Overview

2018 Stage Concerto E Guitars

All solid mahogany, this new Stage Concerto delivers warm, lush, unmatched big sound for a performance guitar of this value. This is the most affordable Concerto available from Breedlove. With an African ebony fretboard and bridge,
and LR Baggs EAS VTC electronics, every attention to sound detail and stage appearance have been included.

2018 Stage Concerto E Specifications
Body Type Concerto
Neck Wood Mahogany (Okoume)
Solid Wood Top Mahogany
Solid Wood Back & Sides Mahogany
Top Finish Natural gloss
Back & Side Finish Natural gloss
Fretboard Ebony
# Frets 20
Nut Width 1.75"
Tuners Hardware Chrome Closed Gear
Lower Bout Width 16"
Waist Width 9.37"
Upper Bout Width 11.745"
Body Length 20.695"
Body Depth 4" (neck), 5” (tail)
String Gauge D'Addario EXP 17
Pickup LR Baggs EAS VTC
Bridge Ebony
Binding Ivory
Inlay Stage diamonds
Case Deluxe gigbag
Scale Length 25.5"
Sound Hole 3.75"
Crafted In China

Body Shape

When we set out to create a guitar that would surpass the classic big body sound of the dreadnought, we didn’t just want it to be loud. We sought to bring out more tonal complexity, and to offer a much more comfortable playing experience, too. Introducing the new Breedlove Concerto, a new guitar shape created to elicit more volume than a classic dreadnought, and more lush, complex tonal resonance in a comfortable body shape that feels just right. Loud, textured, and supremely satisfying.

Breedlove Pinless Bridge

The Breedlove Pinless Bridge helps maintain the integrity of the top by eliminating the need for six drilled string holes. The fewer holes in your soundboard, the more evenly the sound wave can move across the interior, without any loss of energy. The Breedlove Pinless Bridge also provides a gentler string-break angle from the bridge to the top of the saddle, reducing saddle strain. This innovative bridge also makes string changes a breeze, especially on 12 strings. Plus, you’ll never again have to worry about lost, worn-out, or broken bridge pins.

Breedlove Neck

Breedlove guitar necks feature a slimmer neck profile, which enables comfortable play, even with smaller hands. The hand-rubbed, semi-gloss Breedlove neck finish also contributes to ideal playability. The labor-intensive finish process includes precise finish coat applications, fine sanding, and hand buffing and rubbing.

Top Woods

Mahogany is a medium-lightweight wood, ranging in color from light brown to dark, primarily used for necks because of the feel and the stability it provides. Balanced, resonant tone with notable sustain. Thick bottom end, rich midrange, and controlled, warm top end. Found from southern Mexico through Central America and south to Brazil and Bolivia.  Mahogany is the national tree of Belize, where the national coat of arms features a mahogany tree with two woodcutters bearing an axes and paddle under the national motto, “Sub umbra florero,” which is Latin for “Under the shade I flourish.”

Limited Lifetime Warranty

Breedlove players around the world can attest: With consistent, proper care, your Breedlove will give you a lifetime of service – and inspiration. New Breedlove instruments, purchased through an authorized Breedlove dealer, are warrantied to be free of defects in materials and workmanship throughout the lifetime of the original owner. In addition to materials and workmanship, Breedlove offers a two-year warranty on tuning machines and electronics packages. Cases and bags are subject to a one-year warranty covering defects in structure and hardware. Full details on our limited lifetime warranty are available here.

Available at Dealers