Events Schedule

The Pacific Audiofest 2023 will take place from June 23-25 at the Doubletree Hilton, Seattle,Washington.

Check out our schedule from the 2022 show below.

Show hours

     Friday: 10 am - 6 pm 
Saturday: 10 am - 6 pm
  Sunday: 10 am - 4 pm

Schedule At A Glance

Friday July 29th

11:00AM - Dr Vinyl

Seminar: Cartridge Types ending with Optical

1:00PM - David Solomon of Qobuz

Seminar: All about Streaming

3:00PM - Dr. David Robinson

Seminar: The editor of PF talks about audio trends

4:00PM to 6:00PM - NW Regional Wine Beer and Spirits Tasting

Event to take place in the Seaport Bar within the Doubletree Hilton Sea-Tac Washington

LIVE MUSIC:

7:30pm - ??? 
Kings of Swing

Saturday July 30th

LIVE MUSIC: 

6:00PM - 7:15PM
Christopher Woitach &
Spencer Hoveskeland on bass


7:30PM - 9:30PM
Halie Loren quartet

11:00PM - Jim Anderson

Seminar with Michael Fremer as moderator

12:00AM - Ken Steves from CAT Seminar: Tubes 101 and More

1:00PM - Arthur Noxon founder of ASC/TubeTraps

Discussion of room treatment

3:00PM - Andrew Jones  (TAD & Elac)

Seminar: Come have a listen to what Andrew says about his experience, he is always entertaining and informative.

4:00PM to 6:00PM - NW Regional Wine Beer and Spirits Tasting

Event to take place in the Seaport Bar within the Doubletree Hilton Sea-Tac Washington

Sunday July 31st

11:00AM - J.R.Boisclair of Wally Tools

Seminar: on Turntable setup

1:00PM - Charles Kirmuss

Seminar: on How Vinyl Records are Made, and Restoration versus Record Cleaning. The session will show how records are made and demystify the many myths as to record cleaning and explain how to protect one’s prized vinyl.

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Live Music

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Kings of Swing

Friday, July 29th
7:30 - TBD

The Kings of Swing is a 17-piece big band that originated in 1944.  Crowds enjoy the big band jazz standards, rich vocals, and swing music the band plays. People of all ages find their toes tapping and get up to dance when they hear the music. You can see the band at local festivals and community events.

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Christopher Woitach

Saturday July 30th
6:00 - 7:15

Christopher Woitach has been a professional recording artist since 1985. He has played on countless recordings, covering a wide variety of styles and ensembles. He has several recordings under his own name, including Guitar & Bass (with Larry Holloway), Live at Lucia Douglas and Ghost in the Corner (with iconic guitarist John Stowell), and Family and Dead Men (his original modern compositions with his group The Cathexis Orchestra).

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Halie Loren

Saturday, July 30th
7:30 - 9:30

International recording artist Halie Loren’s definition ‘music’ is wide and deep. With a lush, warm voice, she weaves jazz, blues, pop & world flavors into new-yet-somehow-familiar songs that fit seamlessly alongside well-loved classics.  She performs across the US, Asia, & Europe with accomplished musicians in expanded band configurations, including orchestra & symphony.

 

Seminars

 

The Pacific Audio Fest has put together a great lineup of Seminars! These are all respected and accomplished members of the community.  We have sought out experts from all across the audiophile community to ask them to provide insight into whatever facet of audio they specialize in and we are thankful that they will take the time to share some of their knowledge with us. 
Seminars will be held in the
Maxis Lounge and Nightclub located on the 14th floor of the PAF show hotel, (the Doubletree Hilton, Seattle, WA)  
The  schedule of events for PAF 2022 seminars is as follows:

Friday, July 29
11:00am -- Dr Vinyl  
Cartridge Types ending with Optical 
1:00pm -- David Solomon from Qobuz
All about Streaming

3:00pm -- Dr. David Robinson editor of Positive Feedback
Trends in high end audio


Saturday, July 30
11:00 -- Jim Anderson
Seminar with Michael Fremer as moderator
12:00am -- Ken Stevens from CAT
Tubes 101 and more

1:00pm -- Arthur Noxon, Founder of ASC/Tube Traps  
"on room treatment"

3:00pm -- Andrew Jones, speaker designer 
extraordinaire

Sunday, July  31
11:00am -- J.R.Boisclair from Wally Tools
Turntable setup

1:00pm -- Charles Kirmuss
How Vinyl Records are Made, and Restoration versus Record Cleaning

 

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Maxis Penthouse Lounge 
Pacific Audio Fest's private club

The Pacific Audio Fest is excited to announce that for the 2022 show, all seminars and evening events will be held in the Maxi's Lounge & Nightclub located on the 14th floor of the Doubletree Hilton, Seattle, Washington. Once a destination nightclub it offers a unique layout featuring a U-shaped bar serving a multitude of mixed drinks.  This very large beautiful penthouse club is now for private events only and is ours for the weekend!
Badge or wristband required for admittance, no extra cover charge for music.