Guitar Jam Daily
Home Events
June 3, 2020
The Dallas Guitar Show Features The Holy Grail Guitar Exhibit PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 27 March 2007 06:17
One of the most fabled guitar shows returns next month for a three-day run of guitars, guitars, and more guitars. The 30th Annual Dallas International Guitar Festival, the world’s largest and longest-running festival of its kind will be held April 20, 21 and 22, 2007, at Dallas Market Hall. This year as it celebrates it's 30th anniversary, it offers a very special exhibit for the attendees, dealers, stars, and collectors who come in from around the world will take in the the never-before-seen Holy Grail Guitar Exhibition sponsored by PRS Guitars.

Paul Reed Smith said about the Holy Grail Guitar Exhibition, "This could quite possibly be the best assemblage of vintage instruments, vintage amplifiers and the associated historical archives of the vintage musical instrument business. When you consider that the first electric guitar ever made by Lloyd Loar, the first amp ever built by Marshall, the “Blackie” Clapton Strat, the first Tune-A-Matic bridge built, many of the original early electric guitar patents...the list goes on and on... will be in one room on display at one time only once in our lifetime, this event takes on historical significance. If you enjoy the electric guitar, the acoustic guitar, amplifiers, the history of the vintage guitar world or any of the music that comes from these instruments, this Holy Grail exhibit at the 30th Annual Dallas International Guitar Festival should not be missed."
GuitarXPO Announces The 2007 Custom & Concept Guitar Awards PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 23 February 2007 05:37

GuitarXPO has announced the 2007 Custom & Concept Guitar Awards, which will take place at this year’s event on July 7-8. Participation in the awards is open to all commercial guitar builders, large and small

The Categories include, Solid Body, Hollow Body, Acoustic, Bass and Specialty guitars. A panel of expert guitar players will award the builders based on their original design, playability and craftsmanship.

According to GuitarXPO, there will be three awards presented in each category based on the individual criteria. All of the entries will be displayed with information about each instrument and the builder during the show. And attendees will able to watch the actual judging take place in a special area of the GuitarXPO Exhibit Hall.

First Montreal Guitar Show Announced PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 21 February 2007 06:28

Montreal, Monday, February 12, 2007 – true aficionados of acoustic, classical, archtop and manouche guitars will be treated this summer with the 1st Montreal Guitar Show, an event devoted to instruments crafted by an exceptional breed of luthiers from July 6 to 8, as part of the Montreal Musician and Musical Instrument Show (MMMIS) and the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal. It will be the biggest guitar show in Canada.

The event is dedicated exclusively to handcrafted guitars and will showcase the masterpieces of several of the world’s greatest luthiers. Given last year’s success of the guitar luthier segment of the MMMIS, this year the MMMIS and the Festival decided to get involved in promoting these artists-artisans. Guitarists will have a unique opportunity to see, touch, try out, and even purchase the instruments at the event.

Guitarists will have a chance to meet luthiers from Quebec, the rest of Canada, the United States, South America and Europe, including the true crème de la crème and young, upcoming stars. Names such as Mario Beauregard, Bill Comins, Rick Davis, Sergei de Jonge, Charles Fox, Oskar Graf, Michael Greenfield, Peter Hopkins, Michael Lewis, John Monteleone, Tom Ribbecke, Jean Rompré, Ervin Somogyi and others come to mind.

Organizers will be going all out to ensure a fantastic experience for guitar lovers. For example, the Montreal Guitar Show will be setting up private studios to provide optimal conditions for trying out instruments. The MGS will also be offering a series of meeting sessions and free workshops on the luthier’s art and the art of guitar playing.

The event runs from July 6 to 8, 2007, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Montreal.

<< Start < Prev 1 2 3 4 5 6 Next > End >>

Page 6 of 6


Daily Video Lesson

Daily Video Lesson
  • 02:41 - 01.10.2008 Spotlight >> Spotlight
    A five week long, cross-country tour featuring some of the best known and most respected figures in rock and blues has been set to celebrate the legacy and music of Jimi Hendrix. Presented by Experience Hendrix, L.L.C., the Hendrix family-owned company founded by James A. “Al” Hendrix, Jimi’s father, entrusted with preserving and protecting the legacy of Jimi Hendrix together with musical instrument giant Gibson Guitar, this year’s Experience Hendrix Tour represents a dramatic expansion beyond last year’s seven sold out performances.

    Featured artists who will be performing music written by and associated with Jimi Hendrix include blues giant Buddy Guy, contemporary guitar greats Jonny Lang, Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Eric Johnson, Cesar Rojas and David Hidalgo of Los Lobos as well as Aerosmith’s Brad Whitford.
  • 01:53 - 26.09.2008 Spotlight >> Spotlight
    Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) and Italian distributor M.Casale Bauer proudly announce the grand opening of the Fender Custom Shop Showcase Italy. It is the third such international exclusive Fender guitar destination, joining the elite Fender Custom Shop Lounge (Düsseldorf, Germany) and Fender Showcase Tokyo (Japan).

    The Fender Custom Shop Showcase Italy is in Bologna, Italy, and is housed in a building by California-born Italian designer Gretchen Alexander. The showroom is located near the offices of M. Casale Bauer, Fender’s Italian distributor since 1962, and was created to provide Fender dealers, their special guests and artists with a comfortable place to find, try and buy some of the most beautiful guitars in today’s market. The showcase features an impressive array of high-end guitars crafted by the master builders of the Fender Custom Shop and provides artists and dealers (and their VIP clients) with access to some of the most unique high-end Fender instruments ever made available in one place. The showroom houses an unparalleled selection of Fender Custom Shop instruments, as well as Bauer’s personal collection, one of the largest and most valuable in the world.
  • 03:41 - 23.09.2008 Spotlight >> Spotlight
    Los Angeles, CA – World-renowned Australian guitarist Tommy Emmanuel will  release Center Stage, a live concert DVD on October 14th via Favored Nations Acoustic.  
    The full-length concert DVD follows the recent release of the Center Stage  double CD, both having been recorded live for the PBS television series “Sierra Center Stage.” Filmed in eye-catching high definition, every element of modern technology was used in production, creating a stunning package, both aurally
    and visually. 
  • 00:09 - 19.09.2008 Spotlight >> Spotlight
    Montreal, Canada- September 16th, 2008: Renowned guitarist Daryl Stuermer will be giving Godin Performance Clinics in and around Quebec and Eastern Ontario from September 29th to October 3rd 2008.

    Having performed in studio and toured the world with both Phil Collins and supergroup Genesis for years, Daryl is a player who is on top of his game and has the chops to prove it. Performing as the Daryl Stuermer Duo, he will be accompanied by keyboardist Konstantin Efimov during the clinics and will also be giving attendees his perspective on playing live, recording, technique, and his gear, by fielding a Q&A session after each performance.
  • 09:29 - 03.06.2008 Spotlight >> Spotlight
    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (June 2, 2008) -- Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) announced today that it has acquired certain assets of Groove Tubes LLC. Among other assets, FMIC purchased the Groove Tubes brand. Groove Tubes company founder Aspen Pittman will continue in a consulting role.