July 30, 2021 I Appointments

ACT Entertainment Hires Johnson as Senior VP of Sales

In his new role, Johnson will support the entire company’s sales team while also serving as a liaison for top lighting designers.

July 26, 2021 I Supply

Furch Guitars to Increase Production by 50%

The company’s production capacity will increase to 10,000 instruments yearly.

July 26, 2021 I Finance

Ciari Guitars Raises More Than $1.5M During Wefund Campaign

The company is planning a host of other musical innovations, including a mid-tier electric, carbon fiber acoustic and short-scale electric bass.

July 26, 2021 I Supply

Gibson Announces Launch of Record Label

The first release from the label will be the forthcoming album from Slash featuring Myles Kennedy & the Conspirators out next year.

July 26, 2021 I Acquisition

Music & Arts Acquires Mississippi Music

All four Mississippi Music retail stores were acquired by Music & Arts. Stores will remain in their current locations in Flowood, Biloxi, Hattiesburg and Meridian, Mississippi, and will become the first Music & Arts locations in the state.

July 20, 2021 I Event

Summer NAMM 2021 Best In Show Winners Announced

Summer NAMM returned last week, and one of its highlights was the Friday morning session where a panel of retailing experts declared what they found Best In Show — a NAMM Show tradition.

July 19, 2021 I Supply

Gibson Names Lzzy Hale First Female Brand Ambassador

Her new collection will span acoustic and electric guitars across the Gibson, Epiphone and Kramer brands.

July 19, 2021 I Distribution

Complete Kendor Music Catalog Now Available Via Hal Leonard Digital Retailer Program

This is the first time the entire catalog is available digitally through the Hal Leonard Digital Retailer program.