The main event is this Saturday, March 4th, with A Night Out For Music Heals. Over 80 bars, clubs and pubs in 30 cities across Canada are donating $1 per cover charge (or making a flat donation of $1 per patron, for those that don’t charge cover) to Music Heals for one night. You can support music therapy programs in your province simply by going out on Saturday March 4th. Check the full list of participating establishments at www.musicheals.ca/nightout.
At the 2017 NAMM Show, Mingo Music Sales of Truro, NS was honoured with the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Milestone Award for 50 years of service in the music products industry. Presented annually by NAMM President and CEO Joe Lamond, the Milestone Award recognizes music businesses that have flourished through changing business environments to reach a noteworthy anniversary.
“It’s a huge honour to be recognized by the largest international organization of our peers,” says David Mingo, current owner of Mingo Music.
Marshall is a veteran of the Canadian music industry as a musician, recording engineer, and former marketing manager for Yorkville Sound. He started his career in the industry in the early ’90s as a sales associate at Long & McQuade.
“Tim’s background and vast experience make him a great addition to the Erikson Audio team,” says Jeff Carman, Erikson Audio Vice President. “We are excited to have him on board.”
Levy’s Leathers has announced the addition of three new hires to its customer service and inside sales teams; Jessica Lemieux, Kevin Strom, and Josh Zeaton. Each has a unique set of skills and style and each understands their role is to serve our retail customers and assist our outside sales reps throughout the United States and Canada, says the company.
Erikson Audio, a JAM Industries company, has announced it is now the Canadian distributor for Warm Audio, which manufacturers studio gear such as microphones, mic pres, compressors, and more.
“We are very happy to be adding Warm Audio to the Erikson Audio catalogue,” Erikson Audio’s Jeff Carman, Sr. VP at JAM Industries. “The lineup of professional analog recording gear – at unheard of prices – is a perfect complement to our existing line-card. Warm is an up-and-coming brand, and we are excited to bring that growth to the Canadian market.”