Show Exhibitors 2018

EXHIBITOR LIST (as of June 25, 2018):

Electric Floor Ground Level

1 Wildwood Instruments
2 Melbourne School of Guitar Making
3 Melbourne School of Guitar Making
3A Bose
3B Owen Ray’s International Music
3C Strandberg Guitars
3D Cilia Guitars
4 Melbourne Bass House
4A Poly Expressive
4A Crossley Guitars
4A Grubisa Guitars
5 Guitars Plus
6 Jack’s Music
7-9 Amber Technology
10-11 Eastgate & EGM Distribution
12 Sunburst Music
13-14 Eastman Guitars
15 The Resource Corporation
16-19 Gibson & Epiphone
20 Colonial Leather
21 Port Mac Guitars
22-23 Guitar Village
24 Brock Guitars
25 Bass Centre
26-30 Ibanez
31 Hal Leonard
32 Studio 19 Rentals
33 & 35 CMC music
33A Link Audio
34 Music Junction
36 Macron Music
37 Headrush
38 Independent Music Products
39 Oz Inventions
40 Roland
41-42 Ruben Guitars
43, 50, 55 Yamaha
44-46 Cranbourne Music
47 ET Guitars
48 Innovative Music
49 Bernies -Hammond
51 George Evans Custom
51A DK Alloy Guitars
51B Brookwood Guitars
52 aPurla – Handcrafted Guitars
53-54 Dunphy Imports
55 Vox
56-58 KC’s Rock Shop
59 GH Music
60 Mannys
60-63 Fender Australia
64-65 D’Addario
66 Fusion Guitars
68 Reverb.com

 

Mezzanine Level- Acoustic only

A1 Cargill Custom Guitars – Southern Tonewoods
A2 CMC Music
A3 Cole Clark
A5 – A6 Maton Guitars
A8 – A9 Taylor Guitars
A10 Yamaha Music
A12 Washburn
A13 Pat’s Music
A15 AMEB Rockschool
A16 Fender Australia
A17 Tanglewood – Elixir
A24 NCAT
A25 Shoma Guitars
A25 Octigan Guitars
A26 Rizzolo Guitars
A26 Rainbow Music
A27 Melbourne Guitar Night
A28 Double Bass Tattoo
A28 Racz Leatherart

*the list is subject to change and will regularly update

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AMBER TECHNOLOGY

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Ground level Stand #7-9 About Exhibitor: Celebrating 30 years in the Australian audio industry, Amber Technology’s Musical Instrument Division has a strong reputation as a preferred supplier of musical equipment in Australia; Sourcing, Supplying and Supporting musicians with premium live sound and studio products through its nation-wide dealer network of…

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AMEB Rockschool

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About the exhibitor: As one of the most respected bodies in music education, AMEB’s qualifications are recognised as a national benchmark across Australia. In addition to classical music examinations, the AMEB also delivers Rockschool, a vibrant, contemporary music program of exams and qualifications for guitar, bass, drums, vocals, piano, band-based…

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aPURLA- Handcrafted Guitars

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Ground level Stand #52 Exhibitor Contact Information: 26/302 Southpine Road, Brendale, 4500 Qld, Australia About the Exhibitor: aPurla represents a fresh new approach to guitar making. Hand making beautiful bespoke guitars in Brisbane since 2011. We work with our planet to keep music alive! Creating unique guitars from high quality…

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BASS CENTRE

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Ground level Stand #25 The Bass Centre has been in existence for the past 25 years, servicing the bass community Australia wide. We are Australia’s only dedicated Bass store, located at 206 Park St, Sth Melbourne, we offer in house bass repairs, excellent customer service and great gear at super…

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BOSE

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Ground level Stand #3A About the Exhibitor: Bose® Professional is a dedicated group of engineers, product managers, technical support specialists and customer service and sales teams that are focused on helping professional audio designers, consultants and musicians create more accurate, reliable and cost-effective solutions. Bose® sound is found throughout the…

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CILIA GUITARS

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Ground level Stand #3D About Exhibitor: For over 20 years Charles Cilia has been dedicated to the art of guitar making. A single minded focus and lifelong obsession with making guitars as inspirational, organic and 3 dimensional as possible. From travelling the world to handpick the finest tone woods to…

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CMC MUSIC

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Ground level Stand #33 & 35 About Exhibitor: Exclusive distributors for Ernie Ball, Music Man, Markbass, DV Mark, Klotz, Sterling By Music Man, Gruv Gear, and introducing the new Faith Acoustic Guitars (designed by the legendary Patrick James Eggles). MGS Hightlights: Albert Lee will be performing on Saturday on the…

