It appears the good folks at and weren’t satisfied with last year’s record-setting attempt to build the world’s largest pedalboard. Even though they succeeded – and had a great time doing it – they’re at it again, this time going for broke as they prepare to break last year’s record on July 16, 2009 in Nashville, Tenn.

“It started out as a laugh, but now it’s become a reality,” said event organizer Aljon Go. “I just wanted to push the technology as far as it could go and see how insane it can get. This extraordinary pedalboard is far from practical, but every pedal is operational. This has become a celebration of the advancements in guitar technology and innovation. It will be a great party. What a great time to be a guitarist!”

As it did last year, this year’s event will also feature a silent auction to raise money and awareness for the National Kidney Foundation of Middle Tennessee. The event will be held at The Rutledge in downtown Nashville, and will feature performances from the bands Flight Case for Sushi, Philos and JonesWorld, in addition to guitar clinics from leading clinicians Bart Walsh, Tony Pasko and Bryan Lionman.

The event, which coincides with Summer NAMM 2009, will also feature a host of sponsors, all of whom will be on hand to help assemble the monster pedalboard, and answer questions about their products. Among the sponsors are Pedaltrain, Visual Sound, Creation Audio Labs, George L’s Musical Products, D’ Addario/Planet Waves, Mighty Bright Music Lights, CoreX2, Bullet Cable, Eventide, Retro-Sonic/Vintage Vibes, Mad Professor Amps and Effects, Bourns, Farley’s Music Essentials, Music Connection Magazine, Vox and Dungeon Promotions.

Doors will open at 6 p.m., and the silent auction and music starts at 7 p.m.  Admission is $7, or $5 with a valid NAMM badge. Companies or individuals interested in donating products for the charity event and silent auction should contact Kristen Hoetzel at Gopher Entertainment Group by July 10.