Dealer Events Saturday in Chicago, Falls Church, Phoenix, La Jolla

Saturday February 11, 1–7pm, Kyomi Audio (Itasca, IL) is presenting the debut of Vivid's new flagship speaker, the G1 Spirit, at a private location. Hosted by concert pianist Professor George Vatchnadze, the event will feature guest speakers including Vivid's designer Laurence Dickie and Stereophile editor John Atkinson. Space is limited. Please RSVP here or call (312) 513-2759.

From noon to 5pm, Command Performance AV (115 Park Avenue, Suite 2, Falls Church, VA 22046) is holding a Rogue Audio Event. Rogue's Mark O'Brian and Bill Magerman will demonstrate Rogue's highly anticipated RH-5 headphone amplifier, as well as demonstrate other Rogue products, such as the Cronus Magnum integrated amplifier, PR-5 preamp, and ST100 amplifier. Light refreshments will be served.

From 1pm 6pm, Esoteric Audio (111 West Monroe Street, Suite 100, Phoenix, AZ 85003) is holding a Digital Audio Event. A Roon workshop will start with the basics of using this music playback app and explore of some of Roon's powerful features, including the new functionality available in Roon 1.3!. John Quick of dCS will formally introduce the new dCS Network Bridge, which turns any manufacturer's DAC into a fully-functioning network streamer (including native Roon support).

Esoteric will be holding a raffle at Saturday's event to support the Arizona Humane Society, because, they say, "Well, Spring is puppy and kitten season." Each attendee will receive one entry by attending the event and the odds of winning can be improved by purchasing of additional entries for $10 each with all funds benefiting the Arizona Humane Society. Prizes will include Roon licenses as well as one of the new Roon endpoints that Esoteric has been developing in-house. Click here to register

From 1pm to 4 pm, Deja Vu Audio West, (7855 Herschel Avenue, Suite 100, La Jolla, CA 92037—not far from the Post Office), is holding an open house featuring new and vintage equipment. No more details were available.

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