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The 2017 Society Calendar

Our 24th Year Serving LA and OC Audiophiles.  Over 2100 members!  WORLD'S LARGEST!

  • November: Saturday, November 18th, 1 - 5 PM: The Los Angeles and Orange County Audio Society will hold its final dealer event of the year at Sunny's Components (1370 E Cypress Street, Suite D. Covina, CA-91724).

    Sunil Merchant and his crew will demonstrate top-of-the-line equipment designed to maximize your musical enjoyment. This special event will feature the
    Naim Statement series with Wilson Audio Alexandria XLF speakers and introduce the Naim Uniti Series. In addition, the Wilson Audio Specialties Alexia Series 2 will be featured. For those fascinated by new products, emphasis will be given to new products from T+A Elektroakustic, Audio Research, Brinkmann, Rega, Technics, AudioQuest, HRS, Arcam and more.

    Representatives from many of these companies will be on hand to answer questions.  A raffle is planned and an extraordinary lunch will be served, including excellent food from India and most excellent beverages. Free parking is nearby. Guests, visitors and new members are invited.


    Coming Sunday, December 3
    rd , 11 AM - 3:30 PM!

    Incredible Gala and Awards Ceremony!  Please save the date!

    **** HONORING the legendary John Grado, President of
    Grado Labs, with the Founder's Award, our Highest Honor!  The Award to be presented by both Michael Fremer, Stereophile Magazine, and Owen Kwon, President of Astell&Kern.  They will recognize John Grado's groundbreaking contributions to both phono cartridges and headphones and his newest achievements!

    The Society’s Board of Directors awards the Founder’s Award annually to those professionals in the high end who continue to advance fine musical reproduction in the home and distinguish themselves as the best in their profession.

    The world famous Paul Seydor, of The Absolute Sound, will present the Pre-note speech: TAS Headphone Edition and More!  Our Society Executive Vice President Marine Presson, General Manager of LA Audio Show, will present the Big News about our 2018 edition!  Bob Levi, President and CEO of the Society, will be Master of Ceremonies.

    Enjoy renowned magnificent Gala Raffle with prizes worth over $60,000!! The
    Grand Prize VALUE $12,000, biggest ever, to be raffled is the amazing new **Grado Epoch Phono Cartridge!!** WOW!  Epoch Premier Review

    JUST ANNOUNCED: ULTIMATE HEADPHONE PRIZE: Grado PS2000e Top of the Line Headphones!  $2695!  State of the Art!  Best dynamic headphones in the world!!  Thank you John Grado!

    Lavish Holiday NY Strip Buffet!  Vegetarian choices, too!

    Tickets go on sale Oct. 1, 2017.  Members, Guests, and visitors most welcome.  Holiday Inn Grand Ballroom, 7000 Beach Blvd., Buena Park.  11 AM - 3:30 PM.  Free parking compliments of the Society.

The 2018 Society Calendar

  • January: Sunday, January 14th, 1-4 PM: The Los Angeles & Orange County Audio Society will hold its monthly meeting at Manley Laboratories, Inc., in conjunction with the San Diego Music and Audio Society, our first joint Societies event ever.
    13880 Magnolia Ave. Chino, CA. 91710

    Made in Chino, Not China!  Once again Manley Labs will open its factory doors to society members for the day where everyone will get to see the intricate details and processes that go into hand building vacuum tube audiophile amplifiers and preamplifiers in America.  EveAnna Manley will personally conduct factory tours for Society members throughout the afternoon demonstrating vacuum tube selection, parts matching, quality control, transformer winding, metal machining, and assembly and soldering techniques.

    Eastwind Imports will be on hand to offer personally selected Vinyl and CDs for sale.  A raffle is planned and an extraordinary lunch will be served.  Free parking is nearby.  Guests, visitors and new members are invited.
  • February: Sunday, February 18th, 2-5 PM: The Los Angeles & Orange County Audio Society will hold its monthly meeting at MScott Walker Audio, (1215 Tustin Avenue, Anaheim CA 92807).

    Scott Walker and his team will be hosting “The Best in High end Audio – from Affordable to Outrageous” showcasing a wide range of speakers from
    Martin Logan; Electronics from Constellation, VAC, McIntosh, Devialet, Rogue Audio, and MQA from Aurender, MyTek and Berkeley Audio Design. Turntables from EAT, Pro-ject and Acoustic Signature.  Cabling, power conditioning, and room acoustics by Synergistic Research. He will have five demonstration rooms active showing some of the highest value high-end gear currently available. Complete systems will range from $2,500 - $50,000. Presenters from Martin Logan, Aurender, Berkeley Audio Design, and Constellation to be announced.

    Eastwind Imports will be on hand to offer personally selected Vinyl and CDs for sale.  A raffle is planned and a wonderful lunch will be served.  Parking is free.  Guests, visitors and members alike are invited.

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