Latest Takamine News


Meet Jackson Dean

Jackson Dean has signed with Big Machine Records and TKO Artist Management and is sitting in a large storage locker in Nashville trying out a few new Takamine’s

Jeremy McKinnon (A Day to Remember)

From country to folk to bluegrass to pop, Takamine has developed the reputation over its near 60-year history as being the performing songwriter’s guitar of choice. The ease of transition from writing room to studio to stage is one of the things that people count on from their Takamine guitars, and that is certainly the case with Jeremy McKinnon, the co-founder, primary songwriter, co-producer, and lead vocalist of Ocala, FL-based rock band A Day To Remember.

Helping an Old Friend

We’ve known this guy for over 20 years now and we have to say, as tough as show business can be he’s managed to carve out a nice little nitch for himself

David Lee Murphy Still Delivers

“He is such a phenomenal writer” says Shy Carter about David Lee Murphy, “one of the best ever. I’ve been a fan of his for a long time. He's the coolest guy, he's got the coolest voice, he's got the coolest swag, I've learned from him to be patient, to be humble, to be cool and let these great songs just flow. And let whatever is gonna be, let it be."

Calista Garcia Changes the World for You

Just after midnight on March 3rd 2020, one of the deadliest tornadoes in US history touched down just west of Nashville and proceeded to rip through the city obliterating any and everything in its path. As the winds howled and sirens wailed, Calista Garcia huddled alone in her Belmont University dorm room and braced for the worst.

Springsteen’s Back on Broadway

Bruce Springsteen’s award winning autobiographical one man show, is back for a limited run of 31 performances beginning June 26th through September 4th at the St. James Theater in New York City