<span class="caption left"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/image/final_App%20Annex.jpg" width="220" height="194" alt="" class="image-medium" /></span>The **App Annex** is the newest addition to the [Music Gear Expo](http://sxsw.com/music/expos/gear), showcasing the best in music creation apps - including virtual guitars, keyboards, drums and mixing software. The Annex will provide attendees with an interactive experience, allowing hands-on access to these exciting new tools.
The Music Gear Expo is free and open to the general public, and will be a hot spot for the thousands of amazing showcasing artists at SXSW 2013.
Dates: March 14-16
Location: Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 5 – right next to [Flatstock](http://sxsw.com/trade-shows/flatstock)!
To get involved, contact <a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">Luann Willams</a>