April 15, 2022 I Acquisition

Dunlop Acquires GrooveTech Tools

Founder Dan Parks will remain on the GrooveTech Tools team as a consultant to help develop new products for the line.

April 15, 2022 I Retail

Russo Music Recycles 81K Strings Through Playback

D’Addario’s Playback string-recycling program allows dealers across the country to recycle old instrument strings.

April 15, 2022 I Finance

Steinway Files for New York Stock Exchange IPO

The New York-based piano maker submitted documents to the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 14.

April 15, 2022 I Appointments

The Music People Announce Retirement of Co-Chairs

After three-plus decades, Sharon Hennessey and John Hennessey have entered retirement.

April 11, 2022 I Event

RPMDA Cancels 2022 Convention

With the 2022 convention cancelled, the organization said it will turn its focus toward creating a modified online event which will include the association’s annual business meeting.

April 11, 2022 I Acquisition

Kanileʻa ʻUkulele Acquires Ukulele Underground Online Platform

With this new collaboration, both Hawaii-based companies have created an even greater resource to elevate the experience of every uke player worldwide.

April 11, 2022 I Opening

Music & Arts Opens Store-Within-a-Store at NOLA Guitar Center

The new Music & Arts is located within GC’s Harahan, Louisiana, store.

April 07, 2022 I Distribution

Pioneer DJ Partners with Hal Leonard

AlphaTheta Music Americas and Hal Leonard’s distribution agreement allows music retailers to build their DJ equipment business.