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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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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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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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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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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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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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