MacWorld Expo 2011 is happening right now here in San Francisco. Though I've got an entrance badge, I'm still debating whether its worth it to fight the crowds or not, because like Namm, events like these are followed so closely 'up to the minute' on the internet. The only driving reason I might still consider attending would be for 'show special' product discounts:

The focus this year appears to be new gadgets & software apps for the iPad, iPod Touch, and iPhone, and of most notable interest to us musicians: newly released audio/midi hardware & software.