April 05, 2021 I Closure

Midwest Pro Sound & Lighting to Close

It’s the end of an era for DJs and the club scene in Chicago.

April 05, 2021 I Event

Summer NAMM Show 2021 Moving Forward

NAMM President and CEO Joe Lamond spoke with Music Inc. about the event, which is three-and-a-half months away, as uncertainty over COVID-19 remains.

April 05, 2021 I Philanthropy

D’Addario Foundation Awards $218K to Music Education Programs

So far in 2021, the D’Addario Foundation announced it has awarded $218,000 in grant funding and in-kind product donations to 74 music education programs across the country.

April 05, 2021 I Retail Launches Simple Way to Buy, Sell Instruments

The full-service instrument selling platform is designed for musicians and small businesses.

April 01, 2021 I Retail

Guitar Center Announces Launch of The Hair Center

​The chain is introducing stores within its stores that will sell hair products.

March 29, 2021 I Appointments

Jeff Falgien Named CEO of Texas Piano Group

In his role, Falgien oversees the expansion of the company’s piano retail operations into underserved markets outside Texas.

March 29, 2021 I Anniversary

Fender Looks Back During 75th Anniversary Year

Justin Norvell, executive vice president of Fender products, spoke with Music Inc. about how Fender helped define how music has sounded and the course of its evolution over the last 75 years.

March 29, 2021 I Distribution

Hal Leonard Signs Distribution Agreement with Heil Sound

The deal is effective immediately.