Next Saturday (11th) is the 2nd Annual Fear the Riff – the Effects, Pedals and Guitar Gear Expo. The event will be held at Brooklyn’s Expo Center (79 Franklin Street) from 10am-6pm. Additionally, the meet & greet schedule has been revealed, which includes Zakk Wylde (Black Label Society), John Petrucci (Dream Theatre), Jake Bowen (Periphery), and more. Tickets are available here. Attendees can expect to find the latest gear from Marshall Amps, Fender Guitars, PRS Guitars, daredevil Pedals, Ibanez guitars, Ernie Ball, and more as there will be over 60 vendors to check out.
Check out the Meet & Greet Schedule Below:
12:15PM-1:30PM – Zakk Wylde (Wylde Audio, Black Label Society)
1:30PM-2:00PM – Chris Caffery (Tran Siberian Orchestra) + Eddie Ojeda (Twisted
2:00PM-3:00PM – John Petrucci (Dream Theatre) – Ernie Ball/Music Man
3:00PM-4:00PM – Tosin Abasi (Animals as Leaders) + Andy James (Dunlop)
4:00PM-4:30PM – Jake Bowen (Periphery) – Ibanez Guitars
5:00PM-6:00PM – Angel Vivaldi (Charvel)
Sam Ash Demo Room
11:00AM-12:00PM – Guitar Clinic with Gil Parris & Ken Haas (Reverend)
1:00PM-2:30PM – Performance by David Mercado, Al Mercado & Alex Garcia
3:00PM-4:00PM – Guitar Clinic with Jimmy Vivino (VOX)
4:30PM-5:30PM – Guitar Clinic with Mark Holcomb (Periphery) – PRS Guitars
Additionally, the Fear the Riff organizers will be hosting an Expo Party pre-game on Friday (10th) at Saint Vitus at 7PM with bands Godmaker, Husbandry, Space Cadaver, Future Usses, and The Cancer Conspiracy. Tickets for the pre-game party can be found on Ticketfly.