C.F. Martin partners with Turtle Bay Resort in Oahu to bring guitars to the surfset
Thursday, May 16 2013 13:41OAHU, HI – May 16, 2013 – For the first time, Martin Guitar, Martin Strings and branded products will be featured at a world-class resort, Turtle Bay, located on Oahu’s fabled North Shore. This unique collaboration is part of the overall renovation at Turtle Bay, which began in January 2013 and will continue throughout the year, encompassing changes to the entire 840-acre resort.
Turtle Bay Resort Opens Epic New Coastal Lifestyle Retail Experiences
Thursday, May 16 2013 13:23“More Story than Store” | Turtle Bay Resort Opens Epic New Coastal Lifestyle Retail Experiences NORTH SHORE, OAHU, HI (May 16, 2013) – Two new coastal lifestyle retail experiences have been unveiled at Turtle Bay Resort on Oahu's fabled North Shore as part of the multi-million dollar renovation to the existing hotel: The North Shore WaterShed and Oakley at Turtle Bay. Both stores will celebrate an official grand opening on May 21, 2013.
Martin Guitar to Unveil Three New Performing Artist Series Guitars at MusikMesse 2013 in Frankfurt
Wednesday, April 03 2013 19:26Nazareth, PA – April 8, 2013 – C. F. Martin & Co. (www.martinguitar.com) will unveil three outstanding new models from their prestigious Performing Artist series at Musikmesse 2013, Hall 3.1 Stand F81, in Frankfurt April 10-13. Highlights for the new models include tops, backs and sides that are all Jett Black HPL Textured finish, fingerboards and bridges made of black Richlite, and Performing Artist Neck profiles in black Stratabond. These models, which are upgraded from the original black X series, will be equipped with Fishman F1 Analog electronics and will retail for $1099.
Jeff Campbell Wins EP Deal With Grammy-Winning Producer John Shanks Plus Appearance On Jimmy Kimmel Live! And More In Second Annual
Tuesday, March 05 2013 19:27Westlake, CA - Guitar Center - the world's largest retailer of music instruments and equipment - is thrilled to announce Jeff Campbell, from San Francisco, CA, as the winner of Guitar Center's Singer-Songwriter 2 artist discovery program. Guitar Center developed the Singer-Songwriter program to provide emerging independent musicians a platform to expose their music to the world. The second installment of Guitar Center's Singer-Songwriter began accepting submissions in October of 2012 coinciding with the successful first album launch and a slew of television appearances by last year's winner, Josh Doyle.
Guitar Center Presents The Eric Clapton Crossroads Guitar Collection
Tuesday, January 29 2013 05:00Westlake Village, CA - Guitar Center, the world's largest musical instrument retailer, in partnership with Eric Clapton, proudly announces the launch of the Eric Clapton Crossroads Guitar Collection. The limited-edition collection will feature five Eric Clapton tribute, replica and signature guitars to be sold in North America exclusively at Guitar Center locations and online at GuitarCenter.com beginning Mach 21, 2013.
Sneak Peek at New Models
Monday, January 14 2013 05:00January 24, 25, 28-31, 2013 - Sneak Peek at New Models NAZARETH, PA - We invite you to visit the Martin Guitar Museum and Visitors Center in Nazareth, Pennsylvania, for a special unveiling of the new instruments that we are introducing in January 2013. This rare opportunity coincides with Winter NAMM 2013 in Anaheim, California, and we welcome you to see and play the company's latest creations. Event begins at 1:00 PM Eastern Time on January 24th. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time.
John Mayer brings back the Cowboy Guitar with the new 00-42sc John Mayer Custom Signature Edition
Monday, January 14 2013 05:00NAZARETH, PA - John Mayer and C.F. Martin & Co. were happy to join forces once again to create a new version of the "cowboy guitar" - the 00-42SC John Mayer Custom Signature Edition. Conceived as a direct follow-up to the successful 00-45SC John Mayer Stagecoach Edition that was produced in extremely limited quantity in 2012, this new model was created to be a more affordable option to collectors and Mayer fans alike.
Martin Guitar pays homage to its rich tradition and history with exciting and innovative new instruments at Winter NAMM 2013
Monday, January 14 2013 05:00Nazareth, PA (NAMM, Booth 5454, Hall B) - C. F. Martin & Co. (www.martinguitar.com) will celebrate its illustrious heritage with several outstanding new instrument series at the 2013 Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim, California January 23-26. The iconic acoustic guitar-maker will unveil their new guitar series, the New Authentics. They also will be showcasing their recently introduced Retro series, both paying homage to the brand's long and storied history while showcasing its continued craftsmanship and technical innovation.
Seth Avett re-imagines the stage/studio Dreadnought with the New Martin D-35 Seth Avett Custom Signature Edition
Monday, January 14 2013 05:00NAZARETH, PA - C.F. Martin & Co. has tapped Seth Avett of The Avett Brothers to design his version of "the perfect guitar". The result - the Martin D-35 Seth Avett Custom Signature Edition - is an updated version of Avett's tried and true stage/studio Dreadnought guitar, a model he has been a fan and user of for nearly a decade.
Retro Look and Sound Meet New Technology at NAMM Show
Thursday, December 27 2012 05:00CARLSBAD, Calif. - A blast from the past will ring out at the 2013 NAMM Show as manufacturers responding to consumer demand introduce new products with a vintage look and sound. Retailers, having heard the growing demand for vintage-inspired musical instruments and equipment will be looking for new products that meet the demand of customers clamoring for unique pieces. The NAMM Show returns to Anaheim, CA from January 24-27, 2013.
Slater, Gilmore, and Dear Suburbia Earn Top Honors at 42nd Annual Surfer Poll
Thursday, December 06 2012 05:00TURTLE BAY, Oahu, Hawaii - Kelly Slater, Stephanie Gilmore, and Dear Suburbia took home top honors tonight at the 42nd annual SURFER Poll Awards. For the third year running, the best surfers, filmmakers, and who's who of the surf world converged on Turtle Bay on the North Shore of Oahu for the Biggest Night is Surfing, where awards were presented to the top surfers, as voted by fans, as well as the best movies and performances of the year.
Martin Guitar Travels Back in Time with Forward-Thinking New Retro Series
Thursday, July 12 2012 05:00Nazareth, PA – C. F. Martin & Co. is inviting musicians to take a trip back in time with the introduction today of a groundbreaking guitar technology available in the new four-piece RETRO SERIES: D-18E Retro, D-45E Retro, HD-28E Retro, and OM-28E Retro. Paying homage stylistically and sonically to the iconic classic Martin guitars of the 1930’s and 40’s, this new series features traditional non-cutaway Martin guitars incorporating significant advancements in plugged-in sound reproduction. The series exquisitely captures a sought-after sound, melding traditional models with state-of-the-art technology, and will appeal to musicians and guitar aficionados alike.
The Martin Guitar Marketing & Design Services team awarded the Graphic Design USA's 2012 AMERICAN INHOUSE DESIGN AWARD
Tuesday, May 01 2012 05:00The Marketing Department’s Design Services team has been awarded Graphic Design USA’s 2012 AMERICAN INHOUSE DESIGN AWARD for the 2011/2012 1833 Shop catalog and the 2012 Custom Shop Book! Graphic