Tiger Army’s Nick 13 on his Gretsch Guitar Collection

Can you recognize a Gretsch guitar when you hear it on a recording? Tiger Army frontman Nick 13 sure can. “I always know it when I hear it,” he explains in this exclusive video with Gretsch. “There’s not that many guitars that you can tell right away that that’s what it is. “There’s an emotional

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Lady Gaga Performs on ‘SNL’; Debuts new Apple Music Spot

Lady Gaga celebrated the release of new album Joanne with an appearance on Saturday Night Live where she performed "Million Reasons" and a feverish rendition of country-pop-disco single "A-Yo." Gaga got an assist on guitar for "A-Yo" from producer Mark Ronson, and as the song progressed, the songstress went from shimmying across the stage floor to

Gretsch 1955-’62 Penguin Makes Vintage Guitar‘s Most Valuable Guitars List

In the October issue of Vintage Guitar, the magazine marked its 30th anniversary with a look at the 30 most valuable production guitars. In compiling their list, VG took into consideration innovative materials, parts, shapes, connections to players and/or songs, and mostly, the laws of supply and demand. A 1955-'62 Gretsch 6134 White Penguin made

Stellar Performances During Chet Atkins Appreciation Society

Gretsch was once again a proud sponsor of the annual Chet Atkins Appreciation Society Convention, held in mid-July in Nashville, Tenn. Together with Lane Music, Gretsch offered an assortment of Chet Atkins “signature” guitars on display as well as other popular models for attendees to check-out. Since 1985, the CAAS convention is known for its

Watch ‘The Gretsch Sound: A Guitar Pull with Emmanuel, Pennington, Robinson and Striking Matches’

The Country Music Hall of Fame booked a special music celebration event to send off the American Sound and Beauty: Guitars from the Bachman-Gretsch Collection. And for those who couldn't attend in person, you are in luck as "The Gretsch Sound: A Guitar Pull with Emmanuel, Pennington, Robinson and Striking Matches" was streamed online, and

‘Guitarist’ Magazine Reviews Players and Vintage Select Edition Models

In its May issue, UK's Guitarist magazine reviews a few of the new Gretsch Players Edition and Vintage Select Edition models, bestowing the Guitarist Choice awards on both the Vintage Select G6120T- '55 Chet Atkins and G6118T Players Edition Anniversary with String-Thru Bigsby®. "Workingman's Gretsch with great upgrades, not least the locking tuners and String-Thru

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Guitar and Bass Reviews and Awards the Streamliner Collection

The March 2016 issue of Guitar and Bass magazine highlights the all-new Streamliner collection with a detailed review, with the G2655T Streamliner Center Block Junior Double Cutaway receiving the “Guitar and Bass Award.” The G2655T scored 9 out of 10 for its design, manageable size, easy playability, and sweet clean tone. The review by Huw

Watch the Empty Hearts Talk Gretsch

It's always a good day when a supergroup of hitmakers stop by your NAMM booth! Even better when they agree to do a quick interview. Watch below as the guys in the Empty Hearts—Wally Palmar of the Romantics, Elliot Easton of the Cars,  Andy Babiuk of the Chesterfield Kings and Clem Burke of Blondie— sat

Learn the Secrets Behind The Dead Weather’s Bass & Guitar Technique

If you haven't already seen them, the Dead Weather offered up a series of technique and instrument-based videos to accompany the release of 2015's Dodge and Burn. Two of those videos included gear and technique tips from bassist Jack Lawrence and guitarist Dean Fertita. Directed by Jack White, both are quirky and humorous while also

Carly Rae Jepsen Performs on Fallon

By Hilary Brown Carly Rae Jepsen recently stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and treated fans to “Run Away With Me,” the opening track off the pop star’s newly released, critically acclaimed sophomore album, Emotion. The shamelessly addictive song and appearance, which aired last Wednesday, featured a Gretsch cameo as well—an equally tantalizing