<![CDATA[CosmoMusic.ca Blog]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 18:56:08 +0000 en hourly 1 <![CDATA[Fishman Pickups and Greg Koch are hosting a FREE Guitar Clinic]]> Tue, 18 Aug 2015 16:18:39 +0000 “I believe Greg Koch is pound for pound the best guitar player in the world today. His tone, feel and style are unrivaled in today’s guitar playing community. He is scary good. It was a true honor to do shows with him.” -JOE BONAMASSA

Greg Koch has been called "fiendishly talented," “a twisted guitar genius,” and “the best kept secret in the guitar firmament" by critics and he's coming to Cosmo Music on Monday September 14th at 7 PM for a FREE guitar pickup clinic.

Greg Koch is an accomplished clinician for Fender and Fishman and his 12th release, On From The Attic is filled with bluesy goodness. Join us in TOM'S GUITAR HANGAR at Cosmo Music on September 14th, no RSVP is required.

Fishman Pickups Clinic with Greg Koch

Date: Mon Sept 14, 2015
Time: 7 PM
Where: Tom's Guitar Hangar (inside Cosmo Music)
10 Via Renzo Drive
Richmond Hill, ON

Admission is FREE. No RSVP required.

Question? Contact TOM'S GUITAR HANGAR at 905-770-5222 x360

Click here for our full line of Fishman Pickups

<![CDATA[#MyKorg Selfie Contest - ON NOW until Dec 31, 2015]]> Tue, 04 Aug 2015 18:12:10 +0000 Take a selfie of you and a Korg or Vox product at Cosmo Music and be entered for your chance to WIN! It's simple!

Post your selfie with #MyKorg to Instagram or Twitter and you could win a Korg DS-DAC-100M from Korg Canada.

Contest is open from August 1st, 2015 to December 31st, 2015. Winners will be announced January 4th, 2016.

Korg Selfie Contest

<![CDATA[Buy One Get One FREE Select Martin SP Lifespan Strings - August 1st - 31st, 2015]]> Tue, 04 Aug 2015 10:19:34 +0000 ON NOW until Aug 31st, 2015 

Buy a set of select Martin SP Lifespan strings from Cosmo Music and receive another set for FREE!

Rich tone should last as long as the inspiration does.

Martin SP Lifespan strings are the next level in studio performance. Treated for long life, they repel dirt, grit and other environmental elements that can quickly alter the sound of your strings. The treatment is so incredibly thin, you won't even know it's there. SP Lifespans are designed to last longer and sound better so you can play on!

Martin SP Lifespan BOGO

See below for eligible string sets. While supplies last.

<![CDATA[It's Epiphone Archtop Month at Cosmo Music! August 1 - 31, 2015]]> Fri, 24 Jul 2015 18:21:58 +0000 Buy any select Epiphone Archtop guitar from Cosmo Music, and get a FREE Tascam TC-1S Tuner from Epiphone!

The TASCAM TC-1S is the world’s first solar-rechargeable headstock tuner which charges its battery from a bank of solar cells on the front panel in just 25 minutes and a USB input is also available for quick-charging. The TC-1s features a built-in microphone with a 1/4" input for guitar and bass tuning, and its lightning-fast pitch detection is displayed with a wide easy-to-read bar graph for easy and accurate tuning.

Additionally, the TC-1S has four display modes, including a fine-pitch display for 1-cent accuracy plus strobe tuning animation. The tuner can be calibrated to an external source such as a piano or other hard-to-tune instruments. The TC-1S comes with a nylon strap and handy clip – just snap it to your guitar or bass gig bag and your ready to go!

Click here for information on how to redeem your tuner!

Epiphone Archtop Month

Click here for Terms & Conditions.

See below for a list of eligible Epiphone Archtop guitars.

<![CDATA[Fender Guitars Tune-Up and Free Strings Event - Sat July 11, 11 AM - 5 PM]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 13:20:10 +0000 TUNE UP and TURN UP!

Does your instrument need a little TLC? Bring in any guitar or bass to Cosmo Music on Saturday, July 11th between 11 AM - 5 PM and we'll slap on a set of FREE Fender strings at NO COST to you.* We'll also tune your guitar so you can get back to playing in no time.

Offer includes a restring with Fender strings and a tuning.** Applies to steel-stringed 6 or 12-string electric or acoustic guitars and 4 or 5-string basses only.

While you're here, be sure to take some Fender instruments for a test drive, including the California-made American Standard series guitars and basses.

