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Gretsch’s 127th Year Promises Great Things

As the Gretsch Company plans its 127th year in business, one event already on the calendar is the 20th Annual Chicago Drum Show. America’s premier vintage and custom drum event, the Chicago Drum Show will be held May 15 and 16, 2010 at the Kane County...

Read Expanded NAMM Show Coverage

The 2010 NAMM musical instrument show was held this past January 14 through 17 at the Anaheim Convention Center in California. This annual event, sponsored by the International Music Products Association, is America’s largest trade show for the showcasing of...

Ladies First . . . A Salute To Gretsch’s Distaff Side

We love to showcase Gretsch artists here on Gretsch.com. And we particularly love to feature female artists, because . . . well, frankly, there aren’t enough of them in the music business today, and we’d like to see that change. So it’s with great...

Oscar Winner Jeff Bridges Slings Gretsch Guitar

Our congratulations goes to Jeff Bridges for winning the Best Actor Oscar for his role as Bad Blake in the film Crazy Heart.  Frequently seen on stage in the movie playing a Gretsch G6122 1959 Chet Akins Country Gentleman, Bridges gave a brilliant and highly-praised...

Gretsch on Display in Savannah and Frankfurt

The Savannah Music Festival is currently running through April 3 and is dedicated to presenting the finest in American and international musical talent. Read the full story. Musikmesse in Frankfurt, Germany was held March 24 through March 27.  Check out Fred...