Boutique Guitar Showcase Returns to NAMM 2019
It's January and, while for many other industries this can be a dull and quiet month, for the musical instrument industry, the turn of the year marks the run up to the world's biggest musical instrument show - the NAMM show. Crammed into every corner of the vast Anaheim Convention Center is every mainstream musical instrument manufacturer, including the biggest names in the guitar industry. Until 2017, the small workshop boutique guitar builder had rarely been seen at NAMM. Enter Canada's Jamie Gale and the Boutique Guitar Showcase - an area of small booths and table tops set within the main show dedicated to our little niche of the guitar world.
Following on from the inaugural Boutique Guitar Showcase at NAMM in 2017, the BGS returned last year and will once again at this month's NAMM, featuring a number of our acoustic and electric luthiers.
The Boutique Guitar Showcase, since its first NAMM show in 2017, has gone on to tour around the US and Europe to bring some of the finest handbuilt guitars to a bigger audience. November 2018 saw the second annual Boutique Guitar Showcase tour stop in the UK at The North American Guitar. Check out some of the coverage from the show below:
We will once again be at the NAMM show this month to bring you the very latest from the Boutique Guitar Showcase and all of our luthiers at the show! Be sure to keep an eye on our Facebook page for updates throughout the show, which starts on Thursday 24th January 2019.