Pensado’s Place and Vintage King Prepare for Third Annual Gear Expo in Nashville
FREE event to be held in the Berry Hill neighborhood of Nashville at Vintage King Audio on Saturday, September 26, 2015, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.
LOS ANGELES, CA, August 27, 2015 — On Saturday, September 26 (10am-4:00pm), the Berry Hill neighborhood of Nashville will be the place to be if you have anything to do with professional audio, home recording or simply making music. For the third year, Pensado’s Place
, the acclaimed weekly educational web series, and Vintage King Audio
, a leader in professional audio sales, studio consulting, and comprehensive gear servicing, are teaming up to produce Gear Expo
, the hottest gear and music-making expo in America. Nashville, Tennessee patrons will once again be able to demo gear, talk directly with manufacturer reps, watch live interviews, mingle with the celebrity guests, listen to live music, win prizes, enjoy local food trucks and meet Dave Pensado
and Herb Trawick
of Pensado's Place. This free event all goes down at Vintage King's award winning facility in the famous Berry Hill neighborhood on Saturday, September 26th, 2015
. RSVP here: http://gearexponashville.com/rsvp_form.html
Planned panels include Ladies Who Rock It, Live Sound, Where the Gigs Are, a DJ Turntablist event, a Q&A with Sturgill Simpson, and a Case Study on How to Make a Star, with more to be added. Audio-Technica will offer the Mic Man Expert booth, and iZotope will be making a special product rollout. The event will also be the culmination of a busy week for the Pensado team in Nashville, as in the days leading up to Gear Expo, Dave Pensado will be teaching at The Blackbird Academy.
The list of title sponsors comprises some of the most prominent names in professional audio, M.I. and audio education, including Ableton, AfterMaster Audio Labs, Audio-Technica, AVID, The Blackbird Academy, Chandler Limited, Electric Thunder Studios, Empirical Labs Inc., Focusrite, Genelec, iZotope, Jackson Ampworks, M1 Distribution, Magnatone, Moog, Neumann, Rupert Neve Designs, Studio202DC, Transaudio Group, Unity Audio and Universal Audio, with more to be announced as the event draws near.
“Dave and I are very excited to return to Nashville for our third annual Gear Expo,” stated Herb Trawick, Gear Expo Executive Producer and Co-host/Executive Producer/Creator of Pensado’s Place. “Last year was the biggest pro audio block party that Music City had ever seen, and this year we are going to top it! We are going to have a blast while providing hands-on educational information and demonstrations that you cannot find anywhere else. See you on September 26.”
The Gear Expo staff includes:
• Dave Pensado — Co-host of Pensado’s Place, GRAMMY®-winning mix engineer, Teacher
• Herb Trawick — Gear Expo Executive Producer and Co-host/Executive Producer/Creator of Pensado’s Place
• Shevy Shovlin — Gear Expo Producer and Chief Marketing Partner and Sales, Advertising for Headroom for Days
• Chad Evans — Gear Expo Co-Producer and Vintage King Nashville national sales rep
• Stephanie "Spitfire" Willis — Gear Expo Co-Producer
For more information, visit: http://gearexponashville.com/
Pensado Vintage King Gear Expo Nashville 2015
Date: Saturday, September 26, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: 2826 Dogwood Place, Nashville, TN 37204
ABOUT PENSADO’S PLACE
The hour-long weekly web series Pensado’s Place was created over four years ago. Co-hosted by legendary mix engineer Dave Pensado (Beyoncé, Christina Aguilera, Kelly Clarkson, Mariah Carey, Elton John, Michael Jackson and more) and show creator Herb Trawick, Pensado’s Place includes interviews with top music industry artists, engineers, producers, mixers, and record executives, as well as in-depth tutorials in production, engineering and mixing. Pensado’s Place has positioned itself as “the most influential show for audio engineers,” mixers and producers (Forbes Magazine) in just a few years. Pensado’s Place is more than just a show, as it highlights the very best in the industry of music, gaming, sound identity on film, and audio equipment, with a presence in live events. As a leading educational resource, Pensado’s Place is helping build the next generation of audio greats. http://www.pensadosplace.tv/
ABOUT VINTAGE KING AUDIO
Vintage King Audio is a leader in professional audio sales, studio consulting, and comprehensive gear servicing. No matter the scope of a client's needs or goals — from selecting a new microphone to designing a studio from the ground up — Vintage King distinguishes itself with standard-setting customer service, which begins with the company's knowledgeable, industry-experienced staff. For more information, visit: http://www.vintageking.com/about-us
Pictured L-R: Dave Pensado and Herb Trawick.