Music Gear News

At Gear4music.com we update our news channel daily to ensure you always get the latest and most important music news.

June 7th Declared Prince Day

Prince
Prince
Whilst the music world is still coming to grips with the passing of the legend that was Prince, tributes continue to pour in - the latest from the governor of Minnesota, who has officially declared 7th June 'Prince day'. The 7th June 2016 would have marked his 58th birthday.

“Prince was considered a music industry innovator, a mentor, and a humble philanthropist,” adding, “he went on to create revolutionary music and an iconic identity, ” said Mark Dayton, the governor of Minnesota.

On this commemorative day, the state's people are asked to wear purple clothing to remember him by.

The governor also said: He [Prince] “was the creator of ‘The Minneapolis Sound,’ a contribution not only to the global catalogue of music genres, but to Minnesota’s worldwide prominence and its economic growth.”

Prince was born and also had his own music studio in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Follow Gear4music.com on Facebook and Twitter to be the first to hear about the latest music gear offers and news.

By Michael Storey.

Posted on 7 Jun 2016 09:07 to category : Band / Celebrity News

Related Music News

thumbnail

Through a collaboration with Martin, Sheeran's latest signature model features artwork from his latest album '÷' and has been built to his exact specifications.

25 Apr 2017 17:08
thumbnail

An icon who helped propel the rock 'n' roll movement to new and unprecedented heights. Chucky Berry is praised by many as a founding father of modern music.

20 Mar 2017 11:31
thumbnail

Founding guitarist of legendary LA band Y and T Joey Alves passes away due to complications relating to Ulcerative Colitis. Documentary on soon to follow.

13 Mar 2017 13:12
thumbnail

Destroyer Cola is to be the latest release in rock veterans Kiss' long line of merchandise currently available to the general public for purchase

7 Mar 2017 15:23
thumbnail

In a recent unconfirmed report, frontman of famous rock and roll outfit Guns N' Roses is said to be heading into the studio with Australian rock veterans AC/DC

24 Feb 2017 13:13
thumbnail

Never before has music been so accessible. With social media, tab sites and forums at your immediate disposal, learning your favourite song couldn't be easier.

9 Feb 2017 15:22

Recent Music News

thumbnail

A digital piano that's ideally suited to the intermediate player, the Roland RP-102 Digital Piano hosts a number of intuitive features for the developing pianist.

17 Oct 2017 09:32
thumbnail

The Darkglass Microtubes B3K V2 Bass Overdrive pedal is the quintessential tool for those bassists looking to develop and diversify their bass sound.

16 Oct 2017 14:31
thumbnail

Darklgass Electronics has just introduced a new and improved upgrade to their sensationally popular Preamp Pedal, the much anticipated B7K V2 Bass Preamp pedal.

16 Oct 2017 14:31
thumbnail

The 2.0 update has been designed to improve the overall functionality and workflow of the Katana series, granting a number of new and intuitive features

13 Oct 2017 15:28
thumbnail

With 1 of only 3 St Vincent Masseduction guitars in the world now in stock at Gear4music make sure you don't miss out on a veritable piece of rock history.

13 Oct 2017 12:31
thumbnail

Able to demonstrate an excellent clarity through your music, the Presonus Eris 3.5 Two-Way Active Speakers are the perfect addition to any home-based studio.

11 Oct 2017 15:40