Official info below:
The North West Guitar Show returns to Haydock Park Racecourse Exhibition Centre, Newton-le-Willows, Cheshire, WA12 0HQ on Sunday 15th May, 10am to 4.30pm. Now in its 19th year, this is now the biggest guitar show in the UK featuring more than 100 exhibitors in four halls with bargains in new, secondhand and vintage guitars, amps, effects and accessories. Plus live music with bands and solo performers all day in the 400 seater live music hall.
On the live music stage, BluGuitar present Germany’s top guitarist, Thomas Blug, with band including Simple Minds’ drummer Mel Gaynor and featuring Thomas’ acclaimed Blug Amp1. Joyo Audio UK will feature their house band, Aero Twisted and the Arcane Listed with uplifting rock originals and covers.
Working with Bose PA systems, The Huers folk duo display their great playing, superb original songs and wonderful harmonies. Auden presents a sensational partnership between two stalwarts of the North West music scene, Pete “Sarge” Frampton and Alec Johnson, playing Auden acoustics and Gordon Smith electric guitars.
Sound Affects Premier will feature a demo on the main stage from Roland Boss with the latest products from the NAMM and Frankfurt trade shows. The event brings together major retailers, distributors, manufacturers, luthiers, boutique specialists and even private collectors all with bargains in everything guitar related. It is a unique opportunity to buy, sell and trade new, vintage and second hand guitars, amps, effects and accessories and to be entertained by live music from top guitarists in the live music hall.
Admission is £7.00, pay on the door. (Accompanied under-12’s free). Free parking. Licensed bar and cafe.
The Show is sponsored by Fret-King & Vintage Guitars, BluGuitar, John Hornby Skewes, PMT, Reidys and the Musicians’ Union.
A fantastic day out for any guitarist!