Brian Berk

Owensboro Music Center to Close

Owensboro Music Center, a mainstay in Owensboro, Ky., for several decades and founded by Gordy Wilcher, one of the most respected MI retailers, will close its doors, Wilcher confirmed to the Music & Sound Retailer.

Chesbro Acquires SHS International

Chesbro Music Co. acquired SHS International, and now owns the following brands and trademarks: Indiana Guitar Co., Morgan Monroe, Rocky Top, Eddy Finn Ukuleles...

The NAMM Show Adds Financial Summit

NAMM is making a new addition to The 2020 NAMM Show with its Retail Financial Summit, which will provide the critical financial training all music retailers need to thrive in today’s competitive marketplace.

Attorney Bienstock Discusses Gibson Litigation

Lawyer Ron Bienstock, a professional guitarist who has represented many MI companies for many years, discussed Gibson litigation, including its lawsuit against Armadillo Distribution Enterprises, in a wide-spanning interview with ROI.

Fender Teams With Reverb

Fender Musical Instruments Corp. teamed with Reverb to release five archival Stratocaster guitars that served as the original templates for some of the brand’s ...