Summer NAMM… Over 400 exhibitors and an expected12,000+ attendees from around the world will converge on Music City USA to unveil hundreds of new musical products slated to hit stores for the holiday season – it’s Christmas in June! Get the first, exclusive look at this summer’s coolest musical instruments and products all under one roof at the Nashville Convention Center!
2010 SUMMER NAMM – PRELIMINARY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
Thursday, June 17 (6:00PM – 10:00PM)
Pre-show Party at The Hang in the Nashville Convention Center featuring live music performances from several industry bands incliding Saga Musical Instruments’ bluegrass band, Music Central employees, G-Force Review (aged 5-12, these youngsters made the Top 40 on America’s Got Talent!), the NAMM Staff band, Jimmy’s MUsic Center Rock School and special show stopping closer the Blacked Eyed Peas musical director Printz!
Friday, June 18 (10:00AM – 6:00PM)
Summer NAMM Show officiall opens!
“The Big Bear Giveback” Benefit Concert at the Hard Rock Cafe. Help support Nashville musicians who lost their instruments to the flood. NAMM, American Songwriter, Next Big Nashville, MusicCares and the Nashville Musicians Association kikc off their efforts to get music gear back in the hands of working Middle Tennessee musicians who lost the tools of their livelihood during the Nashville flood.
Saturday, June 19 (10:00AM – 6:00PM)
Sunday, June 20 (10:00AM – 4:00PM)
“Wanna Play Music Sunday” kicks off opening the NAMM Show floor to the general public for the first time ever! Musical performances, educational sessions from Apple and others, master clinics (with drummer Johnny Rabb, Doyle Dykes, Victor Wooten, legendary guitarist Eric Sctruthers of the Neville Brothers), live SiriusXM show taping, vintage guitar appraisals by the Reunion Blues Vintage Guitar and much much more scheduled throughout the day.
3:00PM – 5:00PM – Gov. Mike Huckabee along with a host of top country music stars including Aaron Tippin, Louise Mandrell and John Anderson will all perform in the “Wanna Play Celebrity Jam” closing out the 2010 Summer NAMM Show!