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NAMM Congratulates the 2021 Top 100 Dealers

Christian Wissmuller • MMR GlobalUpfront • May 27, 2021

NAMM is pleased to announce the list of enterprising and resilient music product retailers to be honored at the organization’s Top 100 Dealer Awards. Now in its eleventh year, the annual awards honor retailers worldwide who demonstrate exceptional commitment to their stores, neighborhoods, and customers and share in a vision of creating a more musical world through their local communities.

“In the past year, we saw the world come to a near stand-still, yet the heart of the independent music retailer stood at the ready to serve its community and help to inspire, console, and provide joy at a time when so many aspects of life were changing,” said Joe Lamond, NAMM president and CEO. “We applaud all retailers for the vital role that they serve to their communities and beyond.”

This year’s celebration, along with the announcement of “Best of” and “Dealer of the Year” awards, will be held at Summer NAMM in Nashville at the Music City Center on Thursday, July 15. “Best of” award categories include “Best Community Retail Store;” “Best Customer Service;” “Best Store Design;” “Best Marketing and Sales Promotion;” “Best Online Engagement;” “Innovation Award;” and the “Music Makes a Difference Award.” All submissions will be evaluated for effectiveness in marketing, customer engagement, and innovation in retail by a panel of independent judges. From the finalists of these categories, one store will be recognized with the coveted “Dealer of the Year” Award.

Summer NAMM offers leading professional development sessions from NAMM U and TEC Tracks, member-focused events, and networking opportunities against the backdrop of new music and pro audio products from top brands providing connections, tools, and strategies to help reignite business under the latest in health and safety protocols. Summer NAMM will also welcome the Alliance of Independent Music Merchants (AIMM), the Event Safety Alliance (ESA), the Music Achievement Council, the National Association of School Music Dealers (NASMD), Retail Print Music Dealers Association (RPMDA), and Show Makers to the gathering in co-located yet socially distanced conferences and events. Registration for Summer NAMM is now open: https://www.namm.org/summer/2021/attend

Congratulations to the Top 100 Dealers:

Company Name City State Country
A & G Central Music Madison Heights MI United States
Absolute Music LLC Reno NV United States
All County Music Tamarac FL United States
Amro Music Stores, Inc. Memphis TN United States
Andertons Music Co. Guildford United Kingdom
Andy’s Music Inc Mobile AL United States
Antonio Violins and Ukes Cincinnati OH United States
Artist Guitars St Peters NSW Australia
Austin Music Co, LLC Panama City Beach FL United States
Backstage Music Starkville MS United States
Bailey Brothers Music Montgomery AL United States
Baroque Violin Shop Cincinnati OH United States
Beacock Music Co., Inc. Vancouver WA United States
Bertrand’s Music Enterprises, Inc. San Diego CA United States
Better Music Phillip ACT Australia
Bill Harris Music Provo UT United States
Blues Angel Music Pensacola FL United States
Brass Bell Music, Inc. Glendale WI United States
Brian’s Guitars, LLC Cheshire CT United States
Brighton Music Center New Brighton PA United States
B’s Music Shop Mount Pleasant MI United States
Buddy Roger’s Music Cincinnati OH United States
C.A. House Music St. Clairsville OH United States
Carter Vintage Guitars, LLC Nashville TN United States
Chicago Music Exchange LLC Chicago IL United States
City Music Co. Pte. Ltd. Singapore Singapore
Contemporary Music Center Haymarket VA United States
Cosmo Music Co, Ltd. Richmond Hill ON Canada
Creative Music Center Monroe CT United States
Dale Cleves Music Group Daw Park SA Australia
Day Violins LLC Chantilly VA United States
Dietze Music House Lincoln NE United States
Eusica | Music Store CDMX DF Mexico
Farley’s House Of Pianos LLC Madison WI United States
Five Star Guitars Beaverton OR United States
Full Compass Systems, Ltd. Verona WI United States
GarageBand Music Utica MI United States
Guitar Wishes, LLC Lincolnton NC United States
Heid Music Company, Inc. Appleton WI United States
Hollywood Piano Company Burbank CA United States
Instrumental Music Center Tucson AZ United States
Island Music Company La Plata MD United States
Logans Pianos Sydney NSW Australia
Loud and Clear Music Cotati CA United States
Lowe Vintage Instrument Company Burlington NC United States
Mad Jive Incorporated Granite City IL United States
Madison Band Supply Madison AL United States
Marich Music Corning NY United States
Matt’s Music Center Weymouth MA United States
Maxwell’s House of Music Jeffersonville IN United States
Middle C Music Corp Washington DC United States
Midwood Guitar Studio LLC Charlotte NC United States
Mike Risko Music Ossining NY United States
Mississippi Music, Inc. Hattiesburg MS United States
Moore Guitars Evansville IN United States
Music Authority, Inc. Cumming GA United States
Music Man, Inc. West Palm Beach FL United States
Music On the Hill LLC Washington DC United States
Musical Innovations, LLC Greenville SC United States
Nick Rail Music Santa Barbara CA United States
Ottawa Pianos Ottawa ON Canada
Paige’s Music Indianapolis IN United States
Palen Music Center Inc Springfield MO United States
Peach Guitars Limited Colchester Essex United Kingdom
Pecknel Music Co Inc Greenville SC United States
Pellegrino Music Center Canton OH United States
Plum Grove Music Lowell IN United States
PM Music Center Aurora IL United States
Quinlan & Fabish Music Co. Burr Ridge IL United States
Ray’s Midbell Music Sioux City IA United States
Rice Music House Columbia SC United States
Riff Music Salons Warsaw Poland
Righteous Guitars, LLC Roswell GA United States
Robert M. Sides Family Music Centers Williamsport PA United States
Royalton Music Center North Royalton OH United States
Rupps Drums Denver CO United States
Sam Ash Music Corp Hicksville NY United States
San Diego Music Studio San Marcos CA United States
Santa Monica Music Center Santa Monica CA United States
Schmitt Music Company Brooklyn Center MN United States
Sims Music Inc Columbia SC United States
Spicer’s Music, LLC Auburn AL United States
Springfield Music Inc Springfield MO United States
Summerhays Music Center Murray UT United States
Tarpley Music Amarillo TX United States
Ted Brown Music Co Tacoma WA United States
The Acoustic Shoppe Springfield MO United States
The Candyman Strings & Things Santa Fe NM United States
The Fellowship of Acoustics B.V. Dedemsvaart Netherlands
The Guitar Dude Inc. Lighthouse Point FL United States
The Music Connection Forest Lake MN United States
The Music Den Randolph NJ United States
The Music Shoppe Normal IL United States
Third Rock Music Center Cincinnati OH United States
Wentworth Music Kelowna BC Canada
West Music Co., Inc. Coralville IA United States
White House of Music, Inc. Waukesha WI United States
Willis Music Company Florence KY United States
Zeswitz Music Reading PA United States
Zuhal Dis Ticaret. A.S. Istanbul Turkey
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