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The Eastgate Store Calendar for October

Eastgate Calendar for Upcoming Events

The Eastgate Stores Calendar for October

Eastgate September Calendar

Eastgate Calendar of Events – August 2017

It is back to school time and that means you need supplies for your band instrument! We are stocked up ready for anything you need. We have our worship musicians night and some other special events for you as well.

Eastgate July 2017 Calendar

Eastgate April Calendar of Events

April is a busy month here at Eastgate. We are celebrating Yamaha Allegro instruments all month! Our Indoor Yard Sale is the 20-23 and that is always a blast!

See you soon!

Eastgate March Calendar of Events

What’s going on in March at Eastgate? Check out the calendar below to find out. We have lots of sales going on as well as Music in the Schools Month! Did you know that all year long, Willis Music will donate 5% back to your school to help keep music in the school? 

Eastgate February Calendar of Events

Eastgate October Events

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Eastgate July Calendar of Events

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Eastgate Calendar of Events for June

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Need something to do?? Willis Music Eastgate has you covered! Check out what is happening June 2016.

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Eastgate May 2016 Calendar of Events

Derby Week Event where you can win 3xs your Music Money rewards, special deals on product throughout the store, and more!

Eastgate Calendar of Events – April

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February Calendar of Events

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January Calendar of Events

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Warning: Adorable Babies Playing Music Alert

Summer is an exciting time for learning music. So many fun things happen in the summer and it is a time where music making really comes to the forefront of what we do. The month of June even includes National Make Music Day- but more on that later.

As many of you know, we had Free Lesson Day in all of our stores a few weeks ago. We were so pleased with how many people came out and participated. We even had a few employees join in and they really got a lot out of it. You can hear more about Laura’s experience here.

Beginning lessons in the summer really gives you and your child a lot of time to practice- or even practice together. But on top of just taking lessons, there are so many other fun activies that can be done with music in the summer. One of those things is our class called Discovering Music. Discovering Music is a class for children anywhere from just a few months old to 5 years old. The class will be facilitated by Holly Hankin, one of our great employees at Willis Music Eastgate. Holly is currently working on her degree in Music Therapy and really has a passion for bringing music into a child’s life at a young age.

I really love seeing young people learning music. I make sure that whenever I get invited to a baby’s birthday, I bring along a gift that is in some way musical. I have tried to train my nephew early so that he will definetly be playing an instrument. He already has the perfect piano hands! Here is a picture of him with his hands in perfect position (So maybe the toy is upside down but he’s still young!)

Discovering Music will be on Tuesday mornings from 10:30-11:30 at our Eastgate Mall location. We can’t wait to see you there. I will leave you with this adorable baby- I’d say his parents have the right idea!

Colleen Cranley

New Teachers at Eastgate!

We are very excited about our new teachers right now at our Eastgate location. We love the energy that a new teacher brings- and we can’t wait to see them in action.

Click here to sign up with our new teachers today!


Chris Sherman

Chris Sherman has been teaching both bass guitar and guitar lessons for over 10 years. He was recently featured at the 2014 London Bass Guitar Show, to lead a master class in bass guitar. Also known professionally as ‘Freekbass’, he has three internationally released instructional DVDs. “Learn to play Funk Bass Level 1 & 2” by The RockHouse Method, and “50 Freekbass Licks You Must Know”, produced by TrueFire.com. TrueFire is now preparing to release a second Freekbass instructional DVD, entitled, “Funktronic Groove Construction”. Chris/Freekbass has released six full-length CDs, including “Concentrate” with guests Bootsy Collins, DJ Spooky, Adam Deitch and Steve Molitz, and “Junkyard Waltz” which includes guest appearances by Phish bassist Mike Gordon, guitarist Buckethead, keyboard wizard from P-Funk/Talking Heads Bernie Worrell, and is produced by funk legend Bootsy Collins. Although known by many as a bassist, Chris is also an accomplished guitarist and guitar teacher with a strong technique, groove, and theory background.

Check out Chris in the Huffington Post

Sign up for lessons with Chris today!


 

 

Shawn Elsbernd

I have been a professional drummer and instructor for 15 years. I toured the United States and Mexico for the past six years with the Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey circus. I teach all styles, levels and ages. Each student is different so I teach them at the level that they can learn. Drums are amazing to me and I love to share what I know.

Sign up for lessons with Shawn today!

 


 

Powerwerks PA Sale

All of our Powerwerks PA gear is 15% off, now through the end of March. This gear is perfect for singer-songwriters playing small gigs around town. Come in and check out this must have gear today!

Used Baldwin Grands!

