Article By: Leanne Ridgeway, Owner/Chief Editor
THIS WEEKEND! The 2nd Annual Fear The Riff Effects, Pedals and Guitar Gear Expo is happening in Brooklyn, NY. Set to happen on Saturday, August 11th, at Brooklyn Expo Center – with artist signings, vendors, plus an Expo Pre-Game party on Friday night (Aug. 10th) at Saint Vitus Bar.
This is quite the event for you guitar gearheads. The folks at the Fear The Riff Expo announced a series of artist signings and vendors for this year’s event. Among these confirmed participants are Zakk Wylde (Ozzy, Black Label Society), Mark Holcomb (Periphery), and Jake Bowen (Periphery) for artist signings, with more listed just this week.
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 [HERE].
Confirmed vendors include:
AMPEG + Analog Alien + Boss + Champion Leccy + D’Addario + Daredevil Pedals + Dunable Guitars + Dusky Electronics + EarthQuaker Devices + Electronic Audio Experiments + Electro Faustus + Electro-Harmonix + Ernie Ball + ESP + Fender Guitars + Ibanez Guitars + Lamp Electric + Line 6 + Main.Ace.FX + Marshall Amps + Morley / Ebtech + Orange Amps + PLX/Balaguer Guitars + PRS Guitars + Phil Jones Bass + Reverend Guitars + Roland + Sam Ash + Schecter Guitars + Seger Guitars + Seymour Duncan + Solid Gold FX + Spector Bass + Supro USA/Pigtronix + Versus Guitars + Vitucci Cabs/LEH Guitars + Wylde Audio
Guests are free to bring their own guitar and headphones to check out gear from the 60+ vendors who will be on site. Industry experts will be hosting panels and demos, while craft beer, whiskey and barbecue vendors will also be there. Live performances will take place, as well.
Additionally, the Fear the Riff team is hosting an Expo Party pre-game on Friday, August 10th at Saint Vitus Bar 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 [HERE].
Each paid entry will receive a raffle ticket for a free pedal from Fuzzrocious or a free Dunable Splatterblaster. Expo Party Pre-Game – Facebook event.
Fear The Riff Expo Details:
- Facebook Event: The 2nd Annual Fear The Riff Effects, Pedals and Gear Expo
- DATE: Saturday, August 11th
- VENUE: Brooklyn Expo Center | 79 Franklin St. | Brooklyn, NY 11222
- TICKETS: ON SALE: http://www.feartheriff.com/tickets.html
- GA – $10 | Beer & BBQ Ticket – $40
- TIME: 10 AM – 6 PM
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.