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Set Your DVR’s The Grammies Are Tomorrow

Make sure to set your DVR’s for tomorrow cause the 56th Annual Grammy Awards are Sunday, January 26. I think this year will be interesting as there are allot of things about the music businesses biggest night. LL Cool J will

Posted in Bands, Events, Fun Stuff, Music Business

Eagles Hotel California The World’s Largest Vinyl Record

The Forum in Inglewood California now has the world’s largest vinyl record in honor of multi-platinum band The Eagles, who will perform at the Forum later this month as part of the venue’s re-opening celebration. This album is a 407-foot-wide

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YouTube Viral Videos For Musicians

Did you see the story of the viral video of Jeremy Fry dancing to Bon Jovi’s Livin’ on a Prayer at a Boston Celtics game? This video caused the 1987 rock ballad to return to the Billboard Hot 100 charts,

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Jimi Hendrix Guitar Competition

Experience Hendrix LLC, in partnership with Talenthouse, has announced the Jimi Hendrix Guitar Competition. Together with Sony Music’s Legacy Recordings and IK Multimedia, Talenthouse and Experience Hendrix have launched a competition that offers entrants a chance to win a performing

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Posted in Electric Guitars, Fun Stuff, Gear, Guitar Players, Marketing, Musicians Resource

Win Audio-Technica’s System 10 Wireless

Wow the Music Connection’s next Friday Freebie prize is Audio-Technica’s System 10 (MSRP $524.95), a digital high-fidelity handheld wireless system designed to provide performing musicians and presenters with advanced 24-bit operation, easy setup and clear, natural sound quality. System 10

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Win An Acoustic Guitar

Here is your chance to win a professional acoustic guitar. It’s a Gibson Acoustic Hummingbird Pro valued at over $2,900! Check it out here: http://jbonamassa.com/promotions/acoustic/?r=us&id=fbad0812

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Oh Sweet Lorraine

Have you heard about the 96-year-old man living in Illinois that entered a songwriters contest with some lyrics about his wife that passed away? The studio that received the entry was so moved by this mans story (Fred Stobaugh) and

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Sammy Hagar Was Honored to be the Grand Marshal

On June 1st Sammy Hagar was honored to be the Grand Marshal of the 100th Annual Fontana Day Parade. The day was filled with visits to old neighborhoods, the local fire station, some time of the Grand Marshal float and

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Independent Musician Sweepstakes

Have you heard about the indie musician sweepstakes that Disc Makers is having? Enter to win over  $15,000 in prizes including everything you need to record and produce a new album, from computers and production and mastering software to pre-amps

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Win a Music Distribution Package from Disc Makers

For Music Connection’s next Friday Freebie, one lucky entrant will win a unique music distribution package from Disc Makers, the largest independent CD and DVD manufacturer in the world. With a total value of $358 this package gives you: 100

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