Manhasset Stands recently announced its acquisition of Noteworthy Music Stands of Portland, Oregon. 

Read more: Manhasset Acquires Noteworthy Music Stands


KHS America has announced the appointment of Rob Welch to the position of Combo Business unit manager.

Read more: Welch Named KHS Combo Business Unit Manager


Riversong Guitars are the first to receive a Musikmesse International Press Award (MIPA) for having the best Acoustic Bass worldwide, and have also been nominated and shortlisted for the second year in a row for the MMR (Music Merchandise Review) Award for Best Acoustic Guitar.

Read more: Riversong Guitars Announces New Awards and Nominations

Supplier Scene

Instrumentalist and double platinum recording artist Nicholas Gunn enlisted lighting designer Jeff Hinton of 815 Productions to help him  with a music video that they shot in an historic Chicago home in late September. The LD surrounded a small stage with circular truss and mounted 12 Intimidator Spot 255 IRC moving fixtures from Chauvet DJ on the structure.

Read more: Nicholas Gunn Deploys Chauvet DJ Intimidators in New Video


The Sam Ash Music Indianapolis store won the Nuvo Best of Indianapolis award Best Gear & Instrument Shop for the third consecutive year.  Voters headed over to to choose from over 20 MI stores in the area.

Read more: Sam Ash Indianapolis Wins 2016 Nuvo Best of Indy Award


J.W. Pepper & Son, Inc. announced the acquisition of RBC Music Company, Inc., a full-service sheet music distributor. RBC Music has its own publishing division and serves band, orchestra, choir and classroom teachers. RBC Music will become a part of Pepper’s large network of stores, dedicated to serving customers across the United States. 

Read more: J.W. Pepper & Son Announces Acquisition of RBC Music Company


Audio-Technica has announced it has opened the Audio-Technica SEDC (Southeast Distribution Center) in Moncks Corner, South Carolina.

Read more: Audio-Technica Opens New Warehouse and Distribution Center


Option Knob, Inc. is joining the fight to help breast cancer awareness by creating a limited edition Pink OKnob Classic designed to raise donations for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  For every Pink OKnob sold $5 will be donated to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. 

Read more: OKnob Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign


Hearts Fashion Gala, which raises money for the AIDS Healthcare Foundation at New York Fashion Week, illuminated with Ovation and Rogue fixtures from Chauvet. Produced by Eric Rosette of Rosette Management, the three-day event showcased the work of 20 celebrated designers like Hale Bob, Sanja Bobar and Gregorio Sanchez on a runway that LD Dougie Lazer. 

Read more: Ovation and Rogue Fixtures In Style At NY Fashion Week Event


Klotz Communications announced the sale of its 75th Graphite Two console to a new broadcaster in Myanmar. 

Read more: Klotz Communications Celebrates 75th Graphite Two Console Sale

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