Epiphone, the leader in affordable professional instruments will join Gibson in ringing in a new era with a triumphant return to the annual National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) show this week. NAMM 2019 will take place at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California Thursday, January 24-Sunday, January 27. An annual tradition for Epiphone since 1919, Epiphone has continually brought excitement to the NAMM show from introducing electric instruments in 1939, ES-style models like the Casino in the early ‘60s as well as unveiling new models by Joe Bonamassa or Slash. 2019 marks a new opportunity for Epiphone to give dealers and retailers a sneak peek at brand new instruments and signature artist models including: Epiphone at NAMM 2019 Ltd. Ed. Peter Frampton “1964” Texan Premium Outfit and Les Paul Custom PRO Ltd. Ed. Slash Firebird Ltd. Ed. Joe Bonamassa ES-355 Outfit George Thorogood – Epiphone Ltd Ed Thorogood “White Fang” ES-125TDC Jared James Nichols – Epiphone Limited Edition Jared James Nichols ‘Old Glory’ Les Paul Custom Outfit Dave Rude – Epiphone Limited Edition Dave Rude Flying V Outfit
Along with exclusive previews of what’s coming in 2019, Epiphone and Gibson will also host a Winter NAMM Jam on Thursday, January 24 at the City National Grove of Anaheim. During NAMM, Epiphone will offer live performances, artist meet and greets and signing appearances from top musicians in Room #207 from Nancy Wilson, Peter Frampton, Jared James Nichols, Dave Rude and Emily Wolfe, as well as showcase on-site custom-designed Epiphones by visiting artists. Stay tuned to Epiphone’s social media channels and visit Epiphone.com for daily updates as well as exclusive interviews, photos and videos. Epiphone Media: Epiphone Interview: Peter Frampton Peter Frampton demonstrates his Signature “1964” Texan and Les Paul Custom PRO Ltd. Ed. Joe Bonamassa ES-355 Outfit Joe Bonamassa demonstrates the Ltd. Ed. ES-355 Slash demonstrates the Ltd. Ed. Slash Firebird For more information on Epiphone, visit: WEBSITE | TWITTER | INSTAGRAM | FACEBOOK | YOUTUBE For more information on GIBSON, visit: WEBSITE | TWITTER | INSTAGRAM | FACEBOOK | YOUTUBE For GIBSON press releases: Gibson-January 18: HERE Gibson-January 15: HERE Gibson-January 14: HERE About Epiphone: For over 140 years, Epiphone has led the world in innovative musical instrument designs. Epiphone is home to the PRO-1 Collection, designed by Pros to be easy to play and is also the official instrument maker for Rocksmith®, the fastest way to learn guitar. Since Epiphone’s humble beginnings in Greece in 1873 through its rise to fame in New York, and its resurgence as a dominant force in musical instruments from its new headquarters in Nashville, Epiphones have been making history around the world. Instruments made by the “House of Stathopoulo” are heard on over a century of classic recordings by Les Paul, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Kinks, John Lee Hooker, Oasis, and today’s top artists like Slash, Peter Frampton, Joe Bonamassa, Dwight Yoakam, Gary Clark Jr., Jack Casady, Tommy Thayer of KISS, Robb Flynn, Matt Heafy, Alabama Shakes, Tony Iommi of Black Sabbath, and Brendon Small. As part of Gibson Brands, Epiphone offers innovation, history, and a lifetime guarantee. About Gibson: Gibson Brands, the world’s most iconic guitar brand, has shaped the sounds of generations of musicians and music lovers across genres for more than 100 years. Founded in 1894 and headquartered in Nashville, TN, Gibson Brands has a legacy of world-class craftsmanship, legendary music partnerships and progressive product evolution that is unrivaled among musical instrument companies. The Gibson Brands portfolio includes Gibson, the number one guitar brand, as well as many of the most beloved and recognizable music brands, including Epiphone, Kramer, Steinberger and Gibson Pro Audio division brands Cerwin Vega, KRK Systems and Stanton. Gibson Brands is dedicated to quality, innovation and sound excellence so that music lovers for generations to come will continue to experience music shaped by Gibson Brands. Learn more at http://www.gibson.com and follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.