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Ace Products at Summer NAMM 2013

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• July 19, 2013
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Chris Meikle of St. Louis Music Discusses New Alvarez Instruments at Summer NAMM

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• July 19, 2013
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Gatchell Violins Showcases new Instruments at the Summer NAMM Show

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• July 19, 2013
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Georgia Cases at Summer NAMM 2013

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• July 19, 2013
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Suzuki Music Announces Harmonica Promotion

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• July 19, 2013
Suzuki Music is promoting a harmonica package that includes 25 of their fastest selling models in the most popular keys for a special introductory price.  The package includes Easyriders, Folkmasters, Bluesmasters and Promasters, 25 harps in all, for only $199 delivered.  Also included at no charge is a plexiglass counter top display.  The offer is […] Read More...

Skip’s Music Celebrates 40 Years at Stairway to Stardom 2013

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• July 18, 2013

On August 11th & 12th, Stairway to Stardom, the groundbreaking summer music program founded in 1981 and designed for young musicians, will once again reach its seasons grand finale in Sacramento, California.

14 brand new bands will converge on the historic Crest Theater stage to perform in a family friendly concert.  Since the first concert in the Skip’s Music store parking lot 33 years ago, Stairway to Stardom has grown tremendously in the retail music industry, and has paved the way and set the standard for many other rock music camp programs that have followed. 

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Hal Leonard Expands Magazine Distribution with NewBay Media Deal

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• July 18, 2013

A new deal with NewBay Media makes genre-leading magazines – including Bass Player, Electronic Musician, Guitar Aficionado, Guitar Player, Guitar World, Keyboard, Mix, Revolver, and more – exclusively available to the US and Canadian MI trade from Hal Leonard, starting with the current issues of each title.

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MMR Visits Gruhn Guitars’ New Nashville Location in Nashville

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  • Upfront
• July 18, 2013
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Interview with Jim D’Addario on Summer NAMM’s New Venue

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  • Supplier Scene
• July 18, 2013
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Boulder Creek Guitar’s Jeff Strametz on Summer NAMM 2013

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  • Supplier Scene
• July 18, 2013
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Korg’s Joe Castronovo on Summer NAMM 2013

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  • Supplier Scene
• July 18, 2013
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Steinway Completes Bond Redemption

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• July 16, 2013
Steinway Musical Instruments, Inc. (NYSE: LVB) has announced that it has completed its previously announced redemption of $67.5 million in aggregate principal amount of its 7% Senior Notes due 2014.  With the completion of this transaction, Steinway has repurchased or redeemed all of its long-term debt. Read More...

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