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Dietze Music Receives Tremendous Honor

Dietze Music Receives Tremendous Honor

| December 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

It’s been a pretty good year for Dietze Music, which has multiple locations in Nebraska. Not only has it survived its big summer move from its 73-year-old location in downtown Lincoln, but it’s also recently been honored with the 2013 “Nebraska Retailer of the Year” distinction. The honor was bestowed at the Nebraska Retail Federation [...]

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Hot Licks Helps Battle Breast Cancer

Hot Licks Helps Battle Breast Cancer

| December 26, 2013 | 1 Comment

For the last four years, Hot Licks Guitar Shop (Waldorf MD) has tried to find new ways to help raise money for a cause in which the shop truly believes: the fight against breast cancer. This year, Hot Licks hosted a fundraiser that took the form of a blues concert in the store’s outdoor courtyard. [...]

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Loungin’ At New York’s All Music Inc.

Loungin’ At New York’s All Music Inc.

| December 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

All Music Inc., of Plainview NY, has recently announced the opening of its new climate-controlled Acoustic Guitar Lounge, which was timed to coincide with the holiday season’s arrival. Located at 397D S. Oyster Bay Rd. in Plainview and featuring products from Larrivee, Gibson, Martin, Taylor, Fender acoustic Custom Shop, Godin, Guild and Seagull, this room [...]

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Village Music Store Marks Milestone

Village Music Store Marks Milestone

| December 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Anniversaries are often a time for reflection. And, when you’re in the music products industry and your business reaches the 50-year milestone, that’s definitely cause for celebration. Such is the case for Bob Gand, whose Village Music Store (Deerfield IL) is currently celebrating its “golden anniversary,” according to coverage from the Lake County News-Sun, from [...]

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Apodaca ‘Ministers’ Customer Service

Apodaca ‘Ministers’ Customer Service

| October 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

There are many who believe that music store owners are unprecedented in the lengths to which they will go for good customer service. When 28-year-old longtime customer Carras Paton called Rebecca Apodaca of Laguna Hills CA-based A & D Music Inc. to discuss his wedding, she thought he needed to rent a PA. What he [...]

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Hoggtowne Music’s Big Apple Experience

Hoggtowne Music’s Big Apple Experience

| October 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

D’Addario congratulates Joe and Melonie Dorsey of Hoggtowne Music (Gainesville FL), who were the lucky winners of an all-expenses-paid custom VIP trip to New York NY. As part of the grand prize, they attended a jazz performance by the Freddy Cole Quartet with Harry Allen, an NYC Rock ‘n’ Roll Tour through the East Village, [...]

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A Closer Look At The Tegeler Music Benefit Concert

A Closer Look At The Tegeler Music Benefit Concert

| October 10, 2013 | 2 Comments

In the September issue’s Music & Sound Independent Retailer section, we provided a brief wrap-up of Clinton IA-based Tegeler Music’s 3rd Annual Benefit Concert, which took place over Labor Day weekend on August 31 and September 1. The proceeds are being donated to the nonprofit organization Wounded Warrior Project (WWP), which supports a full range of [...]

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Island Music Company Hosts Robert Godin

Island Music Company Hosts Robert Godin

| September 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Back in May, Island Music Company in LaPlata MD hosted Robert Godin, Founder/President of Canadian company Godin Guitars, for a “Guitar Builder’s Workshop.” During the workshop, Godin discussed the method and artistry of building quality acoustic and electric guitars. The event drew people from as far as 50 miles away. The musicians in attendance ranged [...]

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Crafter Helps Tegeler Music To Raise Funds

Crafter Helps Tegeler Music To Raise Funds

| September 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Tegeler Music (Clinton IA) is donating the proceeds from its 3rd Annual Benefit Concert to assist service members who have been injured in the line of duty. Proceeds from the concert are being donated to the nonprofit organization Wounded Warrior Project (WWP), and will support a full range of programs and services for this generation [...]

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More Details About Gruhn Guitars’ New Location

More Details About Gruhn Guitars’ New Location

| August 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

Last month, we discussed Gruhn Guitars having opened at its new location at 2120 8th Ave. S. in the up-and-coming 8th Ave. S. corridor of Nashville. Here, we present some more details about the iconic vintage instrument store and its new location. A grand reopening celebration featuring a number of instrument and accessories vendors, a [...]

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