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2015 Black Friday Weekend Sale! 10% off coupon valid thru Tuesday


10% OFF Coupon Code: Blazefly

At Direct Pro Audio, we are thankful to all of our customers for another great year! To show our appreciation, we are offering a 10% off discount code for the rest of Black Friday / Cyber Monday weekend!  

Use the coupon code Blazefly in checkout.
Offer expires December 1st, 2015

If you haven't signed up fro Blazefly yet, be sure to visit blazefly.com

Of course, certain manufacturers wish not to participate in holiday sales, so they are exempt from this coupon. These companies include (but are not limited to): Shure, Audix, Chauvet, Martin Professional. 

2015 Shure Holiday Rebates


Check out the Shure 2015 Holiday rebates... save $$$ on SM, PGX-D, and GLX-D

Wounded Warrior Project 

This holiday season we are also thankful for all of our troops serving at home and abroad. We support and encourage donations this weekend to the Wounded Warrior Project 

Provide Comfort to an Injured Warrior with a One-Time DonationMake a gift in honor or memory of an individual.

Wounded Warrior in a WheelchairYour generous, tax deductible donation to Wounded Warrior Project®(WWP) enables them to help thousands of injured warriors returning home from the current conflicts and to provide assistance to their families. As the number of wounded steadily increases, it is easy to see how the needs of these brave individuals also increase.

Join the Advance Guard monthly giving program for $19 a month and receive a WWP blanket.

Thank you and have a safe
and wonderful Thanksgiving Weekend!

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