News Releases

Passage of ESSA Should Have Meant More Music and Arts; Advocates on Capitol Hill This Week Say a Wide Opportunity Gap Still Prevails Condensed guide “Music Matters” released this week, highlights recent findings

Building on the success of the inaugural AES@NAMM Pro Sound Symposium: Live & Studio and a shared mission to continue to strengthen the music and pro audio industries, The National Association of Music Merchants and the Audio Engineering Society have reaffirmed their commitment to providing best-in-class education and professional development opportunities with a three-year agreement for January 2019, 2020 and 2021 at The NAMM Show in Anaheim, California, the

Legendary music photographer Henry Diltz has captured some of the most iconic images of the last four decades, and now the famed documentarian is sharing his love of music and photography with visitors to NAMM’s Museum of Making Music in Carlsbad, CA. The new exhibit, Listening Through the Lens: The Music Photography of Henry Diltz, will open Saturday, June 9, with a special VIP member reception, and will be on display for all visitors through October 28.

The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) is pleased to announce the list of enterprising music product retailers to be honored at the organization’s Top 100 Dealer Awards. Now in its eighth year and held during the Summer NAMM Show (June 28-30) in Nashville, the annual awards honor retailers who demonstrate exceptional commitment to their stores, neighborhoods and customers, and share in a vision of creating a more musical world through their local communities.

At Summer NAMM, established and emerging music instrument, retail, and pro audio industry members will enjoy a plethora of professional development and business opportunities over the course of three days at Nashville’s Music City Center.

“…students in quality music programs are consistently more proficient in other subjects and develop many ancillary life-long skills.” Kansas University Researcher and professor Christopher Johnson

The National Music Council has announced that jazz legends Chick Corea and The Manhattan Transfer will be honored at the organization’s 35th annual American Eagle Awards on Thursday, June 28 at the Summer NAMM Show in Nashville. The honors are presented each year in recognition of long-term contributions to American musical culture and heritage, the importance of music education and inspiration for all children, and the need to protect creators’ rights both locally and globally.

The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) and Timeless Communications Corp. (TCC), publisher of Projection Lights & Staging News (PLSN), FRONT of HOUSE (FOH), and Stage Directions magazines have reaffirmed the organizations’ alliance to serve the live event production community with a multi-year deal at The NAMM Show.

The Entertainment Services and Technology Association (ESTA) and The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) have reaffirmed their alliance to continue to serve the organizations’ memberships at The 2019 NAMM Show, January 24-27.

Female leaders in the music products industry are combining their energies and resources to establish The Smart Women in Music (SWIM) Fund; a fund designed to foster and support female industry professionals at various stages of their careers.