We’re bursting with pride over the latest additions to the Guild line! After a 3 year hiatus, the F-512 is finally back in production in the United States. That, alone, would be enough of an accomplishment, but we didn’t stop there. Keep reading to check out all of the newest additions to the Guild line-up […]
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Vintage Guitar Magazine‘s July issue features an interview with John Oates of Hall & Oates, in which he talks about his vintage Guild. But this isn’t just any vintage Guild. Oates owns Mississippi John Hurt’s Guild ’64 F-30! Oates, who cites Hurt as one of his biggest influences, recently released a new album, Arkansas, which […]
We get stories all the time about how customers and artists came to own their Guild guitar. Sometimes it’s a family heirloom, passed down from generation to generation. Sometimes it’s dumb luck, stumbled upon in a pawn shop in the middle of nowhere. Clothing designer Scott Sternberg recently told his own story to the New […]
The Music Experience is a pop-up music store that travels with music festivals all around the United States. This spring, Guild was at “Welcome to Rockville” in Jacksonville, FL (Headliners: Ozzy Osbourne and Foo Fighters), “Carolina Rebellion” in Concord, NC (Headliner: Alice in Chains and Shinedown) and “Rock on the Range” in Columbus , OH […]
We recently hosted a group of beginning guitar students from Caesar Chavez Elementary School at the Guild factory in Oxnard, California. The 8th graders had a chance to tour the factory and learn how we make our guitars, from sourcing wood to final assembling, and everything in between. After touring the factory, the students got […]
Ultimate cool-kid Joe from New Jersey asked the Make-a-Wish Foundation for his very own Phil Lesh bass. We were so excited and honored to be a part of the process by donating a Starfire Bass II, which Alembic then modified to match Lesh’s iconic Grateful Dead-era bass. While we’d like to say that the Starfire […]
We were so excited to take part in SXSW, last week’s film, tech and music festival in Austin, Texas. When our friends at She Shreds asked us to help out at their annual showcase, it was a no-brainer to send a Jetstar. She Shreds always puts together a killer line-up and we couldn’t wait to see what […]
We started 2018 off with a bang at the Winter NAMM show in Anaheim. Electrics, acoustics, basses–we had something new for every type of player in our new, expanded booth space. One of the biggest buzz-makers was the newly reissued Jetstar, available in Seafoam Green, Black, and Vintage White. On the acoustic side, we also […]
It’s the most wonderful time of the year–we’re launching new Guild guitars! From USA-made acoustics to groovy electric reissues, we’ve got something for everyone. Keep scrolling to see all of our new products for 2018, and click here to see the full Guild catalog. It’s shaping up to be a great year! F-55 The jumbo […]
Music Radar readers voted the newly released M-240E Troubadour one of 2017’s best new Acoustic Guitars, calling it “a versatile electro with enough clout to hold its own on stage.” Not bad! See more over on musicradar.com. Learn more about the M-240E Troubadour here.
Acoustic Magazine profiled Guild Senior Luthier Drew Haines, picking his brain on everything from his first guitar to his favorite Guild guitar models. You can read the full article here, but if you’re in a time crunch, here are a few of our favorite questions and answers. How did you first fall into the world […]
“My first playing impression of the D-55 is that it’s one powerful guitar—one that will hold its own with other acoustic instruments,” writes Acoustic Guitar Magazine’s Adam Perlmutter. That’s a first impression we’ll take! Check out Adam’s full take on the D-55 here. See more from the D-55 here. Keep scrolling to hear more.