual Bass Bash will be returning this year, and it’s going to be a doozy. Scheduled in the evenings after the NAMM Show, the Bass Bash is held at JT Schmid’s in Anaheim, California on January 22nd and 23rd from 7pm to midnight. This year’s performers include some of the world’s finest bassists. The first night will feature Alain...

Uriah Duffy: NAMM 2014 Bass Bash
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Uriah Duffy: NAMM 2014 Bass Bash

You know, I’m really missing the NAMM Show (and the Bass Bash events that go with it). So here’s something to ease the pain… Uriah Duffy’s performance at the best event happening in Anaheim during the annual Winter NAMM Show. Uriah kicks things off with a killer solo bass version of Lorde’s “Royals“ before the whole band kicks in… and...

Snarky Puppy: Live at NAMM 2014 Bass Bash
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Snarky Puppy: Live at NAMM 2014 Bass Bash

I was the oldest guy in the No Treble crew, and Snarky Puppy went on really late at the 2014 NAMM Bass Bash this year. So I missed their performance in favor of some much needed sleep. Thanks to the guys at Gospel Chops, we have this video of Michael League and the gang to enjoy.

Yolanda Charles: NAMM Bass Bash 2014
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Yolanda Charles: NAMM Bass Bash 2014

One of the great hangouts during the annual NAMM show is the Bass Bash held at JT Schmid’s in Anaheim. This year was no exception as players ranging from the great Uriah Duffy to Ethan Farmer to Snarky Puppy all laid it down to a crowd of bass fanatics. Here’s one of our favorite videos taken from the two night...

Miles Mosley: Bass Bash Performance (NAMM 2012)
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Miles Mosley: Bass Bash Performance (NAMM 2012)

One of my favorite bassists, Miles Mosley took the stage at one of my favorite off-NAMM events, the annual Bass Bash. Here’s Miles with Tony Austin. The duo won “Best In Show” at NAMM 2012 for their performance at the Bash. He’s also rocking it on his Blast Cult bass (check out our story on Blast Cult and the bass).

Anthony Crawford: Solo from Bass Bash 2012
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Anthony Crawford: Solo from Bass Bash 2012

The Bass Bash is an annual concert coinciding with NAMM, and it’s a great hang to meet bassists and listen to some killing music. Here’s a great clip from the first night of the event of Anthony Crawford’s solo while his band played “Whatever It Is” by Soulive. His band is rounded out by Ron Allen on drums, Kamasi Washington...