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MIA guitar story in the news!... read more
Exciting news for guitarists across Europe as guitarguitar announce a brand new store in Gent, Belgium. (spelt Ghent in English)... read more
The National Living Wage – Croner report full details here... read more
Brexit – the debate continues!... read more
Following the success of the inaugural event last year, our friends at Musical Futures are running another event this year in October.... read more
We often get people asking what goes on at the MIA Awards that is also the annual fundraiser for the Music for All charity.... read more
Our good friends at Croner have just sent us this useful update on Employment Law matters in a simple Q & A format.... read more
“Super Wide Stereo 20W+20W gigging guitar head that’s compact and lightweight.”
Blackstar’s award-winning ID:Core series has quickly become established as the one of the best-selling
entry level amps on the market.
Blackstar are proud to introduce the new Artist Series of valve amps.
The Artist 15 and Artist 30 set a new standard in classic tone, simplicity and flexibility.
2015 MIA Awards – Congratulations to all the winners!
The MIA Music Awards for Excellence took place last night at the Hilton London Metropole.... read more
With smartphones having overtaken laptops, they are now the most popular device for getting online. Here in the UK two thirds of people now own a smartphone and use it for around 2 hours every day to browse the internet, access social media and much more.... read more
On 1st October 2015 the new Consumer Rights Act 2015 (“referred to in this factsheet as “the Act”) changed the law relating to contracts made between traders and consumers...... read more
DIST-X, a division of MIA Member, Blackstar Amplification, takes UK distribution of Dean Markley... read more
Our good friends at MusicInc trade magazine in the US www.musicincmag.com have kindly let us reprint the excellent article written by C J Averwater of Amro Music about ‘How to Motivate Millennials’.
He gives a great insight into the generation born between the early 1980’s and the early 2000’s and their mind-set in relation to work and employment. Fascinating stuff.... read more
As you know, Croner provide FREE Business helpline for all MIA members for all your VAT, tax, PAYE, Employment Law, Health and Safety and Commercial Legal requirements. The following information has all been kindly supplied by Croner for you:... read more
We are writing with important updates on the various campaigns we are involved with to support music, both in schools and in other areas, such as protecting live music venues:... read more
How some Trusted Music Stores have used the badge... read more
We are delighted with the number of MIA members who have signed up for the Scheme (nearly all of you!) and we really want every member to be part of it!... read more
We are delighted to launch this new (short) video highlighting just some of the activities of the MIA, your industry trade body, see it here.... read more
LTPD 2015 - Officially the Biggest Ever! See a selection of pictures from the event here.... read more
Great news the Government has committed to supporting music education hubs with an extra £18m!... read more
Great news we have New Research we commissioned to update the 2005 data.... read more
MIA welcomes Government’s continuing commitment to music education.... read more
Click here to read our 'Guide to Buying Quality Musical Instruments' PDF. Helpful advice for the musical student.... read more
Click here to read our PDF guide.... read more
Find a range of websites that provide details of music teachers throughout the uk. Please check with the individual providers regarding the vetting of the teachers (eg CRB checks).... read more
As an industry, we have occasionally exhibited at music festivals and there are a select few brands that have experimented with various formats.... read more
Music Learning Revolution event - Manchester - 18th October 2016 - Opportunity for the industry... read more