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TMP-Pro announced an exclusive distribution partnership with Roland Professional A/V. TMP-Pro specialists’ are trained to allow them to guide their clients through Roland’s entire line of A/V products, from the multi-channel V-Series Digital Video Switchers to the M-Series Digital Mixing Consoles.

Read more: TMP-Pro Adds Roland Professional Audio/Visual to its Pro Line Card

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D’Addario was the official string sponsor of this year’s Lockn’ Festival on August 28nin Arrington, Virginia.

Read more: D’Addario Official String Sponsorship at the Lockn’ Festival

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Sweetwater Sound, Inc. has settled its trademark infringement lawsuit against Hello Music.

Read more: Sweetwater Settles Copyright Infringement Suit with Hello Music

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Sooner Routhier and Robert Long of SRae Productions have created a lightshow for Shinedown’s Carnival of Madness tour with help from Chauvet Professional Rogue R1 FX-B fixtures, supplied by Bandit Lites.

Read more: Sooner Routhier Uses Rogue R1 FX-B Shinedown

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Bandit Lites has increased its touring inventory with more gear, this time adding Elation’s ACL 360i. Jake Tickle, Bandit Lites director of technical services, praised the ACL 360i as a great compliment to the entire ACL 360 Series. 

Read more: Bandit Lites Adds More Elation Gear to Inventory

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Chauvet Professional Ovation, Rogue and COLORdash fixtures installed in new church. 

Read more: Chauvet Creates Worship Environment in Former Outlet Store

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Guitar Center has announced the appointment of retail veteran Tony Truesdale as chairman of the Board of Directors. The current chairman, Norman Axelrod, will remain as member of the board.

Read more: GC Names Truesdale Chairman of the Board of Directors

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Alvarez continues to increase their global reach, teaming with Neworld Music to expand their reach into Latin America and the Caribbean. 

Read more: Alvarez Expands to Latin America with Neworld Music Distribution

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The 17th Conference of the Parties (CoP) of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) begins September 24 in Johannesburg, South Africa.  Through a partnership with the League of American Orchestras, NAMM will be advocating for issues of potential impact to the music products industry.

Read more: New Rosewood Proposals at Conference of the Parties

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Responding to the rapidly increasing demand for its lighting and trussing products in Mexico, Chauvet has opened a new office, warehouse, service center and showroom in Lerma, just west of the nation’s capital.

Read more: Chauvet Opens Larger Showroom In Mexico

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