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Mike Murray, the visionary force behind Eastbound Getdown Car Show!

Mike Murray, the visionary force behind Eastbound Getdown Car Show!

Get ready, car audio enthusiasts!

On the upcoming Episode 31 of the Big Sound by Big Jeff podcast, scheduled for January 9, 2024, we have a special guest in the hot seat – none other than Mike Murray, the visionary force behind Eastbound Getdown. In this exclusive blog post, we delve into the world of car audio events and explore the unique journey and offerings of Eastbound Getdown.

  1. Getting Started and the Birth of Eastbound Getdown: We kick things off by asking Mike about his entry into the world of car shows and events. In 1998, Mike took the reins of Slamfest Car & Truck Show, propelling it to new heights after the original promoter retired. The birth of Eastbound Getdown was inspired by a desire to create an unforgettable experience for car audio enthusiasts, and boy, has it delivered!

  2. Uniqueness of Eastbound Getdown: What sets Eastbound Getdown apart from the rest? According to Mike, it's the perfect blend of venue and location. Nestled in an idyllic setting, the event offers more than just audio excellence. Attendees can enjoy the convenience of on-site amenities like restaurants, a hotel, and a bar, making it a true one-of-a-kind experience.

  3. Highlights of This Year's Show: Mike spills the beans on what attendees can expect this year. Big Jeff Audio takes the spotlight as the presenting sponsor, offering unbeatable deals in the car audio industry. The event boasts unique specialty awards, the participation of multiple sound organizations, and, of course, non-stop audio demos that will make your heart race.

  4. Evolution of Eastbound Getdown: Reflecting on the evolution of the event since its inception, Mike shares how it has grown exponentially. From a modest start with 68 registered participants in the beginning, with last year, he saw an impressive 159 participants. Now coming into 2024, Mike has ambitious plans to exceed 250 registrations this year. Eastbound Getdown is on an upward trajectory, driven by passion and dedication.

  5. Aspirations for the Future: Looking ahead, Mike expresses his aspirations for Eastbound Getdown to become the go-to kick-off show of the year. The vision is for enthusiasts to eagerly anticipate the event, making it a memorable showcase of automotive excellence. Mike envisions a future where the car audio community evolves, fostering an atmosphere of camaraderie and excitement. In conclusion, our upcoming podcast episode promises to be a riveting journey into the heart of car audio events, with Mike Murray as our guide. Stay tuned as we explore the past, present, and future of Eastbound Getdown and uncover the pulse-pounding world of car audio perfection.

Episode 31, scheduled for January 9, 2024, 7:30 PM EST – mark your calendars!

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