Northeast Guitar Expo
The largest guitar show
in New England!

The Northeast Guitar Expo will again bring our regional guitar community together for a great day to see amazing new and vintage instruments. All types of guitars, basses, electrics, acoustics and related musical products will be on display.This event is a unique opportunity to meet many great master luthiers and to see, play and purchase fine handmade instruments directly from the builder. Or maybe find that elusive vintage guitar…

Save the Date!
Sunday, April 2, 2017

Farmington Marriott Convention Center
Farmington, CT I-84, Exit 37

11am to 5pm

Admission – $10


** New Show Sponsor **
WDRC 102.9 The Whale

We welcome 102.9 The Whale as our major show sponsor!
Their team will be joining us at the show with all kinds
of prizes and giveaways!


New for this show –

Starting with this show you can bring your guitars, basses, pedals and more to sell or swap at the show. Take advantage of our audience and dealers. Bring those vintage, cool and unique pieces and make a deal!


Gary Hoey to do Demo Clinics

Guitar master Gary Hoey is joining us at the Expo on April 2nd! His new album, Dust & Bones, is a one of the best Blues/Rock original recordings we’ve heard in years. Come see Gary perform, answer questions, sign CD’s and take pictures.


   Watch our new “Movie Trailer”
       Announcing the next show

       (created by Michael O’Toole, of course!)




New Media Partner

We have a new relationship with Blue Plate Radio, an online Jazz radio station.
Check them out at


 2016 Show Pics

Here are just a few pictures from the show. Paul Reed Smith, Mike Mushok, David Grissom, Tom Forst, Tim MacDonald, Jimmy Bell, Brian Giampietro and many more were all at the show. Hope you were there too!


YouTube Presentation from the 2016 Expo

Special Thanks to Michael O’Toole of O’Photo for all the photography and creating this presentation. And thanks to Tom Forst for the background music.

PICS from the 2016 Expo

Special thanks to Rebecca Kalagher for taking these additional photos at the 2016 Expo.


Guitar/Products of the Day
From 2016 Expo

Whole Tone Guitars

Guitar/Product of the Day Archive


 What’s on our website:

Admission Price

$10 at the door. Children 10 and under are free w/paid adult.