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On Wednesday, September 13th, MMR received the following message from François Kloc of Buffet Crampon USA:

All of us at Buffet Crampon USA would like to thank everyone for their concern and support during hurricane Irma and the continuing recovery in Jacksonville.

Read more: Buffet Crampon Resumes Normal Operations Post-Irma

Upfront

Walrus Audio, an electronics company based in Oklahoma City, announced that as of September 1, Hal Leonard is distributing their line of guitar pedals and accessories to U.S. and Canadian music stores.

Read more: Walrus Audio Assigns U.S. & Canadian Distribution to Hal Leonard

Supplier Scene

On August 21, residents of South Carolina came out to Yonder Field for the Solar Eclipse Festival to both take in the eclipse and see Uncle Kracker perform with his new lightshow, which featured Intimidator and SlimPAR fixtures from CHAUVET DJ

Read more: Solar Eclipse Festival Uses CHAUVET DJ Fixtures

Supplier Scene

Universal Percussion has announced that there will be some adjustments with the company's prices due to changes with the UPS and FedEx billing systems. These changes will be effective as of October 2017.  

Read more: Universal Percussion Announces Changes in Pricing

Supplier Scene

Drum City Guitarland, Inc of Wheat Ridge, Colorado recently hosted over 400 drummers at their drum clinic with Styx drummer Todd Sucherman. 

Read more: Drum City Guitarland Hosts Styx Drummer at Drum Clinic

Supplier Scene

The Estrel Festival Center in Berlin recently added 18 Rogue R2 Wash and 10 COLORado 1 Quad Zoom fixtures from CHAUVET Professional to the venue to improve their "Stars in Concert" series of shows. All of the fixtures from CHAUVET were supplied by Fischer. 

Read more: Berlin's Estrel Festival Center Installs CHAUVET Professional Fixtures

Supplier Scene

As of May 31, 2017, Phillips Music Corporation of Missouri, a repair and rebuild service for musical instruments, closed after 72 years of service. 

Read more: Phillips Music Corporation Closes After 72 Years

Supplier Scene

The Avedis Zildjian Company has announced that it will celebrate the 25th Anniversary of its "A Custom" cymbals, beginning in September of 2017. 

Read more: Zildjian Celebrates the 25th Anniversary of ‘A Custom’ Cymbal Series

Supplier Scene

This weekend, Heritage Guitar celebrated 100 Years of guitar history in Kalamazoo at the 225 Parsons Street Factory in Michigan.

Read more: Heritage Guitar Inc. Celebrates 100 Years of Guitar History in Kalamazoo

Supplier Scene

Percussion Marketing Council (PMC) sponsored free drum lesson tents at Vans Warped Tour (VWT) sites across the country this summer for the sixth year in a row. 

Read more: Percussion Marketing Council Offers Free Drum Lessons at Vans Warped Tour

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