News: Coronavirus

August 10, 2020

MI SalesTrak Reveals Month-by-Month Market Changes During the Pandemic

MI SalesTrak, a retail sales tracking program for the musical products industry, has released an analysis of how MI sales performed in March through June, as…

August 10, 2020

NAMM Announces Week-Long Virtual Event, 2021 NAMM Show Canceled

NAMM has announced that The 2021 NAMM Show will not take place due to concerns over the coronavirus, and, instead, the association will host Believe in Music…

August 03, 2020

PMC’s Celebrity Drum Lessons Offer Drummers Inspiration to Develop Skills

The Percussion Marketing Council kicked off a new International Drum Month promotion in May offering drummers a chance to win an online “Lesson with a…

July 28, 2020

CES 2021 To Be Held Virtually

The 2021 iteration of CES, formerly known as the Consumer Electronics Show, will be held virtually. On Tuesday morning, July 27, the Consumer Technology…

July 06, 2020

Midwestern Music Camp Goes Virtual

The Midwestern Music Camp and University of Kansas's faculty came together to conduct a virtual version of their summer music camp held June 15-17. More than…

June 29, 2020

PASIC 2020 To Be Entirely Virtual

The Percussive Arts Society has announced in a letter signed by the PAS board of directors that the 2020 Percussive Arts Society International Convention will…

June 26, 2020

ESP Donates $30,000 to MusiCares

ESP Guitars, a manufacturer of high-quality guitars and basses, has made a charitable donation of $30,000 to the Recording Academy’s MusiCares Covid-19 Relief…

June 25, 2020

Midwest Clinic Cancels Conference Due to COVID-19

The Midwest Clinic has announced the cancellation of its 2020 Annual Conference, originally scheduled for December 16-19 in Chicago, due to concerns over the…