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Vintage King and Pensado’s Place Host Nashville Gear Expo 2015

In its celebratory third year, Pensado's Place & Vintage King are teaming up to produce Nashville Gear Expo 2015, the hottest gear and music-making exposition in America.

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Gear Expo attendees are pictured outside Vintage King Nashville’s showroom and studio, winner of the 29th annual TEC Award for Outstanding Creative Achievement in the Studio Design Project category.

In its celebratory third year, Pensado’s Place & Vintage King are teaming up to produce Nashville Gear Expo 2015, the hottest gear and music-making exposition in America.

Gear Expo 2015 Nashville attendees will once again demo gear, talk directly with manufacturer reps, watch live interviews, mingle with 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, from 10am to 4pm.

The Gear Expo special guests include top artists, engineers, producers and industry notables who represent the Nashville music community. The day will also feature an Electronic Instruments For Stage & Studio panel that will feature live performances by industry pros using Moog, Native Instruments and Ableton instruments.

“Getting high profile musicians, producers, engineers and gear makers together with block party-goers is ideal,” said Chad Evans, Vintage King Nashville’s national sales rep and Gear Expo co-producer. “It’s like a mini-convention, but in a more relaxed and fun setting.”

Nashville Gear Expo giveaway’s include new products from Ableton, API, Audio-Technica, Chandler Limited, iZotope and UE.

The list of title sponsors comprises some of the most prominent names in professional audio, M.I. and audio education, including Ableton, 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.

“We are very excited to return to Nashville for our third annual Gear Expo,” stated Shevy Shovlin, Gear Expo Producer.  “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 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(r)-winning mix engineer and 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:

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

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. As a leading educational resource, Pensado’s Place is helping build the next generation of audio greats.

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: