Cousin Harley to Release Tribute CD Honoring Merle Travis

Canadian rockabilly master Cousin Harley is paying homage to influential guitarist, singer and songwriter Merle Travis in a rollicking new CD, Blue Smoke: The Music of Merle Travis, due out Nov. 25 on Little Pig Records. A special CD release event honoring Travis' 100th Birthday will be held on the release date in Cousin Harley's

Glimpse Inside the Gretsch Duane Eddy and Cliff Gallup Tribute Concert

During the 2017 NAMM Show in Anaheim, Calif., Gretsch hosted a Tribute Concert honoring Duane Eddy and Cliff Gallup with special performances by  Eddy himself, Jeff Beck, Darrel Higham, Paul Pigat & Cousin Harley. "I wish Cliff could have been here," says Eddy in the exclusive Gretsch video clip below. "It would have meant a

Jeff Beck, Duane Eddy, Darrel Higham and Paul Pigat Make for An Epic Concert Event

“I lit the fuse – I’ll let the rest of the bomb go off now,” said Gretsch artist Paul Pigat of Cousin Harley after his opening and blistering rockabilly set at Thursday night’s Duane Eddy and Cliff Gallup Tribute Concert in Santa Ana, Calif. The rest of the bomb being of course, the King of

Gretsch Fred & Joe Rock ‘N’ Roll Revival Hits Brooklyn June 2

The Gretsch Fred & Joe Rock ‘n’ Roll Revival event will hit the Street Sounds music store on Saturday, June 2 from 12 - 7 p.m. in Brooklyn, N.Y. The free event will feature continuous musical performances by pop-rock quartet Fountains of Wayne, Nik & Sam, Paul Pigat and Cousin Harley, The Octanes, and Foxy

Watch Clips of Paul Pigat Perform at Gretsch Showcase

Cousin Harley's Paul Pigat and guests help rock the stage at the 2012 Gretsch Showcase. Watch a few clips shot by fans ...

Paul Pigat Compares Vintage VS. New Guitars Via Guitar Aficionado

Paul Pigat, the prolific and highly versatile rockabilly player, is also a self-proclaimed "guitaraholic." In an interview with Guitar Aficionado, the Gretsch artist admits to embarking on a never-ending journey in search of the "perfect" guitar. "Vintage guitars are COOL!" Pigat tells Guitar Aficionado. "They have a look and a patina that screams experience. Who

Guitar Player Features Q&A With Paul Pigat

Guitar Player magazine's September issue features a Q&A with Gretsch artist Paul Pigat. Although known mostly as a rockabilly artist, Pigat can play anything from jazz to punk music. "I love it, and it's been the thing I've done the longest, but I wouldn't call it defining," says Pigat of rockabilly. The Gretsch-wielding player also