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John McLaughlin’s Double Neck PRS & Farewell U.S. Tour

by PRS Guitars on November 3, 2017

Filed Under Electrics / Private Stock Electrics

<p>John McLaughlin Double Neck</p>

John McLaughlin’s pioneering impact on the world of fusion guitar and for that matter, guitar in general, is difficult to put into words. John’s career began in the 1960’s and has now covered a span of more than 5 decades and resulted in over 20 albums. John has just departed on what will be his farewell U.S. Tour, and he’ll be carrying a Private Stock Double Neck PRS with him, read about the build here.

Woodstock Luthiers Showcase 2017 Wrap-Up!

by PRS Guitars on October 31, 2017

Filed Under Acoustics / Private Stock Acoustics / Events

<p>PRS Woodstock Showcase 2017</p>

Each year, the PRS Private Stock Acoustic team visits the Woodstock Invitational Luthiers Showcase in Woodstock, New York. “Woodstock” as it’s affectionately refered to by attendees, is a showcase of the finest acoustic guitars built by the most talented luthiers in the country. Check out this blog to learn more about Woodstock and see the instruments we displayed at the event!

Check out PRS Live!

by PRS Guitars on October 23, 2017

Filed Under Electrics / Core Electrics / History / Tips & Education

<p>PRS Live</p>

Recently, Paul and other members from the PRS team have been filming a series of Facebook live videos from inside our factory! Our goal is to give you a peek of the inner workings of the PRS factory and display our dedication to building the best instruments we can. Check out this blog to see the videos we have filmed thus far.

Kids Who Rock

by PRS Guitars on October 11, 2017

Filed Under Electrics / Core Electrics / S2 Series / SE Electrics

<p>Kids Who Rock</p>

One of the coolest things about music is that it transcends generations - people of any age have the opportunity to enjoy and create music. The kids we’re highlighting today just so happen to be really good at it and at a really young age. Check out this blog post as we give a shout-out to kids who rock - and rock PRS guitars at that.

GuitCon 2017 Wrap-Up!

by PRS Guitars on October 6, 2017

Filed Under Amplifiers / Electrics / Events

<p>GuitCon 2017 PRS</p>

Recently, two members of the PRS team traveled to Markneukirchen, Germany to take part in a new and special guitar event called “GuitCon.” What is GuitCon? Find out here!

PRS Employee Spotlight - Trampas Ferree // Stain

by PRS Guitars on October 4, 2017

Filed Under Electrics / Core Electrics

<p>Trampas Ferree PRS</p>

Have you ever heard of our popular PRS finish, “Trampas Green?” Check out this blog to meet the man behind it, Trampas Ferree, one of our stain employees here at PRS. He knows his way around staining guitars, but he also likes eating sushi and playing videos games too.

The Birth Of Our SE Line

by PRS Guitars on September 19, 2017

Filed Under Acoustics / SE Acoustics / Electrics / SE Electrics / History

<p>PRS SE Line</p>

With the launch of the SE Santana model in 2001, a whole new breed of players and guitar lovers had access to PRS quality at a much more affordable pricepoint. To this day, SE guitars are revered as a sort of “boutique import” and played on stage by thousands of musicians around the globe. Jack Higginbotham served as PRS Guitars’ president during the time when our SE line was first introduced to the world. Below he explains the story and how our SE line came to be.