Media Day at NAMM is held for several hours the day before NAMM officially opens and is just a small sampling of the thousands of instruments inside the halls of the Anaheim Convention Center.
As a gigging musician, you come to a point when you realize that Jane Q. Public has little to no idea just how much of your blood, sweat and tears go into making live music or about the ringing...
Preview Day - January 18, 2017
EL CAJON, CALIF JUL. 11, 2017 -- Today Taylor Guitars® announces the expansion of its popular and innovative small-body 12-string design platform with the launch of the new Grand Concert 362ce. The company is also making its Florentine cutaway...
I was excited to check out Nashville's Summer NAMM for the first time this year, having been to the Winter NAMM show in Anaheim, CA a handful of times. I was wondering how this would differ and it did...
SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ. (July 13, 2017) – Jackson will unveil several new products this week at the Summer NAMM Show in Nashville, Tenn., including additions to Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian’s and Iron Maiden guitarist Adrian Smith’s signature collections. X Series Signature...
HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. (July 14, 2017) – Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) announces the expansion of its Pro Audio offering with Fighter Series powered speakers debuting at Summer NAMM 2017 in Nashville, Tenn. Perfect for bands, solo performers, DJs, schools,...
Melville, NY – July 13th, 2017 – British guitar amp company, Blackstar Amplification, continues its 10-year anniversary celebration with the release of the Venue Series MK II amplifiers. This bestselling line of all-valve amplifiers has been completely revamped and...
Nazareth, PA (Summer NAMM, Booth 801) – June 22, 2017 – C.F. Martin & Co.® (Martin Guitar) and Ed Sheeran have joined forces once again to deliver the third in a series of Ed Sheeran Signature Artist Edition guitars. The newest installment from Martin...
New to NAMM this year at the Boutique Guitar Showcase area was custom guitar maker McSwain Guitars of Portland, Oregon. Founder, Head Designer and Luthier, Stephen McSwain, explained how he started his guitar business and his approach to building his custom guitars.