April 18, 2024 I Opening, Retail

Guitar Center Hosts Grand Re-Opening of Expanded Westlake Village Store

The event took place from April 11–14 and celebrated the grand re-opening of the Westlake Village, California, store which added 2,500 square feet of retail space.

April 17, 2024 I Merger

Woodwind & Brasswind to Join Music & Arts

The two B&O retailers operating under the Guitar Center organization umbrella will move forward solely as Music & Arts.

April 16, 2024 I Philanthropy, Supply

Shure Achieves Sustainable Packaging Goals in 2023

Shure has reported that it has achieved its goal to convert to 75% by 2023 and is on track to grow to 90% by 2025 and 100% by 2030 for new packaging.

April 16, 2024 I Appointments

Bert Murdock Music Names Cris Behrens General Manager

Behrens brings some 32 years of experience to the Orem, Utah-based retailer.

April 16, 2024 I Distribution

LPD Music to Distribute Twisted Wood Guitars in U.S.

The new partnership brings together LPD Music’s extensive distribution network and Twisted Wood’s innovative instruments.

April 16, 2024 I Event, Supply

Mapex Drums Announces ‘May is for Mapex’ Promotion Is Back

Coinciding with International Drum Month and running in lockstep with the ongoing “Drummer For Life” campaign, the brand said that “May is for Mapex” remains intent on offering a boost to help fuel the ongoing growth of the percussive community.

April 15, 2024 I Supply, Technology

Ernie Ball Music Man Launches Custom Design Experience

The online Custom Design Experience is a custom instrument configurator that lets players design and build their “dream” StingRay Special Bass guitar.

April 15, 2024 I Philanthropy

Pioneer DJ Makes Donation to Girls Make Beats

The Pioneer DJ brand has outfitted the Girls Make Beats (GMB) Miami chapter with new studio-grade DJ equipment.