Latest Takamine News

02/11/2015

Blake Shelton Hits NYC / SNL

Blake Shelton pulled double duty as both host and musical guest on January 24ths installment of Saturday Night Live, a feat only a handful of artists like Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Garth Brooks and Kris Kristofferson have managed to pull off.
01/09/2015

Springsteen Honors Vets in DC

‘The Concert for Valor’ a free Veterans Day event featuring Bruce Springsteen, Dave Grohl, Rhiana, Jennifer Hudson, Carrie Underwood and Eminem, drew 100,000 people to the Mall in Washington DC and a home audience of an estimated 30 million via its live HBO broadcast.
06/25/2014

JORGENSON AND DAVIS BRING THE HEAT

Grammy winning guitarists John Jorgenson and Brad Davis, armed with two brand new and previously unplayed Takamine prototypes, stepped aboard the KMC Acoustic Stage at the 2014 NAMM show and proceeded to deliver serious flat-picking heat. As anyone fortunate enough…
02/19/2014

MATHIEU NAMED FRANCE’S NOUVELLE STAR

And the winner is… Nouvelle Star, France’s version of U.S. television show American Idol, has just crowned a new winner – a young singer and musician that goes by the name Mathieu. Performing his way through a field of incredibly…
01/25/2014

THANK YOU LANCE ALLEN

The day Takamine Guitars associated itself with award winning fingerstyle guitarist Lance Allen was a good day. The Takamine brand has benefited greatly from the innovative composer and teacher from Kentucky who has demonstrated like no other the suitability of…