events are buy-sell-trade shows, where you as an attendee may bring all
the musical instruments or related items you can carry to sell, trade, or
have appraised. By getting bids from several exhibitors, you can quickly
establish the market value of an item, and proceed to sell or trade with
You may see everything
from guitars, amps, banjos, mandolins, effects, memorabilia, sound gear,
parts, records, drums, violins, books, accessories, online companies, manufacturers,
retail stores, builders, and repairmen, to celebrities who attend the event.
Our shows are the only events co-sponsored by Vintage Guitar Magazine, America’s
premier guitar publication!
to attend the closed session on Friday afternoon may gain entrance by paying
a VIP early bird fee. This entitles the VIP to enter the show at noon Friday
to preview those great buys. The fee is $250 for the Arlington show, and
$200 for all California shows, Nashville and Chicago
for the Arlington, Nashville and Chicago shows is $15, and California show admission is $20. Children
eleven years of age and younger admitted free if accompanied by an adult.