November 18, 2020 I Appointments

Noble & Cooley Makes 2 New Appointments

​The family-owned drum manufacturer has appointed Luke Garro as general manager and Lou Scalzo as production manager.

November 16, 2020 I Event

NAMM Announces Top 100 Dealer Award Winners

​The winners will be honored in a ceremony during Believe in Music Week.

November 14, 2020 I Finance

Guitar Center Confirms Reorganization Plan

Guitar Center Inc. has announced a plan to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in an effort to reorganize and get relief from nearly $800 million of the company’s debt.

November 13, 2020 I

Guitar Center Said to Prep Bankruptcy with Creditor Support

According to Bloomberg News, Guitar Center Inc. is finalizing terms of a bankruptcy with support from the majority of its creditors.

November 13, 2020 I Acquisition

JAM Industries Acquires The Music People

The Music People is the parent company of On-Stage and TMP-Pro divisions

November 10, 2020 I Supply

AKM’s Nobeoka City, Japan, Factory Suffers Major Damage from Fire

The fire burned for over two days, reportedly, and caused damage to several levels of the building.

November 09, 2020 I Distribution

Proel Expands into North American Market

The company first previewed the expansion of its products to be released in North America at The 2020 NAMM Show.

November 09, 2020 I Event

Music China Draws Crowds at Live Event

Despite the ongoing pandemic and travel restrictions, the show drew 81,761 visitors to a total of 1,106 exhibitors.