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Jupiter Winds & Majestic Percussion Team With “Harry” To Help Band Devastated By Flood

Jupiter Winds & Majestic Percussion Team With “Harry” To Help Band Devastated By Flood

| September 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

It was the first day of school for Central High School band students in Baton Rouge on August 11, 2016. Many students took school-owned instruments home to practice, not realizing how their lives would change in the next 48 hours. The flood that hit this area of the country not only swallowed up many of […]

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Music Icon Set To Be Honored At NAMM In January

Music Icon Set To Be Honored At NAMM In January

| September 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Sweetwater Hires Longtime Roland Representative Bob Bailey She Rocks Awards Selects Lita Ford As A 2017 Honoree KMC Music Appoints Terri Shaw As Director Of Sales Korg’s volca Kick Joins The Company’s volca Series The Retailer’s Holiday Sales Guide Preps You For Q4 Sales Vnewsletter Sign-up Got something you think should be on Vnewsletter? click here […]

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PRS Private Stock September Guitar of the Month: A Glistening Gold McCarty Singlecut Trem

PRS Private Stock September Guitar of the Month: A Glistening Gold McCarty Singlecut Trem

| September 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

PRS Guitars Private Stock program is celebrating their 20th anniversary this year with a return to the platform that started it all: Guitars of the Month. Each month in 2016, the Private Stock team will deliver a unique design in limited numbers, highlighting the detailed craftsmanship and exquisitematerials that define “Private Stock.” Inspired by a […]

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CHAUVET DJ To Hold Instagram “Photoghost” Contest

CHAUVET DJ To Hold Instagram “Photoghost” Contest

| September 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

The CHAUVET DJ Instagram Photoghost Contest is sure to send shivers of anticipation down the spines of followers of the company’s Instagram page this Halloween. Running from Saturday, October 1, 2016 through Thursday October 20, the contest offers DJs brave enough to enter the chance to win one of three great prizes: a Geyser P6 […]

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D’Addario Foundation Benefit Concert A Smashing Success

D’Addario Foundation Benefit Concert A Smashing Success

| September 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

On September 22, Grammy-nominated producer, songwriter and guitarist Blake Mills led an all-star cast of musicians for a special night of music that raised $160,000 in support of music education. One of the many highlights from “Music Makes You,” the benefit concert put on by the D’Addario Foundation, included an impromptu performance by Jackson Browne, […]

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AES L.A. Convention Advance Registration Ends Sunday

AES L.A. Convention Advance Registration Ends Sunday

| September 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

With less than one week until the opening of the 141st Audio Engineering Society Convention in Los Angeles, now is your final chance to take advantage of Advance Registration pricing on your premium All Access badge or to register online for a FREE Exhibits-Plus badge (apply promo code AES141NOW at checkout). Online advance registration ends […]

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Prominent MI Indie Stores Gather For ‘Retailer Roundtable’

Prominent MI Indie Stores Gather For ‘Retailer Roundtable’

| September 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Nohilly Named Co-President And CFO Of Messe Frankfurt Inc. Guitar Center Expands National Presence With Store Openings Hal Leonard To Distribute ZT Amplifiers Kahuna Ukuleles Unveils Felix The Cat Line The Retailer Proudly Presents The Independent Retailer Roundtable Vnewsletter Sign-up Got something you think should be on Vnewsletter? click here   Want to advertise your products […]

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Indie Dealers Rise Up: The Independent Retailer Roundtable

Indie Dealers Rise Up: The Independent Retailer Roundtable

| September 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

For its brand identity, The Music & Sound Retailer tries to be the champion of brick-and-mortar, mom-and-pop, independent music stores. Perhaps no annual feature better presses that case than the Independent Retailer Roundtable, which is now in its 11th year and which we present part one of this month. At a time when the competitive […]

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Gifts Unwrapped: The Retailer’s Holiday Sales Guide

Gifts Unwrapped: The Retailer’s Holiday Sales Guide

| September 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Although it might only be September, savvy retailers know that late summer/early autumn is the season to prepare for the holiday sales rush, when demand reaches a fever pitch and retailers make a large portion of their yearly profits. That pattern certainly holds true for the music products industry, and that might be why The […]

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Five Minutes With Sharon Hennessey Of TMP

Five Minutes With Sharon Hennessey Of TMP

| September 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

The music products industry has often been described as one big, extended family. Perhaps one reason for that familial vibe within our industry is that many of the most successful, most highly regarded companies supplying music products are, themselves, family businesses. That brings us to The Music People (TMP), which Jim Hennessey created in 1979 […]

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