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AC/DC Guitarist Malcolm Young Laid to Rest in Sydney

Music fans and fellow artists en masse mourned the loss of AC/DC founder and legendary rhythm guitarist, Malcolm Young, as he was laid to rest this past Tuesday during a public funeral service at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Sydney, Australia. Young, who was battling dementia, passed away peacefully on Nov. 18 at age 64 with his family by his side. Although never one for the limelight, Young was credited with cr ...

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‘Guitar Aficionado’ Magazine Reviews the ‘Sweet Green’ Gretsch G6659TG

Guitar Aficionado magazine’s Nov/Dec issue includes an in-depth write-up of our “Sweet Green” Gretsch G6659TG Players Edition Broadkaster Jr. by Paul Riario. As Riario starts out with, “Many of the most beloved Gretsch guitar models were introduced during the ‘50s and ‘60s, a time many consider the company’s Golden Era. However, I strongly counter that Gretsch is currently enjoying a renaissance, as evidenc ...

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‘Guitar Aficionado’ Magazine Reviews the ‘Sweet Green’ Gretsch G6659TG

Guitar Aficionado magazine’s Nov/Dec issue includes an in-depth write-up of our “Sweet Green” Gretsch G6659TG Players Edition Broadkaster Jr. by Paul Riario. As Riario starts out with, “Many of the most beloved Gretsch guitar models were introduced during the ‘50s and ‘60s, a time many consider the company’s Golden Era. However, I strongly counter that Gretsch is currently enjoying a renaissance, as evidenc ...

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Watch Tim McGraw and Faith Hill Make ‘Tonight Show’ Debut

Fans of The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon were treated to an incredible duet between Tim McGraw and Faith Hill as they performed “Break First” from their joint album, The Rest of Our Life. The appearance marked the country power couple’s Tonight Show debut, and they were backed by a talented band that included some Gretsch wielding artists – Adam Shoenfeld and his brand-new Vintage Select ’59 Silver Jet, D ...

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Watch Tim McGraw and Faith Hill Make ‘Tonight Show’ Debut

Fans of The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon were treated to an incredible duet between Tim McGraw and Faith Hill as they performed “Break First” from their joint album, The Rest of Our Life. The appearance marked the country power couple’s Tonight Show debut, and they were backed by a talented band that included some Gretsch wielding artists – Adam Shoenfeld and his brand-new Vintage Select ’59 Silver Jet, D ...

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Portugal. The Man Rock the 2017 AMAs

Portland, Oregon based indie-rockers Portugal. The Man performed their hit song “Feel It Still,” off latest album Woodstock this past Sunday during the 2017 American Music Awards. As the performance kicked off, a message appeared on the screen behind the band that read “no computers up here, just live instruments.” Although that message likely ruffled the feathers of a few audience members, it’s one that we ...

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Hailee Steinfeld Teams Up with Alesso and Florida Georgia Line for 2017 AMA Performance

Multi-talented actress/singer Hailee Steinfeld was on stage at the 2017 American Music Awards this past Sunday, performing an incredible rendition of her hit song “Let Me Go” featuring country duo Florida Georgia Line and Swedish DJ Alesso. Guitarist Andrew Watt, who helped write the top 10 track, backed up the star-studded performance on his gorgeous Gretsch. If you weren’t able to catch the performance li ...

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Jeffrey Kunde Talks Gretsch’s Style and Sound

Gretsch recently met up with Jesus Culture lead guitarist Jeffrey Kunde to learn a little bit more about his guitar roots and find out what drew him to the distinctive Gretsch style and sound. Kunde started out on the guitar at age 12, and was initially drawn to the idea of being an emo, indie rock frontman. As time went on, being a musician in a band rather than a singer/songwriter appealed more to Kunde, ...

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‘You Can Play Anything on a Gretsch’ Says the Men from Andertons Music

In a new video, the fine folks at UK’s Andertons Music address stereotypes and answer the question, “Can Gretsch guitars do that?” With three extremely talented players on hand, Mick Taylor, Pete Honoré, and Rabea Massaad break down the preconceived notions of what a Gretsch guitar is capable of by rocking outside of the box with a wide range of styles and sounds. Utilizing the fantastic and affordable G242 ...

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Kevin Post Rocks His Silver Sparkle Electromatic During Blake Shelton Performance on ‘Late Night’

Eagle-eyed viewers of Late Night with Seth Meyers last week got a nice look at Blake Shelton guitarist Kevin Post’s brilliant Gretsch G5620T-CB Electromatic® Center Block in a custom Silver Sparkle finish as he backed up the country superstar during a fantastic performance of brand-new track “Turnin’ Me On” from Shelton’s latest release Texoma Shore. Post is known to tour with a pair of these Silver Sparkle ...

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