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COLONIAL LEATHER

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Ground level Stand #20 About Exhibitor: Colonial Leather has been making leather goods for over 25 years. Colonial Leather was established in March of 1988. Before long the company began to specialise in mainly guitar straps. By the early nineties, Colonial Leather had become the only large scale guitar strap…

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CRANBOURNE MUSIC

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Ground level Stand #44-46 About Exhibitor: We are Melbourne’s Largest Independent Music Store’s. Here to provide all musicians from beginners to professionals with the tools to inspire and create. With two locations in Melbourne CBD and Lynbrook we stock many of the best brands in the music business such as…

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CROSSLEY GUITARS

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Ground level Stand #4A About the Exhibitor: Crossley Guitars produces fine handmade electric and acoustic guitars from the finest tone timbers available. The clients needs and wishes are catered for, providing a unique hands on perspective in the making of your new guitar. All Crossley Guitars feature Hand Wound pickups…

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DOUBLE BASS TATTOO

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About Exhibitor: Double Bass Tattoo has initiated a guitar art revolution, by using Pencil. Guitars, Double Bass, Banjo, Ukulele, Violin and Drums are Tattooed using Pencil (THIS IS NOT PAINT). Pencil is the most uniquely detailed and efficient method for Guitar art. Based in Warrnambool Victoria AUS, we are passionate…

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DUNPHY IMPORTS

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Ground level Stand #53-54 About Exhibitor: Di Music is modern Australian distribution company that focuses on new and exciting products. We carefully select brands that offer musicians something different to enhance their overall experience of playing music. On Show: Michael Kelly Guitars, Mad Professor, Sfarzo Strings, Loog Guitars MGS Highlights:…

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EASTGATE MUSIC

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Ground level Stand #10-11 About the exhibitor: Eastgate Music is an independent specialist guitar and amp shop based in Kew, established in 2001. They stock a comprehensive range of high quality electric and acoustic guitars, tube amplifiers , boutique pedals, pedalboards and accessories. MGS Hightlights: Eastgate are displaying an array…

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EASTMAN GUITARS

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Ground level Stand #13-14 About Exhibitor: About the Exhibitor: Eastman Guitars have a heritage of fine craftsmanship which comes directly from the old world craftsmanship of Eastman’s internationally regarded violin line. The guitar line carries that tradition forward with a line of heirloom quality guitars and mandolins. Not relying only…

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EGM DISTRIBUTION

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Ground level Stand #10-11 About Exhibitor: EGM imports and distributes premium guitar products, specialising in the finest amplifiers FX Pedals, power supplies and guitar accessories. The EGM team share a common passion: the love of great guitar GEAR! They are dedicated musicians and gear-heads, with decades of knowledge, expertise and…

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GEORGE EVANS CUSTOM AMPLIFIERS

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Electric Floor. Ground Level. Stand #51 About the exhibitor: George Evans Manufacture a range of All Tube, Hand Crafted, Hand Wired Amplifiers to suit many styles and Guitar tones. Our Amplifiers feature the best parts and materials available. Many Custom made prototype transformers and Chokes were used in the development…

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Gibson Epiphone

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Ground level Stand #16-19 About the Exhibitor: With a history stretching back to the 1900’s, Gibson Guitars are one of the world’s premier guitar brands that are proudly back in Australia. Models designed with elegance, sophistication, quality materials and craftsmanship with superior playability. The models whose designs have become sought…

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GUITAR VILLAGE

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Ground level Stand #22-23 About the Exhibitor: Guitar Village store is Located 40 minutes south of Melbourne at 12-13 Park lane Frankston 3199, and open to guitar shop 7 days a week, Guitar Village Australia carry a huge range of new & used guitars and instruments as well as accessories…

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HAMMOND AUSTRALIA – BERNIE’S MUSICLAND

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Ground level Stand #49 About the exhibitor: When Bernies Music Land first opened his first music store in Airport West in 1977, they sold a record number of Hammond Organs. With a huge boom in the 1980’s, Bernies opened 11 music stores and schools. The business moved to the Ringwood…

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HEADRUSH

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Ground level Stand #37 Exhibitor Contact Information: Electric Factory Pty Ltd 188 Plenty Road Preston VIC 3072 03 9474 1000 About the Exhibitor: Electric Factory (ELFA), established in 1972, is a musical instrument and related products importer wholesale distributor. There are hundreds of excellent music retail stores located throughout Australia….

