Take a quick video tour of the Guild Booth at the 2014 NAMM Show in Anaheim, Calif., below, and visit our Facebook gallery to see photos.
During a recent stop by the Guild Lounge, Australian singer/songwriter Damian Howard performed a new song that he had just finished, a heartfelt gem titled “Once in a While.”
In addition, Howard pulled out the title track to his beautiful 2010 album Out of My Hands, which is another great example of his skilled storytelling.
Watch both performances below and visit Howard’s official website for more information.
Seattle’s endearing folk rockers the Head and the Heart recently appeared on Conan where they wowed with a performances of “Another Story” off 2013′s Let’s Be Still.
The band will play two hometown shows at the Paramount Theatre in February before heading off to tours in Europe and Canada.
Premier Guitar spotlighted the 1958 Guild M-75 Aristocrat in its December’s Vintage Vault feature.
The article traces the origins of this vintage guitar, which was reissued by Guild in 2013 in an Antique Burst finish.
As PG notes, the 1954 Guild catalog described the M-75 as follows: “The use of an exclusively developed lighter semi-solid body construction gives the Guild Aristocrat a magnificence of tone never before achieved in a guitar this size.”
PG goes on to detail the specific features of the 1958 model, and shares the current value for the vintage guitar.
In related news, Guild has recently released a special run of the M-75 Aristocrat in Cherry Sunburst.
When UK singer/songwriter Scott Matthews came by the Artist Showroom in London, he performed this lovely version of “Eyes Wider Than Before,” which appeared on 2006′s Passing Stranger. In the clip, Matthews also shares his thoughts on the Guild F-30 Standard acoustic guitar.
Doyle Dykes was recently the featured performer at St. Martin’s Church in Knebworth, England.
Dykes, who has a Christmas album of his own, performed several holiday standards, including a jaunty version of the song “Greensleeves.”
For those that weren’t able to make the show, video of the performance can be seen below. Enjoy the clip and visit Dykes’ official website for more information.
The show features artists and their instruments, and frontman Fran Healy took some time to tell a few stories and offer a few tips on how to play the song “Reminder,” which comes off Travis’ latest album Where You Stand.
Check out the clip below and visit Travis’ official website for more information.
When Nashville-based troubadour Brian Wright stopped by the Guild Lounge, he recalled a childhood memory with one of his trademark heartfelt songs “Red Rooster Social Club.”
The track comes off his 2013 album Rattle Their Chains, and you can watch it below. Visit Wright’s official website for more information.
In mid-November, the Lumineers cover of Talking Heads’ “This Must Be the Place (Naïve Melody)” was named the No. 1 viral song of the week on Spotify. The band also played the track live on VH1′s You Oughta Know concert last month.
The Lumineers’ version stays true to the light groove of the original to start out, but it breaks into more of a high-paced jam towards the end.
Watch the band in action below and visit their official website for more information.