14th Annual Bass Bash at Winter NAMM

by Raul Amador

The Bass Bash has been the most exciting bass focused event during the Winter NAMM show for over 10 years.

It features bass legends, international stars and inspiring bassists including Michael League, Janek Gwizdala, Federico Malaman, Amanda Ruzza, Bryan Ladd, Chuck Rainey, Tony Grey, Andrew Gouché, Ida Nielsen and Maurizio Rolli.

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Bass Bash Returns for 2017

by Kevin Johnson – No Treble

The Bass Bash is back for 2017! Coinciding with the annual Winter NAMM Show, this year’s event is bound to be another great one.

The lineup this year includes bass legends and international stars, featuring Chuck Rainey, Michael League, Janek Gwizdala, Federico Malaman, Amanda Ruzza, Bryan Ladd, Tony Grey, Andrew Gouché, Ida Nielsen and Maurizio Rolli. Besides all the incredible music, the Bash will have a raffle with prizes ranging from strings to bass bridges to effects pedals and more.

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Bass Bash 2016 Moves to The Tectonic Concert Stage For NAMM 2016

by Bass Player Staff

The Bass Bash event, January 21 and 22nd, 2016, will be at a new venue for the first time after many years of running at JT Schmid’s in Anaheim. The new location will be the “Tectonic Concert Stage” at the M3 Live Events Center, 2232 S. Harbor Blvd, Anaheim CA. The location is on Harbor Blvd, less than a 2 minute drive south from the NAMM Convention Center.

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Bass Bash Announces 2016 Date, New Location

by Kevin Johnson


Mark your calendars, because the Bass Bash is coming back for 2016! The annual bass-centric event will take place January 21st and 22nd in the evenings after the Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim, California. Each night is packed with exhibits, raffles, and performances by some of the world’s best bassists.

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2015 Bass Bash – 2 Nights of Blistering Bottom End Sound During NAMM 2015

by Guitar Girl Magazine



Press Release – The Bass Bash has been one of the best attended events during the NAMM convention, always having some of the best performers from the “low end” showcasing their latest music.  This year, some of the most talented artists in the bass community are set to give you an incredible show at JT Schmid’s.  Admission is FREE.

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BASS BASH Comin’ Up During Winter NAMM!

by Rock 103, iHeart


Headed out to Winter NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) Convention next week and there’s definitely one event I won’t miss…the BASS BASH! This year’s event features bass greats like Victor Wooten and Gary Willis, to name a few, and will be the place to be on Thursday and Friday evenings during Winter NAMM in Anaheim, CA. I caught up with accomplished musician and BASS BASH Event Organizer Tone Compito Wellington and here’s what she had to say about this year’s event, “The Bass Bash is one of the best attended evening events every January during NAMM in Anaheim, CA. Some of the most talented bassists and their bands from all over the globe come to showcase their talents and the performances never disappoint! This year’s lineup is one of the most mind-blowing to date, and I am grateful for their participation and the support from all the sponsors, vendors and friends who are helping me coordinate the details to make this year’s BASS BASH a complete success!”.

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