Monthly Archives: March 2014

Shops closed on Monday, March 31st

Please note that both our shops will be closed this Monday March 31th for stocktaking, we’ll be back to usual opening times from Tuesday. Internet orders will be processed as usual but might be slightly delayed, thanks for your understanding.

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AMAZING APPLES WINS PRIDE OF PLACE ON OUR HOMEPAGE VIDEO SPOT!

Check out the neat video of Brian Grace, Eanna Fahy, Cian Crehan, Darragh Crehan and Anthony Ryan of Amazing Apples playing ‘Slipping By’ – winner of Waltons Music music video competition and featured on our homepage and on our Music TV channel.

Continue sending your music videos to info@waltonsmusic.ie and your music may be next to feature on our homepage video slot. Whether you play rock, pop, classical, trad or jazz, we want to see you playing. Videos do not have to be professionally made, just good enough quality and sound to do you justice!

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Show us your Mxr pedal(s) and Win an M69 Prime Distortion!

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To celebrate MXR 40th anniversary in style, we want you to post a photo of your “own” favorite MXR pedal(s) (it needs to be a photo of your own pedal(s) ) and tell us why it is so special to you. We will pick the post we like best and the winner will receive a brand new MXR M69 Prime distortion.

Enter to win one MXR Prime Distortion by going to the following page and using the comments section below to post a photo of your own personal favorite MXR pedal(s) and tell us why it is so special to you.
We’ll announce the winner on tuesday morning, (One entry per user, This giveaway is open to ROI residents only)

 

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Waltons Music for Schools Competition Entries

waltonsmusicforschoolscompetitionA big ‘thank you’ to Primary and Post-primary schools from all over the country who submitted entries for the third annual Waltons Music for Schools Competition! We are looking forward to announcing the finalists on RTE Lyric fm on April 4th and our Finalists Concert in the National Concert Hall on Monday, 12 May 2014, when Bill Whelan and Julie Feeney will select the lucky winners of music prizes to the value of €10,000!

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Zoom Q4 and B1on & B1Xon Bass Multieffect pedal Just in!

The  Q4 Handy Video recorder and the Bass multi effect G1on & G1Xon have just landed they are  now available online and later today in the shops. The q4 comes with a usb cable and windscreen, we love its funky look!
it’s the prefect solution to make video on the go, capture rehearsals & gigs.

http://www.waltons.ie/home/products/search/?search=06bzoo-b1&search.x=0&search.y=0

http://www.waltons.ie/home/products/view/06bzoo-q4-zoom-q4-handy-video-recorder/

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New Arrival of Mxr & Dunlop latest releases From Winter NAMM 2014

Now Available online and later this week in the shops: EP101 Echoplex, M81 Bass Preamp, Univibe, Mxr ABY Box and M264 Fet Driver

http://www.waltons.ie/home/products/?sid=1637%2C1850

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Gibson Memphis ES339 Tri-Burst Now Available

We just received a Gibson Memphis ES339 Figured Top in Tri Burst, it will be available to see later today in our George Street branch, Only €2125 for this gorgeous small size 335. gibson-es-339-figured-es39ftbnh1-2
http://www.waltons.ie/home/products/view/03agib-es39ftbnh1-gibson-custom-shop-es-339-figured-electric-guitar-tri-colour-burst/

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WHAT’S TO LOOK FORWARD TO IN MAY & JUNE . . . . ?

Three unmissable World Masters Concerts! Check out these three amazing concerts in the Waltons World Masters series coming up in May and June.

tigranThe Button Factory – Friday, 2 May 2014, 8 pm

Tigran Hamasyan A truly original jazz talent, pianist, composer and singer Tigran Hamasyan came to Ireland for the first time in 2012, at the age of 24, to perform a solo concert for the World Masters series of astonishing range and depth. He returns with his trio for one night only in Ireland. Click here for more information.

‘Amazing! Now, Tigran, you are my teacher.’ – Herbie Hancock

‘A mature and great and rich and deep artist.’ – Chick Corea

 

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 National Concert Hall, Wednesday, 21 May 2014, 8 pm

The Blind Boys of Alabama: Living legends of gospel music, the Blind Boys of Alabama return to Ireland and the World Masters series for another roof-raising evening, supported by an Irish gospel choir/group selected through the third nationwide Waltons World Masters Gospel Competition! Click here for more information.

‘Inspired and relevant…borders on the miraculous’ – Washington Post

‘The fusion of the Blind Boys’ Deep South gospel with New Orleans funk, R&B and jazz creates a superweapon of roots-music uplift…’ – Rolling Stone

 

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National Concert Hall, Saturday, 7 June 2014, 8 pm

Toumani & Sidiki Diabaté: Channelling equal parts Miles Davis, Jimi Hendrix and ancient griot tradition, Toumani Diabaté is one of Africa’s most gifted musicians and quite simply the greatest kora player in the world. For this very special concert Toumani shares the stage with his son, rising kora star 22-year-old Sidiki Diabaté. Click here for more information.

 ‘magnificent’ – The Guardian

‘He’s the sort of player you only encounter once in a lifetime…on a par with Glenn Gould or Rostropovich.’ – Lucy Duran, BBC Radio 3

 

 

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Cme Pro Xkey Professional Keyboard Controller

The Cme Pro Xkey is the perfect companion to create music on the go, we just took in our first delivery of those little wonders, only €109.95 available online & in the shops.

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Gibson 2014 Les Paul & SG Available now!

Our 1st batch of the newly released 2014 Gibson guitars just arrived, including Les Paul Melody Makers, Les Paul Standard 2014 MinETune, LPJ14 & SGJ14 are now available online & in the shops.

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