Gibson to move its headquarters to Downtown Nashville

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Cummins Station in downtown Nashville will be the future site of Gibson’s headquarters, the company has just announced. Gibson says it expects to have 100+ employees there by the end of the year. Gibson Headquarters Downtown Nashville So Gibson has decided to move its HQ from its current premises on the outskirts of Nashville where […]

Gibson CEO announces – Gibson Authorized Partnership Program

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Gibson CEO James ‘JC’ Curleigh has been interviewed by Jesse Knutson on Nashville’s News Channel 5 website and during the talk he announced a new program to work with boutique guitar builders. Gibson Authorised Partnership Program The interview uploaded to the site starts off by talking about that infamous Play Authentic video with Mark Agnesi. […]

Gibson launches anti-counterfeiting website report form: Anything to declare?

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Coming after a (cough) much-discussed video warning other guitar builders of legal action in cases of copyright infringement and launching a law suit against Dean Guitars for copying its designs, Gibson has taken another step: The US maker has introduced a form on its website where people are encouraged to report instruments that may infringe […]

Gibson 2019 Lineup revealed at last – A return to quality and tradition?

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Gibson has been teasing their customers with the ‘Be Ready’ campaign for. a few weeks now and today the new models for 2019 were finally released. All 25 of them are now officially launched. Is 2019 the year that Gibson springs back into life and sheds their poor image? Gibson 2019 Lineup Gibson’s new CEO James […]

Gibson launches countdown to new electric guitar models

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Gibson’s marketing department is giving us all a heads up to let us know the company is about to release new models. They want us to ‘be ready’ for the release of its new electric guitar collection. So they have included one of those countdowns on the Gibson site to make sure we get the […]

Gibson hires Mark Agnesi as Director of Brand Experience

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Mark Agnesi has left Norm’s Guitars and has taken on the role of Director of Brand Experience for Gibson guitars. Mark is already hugely popular on YouTube, so can he bring some of his loyal fans to the iconic American brand? Gibson’s Chief Merchant Officer Cesar Gueikian says: I am excited to bring Mark onboard at such […]

Possible CITES U-turn: Is Rosewood set for a comeback?

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In January, the International Coalition Meeting involving trade bodies from all over the world discussed the proposal to exempt rosewood used in instrument manufacture from CITES regulatory controls. If adopted, this would have a huge impact on guitar makers all over the world.  In May 2019, the CITES board will meet in Sri Lanka to discuss […]

Gibson Custom Shop is back – with a vengeance!

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Although Gibson’s financial woes are a recent and still-painful memory, we might be seeing a renaissance of the once-great Gibson Custom Shop. The company’s premium brand has updated its website and there have been some component changes, too… Gibson Custom Shop 2019 Just in case you’ve been living on the moon, the American guitar company […]

NAMM 2019: Gibson goes back to the ‘Golden Era’ with new 2019 guitars

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After missing last year’s show, Gibson is back with a vengeance! Yes, it’s made mistakes in the past, but this company looks like it’s about to rectify them. Gibson Golden Era NAMM 2019 “We’re paying tribute to the Golden Era of Gibson by restoring authenticity for musicians with our new lineup of Classics,” says Cesar Gueikian, GIBSON’s […]

NAMM 2019: Vintage outs VS63VW, VS63CR and VS63VCR SG-style guitars

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With NAMM around the corner, budget-conscious brand Vintage is releasing three new Gibson SG inspired models for this year’s lineup. VS63VW, VS63CR and VS63VCR The three new VS6 series of electric guitars are clearly in the spirit of the classic ‘red devil’ Gibson SG with a few shifts in design, so it’s not an exact copy. And […]