WOW! What a show! Twice a year the musical instrument
industry comes together to display their wares at the NAMM convention.
This Summer the gathering took place in Nashville, Tennesse from July
23rd through the 25th and as always, the Epiphone booth got lots of attention!
Located on the main floor, convention goers were treated to the cream of
the crop in Epiphone.
Authorized Epiphone Dealers, were also invited to a private
display area at the Gibson Café, just around the corner from the
convention hall to view product in a more quiet and hospitable
Below, Epiphone rep Brad White explains to a Cafe attendee
why Epiphone Masterbilt all-solid wood acoustics absolutely blow away the
Back on the NAMM show floor, Epiphone rep Scott Riley
goes over the specs of the new Joe Perry Boneyard Les Paul, including the
warning label regarding possible hearing loss from the inclination to play
it too freakin' loud.
Lots of artists and cool people stopped by the booth as
well. Here Will Jones, aka Dr. Epiphone, lays the 411 on the Naughty Skool
Girls regarding the Emily the Strange guitar, which is sooooo up their alley!
On Saturday, Epiphone continued to spread the love with
the help of Epi-tattoo girl Rachel Goddard. Hundreds of folks got inked,
at least temporarily with the Epiphone "e"....
....even Gibson 's own Karen Robb, Heather Vossburg and
Tamisha Bloodworth joined in the fun.
Here Courtney Grimes lends a hand in inking this Les Paul
And saving the best for last….Epiphone artist Jonda
signed and "sealed with a kiss" copies of the 2005 Epiphone calendar for
crowds of eager NAMM attendees.
Jonda is "Miss October" in the new 2005 calendar, which
you can get at your local Epiphone dealer! WOW! To find an authorized Epiphone
Dealer near you....CLICK
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