Come check out our used Baldwin grand pianos! These pieces are all in perfect working order. They were traded in from Miami University, and have been taken care of their entire lives. The action, soundboards and pin blocks are all in very good shape. With a little love, they will be a great addition to your home for a very reasonable price.

Big Bass Sale!

Due to someone experimenting with gravity using Fender basses, we have 6 basses marked with prices that hit the floor almost as hard as the basses did. These basses go thump, in every sense of the word. If you’re looking for a bass at the big bottom price, look no further than Willis Music in Eastgate.

No, seriously, we have some basses with minor bumps and bruises that need a new home and a little TLC. They still have full warranties, just some finish damage.

Eastgate has a new look!

Come check out the new look for Willis Music’s Eastgate store. We have a lot of new gear in the store, it is definitely worth a trip to see. Our drums and cymbals especially got a boost, so come check out our new selection.

1 Day Until Night of the Living Shred!

We have BC Rich guitars starting at $200, and there is only 1 day until the Night of the Living Shred! We will be giving away a BC Rich Warlock guitar to the person who plays the best solo in the best costume! The contest starts at 6:00 on Thursday, Oct 31st! Call us at 752-6341 to sign up!

2 Days Until Night of the Living Shred!

We have BC Rich guitars starting at $200, and there are 2 days until the Night of the Living Shred! We will be giving away a BC Rich Warlock guitar to the person who plays the best solo in the best costume! The contest starts at 6:00 on Thursday, Oct 31st! Call us at 752-6341 to sign up!

3 Days Until Night of the Living Shred!

We have BC Rich guitars starting at $200, and there are 3 days until the Night of the Living Shred! We will be giving away a BC Rich Warlock guitar to the person who plays the best solo in the best costume! The contest starts at 6:00 on Thursday, Oct 31st! Call us at 752-6341 to sign up!

4 Days Until Night of the Living Shred!

We have BC Rich guitars starting at $200, and there are 4 days until the Night of the Living Shred! We will be giving away a BC Rich Warlock guitar to the person who plays the best solo in the best costume! The contest starts at 6:00 on Thursday, Oct 31st! Call us at 752-6341 to sign up!

5 Days Until Night of the Living Shred!

We have BC Rich guitars starting at $200, and there are 5 days until the Night of the Living Shred! We will be giving away a BC Rich Warlock guitar to the person who plays the best solo in the best costume! The contest starts at 6:00 on Thursday, Oct 31st! Call us at 752-6341 to sign up!

6 Days Until Night of the Living Shred!

We have BC Rich guitars starting at $200, and there are 6 days until the Night of the Living Shred! We will be giving away a BC Rich Warlock guitar to the person who plays the best solo in the best costume! The contest starts at 6:00 on Thursday, Oct 31st! Call us at 752-6341 to sign up!

7 Days Until Night of the Living Shred!

We have BC Rich guitars starting at $200, and there are 7 days until the Night of the Living Shred! We will be giving away a BC Rich Warlock guitar to the person who plays the best solo in the best costume! The contest starts at 6:00 on Thursday, Oct 31st! Call us at 752-6341 to sign up!

8 Days Until Night of the Living Shred!

We have BC Rich guitars starting at $200, and there are 8 days until the Night of the Living Shred! We will be giving away a BC Rich Warlock guitar to the person who plays the best solo in the best costume! The contest starts at 6:00 on Thursday, Oct 31st! Call us at 752-6341 to sign up!

9 Days Until Night of the Living Shred!

We have BC Rich guitars starting at $200, and there are 9 days until the Night of the Living Shred! We will be giving away a BC Rich Warlock guitar to the person who plays the best solo in the best costume! The contest starts at 6:00 on Thursday, Oct 31st! Call us at 752-6341 to sign up!

10 Days Until Night of the Living Shred!

We have BC Rich guitars starting at $200, and there are 10 days until the Night of the Living Shred! We will be giving away a BC Rich Warlock guitar to the person who plays the best solo in the best costume! The contest starts at 6:00 on Thursday, Oct 31st! Call us at 752-6341 to sign up!

11 Days Until Night of the Living Shred!

We have BC Rich guitars starting at $200, and there are 11 days until the Night of the Living Shred! We will be giving away a BC Rich Warlock guitar to the person who plays the best solo in the best costume! The contest starts at 6:00 on Thursday, Oct 31st! Call us at 752-6341 to sign up!

12 Days Until Night of the Living Shred!

We have BC Rich guitars starting at $200, and there are 12 days until the Night of the Living Shred! We will be giving away a BC Rich Warlock guitar to the person who plays the best solo in the best costume! The contest starts at 6:00 on Thursday, Oct 31st! Call us at 752-6341 to sign up!

