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In The Spotlight: Redbone Guitar Boutique

In The Spotlight: Redbone Guitar Boutique

| July 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Before Redbone Guitar Boutique officially opened its doors in September 2008, Owner Richard Turner had envisioned a very specific purpose for the space he’d created at 4343 McCullough Ave. in San Antonio TX—and it had nothing to do with selling guitars. “Originally, it wasn’t even going to be a store,” Turner said. A veteran producer, […]

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Coming Out in ‘Droves’ for Drover

Coming Out in ‘Droves’ for Drover

| July 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Catonsville MD-based Bill’s Music recently welcomed Shawn Drover, clinician and metal drummer for Megadeth. Representing the ddrum brand, Drover executed complex drum grooves, fills and licks for an enthusiastic crowd. More than 150 people gathered around Bill’s outdoor bandstand to hear some great music, win giveaway contests and pick up new techniques from the drum […]

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Gruhn Guitars Reopens At New Location

Gruhn Guitars Reopens At New Location

| July 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Gruhn Guitars has moved to 2120 8th Ave. S. in the up-and-coming 8th Ave. S. corridor of Nashville TN. The company began renovations on the new space early this year and reopened in its new location on June 15. The store remained open at 400 Broadway until June 8. A grand reopening celebration featuring a […]

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Gretsch Drums Hosts Retailers At U.S. Factory

Gretsch Drums Hosts Retailers At U.S. Factory

| July 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

On April 1, Gretsch Drums invited 14 of its top independent retailers to its factory in Ridgeland SC for three days of events with KMCMusicorp sales and percussion management in and around the Gretsch facility. As part of a hands-on tour of the Gretsch drum factory, retailers were able to design their own custom snare […]

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Springfield Music Acquires Fazio’s Music

Springfield Music Acquires Fazio’s Music

| May 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Springfield Music, Inc., has announced its acquisition of Fazio’s Music in St. Louis MO. The transaction, which was completed on February 11, marks the second company to be purchased in the past six months. According to Springfield Music Vice President Donovan Bankhead, the decision to add Fazio’s Music to Springfield Music’s family of businesses is […]

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‘Head’ Stops By The House Of Guitars

‘Head’ Stops By The House Of Guitars

| May 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Multi-platinum recording artist Brian “Head” Welch, formerly of Korn, stopped by the House of Guitars in Rochester NY earlier this year in support of his latest release, Love and Death’s “Between Here and Lost.” His February 27 visit marked his third time stopping by the store to greet fans and sign autographs at a free […]

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Bailey Brothers Music Company Receives Honor

Bailey Brothers Music Company Receives Honor

| May 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Hometown business Bailey Brothers Music Company, a musical instrument retailer from Birmingham and Montgomery AL, has been awarded Gibson Acoustic Five Star Dealer of the Year for outperforming independent dealers in markets five to 10 times larger than Birmingham, while providing the top-notch service for which Gibson’s elite Five Star dealers are known. Bailey Brothers […]

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Rick’s Music Honors ‘Student Of The Decade’

Rick’s Music Honors ‘Student Of The Decade’

| April 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Guitar student Dan Griffin of Taunton MA was honored as Raynham MA-based Rick’s Music World’s first “Student of the Decade,” announced in front of a full house at its Annual VIP Holiday Student Bash event. Presenting the award were Griffin’s guitar teacher of 10 years, Mark Carvalho, plus Rick and Robin Santos, Owners of Rick’s […]

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Gruhn Guitars Announces Upcoming Move

Gruhn Guitars Announces Upcoming Move

| February 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

In Nashville TN, Gruhn Guitars has announced its upcoming move to 2120 8th Ave. S. in the up-and-coming 8th Ave. S. corridor. The company, which will begin renovations on the new space early this year, plans to open in late spring. The store will remain open at 400 Broadway until moving to the new location. […]

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Sound Pure Is Making Sweet Music

Sound Pure Is Making Sweet Music

| February 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

In Durham NC, there’s a new independent music store whose roots go deep in the area’s music history, according to a report from The News & Observer. In 2011, Sound Pure, a Durham audio company, purchased Indoor Storm, a Raleigh music store that sold customized boutique drums and guitars. With the acquisition, Sound Pure took […]

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