I’ve broadcast the information about the 2nd Annual “Fear The Riff” Expo which will be the go to place in early August if you are a guitar player worth their salt. Yesterday, the first round of artist signings and a whole crop of vendors were unveiled and I’ve presented them for you below. Every company name will bring you to their website if you click it. Take a look.
The Press Release:
The 2nd Annual Fear The Riff Effects, Pedals and Gear Expo is thrilled to announce the first series of artist signings and vendors for this year’s event. Among these newly confirmed participants are Zakk Wylde (Ozzy, Black Label Society), Mark Holcomb (Periphery), and Jake Bowen (Periphery) for artist signings. All vendors confirmed thus far are listed below. Further vendors and entertainment will be announced within the coming weeks.
The festival will be taking place on Saturday, August 11th at the Brooklyn Expo Center (79 Franklin Street). Attendees can expect to find the latest in stompboxes, amps, guitars, basses and more! Tickets are available at: http://www.feartheriff.com/tickets.html.
Newly Confirmed Vendors Include:
Electronic Audio Experiments
Morley / Ebtech
Phil Jones Bass
Solid Gold FX
Vitucci Cabs/LEH Guitars
Guests are free to bring their own guitar and headphones to check out gear from the 60+ vendors who will be onsite. Industry experts will be hosting panels and demos, while craft beer, whiskey and barbecue vendors will also be on-site. Live performances will take place as well, with a full lineup coming soon. Additionally, the Fear the Riff team will be hosting an Expo Party pre-game on Friday, August 10th at Saint Vitus at 7PM to get everyone “amped” for Saturday’s event. Bands performing will include Godmaker, Husbandry, Space Cadaver, Future Usses, and The Cancer Conspiracy. Tickets are $12, and are available via Ticketfly. Each paid entry will receive a raffle ticket for a free pedal from Fuzzrocious or a free Dunable Splatterblaster.
Sponsors for the 2018 Fear The Riff Effects, Pedals and Gear Expo include: Sam Ash Music, Revolver Music, Loudwire, Gear Gods, High River Sauces, and Heartbreaking Dawns. For more information, please visit: http://www.feartheriff.com.
PiercingMetal Thoughts: I won’t add much to this since its already lined out a whole lot of awesome. I am hoping to be at the event and if we end up going you can count on photos hitting the website, our Facebook and of course Instagram. Please be sure to follow those accounts and hopefully we shall see you there. Tell your friends.
Official Website: http://www.feartheriff.com