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Announcing The Return Of The “Fear The Riff” Expo

Calling all regional musicians. Pay some heed to this recent bit of press about the return of the “Fear The Riff” Expo. The full press release is below and don’t worry I will return with some closing thoughts at the end of course.

The Press Release:
The 2nd Annual FEAR THE RIFF EXPO will be coming to Brooklyn on August 11th, 2018. Gearheads, effects aficionados and fans who want to meet their heroes alike will enjoy the event, happening at the Brooklyn Expo Center from 10am through 6pm.

The Guitar industry is in the midst of a true renaissance. A surge of innovative boutique and small batch crafters have carved out an exceptional market for true tone seekers and gear heads. FEAR THE RIFF is proud to have assembled the best in boutique guitar effects, amps and accessories in the country’s greatest city, New York. For one day, 60-plus vendors will converge upon Brooklyn’s Expo Center to demo their latest creations to industry, press and of course music fans from all over. FEAR THE RIFF Expo is the perfect environment for makers to network, get exposure for their latest creations and sell inventory on-site directly to the public.

FEAR THE RIFF EXPO will feature many artists showcasing their endorsed product including ZAKK WYLDE (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY/OZZY). Zakk will be on site showcasing his brand Wylde Audio while meeting fans and doing a signing session. Zakk will be doing his Meet & Greet from 12:15 to 1:30 PM.
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Guitarist Nita Strauss Drops By Sam Ash Music NYC w Blackstar Amps

Earlier today, Alice Cooper guitarist Nita Strauss dropped by the NYC location for Sam Ash Music to do a signing for fans in support of the Blackstar Amplication gear that she was currently endorsing. She did a session on this equipment back in February at the NAMM convention as well I was told. On Friday night she made an appearance at the Carle Place Sam Ash out on the Island where there was a little bit of a performance included for those in attendance.

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Nita had a great photo of herself with the amps that would be given out at the signing table after the clinic demonstration had taken place. Below you can see one of the signed ones which was scanned for your viewing pleasure.

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Happening Tonight: Ace Frehley @ Sam Ash 34th St, NYC (8/19/2014)

Just a quick note to remind all you fans of the original Spaceman, that the one and only Ace Frehley, legendary former member of the masked fantastic four of Rock and Roll – KISS! Will be appearing at the 34th Street Sam Ash store starting at 6pm to sign his latest CD “Space Invaders”. Check out the poster.

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