The second annual Fear The Riff expo will come to Brooklyn, New York on August 11. Gearheads, effects aficionados and fans who want to meet their heroes alike will enjoy the event, happening at the Brooklyn Expo Center from 10 a.m. through 6 p.m.
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, more than 60 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 artist showcasing their endorsed product, including Zakk Wylde (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, OZZY OSBOURNE). Zakk will be on site showcasing his brand Wylde Audio while meeting fans and doing a signing session. Zakk will be doing his meet-and-greet from 12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Fear The Riff has put together a leading line-up of both emerging and established companies. Vendors like Ernie Ball, Seymour Duncan, Marshall, Roland, PRS Guitars and Boss will be a part of the show, along with trailblazing pioneers like Jim Dunlop, to boutique mainstays like Champion Leccy, Line 6, Pigtronix and many others.
Sam Ash will also have a “used gear” buyback station set up on site. Attendees can trade in old and used pedals for cash making new additions to their arsenal possible.
While you are satisfying your craving for gear, you will also be able to enjoy craft beers, specialty cocktails and award-winning BBQ from TX Pit Master.
For more information, visit www.feartheriff.com.