Brandi Carlile Gives Triumphant Performance at the Grammys

Can’t get enough of Brandi Carlile’s performance of “The Joke” at the 61st Grammy Awards? Neither can we. Carlile gave an arresting rendition of her acclaimed song alongside her long-time collaborators, twins Phil and Tim Hanseroth. The audience was on their feet by the end of the song, with Carlile belting out the final verse […]

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Gretsch Wrapped 2018 With ‘Premier Gear Award’

Gretsch ended 2018 on a high note with a Premier Guitar Award for the G6609TFM Players Edition Broadkaster® Center Brock Double-Cut with String-Thru Bigsby®, which was prominently featured on the cover of the December issue. “Our resident Gretsch super-fan Shawn Hammond ended up fantastically impressed with the G6609TFM, one of a line of center-block semi-hollows equipped […]

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Duane Eddy Talks Signature 6-String Bass

In a new exclusive video with Gretsch, Duane Eddy showcases his Limited Edition G6120TB-DE Duane Eddy Signature 6-string Gretsch bass, nicknamed Tic-Tac-Twang. “It’s a 6-string bass guitar … to replace the Danelectro [6-string bass]; This is far superior,” says Eddy with a slight grin. Eddy rose to prominence as an early pioneer of the instrumental […]

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Gretsch By the Numbers

In celebration of our 135th Anniversary, here’s a fun “By the Numbers” infographic! Also, be sure to stay tuned to our Facebook page on Mondays as we’ll be picking random Mondays throughout the rest of the year to feature “Mystery Monday Gretsch Trivia” and the chance to win Gretsch swag! #Gretsch135th To learn more about […]

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Whitehorse’s Luke Doucet Shares How his White Falcon Helped Build his Signature Sound

In a recent interview with Matt Williams for National Music Centre, Whitehorse co-bandleader Luke Doucet revealed how his Gretsch White Falcon helped build and define his signature sound — described by Williams as “meticulously crafted” and having a “masterful crunch.” The Toronto-based artist has been a devoted White Falcon player for around 15 years and […]

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Watch Joe Carducci Demo the New G6228FM Players Edition Jet BT and Show Off the 135th Anniversary Models for ‘Premier Guitar’

During the NAMM Show in Anaheim, Calif., in late January, Gretsch’s very own Joe Carducci sat down with Premier Guitar’s Jason Shadrick for a quick rundown of the powerful all-new G6228FM Players Edition Jet™ BT, as well as a quick preview of our gorgeous 135th Anniversary Models. In the PG video, Carducci gives a bit […]

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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 […]

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‘Vintage Guitar’ Reviews the Gretsch G5622T Electromatic

Vintage Guitar magazine’s October issue takes a close look at the Gretsch G5622T-CB Electromatic® Center Block with Bigsby®, coming right out of the gates with high praise for its bang for the buck. “Enamored with the Cadillac of guitars, can’t quite spring for a Coupe deVille, and don’t want to get stuck with an econobox? […]

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Acoustic Magazine Gives the Rancher Penguin a Sparkling Review

U.K.-based Acoustic Magazine recently gave the G5021WPE Rancher™ Penguin™ Parlor Acoustic/Electric a sparkling review  that applauded its sound, construction and over-the-top looks. Amazed by the Penguin’s show-stopping white finish and gold sparkle accents, the reviewer commented on the guitar’s aesthetics right out of the gate. “This guitar is not taking any prisoners, visually,” wrote the […]

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Rancid Announce New Album; Share Video for Single ‘Ghost of a Chance’

Rancid today announced details around June 9’s upcoming album Trouble Maker, and even delivered a new music video for its lead single “Ghost of a Chance.” Clocking in at 1:42, “Ghost of a Chance” is a rapid fire, blistering punk gem and is performed live in a garage in the video below. The clip also […]

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5 New Amazing Gretsch Acoustic Models

When it comes to Gretsch acoustic instruments, it’s all about providing premium sound and show-stopping style. That’s certainly the case with these 5 new amazing Gretsch acoustics for 2017: G5021WPE Rancher™ Penguin™ Parlor Acoustic/Electric Surely one of the most fabulous Gretsch birds ever to take flight, the G5021WPE Rancher™ Penguin™ Parlor Acoustic/Electric delivers classic Penguin […]

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Watch AC/DC Rig Rundown

In a new Rig Rundown, Premier Guitar‘s Chris Kies caught up with AC/DC techs Trace Foster and Greg Howard for a close look at the gear that is driving their massive show. After taking an in-depth look at Angus Young’s rig with Foster to start the clip, Howard shares some fascinating insight into the gear […]

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