Ampeg is primarily an amplifier manufacturer headquartered in Woodinville, Washington, though they also manufacture guitars to a small extent. Although the company specializes in the production of bass guitar amplification, Ampeg also manufactures electric guitar amplifiers.
Nashville, TN’s 3RD POWER designs and manufactures hand-made vacuum tube guitar amplifiers. Founder/designer, Jamie Scott honed his craft as a professional guitarist, recording/mastering engineer and spent that last 10+ years in key roles with some of the most innovative music technology companies in the industry including Sennheiser, X2 Digital Wireless and Line 6. Having been a part of the innovation process and experiencing how it’s done, Scott set out on his own to create revolutionary new products to solve the problems still plaguing recording and performing guitarists to this day. 3RD POWER are not only an exhibitor but also a sponsor of this year’s SEGAS! Make sure you stop by their booth to see what they have to offer.
Mike Lull started his career as a profesional luthier around 1975 and hasn’t stopped making noise ever since. Mike has built custom guitars for many rockstars (Bob Dylan, Heart, Queesnryche, Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, Nirvana, Foo Fighters to name a few) and is sponsoring SEGAS this year!
Founded in 2010 blackfoot custom amps has been hard at work to bring their demanding customer base the best avaialable in custom amplification! Attention to the finest details set Blackfoot Custom Amps apart from the others. All amplifiers are hand wired using the “old school” point-to-point methods, connecting only the highest quality components- most of which are made specifically for or by BCA. Blackfoot amps will also be an exhibitor this year at SEGAS, so don’t forget to drop by their booth and see what they have to offer!
Are you going to be a SEGAS goer? Do you ride a motorcycle? Then this weekend is going to be double the fun for you! North Carolina’s only downtown motorcycle lifestyle event is a destination motorcycle rally centered on the Harley-Davidson lifestyle. The “rally”, now a three-day event, takes place Friday September 23rd, Saturday September 24th, and Sunday September 25th, all while SEGAS is going on! Come for the guitar and amp show, stay for the bike ride!
Evans Drumheads has been in the music industry for more than 40 years! Inventing the first synthetic drum head in 1956 changed the world of drumming indefinitely! From kits at home to military marching bands, Evans has always been recognized for being a company that is excellent at what they do! Evans will serve as a new sponsor of SEGAS this year, helping us make SEGAS a bigger and better event!
Founded in 1957 by Herb Brochstein; drum teacher and drum shop owner. Pro-Mark has been a staple in the drum industry, making a huge impact upon the percussion culture. Pro-Mark products are exported to over 100 countries, and can be found in virtually every music store in the world. Pro-Mark is a first time sponsor of SEGAS and are helping the Mojotone team to make this SEGAS bigger and better!
Opening their doors in 1972 as a small privately owned drum teaching studio, Drum Workshop has made many groundbreaking innovations for the world of percussion instruments. DW’s 5002 double bass pedal ushered in a new era in drumming and the idea of having two bass pedals instead of one has virtually become a staple amongst percussionists. This year DW sponsors SEGAS for their first time.
The Raleigh Music Academy is a family owned, music instruction company which was founded in 2002 by Paul Warren. The RMA offers quality instruction on instruments such as guitar, bass, drums, piano, voice, banjo, fiddle and mandolin. They also give students a monthly opportunity to perform in student shows on a high quality performance stage fully outfitted with high-end audio and lighting equipment. This is the second time that the Raleigh Music Academy has sponsored SEGAS!