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Gretsch Worldwide Community Events, Giveaways & More! – 2019

Gretsch Worldwide Community Events, Giveaways & More! – 2019

Join the worldwide community of Gretsch players and fans at some great upcoming events!  And make sure to check out any current giveaways or special promotions and join in the fun!


Event:  Blackburn Drum Lessons Presents a clinic with Gretsch Artist, Joseph Arrington!
Date: March 26, 2019, 11 a.m.
Location: 360 E Jackson Street, Medford, OR 97501.  Learn more!

Event:  Badges Drum Shop Presents Duane Norman Drum Clinic
Date: March 28, 2019, 7 p.m
Location: 117 West Main Street, Mason, OH 45040
DetailsLearn more and reserve your spot!




The Great Gretsch Jet Giveaway!

 Stay tuned to find out who won!

Brought to you by Gretsch Guitars, with the Great Gretsch Jet giveway, one fan, with a little luck on his/her side, will take home one of our newest models — the Gretsch G6228 Players Edition Jet BT in a mesmerizing, spotlight-worthy Dark Cherry Metallic finish. What sets this particular Jet model apart from other solid bodies, you might ask? Why should you absolutely take the 3 minutes to cough up some of your personal information? Let us illustrate the features that make this instrument a standout…

Here’s the contest schedule:

  1. DURATION: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 AM PST time on October 18, 2018 and ends at 11:59 p.m. PST time on November 28, 2018.
  2. WINNER SELECTION. One (1) grand-prize winner will be randomly selected by Sponsor from all eligible entries on or before December 5, 2018 (“Drawing”) at Gretsch’s office in Scottsdale, Arizona.

View complete rules.


For even more Gretsch Community events, visit GretschPages “Happenings.”



Event:  Peace, Love & Drums with Hannah Welton
Date: March 9, 2019, 1 p.m.
Location: Sweetwater Sound, 5501 U.S. HWY 30 W, Fort Wayne, IN 46818
Details:  Sponsored by Gretsch Drums, Hannah Welton’s Peace, Love & Drums show is going to Sweetwater Sound. Hannah will cover multiple drumming styles, including jazz, funk/fusion, and rock, as well as vocals. Performed live, this presentation is in clinic format and welcomes audience participation and questions. Whether you have questions about drumming technique, her experiences in the recording studio, or what it’s like to play drums with an icon like Prince, Hannah welcomes every one. Like she says, “You never know where it’s going or what the audience is going to ask next.” And hang around after the event for a meet and greet with Hannah.  Register to save your spot!


Event:  Lake Havasu Rockabilly Reunion
Date: February 15-17, 2019.
Location: Lake Havasu State Park, Windsor 4, 171 London Bridge Rd., Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403
Details:  “The Largest 1950’s themed carshow, music festival rockabilly event in the state of Arizona.” Expect to see lots of great Gretsch artists performing during this must-attend event.  Visit their website to see the amazing musical lineup.


Event:  Gretsch Guitars NAMM After Party
Date: Saturday, January 26, 2019, 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Location: The Juke Joint, 735 N. Anaheim Blvd, Anaheim, CA 92805.
Details:  Don’t miss this annual event held during The NAMM Show in Anaheim that is sure to rock your socks off!  Free admission with NAMM badge.  Amazing musical line-up including The Rhythm Shakers, BAT! (members of Nekromantix, The Brains, Rezurex, Stellar Corpses), Danny B Harvey & Annie Marie Lewis, The Rocketz, The Rockin Rebels, Buzz Campbell, Thirsty Crows (record release), Reno Divorce, Cigaratz, Hard Fall Hearts, and more TBA!