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NAMM 2011 NAMM 2011 By Will Young I was fortunate enough to be one of 5 brave souls, sent to take on the rigors of the illustrious and elaborate NAMM show.  We headed out … Read more A Win - Win - Win for Whirlwind, UPS, and The Buffalo Bills A Win - Win - Win for Whirlwind, UPS, and The Buffalo Bills Michael Laiacona (our President and Owner) had the pleasure of attending the Buffalo Bills victory over the Cleveland Browns this past weekend at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park NY. … Read more
An evening with Joe Bonamassa An evening with Joe Bonamassa By Will Young Smokin' Joe Bonamassa is one of those guys that has simply raised the bar for the next millennium of guitar players. His integrity and soulful approach to … Read more The Cult brings the big guns! The Cult brings the big guns! Friday night in Buffalo, The Cult brings their big sound to a smaller venue and we were there to witness the event. Billy Duffy and Ian Astbury (original Cult Members) … Read more
Lou Gramm and Whirlwind Lou Gramm and Whirlwind Lou Gramm's lead guitar player Donny Mancuso (of D-Drive) as well as his brother, and bass player Richard Gramm have both added the Rochester Series Red Box compressor, Orange Box … Read more The Cult turns to Rochester for their tone! The Cult turns to Rochester for their tone! Word is in from the Cult camp, Billy Duffy is standing firmly behind his Orange Box, from our very own Rochester series FX pedals! The Orange Box Phaser (remake of … Read more
John Fogerty, Celebrates 25 years in Centerfield! John Fogerty, Celebrates 25 years in Centerfield! The Auditorium Theater in Rochester, NY played host to the John Fogerty band and Whirlwind was part of the action. The house was packed in celebration of 25 years of … Read more Whirlwind and Rush on tour Whirlwind and Rush on tour Thursday Sept 2nd, 2010 was a night to remember! The NYS fair presented RUSH in concert playing their Time Machine Tour, which took you through a journey of their amazing … Read more
TOM PETTY / CROSBY, STILLS, & NASH IN CONCERT TOM PETTY / CROSBY, STILLS, & NASH IN CONCERT Michael Laiacona (our beloved president and audio guru) and I had the pleasure of hanging side stage the other night for Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers as well as Crosby, … Read more No Shock Zone No Shock Zone We’re running a survey this week on ProSoundWeb to find out just how many musicians have been shocked  by their guitar or microphone while playing on stage. We’re also interested to … Read more