American Idol Star Madison Vandenburg to Perform at Hilton Music Grand Opening

American Idol Star Madison Vandenburg to Perform at Hilton Music Grand Opening

Albany, NY – Hilton Music Center and Hilton Piano Center are excited to announce the Grand Opening event of their new location near Macy’s in Colonie Center Mall in Albany, NY.  Both businesses will have a joint celebration event on Friday October 18th through Sunday, October 20th that includes celebrities Madison Vandenburg from American Idol and Michael Angelo Batio, the fastest guitar player in the world, and local artist Michael Dinsmore.

Hilton Music is an Albany staple for music equipment and pianos for over three generations of the Hilton family.  The move represents a major upgrade in facilities and technology for both businesses.  The Relocation Grand Opening will kick off an entire weekend “Sale-a-Bration” event.

“We are very excited about our new location in Colonie Center,” said Lorraine Hilton-Van Zandt, owner of Hilton Music Center. “Our Grand Opening event will be our biggest event ever. We will have family-friendly events all weekend, and we are so happy to have Madison and Michael Angelo Batio performing.”

Hilton Music Center will have sales on Fender and Yamaha guitars and have in-store guitar giveaways by Yamaha, Luna, and Stagg.

“This will be our best sale ever,” said Bob Hilton, owner of Hilton Piano Center. “Our storewide sale of Yamaha, Roland, digital pianos and keyboards, and used pianos is unprecedented. No reasonable offer will be refused.”

The Grand Event will be located at Hilton Music near Macy’s in Colonie Center Mall. Local comedian Steve Van Zandt will be master of ceremony of all events. The schedule of events are as follows:

Friday, October 18th 6PM

Michael Dinsmore performing while expert technicians at HMC will be doing free guitar restrings including the strings sponsored by D’addario!! 2 hours first come first serve! (6 string, non locking guitars, acoustic steel and electric only) Store wide savings pianos, digital pianos, keyboards and guitars and more! Roland representatives will be at the store all day Friday.

Saturday, October 19th 1PM

The fastest guitarist in the world, Michael Angelo Batio, performing on his famous signature guitars, autographing in-store stock and free clinic. Major deals on Dean and Fender all weekend! Fender representatives will be giving out 50 t-shirts.

Representatives from Roland, Fender. Dean and Stagg on hand with free giveaways while they last- deep discounts on major brands of Fender guitars and great deals on Roland, Yamaha Casio and more.

Sunday, October 20th 1PM

American Idol Madison Vandenburg performing at the store followed by a meet and greet!  Storewide saving on Pianos, Keyboards digital pianos, guitars galore and amps! Free Yamaha Guitar giveaway at 4PM, must be present to win.

About Hilton Music Center

Hilton Music Center is the Capital Region’s oldest and most experienced name in music. Since 1939 Hilton Music Center has been continually in the business of creating musicians by serving our customers with quality products, knowledgeable sales representatives, and the best in music lessons and instruction in our area. Our brands include Fender and Yamaha, and we carry a variety of instruments including guitars, electric bass, violins, ukulele, drums, orchestra and band instruments, amps, and pro audio equipment.

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About Hilton Piano Center

Hilton Piano Center is a three-generation family-owned piano store selling digital pianos, acoustic pianos, keyboards, stage pianos, and piano accessories. We service and repair pianos, convert acoustic to digital player pianos, design and install piano labs for schools and churches. We are the exclusive sellers of Yamaha and Roland Pianos in the Capital Region including Saratoga Springs, Schenectady, Troy, Latham, Clifton Park, Pittsfield, Amsterdam, Kingston, Rutland and Bennington Vermont,, Berkshire Massachusetts, the counties of Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Green, Schenectady, Columbia, Fulton, Washington, Warren, Schoharie, Dutchess, Delaware, Essex, Hamilton, Montgomery and Ulster. We also carry new and used Yamaha, Kawai, Steinway, Baldwin, Casio and more.

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Company Name: Hilton Piano Center LLC
Contact Person: Bob Hilton
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Phone: (518) 362-7920
Address:442 Colonie Center
City: Albany
State: New York
Country: United States