March 02, 2023 I Finance

Avid Announces $25.3M Net Income for Q4 2022

The brand’s Q4 2022 revenue was $116.1 million, a decrease of 2.5% year-over-year and net income was $25.3 million, an increase of 66%.

March 02, 2023 I Appointments

Woman-Owned Third Wave Music Adds Female In-House Tech

Coinciding with the start of Women’s History Month, woman-owned Third Wave Music has announced it has added Lydia Napier to its team as an in-house tech.

March 02, 2023 I Acquisition

Willson Band Instruments Joins Eastman Music Company

Willson will join Eastman’s growing portfolio, which includes Eastman, Wm. S. Haynes Co., S. E. Shires Co., Backun Musical Services, Laskey and Bourgeois Guitars.

March 02, 2023 I Opening

Fender Set to Open First Flagship Store in Tokyo This Summer

Located in the city’s Harajuku/Omotesando district, the Fender Flagship Tokyo will occupy a retail space spanning more than four floors and will offer the full catalog of Fender and Squier products.

March 02, 2023 I Obituary

Skip’s Music’s Skip Maggiora Passes Away

Maggiora, who founded Sacramento, California-based Skip’s Music, passed away on Feb. 23 after a long battle with kidney disease. He was 75.

February 24, 2023 I Distribution

ADJ Announces U.K., Ireland Distribution Strategy

In response to market conditions in the U.K. following Brexit, ADJ will let U.K.-based Audio Visual Security Limited (AVS) handle its product distribution in the area.

February 24, 2023 I Appointments

Dansr Promotes Gould to Director of Artist Relations, Advisory Studios

Gould began managing the Vandoren Musician’s Advisory Studio in New York City in 1999 and has served as an artist relations manager at Dansr for 15 years.

February 24, 2023 I Philanthropy

Guitar Center Music Foundation Expands Efforts

The Foundation has announced its fundraising concert and its initiatives for 2023.