Man at guitar conventionThe OC Fair and Event Center in Costa Mesa will be alive with the sound of music this weekend with the highly celebrated return of the SoCal World Guitar Show! This bi-annual event attracts thousands of musical enthusiasts, vendors, and buyers from all over the world. Trust us, if you’re a music lover you definitely won’t want to miss out!

Co-sponsored by Vintage Guitar magazine and Amigo Guitar Shows, this melodic event will showcase modern and vintage musical instruments and accessories, books, records, and much more! Some of the major exhibitors also include various highly-respected maintenance and service providers in the musical instrument industry.

Amigo Guitar Shows are America’s oldest, biggest, and best consumer guitar events. Since the late 1970’s, Amigo events have put on over two hundred shows all across the country! The Amigos are well known for pioneering almost every innovation in the guitar show business, including producing the world’s largest consumer guitar event in Arlington, Texas. With all the industry professionals in tow, this weekend’s music event in Orange County is definitely one of the best opportunities we’ve ever seen to learn about the vintage and modern world of music.

Visitors can expect to see everything from classic instruments like guitars, amps, banjos, violins, and drums to displays from manufacturers, retail stores, builders, and celebrities who attend the event. Attendees may also bring in any musical instruments, books, equipment, clothing, etc. to sell, trade, or have appraised at the show. Think of this rockin’ good time as a kind of musical swap meet!

The SoCal World Guitar Show will be held this Saturday, August 27th and Sunday, August 28th at the OC Fair and Event Center, located at 88 Fair Drive in Costa Mesa. Admission is $20 for adults, and kids under eleven are free if accompanied by an adult. Show times run from 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday, and 10 am to 4 pm on Sunday.

Even the most critical sound snob won’t be able to contain their excitement when they see the impressive array of instruments and music industry leaders at this weekend’s show. Grab your family and friends and come join in the harmonious fun!