I went on Saturday, caught PRSh's and Brent Mason's show/demo. First time I've heard Brent play live, although I've heard him on records for years. Absolutely amazing player. Paul's no slouch either, although he was being pretty self-deprecating--I would be too, around Brent! Sweetwater really pulls out all the stops for Gearfest--it's almost like a mini-NAMM show. I had a blast--brought along my 17-year-old grand-nephew, who plays guitar and trombone, and he dug it too. It would have been even better if I hadn't gotten a gout attack the night before--I was hobbling around pretty badly, so I didn't get to see everything, but I wasn't going to let it stop me! (A big thank-you to Danielle Cummings, who got me into the Performance Theater a little early for the PRS/Brent Mason event, so I wouldn't have to stand in line!) I brought the trem spring cover from my new PRS Brent Mason guitar, and got Paul and Brent to sign it. Cool guys, both of 'em.