January 19, 1996

Where: NAMM Convention, Los Angeles CA
Band: Steve Vai

[Steve appeared at the Ibanez booth at 2:00 pm, meeting fans and signing autographs. Hundreds of fans & conventioneers flocked the booth, making it one of the biggest appearances of the show. A new Ibanez Jem was unveiled at the convention, and a PC was set up within the Ibanez booth so fans could check out the Vai website, which had just been born.]