Roland Hosts #909day NYC Edition

VIP Musicians Preview the Latest Gear in New York City

On September 21, Roland U.S., along with friends from Serato and V-MODA, hit the Big Apple for the New York City edition of #909day. SIR Studios in the trendy Chelsea area of Manhattan was host to 200 guests who watched expert demos and got some hands-on time with all the new products. Roland debuted more than 30 new products on September 9 during the 24-hour global online music festival, “The Future. Redefined.

Roland and BOSS Artists at SIR New York

#909day SIR NY DJ-808

Artists checking out the new DJ-808 DJ Controller at SIR Studios.

Many Roland and BOSS friends from the artist community stopped by SIR Studios to check out all the latest gear. On display and ready to play were the new Katana amps, GT-1 Guitar Effects Processor, flagship TD-50KV V-Drums kit, DJ-808 DJ Controller, and more. Special visitors included Will Lee (Late Show with David Letterman, Fab Faux), Bashiri Johnson (Michael Jackson), Omar Hakim (Daft Punk, Sting, Weather Report), Carlos Alomar (David Bowie), Gerald Heyward (Beyoncé, Michael Jackson), and others.

#909day SIR NY VIPs

Roland and BOSS artist friends visit SIR Studios in NYC.

#909day Omar Hakim TD-50KV

Omar Hakim playing the new TD-50KV V-Drums at SIR Studios.

#909day BOSS Gear SIR NY

The latest BOSS gear at SIR Studios.

Check out all the photos from this great #909day event at our Flickr gallery.

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