Scenes From Rock & Roll Retail 2018

Tim Denman
Editor in Chief
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The annual NRF tradition rocks on. 

RIS’ Rock & Roll Retail event celebrated its 9th anniversary with a night of music, friends and networking.

This year’s event once again took place at the Hard Rock Café in Times Square. Over 250 retailers, solution providers and analysts packed the venue to hear three bands made up of the industry’s most musically talented rock the crowd.

Abby Lorden, RIS Brand Director, introduces the bands.
The Off Season.
Graham Jackson from Fluent Retail rocks the guitar.
Tom Petty Larceny.
Ivan Mantilla keeps the band in time.
The packed Hard Rock Cafe dance floor.
Tracey Edouard, Mashable, brings a level of sophistication to the sound.
John Geyerman belts out the hits.
Renee Paul from Global Bay gives it her all.
Kevin Mahoney from Spencer Gifts takes center stage.
Rich Philips, Spencer Gifts, is both a singer and a guitarist.
Scott Houghton from Spencer Gifts wows with his fretwork.
Dave Wienand (center) leads the end of the night sing-along.
Sean Bunner from HSN bangs the skins.
Tom Kanach strums his six string.
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