September 22, 2022 I Acquisition

ACT Entertainment Acquires Ultimate Support Systems

The announcement was made in Windsor, Colorado, at the home office of Ultimate Support Systems on September 15.

September 19, 2022 I Event

NAMM Holds Hill Day to Advocate for Music Education

The NAMM Music Education Advocacy Hill Day welcomed 60 advocates in support of music education policy and equitable access to music education.

September 19, 2022 I Technology

AEDP Study Finds Millions of U.S. Students Still Denied Access to Music Ed

The new AEDP report revealed that, while 92 percent of students in U.S. public schools have access to music education in school, some 3,609,698 students don’t have that same opportunity.

September 19, 2022 I Retail

Guitar Center, Southwest Surprise Passengers with Ukes

Passengers aboard a Southwest Airlines flight from Long Beach, California, to Honolulu were surprised with Mitchell Ukuleles and an in-flight ukulele lesson taught by Guitar Center instructors.

September 19, 2022 I Retail

Island Music Co. Partners with Tattoo Shop to Recognize City

The music retailer teamed with fellow La Plata-based business, Shop 53 Custom Tattoo and Art Studio, to recognize its city as Maryland’s first Bird City.

September 19, 2022 I Event

Donner Electric Guitars Featured in Private Policy NYFW Show

The DST-400 Seeker Series Electric Guitars and the DST-152 Seeker Series Electric Guitars were both featured in the brand’s NYFW “Peace and Love” themed runway show, which was held on Sept. 10.

September 13, 2022 I Event

Music China Moves to Nanjing, November 2022 Timeslot

Originally scheduled to take place in late October, the event will now be held November 17–20 at the Nanjing International Expo Center.

September 12, 2022 I Acquisition

Roland Acquires Drum Workshop

The acquisition combines an acoustic drum and electronic drum company to focus on delivering new innovation for drummers; Drum Workshop will operate as a standalone unit with pioneering founders retaining leadership positions.