• Bourgeois introduces Touchstone Signature models

    Bourgeois Guitars in Lewiston, ME has announced two new models in their Touchstone series of more budget friendly guitars. These are guitars designed by Bourgeois, with tops hand-voiced and braced by their luthiers in Maine, and then carefully vacuum-sealed and

  • Touchstone Country Boy models from Bourgeois Guitars

    Bourgeois Guitars has introduced two new models as part of their continuing collaboration with the Eastman Music Company and their manufacturing facilities in Bazhou, China. This partnership allows the company to offer hand-crafted, solid wood guitars, designed by Dana Bourgeois,

  • Bourgeois Guitars wins major award

    The Bourgeois Guitars company has been building handmade acoustic instruments in Maine for the past 50 years. Founder Dana Bourgeois, a native Mainer, is recognized worldwide as a luthier of the highest order, and his company has built quite a

  • Bourgeois celebrating 10,000th guitar

    Celebrated luthier Dana Bourgeois has reached an auspicious milestone. After nearly 50 years building guitars, he has assigned serial number 10,000 to a truly special instrument, a highly ornate OM-45 model designed for the occasion. Bourgeois has reached into his personal

  • Bourgeois Guitars announces Touchstone series models

    Bourgeois Guitars, noted for years for their uncompromising quality and workmanship, plus the playability and tonal excellence of their professional acoustic guitars, has announced a new line of more budget friendly models through their association with the Eastman Music Company. Called the Touchstone

  • Eastman and Bourgeois announce new partnership

    Bourgeois Guitars and Eastman Music have announced a new partnership that offers advantages to both companies, while allowing Dana Bourgeois to continue making guitars as he has been in his Maine facility. The structure of their arrangement is an interesting one,

  • Bob Smallwood takes over at Bourgeois Guitars

    Bob and Sonjia Smallwood Bourgeois Guitars, located in Lewiston, ME, has introduced Bob Smallwood as their President/COO, and CFO. Smallwood has actually been at the helm since September 2016, when he came aboard to assist founder and chief luthier Dana Bourgeois

  • Bourgeois introduces 40th Anniversary model

    Bourgeois has announced a limited run of a truly distinctive, 40th Anniversary guitar. Only 15 of these models will be built, using special reserve quilted mahogany back/sides and master grade, torrified adirondack spruce tops. They will be offered in either

  • Bourgeois auction raises $10K for Tony Rice

    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

  • Tony Rice Bourgeois auction starts today

    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