The Vikings never reached the stony shores of Down East Maine. But one revolutionary wood-manipulating technology that helped them explore the North is making a big impact on how we make guitars here in Lewiston. Torrefied wood is, basically, wood changed chemically by intentional, controlled heat treatment. The nimble and seaworthy Viking ships that raided […]
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Watching Dana Bourgeois select the tonewoods for a future guitar is like watching a great chef gather the ingredients for the meal of a lifetime. Dana and his team flex and tap each piece to hear its inherent musical tones. They scratch the wood and inhale the pungent scent of mahogany or rosewood as the […]
Join us as we return to the Artisan Guitar Show in Harrisburg, PA running from April 8th-10th. What can you expect?Inspired by the environment and luthiers that Artisan is known for, we have crafted a collection focused in artistic detail and modern innovation. From exceptional instruments and musical performances to educational presentations from industry […]
October, 2020 Dear Friends, It’s now been a year since October of 2019, when Bourgeois Guitars entered into a partnership with Eastman Music. Though it hardly seems that 12 months have passed, much has happened in that time. Please allow me this opportunity to update some of our headlines. Covid 19 Blues In early […]
2019 was an exciting year at Bourgeois Guitars. The big news, of course, is our recent partnership with Eastman Music. Many are already aware of the particulars. For those who aren’t, following are a few highlights.
“I’d like to take this opportunity to share some exciting news…”
A show full of talented Luthiers and beautiful works of art. Don’t miss the 2019 Artisan Guitar Show, April 12-14, in Harrisburg, PA.
The story behind 16 year old Luke Lovejoys’ victory at the 2018 Walnut Valley Festival, and the introduction of “The Champ” Dreadnought.
Thanks to Chronicle on WCVB Channel 5 for highlighting us at Bourgeois Guitars in their exploration of Lewiston, Maine.
The Guitarist of the Year and Female Vocalist of the Year are both Bourgeois Artists!