ESTA's Happy Hour for Behind the Scenes 2019

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ESTA's Happy Hour for Behind the Scenes 2019

Thursday, January 24, 2019 — 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm PST

The party will begin at 6pm on opening night of The 2019 NAMM Show. Beer and wine and light bites will be served while you network with friends old and new. Mark your calendar to be at the Anaheim Marriott Platinum Lounge from 6:00pm – 8:00pm. Tickets available via the link below.

The Behind the Scenes charity provides financial support to entertainment technology industry professionals who are seriously ill or injured or to their surviving family members. Grants are tailored to each individual and uses can include basic living costs, medical related expenses, transportation, and funeral expenses. Behind the Scenes brings help and hope in times of great need.

TECnology Hall of Fame

TECnology Hall of Fame

Saturday, January 26, 2019 — 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm PST

Founded in 2004 and developed by George Petersen, the TECnology Hall of Fame honors and recognizes audio products, innovations and inventors that have made significant contributions to the advancement of audio technology. This year’s awards, which are presented by the NAMM Museum of Making Music, will induct eight products into the TECnology Hall of Fame. Come out and celebrate these innovations and the people and companies that made them possible. More than nostalgia, it’s essential knowledge for pro audio professionals.

Loudspeaker System Showcase

Loudspeaker System Showcase

Saturday, January 26, 2019 — 10:00 am to 6:00 pm PST

The 2019 NAMM Show will debut its first showcase of line array and loudspeaker technologies at the Anaheim Convention Center Arena. Hosted by Live Sound International, it will feature a unique side-by-side listening opportunity from 10 leading loudspeaker manufacturers. Learn more about each system by clicking on a company below.

 
10:00 AM Arena Open
10:40 AM EM Acoustics
11:00 AM Round-Robin Showcase Demo
12:00 PM dBTechnologies
12:20 PM TW Audio  
12:40 PM Yorkville Sound 
1:00 PM Verity Audio 
1:20 PM RCF
1:40 PM  
2:00 PM Round-Robin Showcase Demo
3:00 PM Crest Audio 
3:20 PM Void Acoustics
3:40 PM Martin Audio
4:00 PM BASSBOSS
4:20 PM Alcons Audio 
4:40 PM  
5:00 PM Round-Robin Showcase Demo
6:00 PM Arena Closed

Prize Giveaway Sponsors

New for 2019, D'Angelico's popular Premier Series welcomes three stunning new finishes to its SS, DC and EXL-1 models: Fiesta Red, Ocean Turquoise and Champagne, an elegantly effervescent off-white. Making its debut in the series is the Premier Brighton, a sleek double-cutaway solid-body boasting vintage vibe and modern comfort. Stop by D'Angelico's booth at #212AB, for artist performances and more. Learn more at dangelicoguitars.com.

 


With the new OPERA 15 Series, dBTechnologies succeeded once again in packing leading-edge DSP processing, advanced design features and user friendliness in an unrivaled cabinet in its price range. Exceptional power and a unique acoustic design combine in order to deliver a vigorous yet pristine sound, successfully adaptable to both playback and live music applications. Learn more at dbtechnologies.com.


 

Smaart v8 from Rational Acoustics is the industry-leading, dual-platform (Mac and PC), FFT-based software to view the frequency content of signals or measure the response of electrical and electro-acoustic systems. This prize includes not only a Smaart v8 license but also an RTA420 measurement microphone. Learn more at rationalacoustics.com.

 


The Electro-Voice ND86 is a robust, high-performance, large-diaphragm dynamic supercardioid vocal microphone. Designed for excellent acoustic control in even the largest of venues, the ND86 capsule is precisely tuned to deliver present, smooth and detailed sound, as well as superior isolation from sound on the stage. Learn more at electrovoice.com.


The EM Acoustics EMS-51 is an ultra-compact passive loudspeaker for use where compact size is as important as sonic performance. This two-way, multipurpose design is suitable for a variety of applications either as a stand-alone product or joined EM Acoustics subwoofers to make a truly full-range system. Learn more at emacoustics.co.uk.


Dante AVIO adapters from Audinate are a family of cost-effective endpoints for connecting legacy analog and digital audio equipment to Dante networks. Options include line-in and line-out analog adapters, a bi-directional AES3/EBU adapter, and a bi-directional stereo USB adapter. Learn more at audinate.com.

Loudspeaker System Showcase

Loudspeaker System Showcase

Friday, January 25, 2019 — 10:00 am to 6:00 pm PST

The 2019 NAMM Show will debut its first showcase of line array and loudspeaker technologies at the Anaheim Convention Center Arena. Hosted by Live Sound International, it will feature a unique side-by-side listening opportunity from 10 leading loudspeaker manufacturers. Learn more about each system by clicking on a company below.

