Music Live 2008 – A Celebration of Sound

Music Live will be returning to Birmingham NEC from November 7-9, 2008, to the delight of music fans across the UK. This broad-based music-making event is already well-reputed as being the UK’s favorite such event. No wonder tickets are already selling faster than ever before!

As usual, there are many different things taking place at Music Live 2008 that music lovers can look forward to. For starters, there will be another massive musical instruments exhibition featuring a variety of musical instruments from some of the world’s biggest brands. You can expect to see synths, drums, guitars, recording equipment and more on display at this part of the event. Some of the brands expected to be there include Yamaha, Roland, Fender, Gibson, Marshall, Paul Reed Smith and many, many more. All this combines to make the Music Live event the country’s biggest music shop and you can be sure that there will be plenty of great deals available at the time.

Live stage music will also play a great role in this fantastic musical event. The current stage line up includes classic rock, acoustic and modern Brit Rock and blues. Some of the acts that have already confirmed for the event include Stone Gods, Mexicolas and The Electric city. Tommy Aldridge and Marco Mendoza from Thin Lizzy/Whitesnake will also be playing at the show. Metal legend Dave Mustaine will be making regular appearances at the show for meet-and-greets and autograph signing sessions with fans.

Those looking at pursuing a career in the music industry will be very interested in what Friday has to offer. Previously more than 8,000 students from around the country have visited the show to learn more about careers in the music industry from big-name industry producers, managers and engineers. This sort of personalized seminar can provide much insight into a chosen career path.

Joe Bonamassa will be playing the Live Stage on Saturday as well as taking part in the ‘Blues In The Schools’ seminar on Friday where he will discuss the history of blues from the 1800s till today. The Gibson tourbus will also be at Birmingham NEC during the show and this will give visitors a glimpse into life on the road. So make sure you don’t miss out on this great music event by getting started on your plans to attend Music Live 2008.