Early Bird Registration Open for 2017 RPMDA Convention in Atlanta

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

15 RPMDAThe Retail Print Music Dealers Association (RPMDA) has open registration for its 2017 convention. The 2017 RPMDA Convention will be held from April 26-29 at the Hyatt Regency Peachtree in Atlanta, GA. Early bird registration rates are available through February 3. The association is also continuing a first time convention rate for anyone who’s company is a member but who has not ever attended an RPMDA convention.

Click Here to register for the convention

(more…)

CDJ Show Dates Announced for 2017

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

11-cdj-showCJD Show organizers have announced that the 2017 edition of the trade show and conference will be held from March 10-12 at the Hilton Toronto.

Previously called the Canadian DJ Show, it is now being branded as the CDJ Show, as show co-founder Ryan Schroeyens told CMT following this year’s event that “we’re going more centred towards CDJ Show and that will continue to evolve as we continue to see more music industry—record labels, producers, and songwriters – become involved in the conference.”

(more…)

MDA’s Pre-NAMM ‘Show & Tell Day’ Returns to Anaheim

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

08-mda-showtellThe Musical Distributors Association will hold the 2017 edition of its Show & Tell Day on Jan. 17. This pre-NAMM Show event will be held at the Anaheim Hilton from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

MDA’s Show & Tell Day is a one-day, private table-top show of supplier member companies displaying exclusively for MDA distributor-buyer members. It’ll be held in a collaborative, focused environment in the Anaheim Hilton’s California D ballroom, next door to the Anaheim Convention Center and right in the middle of all the 2017 NAMM Show happenings. There are also opportunities for social interaction throughout the day and during a business-casual closing reception.

(more…)

NAMM Show 2017 Concert Lineup Announced

Thursday, October 27th, 2016
Trombone Shorty at the NAMM Show  (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for NAMM)

Trombone Shorty at the NAMM Show (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for NAMM)

The 2017 NAMM Show has announced the full lineup of bands selected to perform as part of the show’s Bands @ NAMM program. From Jan. 18-22, 2017, the Anaheim Convention Center and surrounding hotels will host over 150 live performances of various musical genres performed by musicians hailing from around the world.

Musicians including singer/songwriter Josh Logan from Season 5 of NBC’s The Voice; Laura Dickinson from The Disney Channel show Phineas and Ferb; The Mark Wood Rock Orchestra Camp, featuring touring drummer Elijah Wood; and Elektric Voodoo, led by Grace Potter & The Nocturnals’ Scott Tournet will perform, much to the delight of the show’s 100,000 visitors.

(more…)

NAMM Offers Preview of Special Events In & Around The 2017 NAMM Show

Monday, October 24th, 2016

NAMM plazaThe 2017 NAMM Show will offer a wide variety of events and concerts across the NAMM Campus at the Anaheim Convention Center from Jan. 19-22, 2017. Organizers have offered the following sampling of what to expect with more updates coming as the show nears, including the unveiling of special guests.

The Grand Plaza

The NAMM Nissan Grand Plaza Stage is the epicenter of the NAMM Campus, with food trucks, daytime performances and evening events throughout the show.

(more…)

Initial Show Map Released for the 2017 NAMM Show

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

namm-mapThe show map for The 2017 NAMM Show has been released. The expansive NAMM Campus centred around the Anaheim Convention Center showcases thousands of brands across music products, pro audio, live sound, lighting and entertainment technology, and is complete with a series of lounges, demo areas, and meeting space.

Specialty areas include Lounge 88, a serene piano and organ gallery, The Boutique Guitar Showcase: a curated collection of some of outique instrument makers, The Venue, spotlighting DJ, lighting, entertainment technology, and Software.NAMM, the music software community presented by NAMM and IMSTA.

(more…)