Korg 50th Anniversary Tour At Dawsons Reading

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The Korg 50th Anniversary Tour heads over to Dawsons Reading this month Legendary synth and music tech brand, Korg is celebrating its 50th birthday this year. The Japanese company was founded as Keio Electronics Laboratory in Tokyo. Its first ever product was the Doncamatic drum machine, but it was the launch of the first keyboard… Read More

Try A Laney IRT Studio And You Could Win An iPad Mini

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Visit one of our participating stores, try out the new Laney IRT Studio and you might bag an iPad Mini! Laney has long been one of the most respected names in the guitar amp world. From its HQ in the midlands, the brand has been flying the flag for British amp tone for decades. With… Read More

Singer Songwriter Competition At Dawsons Belfast

Singer Songwriter Competition At Dawsons Belfast

Great prizes galore for the Singer Songwriter Competition at Dawsons Belfast Our team at Dawsons Belfast have been busy coming up with events to bring the city’s musical community together, of late. It seems that not only is the store set to host a series of guitar masterclasses over ten (!) weeks, with Simon McBride,… Read More

Simon McBride Guitar Masterclasses At Dawsons Belfast

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Get guidance from a master at the Simon McBride Masterclasses at Dawsons Belfast Though the music press has a tendency to work itself into a hype-fuelled lather when is stumbles across a truly talented artist, there are some artists whose names are sacrosanct when comes to comparisons. In Ireland, the list of artists whose names… Read More

Meet The Experts: Yamaha Digital Piano Demonstrators In Chester

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Come along to a Yamaha digital piano demonstration at the Grosvenor Centre, courtesy of Dawsons Chester It’s easy to underestimate the impact of digital pianos on the musical world. Where once, owning a piano was a significant commitment financially, and in terms of space and upkeep, digital pianos made the whole thing more practical. Smaller,… Read More

DJ School UK Open Day At Dawsons Huddersfield


We have another DJ School UK open day coming up – this time at Dawsons Huddersfield I suspect that there are as many (if not more) people who aspire to become a DJ, as there are aspiring guitarists. In the same way that people leave gigs determined to pick up the guitar, a higher number… Read More

Steve Hackett Youtube Interview For Farida

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In two new Steve Hackett Youtube Interviews, the Genesis guitarist talks current projects, influences and his Farida guitar The work of some artists and bands is so mind-blowing in scope, and so otherworldly, that is sounds as if it were beamed from another planet. The early work of Genesis would almost certainly fall into this… Read More

Win a Subscription To The Unsigned Guide

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To celebrate our recent ‘team-up’ , those lovely folk at The Unsigned Guide are giving away a FREE 12-month subscription! In our plan to befriend anyone else who makes it their aim to serve and help musicians, we’ve become pals with the team from THE most essential publication for unsigned musicians: The Unsigned Guide! Here’s… Read More

Music Equipment Finance – New Low Rate, Longer Term Options

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Dawsons now offers longer term, low rate music equipment finance options Buying a musical instrument or piece of musical equipment is a really enjoyable experience. Finding the perfect thing to fit your needs, inspire you, and help you to grow as a performer or composer, DJ or engineer is something that takes some time and… Read More

DJ School UK Leeds – ‘Our Big Gig’ Winner


Our friends at DJ School UK Leeds found their ‘Our Big Gig’ DJ mix winner on Sunday… You might remember that, back in January, our team at Leeds found some new friends in Jim and Dan, founders of the city’s all-new DJ School UK. This new establishment was founded to provide the highest standards of… Read More