Upfront

GC Celebrates New Location in Hickory, N.C.

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• September 29, 2018
Guitar Center (GC) celebrates the opening of its latest retail location – an 11,000-square-foot facility in the Hickory Corners shopping center in Hickory, North Carolina (1718 Hwy. 70 SE, Hickory, NC). Read More...

Demitri Martin to Return as Host of 34th Annual NAMM TEC Awards

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• September 29, 2018
The Technical Excellence and Creativity (TEC) Awards has announced that stand-up comedian and entertainer extraordinaire Demetri Martin will return as the host of the 34th Annual NAMM TEC Awards on Saturday, January 26, 2019, in Anaheim, California. Read More...

Peaksware Holdings Announces Launch of Ventures Division

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• September 27, 2018
Peaksware empowers skill development in endurance sports, music education and sports performance through our platform solutions TrainingPeaks, SmartMusic, Alfred Music,TrainHeroic and complementary products Finale, Garritan Sounds, BestBikeSplit and WKO. Read More...

Jam Industries Partners with DCC

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• September 27, 2018
Jam Industries has announced its partnership with the technology division of DCC plc, a £14.3 billion revenue, London Stock Exchange (LSE) listed international sales, marketing, and support services group.  Read More...

Music & Arts Opens in 14 New Communities During 2018 Summer Season

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• September 19, 2018
Music & Arts brought its recipe for musical instrument lessons, retail, and repairs services to 14 new communities across the country during the 2018 summer season, with several acquisitions and the opening of new locations. Read More...

Genzler and Connolly Music Company Announce U.S. Distribution Partnership

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• September 19, 2018
Genzler Amplification and Connolly Music Company are pleased to announce a distribution partnership for the U.S. M.I. market, featuring the entire Genzler Amplification product line of lightweight, compact bass amplifiers and cabinets, along with their current acoustic guitar amplification products. Read More...

Parrish Music Expands with Second Location

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Featured
  • Upfront
• September 13, 2018
Wisconsin's Parrish Music has opened a second location. The new store is named The Harmony Shop, and features gifts, fair trade items, and home goods. Read More...

Hal Leonard Acquires Groove3

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• September 13, 2018
Hal Leonard has acquired Groove3, a leading website specializing in music technology tutorial videos. Read More...

Voting for the 2018 Dealers’ Choice Awards Closes This Friday, November 9!

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Featured
  • Upfront
• September 10, 2018
Voting for the Dealers Choice Awards is now open. Only current subscribers to MMR Magazine are eligible to vote. Read More...

Gibson Reaches Global Settlement, Juszkiewicz Stepping Down

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Featured
  • Upfront
• September 7, 2018
According to Gibson Brands, Inc., all of the major stakeholders involved in Gibson's Capter 11 cases have reached a global settlement in regards to the company's plan of reorganization. Read More...

Gibson Requests Court to Relieve the Company of $60M in Claims

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• September 6, 2018
Amidst bankruptcy proceedings, Gibson Brands, Inc. has filed a request to toss out a $61.4 million claim by German company, Tronical. Read More...

RCF Group Announces Acquisition of EAW

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Featured
  • Upfront
• September 5, 2018
RCF Group has announced that it is acquiring Eastern Acoustics Works (EAW), an iconic company in the history of Install and Touring sound headquartered in Whitinsville, Massachusetts from LOUD Audio LLC, a portfolio company of Transom Capital Group. Read More...

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