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What to Expect at the Orlando International Guitar & Music Expo 2024
The Orlando International Guitar & Music Expo 2024 is set to be an exciting event for guitar and music enthusiasts. This annual expo will be held from February 2nd-4th, 2024 at the Central Florida Fairgrounds in Orlando, FL. Now in its 36th year, the 2024 edition promises to build upon the success of the 2023 show, which saw record attendance and participation.
Checking Out the Newest Guitars and Gear
Guitar lovers can look forward to exploring the latest guitars, amps, accessories and more from top brands. The expo showcases hundreds of exhibitors, from major manufacturers like Fender and Gibson to small luthiers and custom shops. Attendees can play and test out all the newest guitar models, like Gibson’s 2024 Les Paul Custom Shop models and Fender’s 2024 American Professional II series. There will also be booths for guitar effects, amps and other gear from brands like BOSS, Marshall and Vox.
Discovering Vintage Guitars and Rare Finds
Vintage guitar enthusiasts will want to peruse the many booths selling used, collectible and vintage guitars and amps. Dealer booths often contain rare, one-of-a-kind pieces, like vintage 1960s Fender Stratocasters, Gibson SGs from the 1970s, and other iconic models. The Orlando Expo is known for attracting sellers and collectors from around the world.
In addition to the exhibition booths, the 2024 Expo will feature live music performances, workshops, contests and more. Attendees might get to see incredible guitarists shredding on the main stage or learn tips and tricks from guitar masters during scheduled workshops. There are always fun contests, like “battle of the bands” style competitions.
The Orlando Expo is one of the largest guitar shows in the United States, drawing over 20,000 attendees each year. People travel from across the country and all over the world to explore the Orlando show. Based on the success of the 2023 show, the organizers are anticipating an even bigger turnout for 2024. They have buyers and enthusiasts coming from as far as Japan, Ireland and South Africa.
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Buying, Selling and Trading Used Gear
One of the highlights of the Orlando Expo is the opportunity for attendees to sell, trade and buy used gear. The “public days” on Saturday and Sunday allow non-dealers to come and hawk their own instruments and accessories. This means there are endless opportunities for finding amazing deals on used gear. You might discover a vintage 1960s Gibson SG for a steal or trade in your old guitar for something new.
An Ultimate Guitar Lover’s Dream Event
For guitar lovers, the Orlando International Guitar & Music Expo 2024 is sure to be a dream event. From exploring the latest gear to discovering incredible vintage finds, the Expo offers an immersive celebration of all things guitar. Musicians, collectors and enthusiasts alike will find inspiration at this ultimate guitar show. The organizers are promising to make the 2024 show even more memorable and momentous than years prior.