13 Days Until Night of the Living Shred!

We have BC Rich guitars starting at $200, and there are 13 days until the Night of the Living Shred! We will be giving away a BC Rich Warlock guitar to the person who plays the best solo in the best costume! The contest starts at 6:00 on Thursday, Oct 31st! Call us at 752-6341 to sign up!

14 Days Until Night of the Living Shred!

We have BC Rich guitars starting at $200, and there are 14 days until the Night of the Living Shred! We will be giving away a BC Rich Warlock guitar to the person who plays the best solo in the best costume! The contest starts at 6:00 on Thursday, Oct 31st! Call us at 752-6341 to sign up!

15 Days Until Night of the Living Shred!

We have BC Rich guitars starting at $200, and there are 15 days until the Night of the Living Shred! We will be giving away a BC Rich Warlock guitar to the person who plays the best solo in the best costume! The contest starts at 6:00 on Thursday, Oct 31st! Call us at 752-6341 to sign up!

17 Days Until Night of the Living Shred!

We have BC Rich guitars starting at $200, and there are 17 days until the Night of the Living Shred! We will be giving away a BC Rich Warlock guitar to the person who plays the best solo in the best costume! The contest starts at 6:00 on Thursday, Oct 31st! Call us at 752-6341 to sign up!

18 Days Until Night of the Living Shred!

We have BC Rich guitars starting at $200, and there are 18 days until the Night of the Living Shred! We will be giving away a BC Rich Warlock guitar to the person who plays the best solo in the best costume! The contest starts at 6:00 on Thursday, Oct 31st! Call us at 752-6341 to sign up!

19 Days Until Night of the Living Shred!

We have BC Rich guitars starting at $200, and there are 19 days until the Night of the Living Shred! We will be giving away a BC Rich Warlock guitar to the person who plays the best solo in the best costume! The contest starts at 6:00 on Thursday, Oct 31st! Call us at 752-6341 to sign up!

20 Days Until Night of the Living Shred!

We have BC Rich guitars starting at $200, and there are 20 days until the Night of the Living Shred! We will be giving away a BC Rich Warlock guitar to the person who plays the best solo in the best costume! The contest starts at 6:00 on Thursday, Oct 31st! Call us at 752-6341 to sign up!

21 Days Until Night of the Living Shred!

We have BC Rich guitars starting at $200, and there are 21 days until the Night of the Living Shred! We will be giving away a BC Rich Warlock guitar to the person who plays the best solo in the best costume! The contest starts at 6:00 on Thursday, Oct 31st! Call us at 752-6341 to sign up!

22 Days Until Night of the Living Shred!

We have BC Rich guitars starting at $200, and there are 22 days until the Night of the Living Shred! We will be giving away a BC Rich Warlock guitar to the person who plays the best solo in the best costume! The contest starts at 6:00 on Thursday, Oct 31st! Call us at 752-6341 to sign up!

23 Days Until Night of the Living Shred!

We have BC Rich guitars starting at $200, and there are 23 days until the Night of the Living Shred! We will be giving away a BC Rich Warlock guitar to the person who plays the best solo in the best costume! The contest starts at 6:00 on Thursday, Oct 31st! Call us at 752-6341 to sign up!

24 Days Until Night of the Living Shred!

We have BC Rich guitars starting at $200, and there are 24 days until the Night of the Living Shred! We will be giving away a BC Rich Warlock guitar to the person who plays the best solo in the best costume! The contest starts at 6:00 on Thursday, Oct 31st! Call us at 752-6341 to sign up!

26 Days Until Night of the Living Shred!

We have BC Rich guitars starting at $200, and there are 26 days until the Night of the Living Shred! We will be giving away a BC Rich Warlock guitar to the person who plays the best solo in the best costume! The contest starts at 6:00 on Thursday, Oct 31st! Call us at 752-6341 to sign up!

BC Rich Guitars on sale!

October is the month for Scary Deals on Scary Guitars! All of our BC Rich guitars are on sale for the month of October. We have guitars starting at $200. Hurry in to get your guitar today!

27 Days Until Night of the Living Shred!

We have BC Rich guitars starting at $200, and there are 27 days until the Night of the Living Shred! We will be giving away a BC Rich Warlock guitar to the person who plays the best solo in the best costume! The contest starts at 6:00 on Thursday, Oct 31st!

Scary Deals on Scary Guitars!

