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Jun 10, 2014, 09:00 ET Make Music Day--The World's Largest Global Music Event--Announces Line-Up

On June 21st, the world's largest interactive, annual music event, unified as the Make Music Day celebration (www.makemusicday.org), will be taking...


Apr 30, 2013, 05:47 ET NAMM Fills Nashville's New Music City Center with Opportunities for Success

 NAMM and Nashville – two names that are practically synonymous with making music. Summer NAMM returns July 11-13, 2013 to the city...


Mar 06, 2013, 05:47 ET Artists Join Music Industry's DC Fly-In to Advocate for Music Education

 On March 19 and 20, artists Chad Smith of the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Bernie Williams, former NY Yankee and Latin...


Dec 27, 2012, 05:47 ET Retro Look and Sound Meet New Technology at NAMM Show

Manufacturers create guitar, bass, amp and drum lines to meet recent demand for vintage looks and sounds in unique gear with a boutique feel A...


Dec 18, 2012, 18:37 ET Latest Developments in Pro Sound and Lighting Emerge when Brands and Buyers Connect at the 2013 NAMM Show

 Pro sound, lighting and staging professionals from around the world will converge with the music instrument and product industry at the 2013...


Nov 28, 2012, 12:55 ET Click to Play

A new Harris Interactive survey commissioned by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) found that technology such as YouTube videos,...


Nov 05, 2012, 17:33 ET Strong School Band and Orchestra Sales Driving Retail into NAMM Show

School band and orchestra sales remain strong this fall as the music product and instrument industry prepares for the 2013 NAMM Show's return to...


Oct 09, 2012, 07:47 ET Pick Holiday Gifts That Strike the Right Chord

 Guided by industry trends, retailer feedback and consumer sentiment, The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) and Making Music...


Oct 09, 2012, 05:47 ET Clif Bar Wins Best Corporate Band in America at the FORTUNE Battle of the Corporate Bands

 Rock and roll bands comprised of employees from eight national companies owned the night at the 12th annual FORTUNE Battle of the Corporate...