February 07, 2024 I Obituary

Radial’s Steve McKay Passes Away

McKay served as international sales manager and was pivotal in developing Radial’s distribution network.

February 05, 2024 I Acquisition

Ernie Williamson Music Acquires Marler Music, Flint Hills Music

The back-to-back acquisitions mark the fifth and sixth retail locations for Ernie Williamson Music.

February 01, 2024 I

NAMM Reports More Than 62K Attendees at 2024 NAMM Show

In addition, some 1,600-plus exhibitors representing 3,500-plus brands from around the global attended the four-day show in Anaheim, California.

January 31, 2024 I Distribution

Chapman Guitars Taps Lyon & Healy for U.S. Distribution

This deal ushers in a new era for Chapman Guitars by amplifying its presence in the U.S.

January 31, 2024 I Appointments

MI Industry Veteran Chris Tso to Retire

Tso spent more than 37 years in the pro-audio and MI industries, working at such companies as Manny’s Music, Sam Ash, Guitar Center and Full Compass.

January 31, 2024 I Anniversary

Loser’s Music Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Current owners Bruce and Janice Marquette purchased the business from Bruce’s parents, Bob and Grace Marquette, some 20 years ago.

January 29, 2024 I Appointments, Event

NAMM Names 8 New Board Members

Each director is elected to serve a three-year term through January 2027 and will provide oversight and support of NAMM’s goals for the immediate future.

January 29, 2024 I Anniversary, Event

Hosa Celebrates 40th with NAMM Show Party

During the anniversary party at the Anaheim House of Blues, company CEO Mayumi Allison announced a special collaboration with Save the Music Foundation.