40 years of BOSS: A ten-day celebration of four decades of guitar technology!


Roland and BOSS have assembled an unparalleled collection of guitar technology, workshops and artist appearances for a ten-day exhibition held at House of Vans in London. Running from 9th -17th September, the Cause & Effects exhibition is a unique celebration that will offer discerning guitarists a once-in-a-lifetime chance to experience forty years of guitar innovations.

Held at one of London’s most iconic venues

Located underneath Waterloo station, House of Vans is one of central London’s most creative and eclectic venues, having hosted performances from Metallica, Foo Fighters, Bring Me The Horizon, Public Enemy and many more.

Four decades of guitar technology

Visitors will encounter pristine tape echo units from the ‘70s, first-issue pedals, rare guitar synthesizers from the ‘80s, collectable memorabilia and insider stories, along with enough oddities and special editions to satisfy even the most diehard gear nerd. There will also be hands-on areas with variations of all 119 iconic BOSS compact pedals gathered from friends, collectors, artists, museums, dusty cupboards and studios from all over the planet.

New Product Launch Day.

At 8am (BST) on Friday 8th September, Boss will unveil a series of new products to the world.

An unforgettable night of live music

On the night of Saturday 9th is ‘The Main Event’ …an unforgettable night of live music at House of Vans, with an exciting four band line-up including This Will Destroy You, Tera Melos, Dorje and Poly-Math. Entry is free but tickets must be ordered directly from House of Vans due to venue capacity.

Free-to-attend workshops and masterclasses

A program of exciting music-orientated events and interactive workshops will run alongside the exhibition – all free to the public, including a hands-on demo area of the latest and greatest BOSS gear, including a few rarities that can be played. Workshop spaces are limited, please visit the House of Vans website for full details and to reserve a space.

To find out more and reserve tickets, visit: https://www.boss.info/uk/promos/cause-and-effect/