Caring for Your Acoustic Guitar in Spring
A common question we get here at Breedlove, and a topic always top-of-mind for the thoughtful acoustic guitar owner, relates to the care and maintenance of an acoustic guitar as we transition from one season to the next. Just like the change from fall to winter, the changeover from cold winter days to warmer spring days is a good time to pay a little attention to your acoustic guitars and get them in shape for the coming warmer months. Especially if you have a collection of custom acoustic...
Mar 17, 2017, Care & Maintenance, Instrument Insights
Selecting the Right Acoustic Guitar Case: Gig Bag vs. Hard Case
Many musicians and guitar players dream of traveling and performing in different cities, states and countries around the world. Road trips and traveling can be fun and exciting, but it’s important to consider how traveling will impact your instrument. Most importantly, it’s wise to think about the protection and safety of your instrument as it relates to your guitar case. Unfortunately, not every musician can travel with the most robust and heavy cases on the market. Therefore, it is...
Jul 25, 2016, Care & Maintenance, Instrument Insights, Guitar Resources
5 Must-Know Tips for Flying with Your Guitar
Even though you are legally allowed to take your guitar as a carry on in flight when flying with a guitar, traveling with your guitar can still be a stressful process. The most dreaded thing for musicians is being asked to check it with the rest of the baggage, and your whole flight can be spent worrying about the safety of your instrument. To minimize the stress associated with flying with a guitar, here are 5 tips that can help you fly in peace with your acoustic guitar: 1. ...
Jan 25, 2016, Care & Maintenance, Instrument Insights
A Guide to Guitar Maintenance for Fall and Winter
Your guitar is made of wood and before it was used to create your prized and beautiful musical instrument, its main purpose was to soak up moisture, nutrients and sunlight. Yes, that’s right. Your guitar was a tree! It is no surprise then, that as the fall and winter seasons approach, your precious guitar is subject to structural change and even damage due to moisture and temperature changes. Therefore, It is vital that you know how to care for your guitar during these transitional...
Nov 17, 2015, Care & Maintenance
Sisters Folk Festival Recap
Sisters Folk Festival, an outstanding musical gathering that brings music lovers from all over was celebrated the weekend after Labor Day.
Sep 25, 2015, Care & Maintenance
Sisters Folk Fest 2015 Lineup
Sisters Folk Fest announces their fall lineup! This fun festival that takes place September 11-13, 2015, has been an annual tradition since 1995 and Breedlove has been proud to support it since 2001.
Jun 11, 2015, Care & Maintenance