Halloween is near! It’s October, the month for scary things, scary deals, and scary guitars! Check out Willis Music Eastgate for great deals on BC Rich guitars at hauntingly low prices.

Also, we will be giving away a BC Rich Warlock guitar to the winner of our Night of the Living Shred contest! Contestants will be judged by the guitar solo they play, and the costume they wear. The contest will be on October 31st at 6:00PM at Eastgate Mall.

Willis Music Artist of the Week – Nickelback

Congratulations to this week’s winner of the Willis Music Eastgate Artist of the Week Honorary Artist Award (WMEAotWHAA), Nickelback!

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This Canadian band has continuously defied genres since their inception. They bounce from one genre to another like the unpopular person from middle school who bounced from clique to clique and was never welcomed into any of them. You know the person I’m talking about. They perfectly represent Nickelback, and Nickelback is the only band they listen to.

Nickelback writes songs on a wide variety of subjects, ranging from photographs, being rock stars, and cowboy hats. It takes a massive amount of talent to make an entire career based on a picture of Billy Ray Cyrus, who never made it as a wise man, couldn’t cut it as a country star, was tired of living like a rock star, and sick of trying to be a successful father.

So congratulations to Nickelback for winning the Willis Music Eastgate Artist of the Week Honorary Artist Award (WMEAotWHAA), and here’s hoping America is able to do unto Canada as Nickelback did to America.

Willis Music Eastgate Indoor Yard Sale

That’s right, we’re having our annual Indoor Yard Sale, which means all the savings of a yard sale, with none of the bad weather and driving to a million different places in hopes of finding one thing. The sale starts on Thursday September 19th and goes through Sunday September 22nd.

– Receive killer deals on new, fully warrantied + Willis extended warrantied items.
– Receive 10% of your purchase (at $500.00 or more) in a gift card to be used on a future purchase!
– Receive double entry on your Willis Music Money cards!
– Receive extra FREE goods on certain closeouts until supplies run out!
– Receive mega discounts on hundreds of accessories!
– Receive 50% off new and vintage sheet music titles!

Hurry to Willis Music Eastgate, this sale only comes around once a year!

See samples of instrument deals online at www.willismusic.com/yardsale.

Willis Music Artist of the Week – Jack White

Congratulations to Jack White, who has earned the distinct pleasure of winning the first Willis Music Eastgate Artist of the Week Honorary Artist Award. (WMEAotWHAA.)

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In this video, you can clearly see the genius it takes to not only invigorate the cliche of playing a noisy, rather unpleasant song in an old abandoned warehouse that only a select few are cool enough to enter and even fewer do so willingly, but he does it twice at the same time in a bizarre sky blue against black Spy vs. Spy takeoff. This kind of time paradox is rarely seen in videos of more sane artists. Speaking of time paradoxes, Mr. White has seen fit to popularize Eastwood, Airline, and Harmony guitars which have all fallen into blatant disregard years ago for good reasons such as inferior manufacturing, sub-par components, and overall distasteful sound.

Mr. White has had a distinguished career full of edgy choices, which has garnered him a lot of attention, most notably from Triumph the Comic Insult Dog in his song “I Keed.” Jack also is in the running for an Oscar in the “Looks most like Johnny Depp’s rendition of Willy Wonka” category. The only thing that probably keeps Mr. White from winning this prestigious Academy Award is that he would need to tone down his wardrobe quite a bit to match Willy Wonka’s (relatively) toned down style.

Eastgate’s New Look

We have done some remodeling of our Eastgate store, so come by and check out our new look. We have expanded our band/orchestra section to include 200 new items. We also have taken our best wood instruments and are keeping them in the best possible shape in a separate room. If you don’t see our guitars immediately, don’t panic, just come in and look to your left. Come by today and see what the new look at Eastgate.

Order your gear through us!

Don’t see what you want here? We can order it for you! If you like a piece of gear that you see at another store, but would rather deal with a friendly face at Willis, we can order it for you directly from the manufacturer. We will even match the competition’s price so you won’t have to worry about paying too much! We can order almost anything in the store or on the phone. Just ask any associate for details!

Is that Christmas guitar not set up just right?

Did Santa bring you a guitar that just isn’t up to your specifications? Not to worry! Our guitar luthier can fix your guitar and make it perfect! Terry Steding is at Willis Music in the Eastgate Mall on Mondays from 1:00 to 5:00, so bring your guitar in for him to get it playing and sounding great! Terry is the number 1 guitar repairman in Cincinnati. If you can’t make it in during those times, you can drop your guitar off at any time for him to look at. Terry can do anything from restrings and basic setup work all the way up through broken headstocks and other serious repairs.