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The Merseyside Guitar Show 2017

The Merseyside Guitar Show 2017

EVENTS
Nov 26th 2017

Location: UK

This year, celebrating fifteen successful years at the same venue, The Merseyside Guitar Show will take place on Sunday, 26th November 2017.

Coldplay, Manics, Mumford & Sons, Franz Ferdinand and more donate memorabilia to auction for Delays frontman

Coldplay, Manics, Mumford & Sons, Franz Ferdinand and more donate memorabilia to auction for Delays frontman

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An auction packed full of music memorabilia from some of the UK’s biggest rock acts has been set up to raise money for Delays frontman Greg Gilbert.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 9th 2017 at 4:26PM
Top tips for keeping your guitar safe while travelling

Top tips for keeping your guitar safe while travelling

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Following on from our guide to travelling with a musical instrument, Nik from Pedal Rockstar delves deeper into how to perfectly pack your guitar while on the road and ...

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 9th 2017 at 3:51PM
Gaz Coombes, Colin Greenwood, Iain Harvie and more to attend opening of PMT's new Oxford store

Gaz Coombes, Colin Greenwood, Iain Harvie and more to attend opening of PMT's new Oxford store

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In December, PMT announced that it would be opening a full flagship store in the centre of Oxford in early 2017.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 9th 2017 at 2:14PM

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ISM Trust publishes detailed performance anxiety guide

ISM Trust publishes detailed performance anxiety guide

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Performance anxiety can have a devastating affect on musicians, and even the most professional performers can suffer with the psychological issue.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 9th 2017 at 11:26AM
Could Brexit benefit music education in the UK?

Could Brexit benefit music education in the UK?

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Brexit may be the ‘trigger for progress’ for music and arts education in the UK.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 9th 2017 at 10:48AM
Tanglewood announces price freeze on Crossroads guitar series

Tanglewood announces price freeze on Crossroads guitar series

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Acoustic guitar brand Tanglewood has announced a total price freeze on its popular Crossroads guitar series.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 9th 2017 at 10:40AM
Overseas interest in UK retailers grew 23% in Q4 2016

Overseas interest in UK retailers grew 23% in Q4 2016

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The BRC and Google’s Online Retail Monitor for Q4 2016 reveals that UK retail is retaining strong brand appeal overseas.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 8th 2017 at 4:15PM

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Royal Albert Hall uncovers extreme gender bias towards classical musical instruments

Royal Albert Hall uncovers extreme gender bias towards classical musical instruments

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A new study conducted by the Royal Albert Hall has revealed what classical instruments the public think are more associated with a particular gender.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 8th 2017 at 2:26PM
BILLY LUNN: A Producer by Necessity (Part Four)

BILLY LUNN: A Producer by Necessity (Part Four)

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The Subways frontman and MI Pro columnist Billy Lunn concludes the story of how he became a ‘producer by necessity’ with this fourth and final instalment of the series, where ...

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 8th 2017 at 10:08AM
The South Of England Guitar Show 2017

The South Of England Guitar Show 2017

EVENTS
Oct 29th 2017

Location: UK

Following the success of the inaugural show in 2016, Northern Guitar Shows will once again be bringing its popular event in the London area.

Musikmesse reveals first acts for new Beck's Wood & Brass Stage

Musikmesse reveals first acts for new Beck's Wood & Brass Stage

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Musikmesse 2017 will feature a new highlight for fans of modern and traditional woodwind and brass music in the shape of Beck’s Wood & Brass Stage.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 7th 2017 at 4:27PM

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The Dirty Youth unveiled as Marshall Records' first signing

The Dirty Youth unveiled as Marshall Records' first signing

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Last year Marshall Amplification announced plans to launch its very own record label, now its first signing has been revealed.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 7th 2017 at 3:32PM
Tonk Bros introduces acoustic bass and new finish for its Parlour guitar

Tonk Bros introduces acoustic bass and new finish for its Parlour guitar

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Tonk Bros (originally known as Nineboys) has unveiled a new short-scale acoustic bass (pictured), as well as a new finish ...

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 7th 2017 at 1:40PM
Sony and Weller Media execs join ICMP to offer advice on building musicians' online profiles

Sony and Weller Media execs join ICMP to offer advice on building musicians' online profiles

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ICMP recently hosted an interactive panel discussion focused on ‘How to Build Your Online Profile’ at Tileyard Studios. 

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 7th 2017 at 1:03PM