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CE Pro All-Star Band Returns to CEDIA Expo 2023

CE Pro All-Star Band will unite talented industry professionals to perform a lineup of music from a range of decades.

CEDIA Expo has announced the return of the CE Pro All-Star Band. The CE Pro All-Star Band will kick off after the conclusion of the CE Pro BEST Project Awards on Thursday, September 7.

CE Pro All-Star Band at CEIDA Expo 2022
Photo: 2022 PWP Studio Corporate Event Photographers

The CE Pro All-Star Band will unite some of the most talented professionals in the custom electronics industry for a 90-minute live music showcase. Covering music from a range of decades, the CE Pro All-Star Band will perform tunes from Cake, Kid Rock, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Foo Fighters, Georgia Satellites, Stevie Wonder, Prince, Billy Joel, and others. This year’s band includes:

  • Bob Archer from CE Pro – Guitar
  • Tim Bigoness from D-Tools – Drums and lead vocals
  • Richard Charschan from AcousticSmart – Guitar
  • Jim Garrett from Harman International – Drums
  • Steve Haas from SH Acoustics – Keyboards
  • Bret Jacob from Nice – Trumpet
  • Mitch Klein from Z-Wave Alliance – Bass
  • Vince Luciani from Apex Technologies – Guitar
  • Jason McGraw from CEDIA Expo and KBIS – Guitar
  • Rick Santiago from Indy Audio Labs – Saxophone
  • Patrick Shaughnessy from Focal Naim America – Guitar and lead vocals
  • David Silkin from Digital Sales Group Metro and DSG Distributors – Bass

Featuring manufacturer’s reps, manufacturers, integrators, and CE Pro staff members, the professionals participating in the band have spent years in the industry. The CE Pro All-Star Band provides industry professionals with a fun, engaging opportunity to share their talents at one of CEDIA Expo’s most anticipated events. Their performance is an exciting opportunity for the industry to gather, network, and celebrate over a collective love of music.

The CE Pro All-Star Band will hit the stage on Thursday, September 7, 2023, at the Smart Stage. The event will follow the CE Pro BEST Project Awards ceremony, which begins at 4:00 PM. As in previous years, the concert is interactive. Attendees will be invited to sing, dance, and even join the band on stage.

Individuals interested in attending CEDIA Expo from September 6–9, 2023, in Denver, CO, can register online.

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