4 de janeiro de 2011

SAMSON NEWS


For Immediate Release:

Samson Sets All-Star Signing and Performance Schedule for 2011 NAMM Show

Hauppauge, NY — Samson Technologies has a robust and growing artist relations program and will once again showcase this program at the 2011 NAMM Show with a range of talented newcomers and seasoned veterans. This year, Samson’s all-star schedule will feature over 30 artists from varying genres signing autographs and demonstrating products.

Some of the artists signing at the Samson booth include Chad Smith, Scott Ian, Geezer Butler, Mike Inez, Mike Portnoy, John 5, Victor Wooten, David Ellefson, Billy Sheehan and many more.

“This will be my first NAMM show as part of Samson, Hartke and Zoom’s massive family of artists and I am really excited to be part of all the festivities,” says Billy Sheehan, bassist for popular rock band Mr. Big. “This is going to be a truly amazing experience for the artists and fans, myself included.”

In addition to the impressive signing schedule, Samson will also have a variety of artists providing performance demonstrations. These artists include Victor Wooten, Billy Sheehan, JD DeServio and Stu Hamm to name a few.


On Saturday, Dave Mustaine (Megadeth) will be on-hand to announce his new signature pedal from Zoom.

“With all the new and innovative products we’re unveiling at NAMM, these signings and demos are a perfect complement,” says Mark Menghi, Samson’s Artist Relations Director. “We’re thrilled that all these great artists are willing to take the time out of their busy schedules to support us with such loyalty and enthusiasm.”

The signing and performance schedule is as follows:

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Performances:
11:00am – 11:30am – Kiko Loureiro (Angra / Solo) – Zoom
12:00pm – 12:30pm – Billy Sheehan (Mr. Big / Solo) – Hartke
1:00pm – 1:30pm – Victor Wooten (Béla Fleck & the Flecktones / Solo) – Hartke
3:30pm – 4:00pm – Stu Hamm (Joe Satriani / Solo) – Hartke
4:30pm – 5:00pm – Greg Smith (Ted Nugent) – Hartke

Signings:
2:00pm – 3:00pm
Victor Wooten (Béla Fleck & the Flecktones / Solo)
Frank Bello (Anthrax)
David Ellefson (Megadeth)
Stu Hamm (Joe Satriani / Solo)
Peter Erskine (Solo)
Kiko Loureiro (Angra / Solo)

Friday, January 14, 2011

Performances:
10:30am – 11:00am – Stu Hamm (Joe Satriani / Solo) – Hartke
11:30am – 12:00pm – Victor Wooten (Béla Fleck & the Flecktones / Solo) – Hartke
1:00pm – 1:30pm – Kiko Loureiro (Angra / Solo) – Zoom
2:30pm – 3:00pm – JD DeServio (Black Label Society) – Hartke
4:30pm – 5:00pm – Byron Miller (Luther Vandross) – Hartke

Signings:
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Victor Wooten (Béla Fleck & the Flecktones / Solo)
Billy Sheehan (Mr. Big / Solo)
Stu Hamm (Joe Satriani / Bx3)
David Ellefson (Megadeth)
Eric Bass (Shinedown)
JD DeServio (Black Label Society)
Eddie Jackson (Queensrÿche)
Nate Watts (Stevie Wonder)

1:30pm – 2:30pm
Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers / Chickenfoot)
George Lynch (Lynch Mob)
Herman Li (DragonForce)
Sam Totman (DragonForce)
Scott Ian (Anthrax)
Charlie Benante (Anthrax)
Jason Bittner (Shadows Fall)
Jordan Rudess (Dream Theater)

3:30pm – 4:30pm
Geezer Butler (Black Sabbath)
Vinny Appice (Heaven and Hell / Dio)
Mike Inez (Alice and Chains)
Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater)
Frank Bello (Anthrax)
Zach Myers (Shinedown)
Chuck Garric (Alice Cooper)

Saturday, January 15, 2011

Performances:
10:30am – 11:00am – Kiko Loureiro (Angra / Solo) – Zoom
11:00am – 11:30am – JD DeServio (Black Label Society) – Hartke
3:00pm – 3:30pm – Stu Hamm (Joe Satriani / Solo) – Hartke
4:30pm – 5:00pm – Victor Wooten (Béla Fleck & the Flecktones / Solo) – Hartke

Signings:
11:30pm – 12:30pm
Victor Wooten (Béla Fleck & the Flecktones / Solo)
Billy Sheehan (Mr. Big / Solo)
Stu Hamm (Joe Satriani / Solo)
David Ellefson (Megadeth)
Frank Bello (Anthrax)
Eric Bass (Shinedown)
JD DeServio (Black Label Society)
Eddie Jackson (Queensrÿche)
Nate Watts (Stevie Wonder)

2:00pm – 3:00pm
Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater)
Charlie Benante (Anthrax)
Shawn Dover (Megadeth)
Steve Smith (Vital Information / Journey)
Kiko Loureiro (Angra / Solo)
Zach Myers (Shinedown)
Allison Robertson (The Donnas)

3:30pm – 4:30pm
Mike Inez (Alice and Chains)
John 5 (Rob Zombie/Solo)
Herman Li (DragonForce)
Sam Totman (DragonForce)
Jason Bittner (Shadows Fall)
Jordan Rudess (Dream Theater)
Tim “Ripper” Owens (Yngwie Malmsteen)

Press Announcements:
Dave Mustaine (Zoom) – 1:00pm – 1:30pm

Sunday, January 16, 2011

Performances:
11:00am – 11:30am – Byron Miller (Luther Vandross) – Hartke
11:30am – 12:00pm – Stu Hamm (Joe Satriani / Solo) – Hartke
12:00pm – 12:30pm – Victor Wooten (Béla Fleck & the Flecktones / Solo) – Hartke

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Samson Technologies Corp. designs, manufactures and distributes high-performance wireless, audio and music accessory products in the United States and 106 countries abroad. Samson is also the exclusive worldwide distributor of Hartke products and the exclusive U.S. distributor of Zoom recording and signal processing electronics. Samson Technologies is based in Hauppauge, New York.