October 26, 2020 I Coronavirus

D’Addario Awarded Grant to Expand Face Shield Manufacturing

To date, D’Addario has sold almost 1.5 million face shields.

October 26, 2020 I Finance

Guitar Center Preparing For Possible Bankruptcy Filing

Guitar Center reportedly reached out to creditors to discuss filing for bankruptcy and emerging from it early next year.

October 22, 2020 I Pandemic Stories

‘Crazy Week After Week’: Bob Taylor on the Guitar Boom

​At Taylor Guitars, June and July alone accounted for half the orders that the company had projected, pre-pandemic, for all of 2020.

October 21, 2020 I Philanthropy

Reverb Issues Over 20 Grants

Twenty-one youth music education organizations received grants from Reverb to purchase music gear and support their programs during the pandemic.

October 19, 2020 I Appointments

AVDG Welcomes Eric Miga as Director of Engineering

​Miga will help establish and streamline operational standards across the organization’s service regions.

October 19, 2020 I Appointments

Paul Lee Joins QSC as Asia-Pacific Business Development Manager, Systems

Lee brings 16 years of sales operation and technical service experience in the AV market.

October 19, 2020 I Appointments

Keith McMillen Instruments Announces New President and GM

Eric Bateman has over 20 years of experience in pro audio and MI, including 13 years at PCM Marketing, a manufacturers’ rep firm whose brands included Shure, Mackie, TC Electronic, Behringer, Ampeg and more.

October 19, 2020 I Event

Ludwig Announces Two Livestream Events in Collaboration with Green Mill Jazz Club in Chicago

Ludwig artist Makaya McCraven will be performing with his ensemble on October 24, and Nate Smith will be performing on October 31.