July 09, 2024 I Legal

Dean Guitars Attains Win in Appeal Against Gibson

The U.S. Court of Appeals in the 5th circuit ruled in favor of Dean Guitars by granting a full reversal and a new trial.

July 06, 2024 I Anniversary

Shubb Celebrates 50 Years of Capo Creations

Throughout 2024, Shubb USA will be releasing a series of Limited Anniversary Collection capos.

July 06, 2024 I Anniversary

GC Hosts Taylor’s Andy Powers at La Mesa Store to Honor Guitar-Maker’s 50th

“An Afternoon with Andy Powers” included discussion, demos and a Q&A highlighting classics and recent product launches with the Taylor Guitars CEO, as well as a short acoustic set by singer-songwriter and musician Hailey Knox.

July 02, 2024 I Appointments

NAMM Foundation Adds Ron Manus to Board of Directors

Manus succeeds Full Compass’ Susan Lipp as secretary-treasurer.

July 01, 2024 I Acquisition

Gonher to Purchase Samson Technologies, Sam Ash E-Commerce Business

Mexico-based Gonher Music offered $15.2 million for Sam Ash’s e-commerce business and the Samson Technologies brand at a bankruptcy auction in June.

June 28, 2024 I Event

Guitar Center, Gibson Host Guitar Workshop with Orianthi

The special event was held at GC’s Hollywood flagship store and titled “An Afternoon with Orianthi and Her Gibson Acoustics.”

June 27, 2024 I Partnership

DPA Mics, Wisycom Join Forces

The brands will consolidate operations under one roof at DPA Microphones’ existing corporate headquarters in Longmont, Colorado, enabling the two companies to efficiently leverage shared resources.

June 27, 2024 I Appointments

Radial Enhances Sales Team

Industry veteran Phil Coelho has been named international sales manager, while Cary Sharp has been named North American eastern sales manager.