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The 2018 Society Calendar

  • May: Saturday, May 5th, 5 - 8 PM: The Los Angeles & Orange County Audio Society will hold its monthly meeting at Brooks Berdan Ltd. in Monrovia (110 W Olive Avenue).  Brooks Berdan will be celebrating its 30th Anniversary, featuring exciting examples of both analog and digital audio sources.  Please join Sheila Berdan, her colleagues and industry representatives who will feature select premier audio components, as well as many audiophile records.  New turntables to be featured include the Mark Levinson No. 515 turntable with the Ortofon Cadenza Bronze phono cartridge.  Brooks Berdan also features turntables by VPI, Oracle, Scheu Analog, Thorens and Project.  Cartridges available will include Lyra, Acoustical Systems from Germa*ny, Ortofon, SoundSmith and Scheu Analog.  Sheila will also be featuring the new Magico A3, priced just under $10,000/pair, in brushed black aluminum and a cable line from TARA LabsEastwind Import will also be on hand to offer personally selected LPs and CDs for sale.  Another feature is our annual software raffle, dubbed the "GREATEST SOFTWARE RAFFLE EVER," in which over 200 new and reissue LPs and CDs will be raffled off.  An extraordinary dinner will be served and free parking is nearby. Guests, visitors and new members are invited.

    Special appearance by Marine Presson, President of LA Audio Show in Orange, to fill us in on all the show fun!!!
  • June: The Members of the Los Angeles & Orange County Audio Society will join together in June at the annual LOS ANGELES AUDIO SHOW (LAAS) held at the Hilton Irvine Hotel, Irvine, California, June 7-10, 2018.  Members attend at a discounted rate.

    Not a member yet? Join the Society and get an ALL Show days pass for free! To charge tickets, go to LA Audio Show Registration
    and select “Join LAOCAS”.  An $87 value for only $40! Including live music performances.  Pick up your tickets in the Hilton lobby when you arrive.

    Current and new members are encouraged to meet at the Society’s Hospitality Suite. Lifetime members should check in at the Lifetime Membership desk in the lobby.

    The Los Angeles Audio Show:
    Thursday: 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Friday: 10 AM - 6 PM | Live Music 5:30 PM
    Saturday: 10 AM – 6  PM | Live Music 5:30  PM
    Sunday: 10 AM – 6  PM | Drawing 5:00  PM

    On-site registration begins at 3:00 PM on Thursday and 9:00 AM Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

    LAAS Ribbon Cutting and Opening Ceremony Friday, June 8, 10 AM, Hotel Lobby.   LAAS President Marine Presson, LA&OC Audio Society President Bob Levi, John Atkinson, Robert Harley, Michael Fremer, and David Robinson are scheduled to participate.

    The Los Angeles Audio Show in the only high-end Audio Show sponsored by the Society.
  • July: July 29th, 1 - 4 PM: The Los Angeles & Orange County Audio Society will hold its monthly meeting at Common Wave in downtown Los Angeles.  State of the art systems will be presented including the latest components from DeVore Fidelity, Marten, Totem Acoustics, Nagra, E.A.R., NAD, Shunyata Research, and Kimber Kable.  Analog sources from Dr. Feickert, Kuzma, REGA, Soundsmith, and Koetsu will also be showcased.  Factory Representatives will be available to answer questions and discuss the latest technologies.  Special event pricing will be available on selected products.  Eastwind Imports will be on hand to offer especially-selected Vinyl and CDs for sale.  A raffle is planned and a delicious lunch will be provided by Spread Mediterranean Kitchen.  Music lovers, visitors, and members alike are invited.  Street and nearby paid parking is available.  For more information, call Common Wave at (213) 277-HIFI or Email Common Wave.  
  • August: August 19th, 2 - 5 PM: The Source A/V
  • September: September 16th, 2 - 5 PM: Shelly's Stereo
  • October: October 21st, 2 - 5 PM: Weinhart Design
  • November: November 18th, 2 - 5 PM: Sunny's Components

  • December: Please save the Date: Sunday, December 2nd, at the Holiday Inn Grand Ballroom, 7000 Beach Blvd., Buena Park.  Our 25th Anniversary Gala and Awards Banquet will be the Grandest Ever!  Outstanding 2018 Founders Award Winner announced soon.  Premier of Audiophile Recording of the Year Award.  Live entertainment.  More soon!

For any information or questions about the Society, just Email me personally at or call me at (714)281-5850..