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Throughout March 2017 Epiphone is offering fans a chance to win a new Epiphone Les Paul® PlusTop PRO with hard case plus an Epiphone Ltd. Edition 75th Anniversary Inspired by “1939” Century Amp all-tube guitar amp. A winner from the U.S., Canada, and the UK/EU will be chosen April 3, 2017. 

Read more: Epiphone Les Paul PlusTop PRO and Century Amp Giveaway

Trade Regrets

On March 2nd, we got the following message from NAMM’s Dan Del Fiorentino:

Longtime music retailer Wally Pikal passed away today at the age of 90.

Read more: Trade Regrets: Wally Pikal

Upfront

KMC has announced that it has been appointed to serve as the exclusive United States distributor of Natal Drums & Percussion, according to KMC Music vice president of Merchandising Roger Hart.

Read more: KMC Named U.S. Distributor for Natal Drums

Upfront

Musikmesse Festival will offer Musikmesse 2017 visitors and exhibitors, not to mention all music aficionados, a multifarious programme of events from April 5 to 8.

Read more: Musikmesse Festival 2017

Upfront

NAMM welcomes its global retail members to be recognized for their contributions to retail excellence as part of the annual Top 100 Dealer Awards.

Read more: Submissions for 2017 Top 100 Dealer Awards Now Open

Supplier Scene

Avid® congratulated its many customers recognized for their outstanding achievements in the recording arts with award wins and nominations at the 59th Annual GRAMMY® Awards, which took place on Sunday, February 12 in Los Angeles.

Read more: Avid Congratulates GRAMMY Awards Customers

Supplier Scene

Will Adler’s solid rhythm tone has been the backbone of heavy metal band Lamb of God. Fishman Fluence has designed seamlessly integrating the time honored passive tones that Will is known for with a modern, active attack in the same pickup set.

Read more: Fishman Fluence Ships Signature Series Pickups

Supplier Scene

Epiphone Instruments and national nonprofit Little Kids Rock® announced that throughout 2017, they will work together in a special initiative to bring 10,000 new Epiphone guitars to public school music programs around the United States.

Read more: Little Kids Rock & Epiphone Team Up with Nancy Wilson

Supplier Scene

D’Addario & Company congratulates their 2017 GRAMMY award winners, who represent several D’Addario product lines— including their flagship D'Addario acoustic and electric guitar strings, Evans drumheads, Promark drumsticks, Planet Waves accessories, as well as D’Addario Woodwinds and D’Addario Orchestral.

Read more: D’Addario & Company Congratulates Their 2017 GRAMMY Award Winners

Supplier Scene

J.W. Pepper congratulates Ashli Rulien, regional sales manager of Northern California, who was honored with the CMEA Music Industry Leadership Award at the CMEA Banquet on February 17th, 2017 in San Jose, California. The CMEA Music Industry Leadership Award honors an individual or organization for outstanding leadership in music education. 

Read more: J.W. Pepper Congratulates Ashli Rulien

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