Van Nuys: California Amp Show coming October 1st and 2nd

California Amp Show October 1st and 2nd, 2016, Van Nuys, CA
01 Oct 2016 | 10:00am to 02 Oct 2016 | 06:00pm

Tone monsters unite! This coming Saturday and Sunday in Van Nuys is the 12th LA AMP Show.

Exhibitors and event schedule have been announced for the Twelfth LA AMP Pedal & Custom Guitar Show October 1st & 2nd, from 10am to 6pm each day at the Airtel Plaza Hotel located at 7277 Valjean Ave., Van Nuys, CA 91307. Admission is $20 at the door.

We've been really looking forward to attending this show and seeing what gadgets and amps, and most importantly amplifier tones are being made available - especially the array of tube amps that are going to be displayed. We'll be going around taking pictures and getting comments from vendors and people in the amp community. Here's a list of the vendors that will be displaying:


  • Amplified Parts
  • A.J. Peat Guitars
  • Asher Guitars
  • Atomic Amps
  • Bogner Amps
  • Carvin Corp.
  • Celestion Speakers
  • Chubtone Guitars
  • Club Amps
  • Colby Amps
  • Cusack Effects
  • CYR Amps
  • Demeter Amps
  • Derringer Products
  • Eisel Amplification
  • E.W. Electronics
  • Earthquaker Devices
  • Electro-Harmonix
  • Eventide
  • Fryette Amps
  • Henning Amplification
  • Hovercraft Amps
  • Jennings Guitars
  • Jensen Speakers
  • Line 6
  • Lapdancer Guitars
  • LSL Instruments
  • Maudal Musical Machines
  • Matthews Effects
  • Mezzabarba Custom Amplification
  • Milkman Sound
  • MojoHand
  • Music Connection
  • Nace Amps
  • Park Amps
  • Redplate Amps
  • Revv Amps
  • Rock N Roll Relics
  • Roland/Boss
  • Sam Ash
  • Satellite Amps
  • Singleton Guitars
  • Solid Cables
  • Studio Devil
  • Surreal Amplification
  • Tensor Custom Bass Guitars
  • Thorn Guitars
  • Todd Sharp Amps
  • Tone Bakery
  • Tone-Guard
  • Ventura Valve Amps

Amp Prizes:

  • RedPlate Blackline 50 Watt 1x12 combo
  • Nace Pro-18 Tweed Tolex 1x12 combo
  • Fender '57 Tweed Custom Deluxe combo
  • Hovercraft Dwarvenaut 20 watt Mk II head (this is the one we'd want!)
  • Surreal Cult 45 Amp Head (or a close second would be this one!)
  • Club Series II & 1x15 cab

Also prizes from: Studio Devil, Tone-Guard, Solid Cables, Jensen, Roland, Celestion, Eventide, and more.
Winners announced at 4:00PM each day in the ballroom. YOU MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN!

SATURDAY 10:30: "Tone Wizards" Myles Rose (Moderator) with Mark Gallo of Studio Devil, Henry Heistand of RedPlate, Reinhold Bogner, James Demeter, Patrick Selfridge of Mercury Magnetics
(This is the one event, if we get to see anything, that we'd really like to attend. Reinhold's comments on The Snorkler would be OUR primary objective... We expect this panel to be the highlight of the show...)

SATURDAY 1:00PM: "Repair Roundtable" Lance Allyn (Moderator) with Fren Asken, Eric Chazz, David Neely, Chelsea Clark
Bring a damaged guitar and it have evaluated!

SUNDAY 11:00: "Player's Paradise" Oscar Jordan (Moderator) with Carl Verheyen, Brian Kahanek, Josh Smith, Nili Brosh, Al Joseph, Warren Hughes

The Ampshow will also be offering Free V-Picks or S.I.T. Strings to the first in line each day...