Tag: Bourgeois

Bourgeois auction raises $10K for Tony Rice

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bourgeois has announced the successful completion of their Tony Rice tribute guitar auction, where $10,000 was raised to benefit Tony. They had built a custom instrument as an homage to Tony’s classic D-28, the Clarence White guitar, and offered it for sale at auction earlier […]


Tony Rice Bourgeois auction starts today

| December 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Back in October we posted about the custom Dana Bourgeois guitar being built to honor and benefit Tony Rice. It was designed and built as a Bourgeois interpretation of Tony’s priceless 1935 D-28, often called the Clarence While guitar, as it spent time in Clarence’s custody before Tony […]


Custom Bourgeois guitar auctioned to benefit Tony Rice

| October 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

We have written many times about the difficulties Tony Rice has experienced of late, particularly the health issues that have made it impossible for him to perform. Owing to advanced arthritis, Tony is no longer able to play the guitar without severe pain, leaving one of […]


Bourgeois announces limited edition Bryan Sutton model

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bourgeois Guitars has announced their latest model, The Bryan Sutton Limited Edition (LE) Dreadnaught, which will be crafted in a limited run of thirty guitars. This is designed as a replica of Bryan’s 1997 D-150 Bourgeois, the one he used during his time with Ricky Skaggs, and on […]


More on the Bourgeois “Banjo Killer” restoration

| March 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Here’s an update to a story we did last summer… The March edition of Acoustic Guitar magazine has a very interesting story about Bryan’s legendary “Banjo Killer” dreadnought guitar, which was damaged in the devastating Nashville flood of May 2010. In what is predominantly an […]


Aged Tone Series guitars from Bourgeois

| December 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Bourgeois Guitars has debuted a new series of instruments designed to replicate the tone and response of the great vintage guitars, the holy grail of every modern builder. These new guitars are being billed as the Aged Tone series, crafted with two special processes in their […]


Shop video from Bourgeois Guitar

| April 1, 2010 | 0 Comments

Dana Bourgeois has posted a video in which he describes how he selects tops to use in his guitars. It was filmed at his shop in Lewiston, Maine located in an old mill that pre-dates the US Civil War. Bourgeois chooses each piece of wood […]


Cherryholmes contest winners announced

| July 13, 2007 | 0 Comments

Cherryholmes has announced the winners in a contest we told you about in late May, drawn from customers who pre-ordered a copy of their new CD, Cherryholmes II – Black and White, from their web site. The grand prize of a Bourgeois Country Boy guitar […]


Cherryholmes II, Black & White June 12

| May 22, 2007 | 1 Comment

Skaggs Family Records has indicated that June 12 is the official release date for the long awaited sophomore release from Cherryholmes on their label. The CD has been promoted for some time with the title, Cherryholmes II, but as you can see from the CD […]


Bourgeois BK Slope D

| July 3, 2006

For all you guitar lovers out there, Pantheon Guitars has recently announced a new model. The Bourgeois BK Slope D features premium bearclaw Sitka spruce top, figured mahogany back and sides, brazilian rosewood headstock, fretboard, bridge and bridge plate, and Adirondack spruce bracing. Additional features […]