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Ibanez Guitars

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Ground level Stand #26-30 About the exhibitor: Ibanez guitars for more than thirty years have been one of the most innovative, collectable, popular and best value instruments available to players across the world. Working with international virtuoso guitarists such as Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Paul Gilbert and others along with…

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INNOVATIVE MUSIC

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Ground level Stand #48 About Exhibitor: Innovative Music specialises in bringing unique high technology music & audio products to the Australian market. We represent a wide range of Synthesisers, Controllers, Microphones, Audio Interfaces, Music Software, DJ Equipment, Guitar Pedals and Amplifiers together with a complete range of Audio and Specialist…

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Jack’s Music

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About the Exhibitor: For Players, Since 1974. Jack’s Music is an independent musical instrument specialty store located in Newcastle, NSW Australia. MGS Highlights: G&L Guitars, D’Angelico Guitars, Larrivee Guitars, John Page Classic Guitars, Rivera Amplification, Carr Amplifiers, Two-Rock Amplifiers, Henriksen Amplifiers.

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KC’S ROCKSHOP

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Ground level Stand #56-58 About the exhibitor: One of Melbourne’s largest music shops, loads of Electic/Acoustic guitars, Bass, Amps, Keyboards, Digital Pianos, Synths and music production gear lines our shelves. You’ll find all the best brands Fender, Yamaha, Ibanez, Gibson, Taylor, Epiphone, Korg, Boss, Kawai plus heaps more. MGS Highlights:…

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LEATHERARTZ

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About Exhibitor: Australian made, unique, HAND-CARVED GUITAR STRAPS and belts ,,, full custom, made to order and made to measure, no idea too wierd. Customers include: Archie Roach, Phil Manning, Kevin Borich, Lloyd Spiegel, Ash Grunwald, Bob Spencer, Ash Naylor, Deniz Tek, Mick Pealing, Joey Amenta, Steve Lucas and Chris…

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MATON GUITARS

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Exhibitor Contact Information: 6 Clarice Rd, Box Hill About the Exhibitor: Maton Guitars build high quality acoustic, electric and custom built guitars. Maton Guitars are proudly Australian and have been building guitars by hand in Melbourne, Australia since 1946. MGS Hightlights: New Blackwood Models, New Australian Model, Custom Shop guitars,…

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MELBOURNE SCHOOL OF GUITAR MAKING

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Ground level Stand #2-3 About Exhibitor: Melbourne School of Guitar Making specializes in teaching traditional electric guitar and bass making techniques. We show students how to create instruments from raw materials through to the finished product (We don’t put together kits). Our students are encouraged to bring some of their…

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MUSIC JUNCTION – CHAPMAN GUITARS

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Ground level Stand #34 About Exhibitor: Music Junction has been a Musical Instrument dealer for over 50 years in Melbourne, Hawthorn East at the Camberwell Junction.We have three stores in Australia. Two in Melbourne, Hawthorn East and Blackburn Store (including our schools division, Future Music) and our third store, The…

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NATIONAL MUSIC AUSTRALIA

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About the exhibitor: National Music Australia proudly distributes world class brands such as Tanglewood, Elixir, Rotosound, LR Baggs, Tech 21, Luna, Aroma Tuners, G7 and Kirlin Cables. We also represent the highly acclaimed Hidersine and Vivo Stringed instruments as well as Thomastik-Infeld strings. At National, music is in our blood….

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NCAT

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About Exhibitor: About the Exhibitor: There are number of hobby courses around the country, but NCAT is the only place in Australia where students can gain a nationally recognized qualification. NCAT run a full time Certificate IV course which involves study in Instrument Construction, Setup & Repair, Drawing & Design,…

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OCTIGAN GUITARS

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About Exhibitor:    Roderick Octigan is a boutique builder based in the East of Melbourne. A woodworker for over 45 years, each instrument he creates is crafted by hand with absolute attention to detail. Using both Australian and imported tone woods, he specialises in acoustic arch tops and caters for…

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OWEN RAY’S INTERNATIONAL MUSIC

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Ground level Stand #3B About the exhibitor: Owen Ray has been in the music retail / repair industry over 50 years and owned stores which have had large displays of vintage instruments and now he is selling off these at the show. For pre info, please call  0439832143 Stand highlights:…

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PAT’S MUSIC

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  About the exhibitor: At Pats Music we are a proudly Australian family business. We are leading stockists in an extensive range of musical instruments. From beginner through to intermediate levels and onto professional musicians, we have the Best Products for all of your requirements. Whether you are a student…

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PORT MAC GUITARS

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Ground level Stand #21 About the Exhibitor: Port Mac Guitars is a Port Macquarie NSW based retailer specializing in the sales and service of guitars and related products. With their strong online customer base all around Australia, they were awarded “Best Online Engagement” at the 2016 NAMM Top 100 Dealers…

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RIZZOLO GUITARS

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Acoustic Floor. Level One. Stand A26 About Exhibitor: A true custom guitar maker, Tasmanian born Gary Rizzolo now residing in Melbourne, builds a wide range of instruments, from archtops, steel string, classical, ukuleles, electric guitars and basses. Known for his 6 and 7-string archtops, Gary is passionate about making serious…