 
10:00 AM Arena Open
10:40 AM  
11:00 AM Round-Robin Showcase Demo
12:00 PM Verity Audio
12:20 PM Martin Audio
12:40 PM Void Acoustics
1:00 PM Yorkville Sound
1:20 PM BASSBOSS
1:40 PM  
2:00 PM Round-Robin Showcase Demo
3:00 PM Alcons Audio
3:20 PM dBTechnologies
3:40 PM TW Audio
4:00 PM RCF
4:20 PM Crest Audio
4:40 PM EM Acoustics
5:00 PM Round-Robin Showcase Demo
6:00 PM Arena Closed

Loudspeaker System Showcase

Loudspeaker System Showcase

Thursday, January 24, 2019 — 10:00 am to 6:00 pm PST

The 2019 NAMM Show will debut its first showcase of line array and loudspeaker technologies at the Anaheim Convention Center Arena. Hosted by Live Sound International, it will feature a unique side-by-side listening opportunity from 10 leading loudspeaker manufacturers. Learn more about each system by clicking on a company below.

10:00 AM Arena Open
10:40 AM  
11:00 AM Round-Robin Showcase Demo
12:00 PM Alcons Audio
12:20 PM BASSBOSS
12:40 PM dBTechnologies
1:00 PM Crest Audio
1:20 PM Martin Audio
1:40 PM EM Acoustics
2:00 PM Round-Robin Showcase Demo
3:00 PM RCF
3:20 PM TW Audio
3:40 PM Verity Audio 
4:00 PM Yorkville Sound
4:20 PM Void Acoustics
4:40 PM  
5:00 PM Round-Robin Showcase Demo
6:00 PM Arena Closed

Prize Giveaway Sponsors

New for 2019, D'Angelico's popular Premier Series welcomes three stunning new finishes to its SS, DC and EXL-1 models: Fiesta Red, Ocean Turquoise and Champagne, an elegantly effervescent off-white. Making its debut in the series is the Premier Brighton, a sleek double-cutaway solid-body boasting vintage vibe and modern comfort. Stop by D'Angelico's booth at #212AB, for artist performances and more. Learn more at dangelicoguitars.com.


With the new OPERA 15 Series, dBTechnologies succeeded once again in packing leading-edge DSP processing, advanced design features and user friendliness in an unrivaled cabinet in its price range. Exceptional power and a unique acoustic design combine in order to deliver a vigorous yet pristine sound, successfully adaptable to both playback and live music applications. Learn more at dbtechnologies.com.


Smaart v8 from Rational Acoustics is the industry-leading, dual-platform (Mac and PC), FFT-based software to view the frequency content of signals or measure the response of electrical and electro-acoustic systems. This prize includes not only a Smaart v8 license but also an RTA420 measurement microphone. Learn more at rationalacoustics.com.


The Electro-Voice ND86 is a robust, high-performance, large-diaphragm dynamic supercardioid vocal microphone. Designed for excellent acoustic control in even the largest of venues, the ND86 capsule is precisely tuned to deliver present, smooth and detailed sound, as well as superior isolation from sound on the stage. Learn more at electrovoice.com.


The EM Acoustics EMS-51 is an ultra-compact passive loudspeaker for use where compact size is as important as sonic performance. This two-way, multipurpose design is suitable for a variety of applications either as a stand-alone product or joined EM Acoustics subwoofers to make a truly full-range system. Learn more at emacoustics.co.uk.


Dante AVIO adapters from Audinate are a family of cost-effective endpoints for connecting legacy analog and digital audio equipment to Dante networks. Options include line-in and line-out analog adapters, a bi-directional AES3/EBU adapter, and a bi-directional stereo USB adapter. Learn more at audinate.com.

The 2019 NAMM Show Opening Marching Band

The 2019 NAMM Show Opening Marching Band

Thursday, January 24, 2019 — 9:40 am to 10:00 am PST

For over 90 years, Marine Band San Diego has thrilled countless millions throughout the world with its inspiring renditions of patriotic music, classical literature, Big Band and Top 40 favorites, and, of course, the marches of John Philip Sousa. This year, The NAMM Show has the privilege of inviting Marine Band San Diego to open the show on Thursday morning at the Arena Plaza. 

Yamaha All-Star Concert on the Grand

Yamaha All-Star Concert on the Grand

Friday, January 25, 2019 — 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm PST

While the artist lineup for this year’s concert remains a secret, Yamaha has built an unmatched reputation for developing and producing the largest and most energetic concert events at past NAMM Shows. Last year’s concert featured star turns by celebrated artists Melissa Etheridge, Sam Moore, Michael McDonald, Butch Walker, Lindsey Stirling, Marc Broussard and Sheléa.

NAMM Foundation Presents: The Lennon Bus Imagine Party Featuring Elle King

On Saturday evening at the annual “Imagine Party,” The NAMM Foundation and The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus presented by Other World Computing will welcome singer and songwriter, Elle King. King blends pop, blues, and rock ‘n’ roll into a sound that’s all her own.

Industry Tribute: Remembering Those We Lost in 2018

Each year NAMM hosts a special Industry Tribute, remembering the music industry professionals we lost over the past year and featuring a moving video accompanied by live music. Join us in honoring their lasting legacy, on the NAMM Yamaha Grand Plaza Stage.

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