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Pacific Audio Fest 2023 Show Report

 

Pacific Audio Fest 2023 Show Report
Enjoy hearing the finest of premium audio gear in Seattle at PAF 2023.

 

 

  The Pacific Audio Fest (PAF) 2023, which took place at the Doubletree-Hilton Sea-Tac / Seattle from June 23rd through 25th, is the USA's very best Northwestern premium audio event. There was live music Friday and Saturday nights, with NW regional wine and beer tastings, and ~80 rooms of quality audio, Marketplace, Record Fair, HeadZone and much more! Renowned audiophile and reviewer Greg Weaver enjoyed Friday and Saturday evenings presenting his curated after-hours music sessions. The Pacific Audio Fest show was located at a top tech hub and one of the fastest growing communities in the USA, plus it is a vacation paradise in the summer months. The Seattle area has great demographics for the audio industry too! 

 

 

Pacific Audio Fest 2023 Show Report An audio triumph in the Pacific Northwest! PAF 2023 Show Report By Greg Weaver

Pacific Audio Fest 2023 Show Report
An audio triumph in the Pacific Northwest!
PAF 2023 Show Report By Greg Weaver
First, my apologies for this report's tardiness. Within days of returning home to the Midwest, I came down with some kind of flu or cold (not you-know-what 19) that had me out of commission for some ten days. Once I was on the mend, I got right back to work. Here is my take on my experience in Seattle... pardon the delay. My flight from Chicago to the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport arrived more than forty minutes ahead of schedule. As I collected my checked bag and headed out to catch a ride to the Doubletree by Hilton, less than half a mile from the airport, I was treated to the beautiful weather that late June in the Pacific Northwest had promised! After checking in, saying hello to all the friends and colleagues I ran into in the halls, getting settled into my room, and washing up after the trip, I joined in the welcoming meet and greet on the fourteenth floor at Maxi's. Good food, free drinks, and great conversation set the tone for what would turn out to be an amazing show!
---> Pacific Audio Fest 2023 Show Report.

 

 

 

Announcing Live Music for 2023
Free live music! Your Pacific Audio Fest 2023 show ticket gives you VIP access to PAF's private 14th floor nightclub!

Friday Evening: The Kings of Swing return!
Saturday Evening: Babycakes / R&B extraordinaire!

 

Join Our Party Thursday Night!
Show exhibitors and members of the press are invited to join Enjoy the Music.com for drinks, music, and good times on Thursday starting at 6pm in Maxi's lounge on the 14th floor.

 

 

 

After-Hours Music Sessions With Greg Weaver
For the first time at Pacific Audio Fest, renowned audiophile and industry journalist Greg Weaver will spend Friday and Saturday evenings presenting his curated after-hours music sessions for the enjoyment of any in attendance. Join Greg in a different room each night, both featuring unique world-class music systems.

Friday at 8 PM , join Greg, Innuos, Acora Acoustics, Audio Research, Cardas, and ASC in Suite 1370 for an unprecedented first! While Greg traditionally treats show-goers to select music from his extensive LP collection, on Friday night, he will spend the evening playing music selected entirely from his store of digital files. Like all his presentations, his introductions will include details about the music, its production, the band's history and members, and other interesting and relevant facts about the music he will be playing.

 

 

Get Pacific Audio Fest (PAF) 2023 Tickets Now
Reserves your place for PAF 2023 now before they sell out! Plus every ticket purchase enters you in a raffle to win a turntable and/or much more! Get your PAF 2023 tickets here.

 

Ballroom Filled With Vinyl LPs, Accessories, And More!
New this year at the PAF 2023 show is a ballroom filled with vinyl LPs, audio accessories, and much more as many local vendors plus Direct Audio brings their very best to the Pacific Audio Fest!

 

 

Get The T-Shirt
The awesome design of Hi-Fi Adventures Pacific Audio Fest 2023 limited edition t-shirts are now available for order here.

 

 

More About The Pacific Audio Fest 2023
PAF show Director and Founder Lou Hinkley has nearly thirty years experience as an exhibitor in music trade shows and festivals with his company Daedalus Audio. The show collaborators include Gary Gill, Founder of Capital Audiofest, and other notables in the audio industry, together we will make this a fun and extremely high quality event for attendees and vendors all the while keeping this show to a scale that works for everyone. As with all industry-operated shows within the USA and Canada, Enjoy the Music.com is sponsoring the Thursday night exhibitor and press party, so free drinks on us! We look forward to seeing you here!

 

 

Enjoy the Music.com Sponsors The Pacific Audio Fest 2023 Exhibitor & Media Party

Enjoy the Music.com Sponsors The Pacific Audio Fest 2023 Exhibitor And Media Party
Enjoy the Music.com, premium audio's celebrated site for 28 years and a leader in providing high-end audio and music industry news, equipment reviews, and show reports, is pleased to announce that we are sponsoring The Pacific Audio Fest's Thursday night media and exhibitor celebration. Show exhibitors and members of the press are invited to join us for drinks, music, and good times on Thursday starting at 6 p.m. within our private club for the weekend; Maxi's Lounge on the 14th floor. The Pacific Audio Fest will be held from June 23rd through 25th at the Doubletree Hilton Sea-Tac with easy access to the Sea-Tac Airport and Light Rail line. We look forward to seeing you there!
---> Press Release: Pacific Audio Fest 2023 Exhibitor And Media Party!

 

 

 

About Gary Gill
Capital Audiofest is the East Coast's largest and longest running consumer high-end audio show, and the only show in the Mid-Atlantic area. Started in 2010 by Gary Gill, CAF presents a wide range of music reproduction products for the enthusiast, from start-up and cutting-edge technologies to cost-no-object aspirational gear, and everything in between. Capital Audiofest offers a fun and congenial weekend for the whole family, including live music, seminars and presentations and tastings from local distilleries.

 

 

About Lou Hinkley
In 1992 Lou Hinkley founded Daedalus Audio as a manufacturer of high-quality speakers for both professional and home use. In the course of almost three decades, Lou Hinkley has exhibited in practically every type of festival and audio show, and he knows the industry well from the manufacturer's perspective. 

 

Pacific Audio Fest 2021 Show Report

 

Pacific Audio Fest 2023 Where And When 
Doubletree Hilton Sea-Tac Washington
June 23rd through 25th, 2023

 

 

 

Pacific Audio Fest Show Report

Previous Pacific Audio Fest Show Reports
Enjoy the Music.com's previous coverage includes Pacific Audio Fest 2022 and PAF 2021 show report.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     
 

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