Guitar & Bass Expo Coming to Reading, Pennsylvania, August 23

by Guitar World Staff
Posted Jul 2, 2014 at 1:11pm

The Guitar & Bass Expo will take place 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. August 23 in Reading, Pennsylvania.

The show will bring a unique custom and boutique instrument experience to musicians from Reading and its surrounding areas.

The one-day event will feature guitars and basses, amplification and accessories from a wide variety of boutique and custom manufacturers, retailers and service companies, plus five amp/cab demo rooms, six 45-minute educational clinics, a rock and roll flea market and more.

The show will take place at the Inn at Reading, 1040 N. Park Road, Reading (Wyomissing), Pennsylvania. For more information, visit guitarandbassexpo.com and the event's Facebook page.

Here are some of the companies that will be represented at the show:

GUITAR & BASS

Chili Custom Guitars
C.R. Alsip Guitars
Knaggs Guitars
Skjold Design Guitars
Calaveras Fretworks Custom Guitars
Ron Smith Guitars
HJC Customs
Brubaker Guitars
Howard Guitars
K&M Instruments
Eric Schaefer Guitars
Jackson
Charvel
Takamine
Gretsch
Guild
Beardly Customs
Coop Guitars
Vintage Blues Guitars
Lost Art Vintage Instruments
Paul D's Used Instruments
MV Guitars & Pickups
Black Water Guitars
(10+ TBA soon)

AMPS/CABS/EFFECTS/PARTS/SERVICES

VVT Amps
Colby Amps
Jaded Faith Mods
Ugly Amps
KW Cabs
Indigo Amplification
Phil Jones Pure Sound
Love Tree Amps
GuitarHeads
GuitarEffectsPedals.com
Zexcoil Guitar Pickups
Nordstand Pickups
Dark Horse Strings
Guitar Dr.
The Drum Exchange
Brain Fry Productions
(5+ TBA soon)

RETAILERS

GLS Music Store
Funky Frets
Meadowood Music

CLINICS/DEMOS

Skjold Design Guitars
Zexcoil Guitar Pickups
Eric Schaefer Guitars
(More TBA; specific clinic information and times will be released soon.)

ROCK N ROLL FLEA MARKET

Lucky Dog Essentia & Curios
Creepy Girls Crafts & Curios
Vikki Sin Art
Philly Phlair
(many more TBA soon)

RAFFLES

We'll have a few great raffles, including a "Winners Choice" raffle with a limited number of entries being accepted.

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT

We are still working with the facility on hosting a live show immediately after the expo. And an open mic will take place in the hotel lounge later that night. Winners for several contests and raffles will be announced during that time.