December 22, 2020 I Finance

Guitar Center Concludes Reorganization

The chain states that it has eliminated nearly $800 million of debt and strengthened its balance sheet.

December 18, 2020 I Appointments

Fender Appoints Paula Boggs to Board of Directors

Boggs has served on numerous for-profit and non-profit organizations’ boards, as well as worked as executive vice president, general counsel and secretary of law and corporate affairs at Starbucks Corporation.

December 18, 2020 I Appointments

Korg USA Adds 2 New Directors, Product Specialists

The new appointments include the promotions of Morgan Walker and Brian Piccolo to director of marketing communications and director of brand management, respectively.

December 18, 2020 I Pandemic Stories

Springfield Music Owner Donovan Bankhead Optimistic for New Year

After 18 years with the company, Bankhead assumed ownership this fall and said COVID-19 actually assisted the transition.

December 18, 2020 I Pandemic Stories

Armadillo Reports 23% Sales Increase YoY for 2020

But the manufacturer and distributor of guitars, basses and drums foresees the online sales boom slowing down, all as it reassesses how much it produces and sells oversees.

December 15, 2020 I Supply

Robert Godin Receives the Order of Canada Honor

Godin has received the Order of Canada for his research and development activities in guitar manufacturing.

December 15, 2020 I Appointments

Gibson Names Kevin Liles as Board Member

Liles brings over 30 years of music industry experience to Gibson.

December 15, 2020 I Event

NASMD Board of Directors Meets in Utah

The 2021 NASMD Convention will be held at the Lanier Islands Legacy Lodge in Buford, Georgia, March 17-20.