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Drummer Chad Smith of the Red Hot Chili Peppers recently visited the Hal Leonard corporate headquarters to kick off their distribution of Vater Percussion.

Read more: Vater Percussion Endorsee Chad Smith Visits Hal Leonard to Celebrate New Distribution Deal

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On July 11, the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union's (RWDSU) newly unionized Guitar Center workers at four stores in New York (NY), Chicago (IL), Danvers (MA), and Las Vegas (NV), unanimously ratified their first contract.

Read more: Workers at GC Stores Ratify First Union Contract

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The NAMM Foundation has announced that the organization will benefit 24 different music education programs with  $675,000 in grants, an increase made possible by NAMM Foundation donors.

Read more: NAMM Foundation Announces $675,000 in Grants to Music Ed Programs

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KMC Pro Audio has announced that American DJ, AtlasIED, and Quest have joined its expanding roster of Pro Audio brands.

Read more: American DJ, Atlas-IED, and Quest Join KMC Pro Audio Portfolio

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Sound Enhancement LLC, manufacturer of  Morley® and Ebtech® brand products, has announced their recent agreement with Hal Leonard MI Distribution to serve as Master Distributor for the majority of our dealers in the U.S.

Read more: Morley/Ebtech Partners with Hal Leonard as USA Master Distributor.

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Sweetwater Sound has announced that GearFest 2017 was a bigger success than ever, breaking every record established by previous GearFest events.

Read more: Sweetwater's GearFest 2017 Draws Record Crowds and Sales

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A select group of Bö​sendorfer dealers joined members of the Yamaha management team for a tour of the Bösendorfer factory in Wiener Neustadt, just south of Vienna, where they experienced the company's craftsmanship first-hand.

Read more: Dealers and Yamaha Managers Tour Bösendorfer Vienna Factory

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Alvarez Guitars is one of the sponsors of Muriel Anderson's All Star Guitar Night this year at Summer NAMM. 

Read more: Alvarez Artists Take the Stage at Summer NAMM

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Guitar Center recently opened its latest retail location, a brand-new 12,000-square-foot store in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Read more: GC Opens New Location in Maryland

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KMC Pro Audio has announced that it has been appointed to serve as a United States distributor of Mackie loudspeakers, mixers, portable PA systems, recording and studio monitoring products.

Read more: KMC to Distribute Mackie in the U.S.

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