Fender Guitars Tune-Up and Free Strings

Question? Contact TOM's GUITAR HANGAR at 905-770-5222 x360.

*A limited quantity and selection of Fender strings will be made available for this promotion. Strings will be available to customers on a first-come, first-serve basis while quantities last.
**Guitar must be in good playing condition to receive a complimentary restringing and tune-up. Cosmo Music reserves the right to determine complimentary guitar restringing eligibility by a Cosmo Music guitar repair technician. Free restringing and tuning promotion will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis while service times are available on Saturday, July 11th between 11AM - 5PM only. Cosmo Music does not guarantee that service times will be available for this complimentary service. Limit of ONE (1) instrument per person. Complete set-up is not included in this promotion. Intonation, neck, nut, and saddle adjustments are also not included in this promotion. Regular rates and wait times will apply to any instrument that requires extensive adjustment.


<![CDATA[LIVE at the Cosmopolitan Music Hall - Acoustic sensation Maneli Jamal]]> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:34:22 +0000 Maneli Jamal is way more than just a solo acoustic guitarist. His inventiveness and unique style is truly something to behold.

He's lived in five different countries (Iran, Belarus, Germany, USA, Canada) and moved twenty times by the time he was 18. He draws his musical inspiration from his nomadic life, bringing range and versatility to his musical expression. His recent videos have gone viral on YouTube and garnered interest from around the world.

He'll be here performing live at the Cosmopolitan Music Hall on Thursday, April 30 for FREE so don't miss it!

All you have to do is rsvp at events@cosmomusic.ca!

<![CDATA[What's New? Ryan and Cristina have March's Cosmo Minute Report!]]> Thu, 05 Mar 2015 13:06:46 +0000 Ryan & Cristina are back with January 2015's Cosmo Minute Report!

The Suhr 2015 Collection has arrived! Inspired by nature, these are some truly authentic premium instruments.
Click here to see more!

Antonio Sanchez, grammy award winner and composer for the Academy Award winning Best Picture Birdman, will be hosting an intimate clinic on the Cosmopolitan Music Hall stage!
Click here for more details!

Former drummer and founding member of Our Lady Peace will be hosting a drum clinic at the Cosmopolitan Music Hall!
Click here for details!

Drum Performance Clinic with Jeremy Taggart - Sept 25, 2015

The RCM Celebration Series is out now!
Click here to find out more!

Stay tuned for more Cosmo Minute Reports!

<![CDATA[The Suhr 2015 Collection has arrived at Cosmo Music!]]> Thu, 05 Mar 2015 12:47:54 +0000 Inspired by nature. Suhr's 2015 Collection features some truly awe inspiring guitars, and we have a bunch of them! Suhr's attention to detail is truly stunning, with every effort, down to the wooden tuning pegs and wooden pickup covers, to create the most earthy feeling guitars we've ever seen.

<![CDATA[Yamaha's GEAR UP FOR SPRING event - On Now until March 21st, 2015 (In-Store Only)]]> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 17:39:41 +0000 Yamaha is looking forward to spring (aren't we all!) and offering a 10% INSTANT REBATE on a variety of Yamaha products! This offer is valid for IN-STORE purchases only on eligible new and in-stock instruments. See in-store for details.

Please print the COUPON below and present at time of purchase. Offer may not be combined with any other discounts. Offer excludes Acoustic, Hybrid & SILENT™ Piano, Clavinova (CLP/CVP), and Concert & Marching Percussion. Valid from March 1st - March 21st, 2015.


<![CDATA[What's new? Ryan and Cristina have January's Cosmo Minute Report!]]> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 10:46:17 +0000 Ryan & Cristina are back with January 2015's Cosmo Minute Report!

The NAMM Show is coming up, and we'll be having up-to-date coverage on the latest products as the show goes on. #cosmoatnamm
Click here for more details!

We've acquired some truly rare and regal guitars from Jens Ritter. These are true pieces of exceptional craftsmanship, with a perfect touch of eccentricity. We have a very special announcement on another arrival coming up at the NAMM Show!

Click here to gaze upon these beauties!

Guitar virtuoso Guthrie Govan will be performing live at Cosmo Music on February 22nd!
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Acoustic guitar wizard Ewan Dobson will be performing live at Cosmo Music on February 21st!
Click here for more details.

Protect your acoustic instruments from the dryness of winter. Join the #fightfor45. Find out what it's all about here!

Stay tuned for more up to date developments at cosmomusic.ca!