Honda Center to Host First ocV!BE Guitar Festival

July 19, 2023

Mark your calendars for Saturday, July 29, as Honda Center hosts the inaugural ocV!BE Guitar Festival. This highly anticipated event is set to be a guitar enthusiast's dream, featuring over 50 vendors showcasing vintage guitars, boutique makers, amps, pedals, national brands, music stores, and private collectors. Get ready for an immersive journey into the world of guitars!

Tickets for the ocV!BE Guitar Festival are available for $20, and you can secure yours in advance on or purchase them on the day of the event. As an extra treat, the first 200 attendees will receive a complimentary pack of guitar strings. And don't worry about parking—the festival provides free onsite parking for all attendees.

One of the festival's highlights will be the electrifying live performances on the Allen & Heath / BASSBOSS Main Stage inside the Honda Center arena bowl. Prepare to be blown away by renowned musicians like Bruce Kulick (KISS), Dave Amato (REO Speedwagon), Gregg Bissonette (Ringo Starr), Matt Bissonette (Elton John), Griff Hamlin and the Single Barrel Blues Band, and more. Expect unforgettable moments for all music enthusiasts!

ocV!BE, the groundbreaking $4 billion mixed-use entertainment district surrounding Honda Center, is scheduled to open Phase 1 in 2026. This dynamic district will offer a vibrant community with entertainment events, restaurants and cafes, art installations, office spaces, public parks, and residences—a true haven for entertainment lovers.

The ocV!BE Guitar Festival is co-produced by industry experts Tom Alexander and Bruce Adolph, known for their success with the Tacoma Guitar Festival at the Tacoma Dome in Washington. Their expertise has attracted world-class artists like Paul Reed Smith, Nita Strauss, Mark Lettieri, Gregg Bissonette, Rudy Sarzo, Dave Amato, John 5, and many more.

Exhibition booths and sponsorships are currently available for interested parties. Don't miss your chance to be part of this extraordinary celebration! Visit to reserve your spot and find out more information.

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