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Posted on January 12, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Viv S.

15 Unique Fort Wayne Experiences

Everyone has their own idea of a favorite unique experience found only in Fort Wayne, but the following sites and events topped the list of my family and friends.

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Posted on February 13, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Jessica B.

Food, Music, and Free Fun at Sweetwater

Sweetwater is a must-do Fort Wayne attraction. It’s a music lover’s paradise with enough free fun built-in to keep the family busy for hours.

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Posted on July 22, 2016 at 8:00:00 am

Sweetwater Sound: A Music Lover's Playground

Sweetwater Sound, located on the outskirts of Fort Wayne, is one of the most respected businesses in the music industry, and one of the largest companies in town. Sweetwater began as the brainchild of Fort Wayne local, Chuck Surack, who started the business out of the back of his van in 1979 with a 4-track recording studio. Today it has grown into a sprawling campus with hundreds of employees, boasting the title of third-largest music retailer in the world! The company sells everything from guitars to recording software, while maintaining world-class recording studios and performance facilities.

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Posted on March 25, 2016 at 4:00:00 am by Emily L.

Calling All Musicians – Sweetwater Sound

Nearly everyone in Fort Wayne knows where Sweetwater Sound is located. Their huge sign along highway 30 is just about impossible to miss. I'm guessing too most people know Sweetwater has a retail center and offers music lessons - you can gather that much from sitting at the light at US 30 reading the sign. But, if you've never gone inside Sweetwater, go ahead, they want you to!  They welcome visitors!

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Posted on December 11, 2014 at 9:00:04 am by Holley T.

Jam out with Sweetwater Sound

It can be difficult to find something fun to do every night of the week, and quite often Tuesdays get the shaft - not the first day of the week, but not yet the middle either. If you are looking for something to pull you out of your Tuesday slump, or a way to make the most of every day of ... More ›

Posted on November 04, 2014 at 9:00:14 am by Lauren C.

A Music Junkie's Guide to Fort Wayne

If you eat, sleep and breath music you'll fall in love with Fort Wayne. There is plenty to see, hear and do music-wise in this town. Here are a few suggestions to add your to your itinerary: Wooden Nickel Music owner Bob Roets (right) will take care of you. Check out our record stories: Neat Neat Neat Records & Music caters to the music savvy consumer. Open ... More ›

Posted on June 26, 2014 at 6:00:00 am by Holley T.

Sweetwater Rock Camp jams out

sweetwater1 The gritty sounds of Queen's "Another One Bites the Dust" pour out of one of the conference room and into the hallway. I'm surprised when we enter the room and it isn't seasoned musicians playing, but young kids, ages 12-18. They are working on one of their cover songs, part of Sweetwater

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Posted on April 16, 2014 at 10:00:00 am by Lauren C.

Sweetwater Sound: A musician's one stop-shop for gear

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There's no way else to describe it: Sweetwater Sound is a musician's dream come true. As one of the largest purveyors of and resources for music and audio gear, Sweetwater means business.

Here's what you can expect when you visit their campus, just off U.S. 30:

Workshops: Sweetwater

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Visitors can channel their inner rockstar though a program at Sweetwater Sound. According to its website, “Sweetwater began business 33 years ago in Fort Wayne, and is the country’s most respected dealer in high-technology equipment for musicians, recording studios, and broadcasters – from

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