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ROLAND BOSS AUSTRALIA

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Ground level Stand #40 About Exhibitor: Roland Corporation Australia is the authorised distributor to Australia of Roland and BOSS products. MGS Highlights: Come have a play! We’ll have heaps of fun gear on listening stations including the brand new GT-1000 multieffects processor, the powerful 500-series delay, reverb and modulation units,…

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SHOMA ACOUSTICS

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About Exhibitor: Shoma Subotic is a Melbourne based luthier that produces acoustic guitars under the name of Shoma Acoustics. His mechanical background and passion for woodwork and music fused together and led him to a career in guitar making. Every Shoma Acoustics guitar is produced with finesse and immense attention…

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SOUTHERN TONEWOODS

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About the exhibitor: Southern Tonewoods is Australia’s premier supplier of Guitar making supplies. Specialising in Traditional and Australian tonewoods as well as luthiers’ tools and hardware. Brands include : GluBoost, Titebond, Gotoh, Hosco, K & K Pickups, Stretcha, Sintoms & Pax Cargill Custom Guitars The Cargill name has been synonymous…

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STRANDBERG GUITARS

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Ground level Stand #3C Exhibitor Contact Information: Charles Cilia Custom Guitars Australia 29/25-33 Alfred Rd Chipping Norton NSW 2170 (02)9726 6271 About the Exhibitor: Strandberg Guitars is committed to innovation and has a history dating back to 1982. We continuously strive towards new solutions that address the needs of guitarists…

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STUDIO 19 RENTALS

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Ground level Stand #32 About Exhibitor: Studio19 Rentals operates Australia’s foremost in-store Rental program for both Musical Instrument Retailers and Camera Retailers throughout Australia. Guitar Show Highlights: Benefits of our Rental Program Avoid the burden of a large purchase outlay Maintenance service included throughout the rental period* When you’re just…

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SUNBURST MUSIC

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Ground level Stand #12 About Exhibitor: Sunburst Music is a ‘must-visit’ destination for guitar players, bass players, and collectors visiting Sydney’s beachside Eastern Suburbs. With strong industry involvement since the 1980s, our guitars can be seen in the hands of players such as Keith Richards, Steve Cropper, Angus Young, Lenny…

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TAYLOR GUITARS

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About Taylor Guitars Founded in 1974, Taylor Guitars is an industry-leading manufacturer of premium acoustic guitars. Renowned for blending innovative modern technology with a master craftsman’s attention to detail, the company’s guitars have set new standards for playability, tone and reliability. This is Taylor Guitars first time at exhibiting at…

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THE RESOURCE CORPORATION

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Ground level Stand #15 About Exhibitor: TRC is an Australian distributor of quality music, audio and audiovisual products supplying the Music, Broadcast, Production and Audiovisual industries. Guitar Show Highlights: K&M – quality German stands including the famous Heli guitar stands and mic stand accessories for smartphone and tablets. Sony Professional…

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VOX

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Ground level Stand 55 About Exhibitor:About the Exhibitor: Emerging in the 1960’s Vox laid the foundation for the legacy that continues to thrive nearly 60 years later. Amplifiers like the AC4, AC15, and AC30 are still the most popular amongst guitarists seeking that classic chime. Vox has also carried on…

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WASHBURN GUITARS

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WASHBURN GUITARS About the Exhibitor: The updated 16 model Washburn acoustic range has been carefully selected to sit at key price points; offering enthusiasts a first-class quality build with exceptional playability and value. With history dating back to 1883, Washburn produced more guitars in the USA than all its major…

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WILDWOOD INSTRUMENTS

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Ground level Stand #1 About Exhibitor: ELECTRIC GUITAR MAKING COURSES Spend a weekend in Daylesford and build yourself an electric guitar! Choose from our range of popular kit guitars and basses and be guided through the building process in our fully equipped workshop, all in two days. Courses run each…

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XPRESSION FX

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Ground level Stand #39 About the Exhibitor: Oz inventions are the worldwide leaders in musical expression devices. We are an Australian owned business ran solely by musicians, producing Australian made products branded as ‘Xpression fX’. MGS Highlights: Available for viewing, listening and trialing is the 2018 Xpression fX range including…

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YAMAHA GUITARS

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Ground level Stand #43,50,55 About the exhibitor: Yamaha Guitar Group is committed to providing the best products for guitar players through two distinct brands: Yamaha and Line 6. Yamaha began making classical guitars in 1941 and since then, Yamaha has created class-leading instruments, including the SG and Pacifica electric guitars,…

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