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  • Interview: London/Belfast duo, REWS, emerges as new leading ladies of rock

    Interview: London/Belfast duo, REWS, emerges as new leading ladies of rock

    Shauna Tohill (vocals/guitar) and Collette Williams (vocals/drums), together, are the rock-pop band known as, REWS. The London/Belfast duo has been dominating the UK and Irish music scene ever since they opened for Halestorm’s UK tour last year. Songs such as “Shine,” have given rock fans something...
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    How the She Rocks Awards is changing the game for women in music

    The She Rocks Awards celebrated seven years on Jan. 25, honoring some of the music industry’s leading ladies. The annual event was held at the House of Blues Anaheim, in the midst of The 2019 NAMM Show. Helmed by Laura B. Whitmore, founder of the Women's International Music Network (WiMN), this year...
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    5 fun finds from The 2019 NAMM Show

    As "the world’s largest trade-only event for the music products, pro audio and event tech industry,” every year, the winter NAMM Show ushers in roughly 100,000 people to get a look at the most innovative inventions in the world. The four-day event (which took place from Jan. 24-27 at the Anaheim...
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    Top 5 moments from The 2019 NAMM Show

    During The NAMM Show, while the newest, most innovative gear in the industry is being revealed, everyone’s favorite musicians are also on hand to test the waters (and usually surprise whoever is in the vicinity with an intimate pop-up performance). When technology and creativity converge in the...
  • What to expect from the 34th Annual NAMM TEC Awards: highlights and nominees

    What to expect from the 34th Annual NAMM TEC Awards: highlights and nominees

    In its 34th installment, the TEC Awards returns to The 2019 NAMM Show, celebrating the best in professional audio and sound production. The ceremony takes place on Saturday, Jan. 26 at the Hilton Pacific Ballroom, in Anaheim, California. Off of last year’s success, comedian (and multi...
  • Black Violin, the Yamaha All-Star Concert on the Grand, and Elle King are set to perform at The 2019 NAMM Show.

    Black Violin, The Yamaha All-Star Concert on the Grand, and Elle King set to perform at The 2019 NAMM Show

    From Jan. 24-27, The NAMM Campus will be showcasing a variety of acts, every hour on the hour, on the NAMM Yamaha Grand Plaza Stage as well as The NAMM Arena Plaza Stage. Black Violin, the Yamaha All-Star Concert on the Grand, and Elle King have officially been announced to perform at The 2019 NAMM...
  • Comedian Demetri Martin returns to host the 34th Annual TEC Awards, during The NAMM Show, in Anaheim, California, on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019

    Everything you need to know about The 2019 NAMM Show so far

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year for the music industry. The 2019 NAMM Show returns to Anaheim, California, from Jan. 24-27. The annual event highlights the top technology in the industry, educational opportunities, guest speakers, surprise appearances, special honorees, and of course, some...
  • ANAHEIM, CA - JANUARY 27: The inaugural Ultimate “NAMM” Night brings some of rock music's biggest names to The 2018 NAMM Show for an extraor

    The first-ever NAMM Jam brings out metal’s heavy hitters

    Rock and roll was alive and well at The 2018 NAMM Show, as some of the biggest names in metal came out for the ultimate jam session. On any given night walking down the Sunset Strip in Hollywood you’re likely to stumble across some pretty phenomenal musical surprises. However, it’s Tuesdays at the...
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    The 2018 NAMM Show: Fun finds, exciting performances and standout moments

    The 2018 NAMM Show was jam-packed with more thrilling moments than was possible to keep up with. Everywhere you turned you were witnessing one incredible live performance after another, catching a glimpse of a brand-new innovative product, taking in an important lesson in music education, or perhaps...
  • ANAHEIM, CA - JANUARY 26: Melissa Etheridge performs onstage at The 2018 NAMM Show at Anaheim Convention Center on January 26, 2018 in Anahe

    The 2018 She Rocks Awards celebrates women in music with Melissa Etheridge, The B-52s, Shirley Manson and more

    While every year should be the year of the woman, it’s only been since the recent tipping point when words like “Me Too” and “Time’s Up” have become a part of everyday dialogue. When Laura Whitmore (founder of WiMN) first dreamed up the She Rocks Awards, it was because as a writer in the music...
  • Interview: Demetri Martin takes a break from getting awkward to host TEC Awards

    Interview: Demetri Martin takes a break from getting awkward to host TEC Awards

    The great Lenny Bruce was once quoted as saying, “The role of a comedian is to make the audience laugh, a minimum of once every 15 seconds.” Perhaps that’s why, when it comes to hosting an awards show, you call on someone who can bring a special je ne sais quoi to the occasion. In the world of NAMM...
  • The 2018 NAMM Show is coming to Anaheim, Calif. from Jan. 25-28.

    Your guide to The 2018 NAMM Show

    Anticipation is building as The 2018 NAMM Show is getting ready to return to Anaheim, Calif. from Jan. 25-28. Along with today’s most innovative music products on display, the newly expanded NAMM Campus will be home to informative educational panels, exciting awards shows, as well as a few thrilling...
  • Johnny Depp joins Joe Perry onstage last year at the 2017 NAMM TEC Awards. This year's annual TEC Awards will take place during The NAMM Sho

    A look at some of the nominees for the 33rd Annual NAMM TEC Awards

    On Saturday, Jan. 27, during The 2018 NAMM Show, comedian Demetri Martin will host the 33rd Annual Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards. Jackson Browne is set to receive the Les Paul Innovation Award and The Section will be inducted into the NAMM TEC Hall of Fame. The biggest names in...
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