Legend Willie Nelson--seen here trying out an Epiphone PRO-1 Classic
--will once again headline the Luck Reunion festival at SXSW in Austin, Texas on Thursday, March 15 with an incredible line-up including Nikki Lane, Devon Gilfillian, Kelly Willis, and John Doe of X. Epiphone has been a steady companion on Willie's tours throughout the years and touring bassist Kevin Smith regularly brings his Jack Casady
to the stage. Don't miss Willie at SXSW along with Aaron Lee Tasjan
, Todd Rundgren, the Waco Brothers, and more to be announced soon.
Epiphone spoke with rising star Aaron Lee Tasjan at the Americana Festival last fall in Nashville as he tried out his new Masterbilt Century De Luxe
. "When it comes to new guitars, I always believe that there are guitars with songs in them," said Tasjan. "I was kind of looking at these and it felt like there are probably some songs in there. My other Epiphone is a jumbo EJ-200
Tobacco Sunburst—Todd Snider