In 2017, a very small, but all the more enthusiastic team of the editorial staff of GITARRE&BASS magazine had the idea to set up an event dedicated to their favorite instruments – a show with 100% focus on guitars, basses effect pedals and everything that goes with it – a festival with an extensive WORKSHOP program and thrilling live CONCERTS with international top international top-artists, surrounded by a big EXHIBITION featuring all the top brands in the industry, representing a huge variety and a comprehensive overview of the market.
Workshops & Concerts
Exhibitors & Brands
FROM THE BEST
THE BEST ARTISTS LIVE ON STAGE
EXCITING NEW GEAR AND TIMELESS CLASSICS
The Guitar Summit will take place in the Rosengarten in Mannheim.
The traditional concert location, with a total area of 25,000 square meters in the heart of the city, is only a 5-minute walk from the main train station and is located directly in front of the Mannheim shopping area in between hotel and restaurant periphery. Those arriving by car can use the parking garages directly below the Rosengarten.
Of all places, why Mannheim?
Mannheim is a city of music! The Pop Academy located there with its renowned teachers and constantly expanding range of courses, along with the Musikpark as the only German start-up center for the music industry, is known far beyond Germany’s borders. Since 2014 Mannheim is Unesco City of Music! By the way, the legendary instrument maker Friedrich Gretsch was born in Mannheim, whose instruments were or are played by icons like Chet Atkins, Brian Setzer and many others. Well, if that doesn’t fit…
m:con Congress Center Rosengarten Mannheim
Rosengarten Square 2