Epiphone--the House of Stathopoulo--and 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. NAMM 2019 will take place at the Anaheim Convention Center in California from Thursday January 24 to 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, and to new artist signature models by Peter Frampton, Joe Bonamassa, and 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:

Along with exclusive previews of what’s coming in 2019, Epiphone and Gibson Brands 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 stick around 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


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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, includingEpiphone, 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.

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