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Welcome To The Home of That Great Gretsch Sound

Welcome to – the online hub for the worldwide Gretsch community of musicians, artists, music lovers, and fans. While the Gretsch brand is 141 years old, our online home is a reminder that the classic style of “That Great Gretsch Sound” is timeless.

Dinah and Fred Gretsch. Photo: Stephen Morton.


When looking for inspiration for this site, we kept coming back to one idea – grit meets grace. It’s all about the tension between the raw emotion our instruments evoke and the refined experience our musicians expect. By balancing these sentiments, the voice and visuals of this site communicates our brand’s storied legacy.

So, explore our journey from a small shop in Brooklyn to the biggest stages on earth. See why music legends continue to choose the premium American classic. Discover how you can connect with the Gretsch family of brands. Whether you’re an aspiring musician, a savvy collector, or a self-proclaimed Gretsch head, our site is a destination for anyone who wants to learn more about what makes a Gretsch a Gretsch.

Dinah & Fred Gretsch