Don Gallagher Featured in the Times-Gazette

Don Gallagher Featured in the Times-Gazette

Our local newspaper, the Shelbyville Times-Gazette, recently featured the story of Don’s last guitar, known around the shop as “the Rotary guitar”. The guitar was made in honor of James L. Bomar, Jr., former president of Rotary International. The...
May 2017 Featured Artist: Chris Jones

May 2017 Featured Artist: Chris Jones

Chris Jones has been playing a Gallagher guitar for 37 years. In fact, he’s been playing the same Gallagher guitar for 37 years. Now the frontman of the bluegrass band Chris Jones and the Night Drivers, Chris started playing guitar when he was 14, learning from a...
Persimmon fingerboard and bridge blanks for sale

Persimmon fingerboard and bridge blanks for sale

A set of one bridge blank and one fingerboard blank cut from quartersawn persimmon, local to us in Tennessee. Persimmon, Diospyros virginiana, is a dense hardwood native to the Southeastern U.S., making it a good substitute for ebony. It can by dyed dark if...
Custom Mahogany 12-string

Custom Mahogany 12-string

Custom Mahogany 12-string (SOLD!) Mahogany body Spruce top Maple binding Herringbone trim Modified body size 12-fret neck A 12-string, modified dreadnought, with custom specs similar to the classic Doc Watson model. This guitar was started as a custom build for a...
Long Sleeve Blueprint Tees

Long Sleeve Blueprint Tees

One of J.W.’s original guitar blueprints, hand-drawn by him in 1970, is now on a shirt, and YOU can wear it! Long sleeve tee. $35 (+$4.50 shipping). The pre-order period for these shirts is over, but we have extras in very limited quantities. (XS, S, and M, as...
New Featured Artists Series

New Featured Artists Series

We’re launching a new web series today, this Featured Artists page, which will highlight a different Gallagher player every few weeks. First up is Joey Fletcher, a fellow Middle Tennessean and player of the very first electric Gallagher. Read more...
Brand New Gallagher T-shirts!

Brand New Gallagher T-shirts!

A heather grey short-sleeved t-shirt in a brand new design from Gallagher Guitar. Features the iconic G-70 model and the same text stamped inside every Gallagher guitar: “J. W. Gallagher & Son, Wartrace, Tenn.” The shirt is available HERE in sizes...
Gallagher Hats for Sale!

Gallagher Hats for Sale!

Gallagher Guitar Qick Pick Hat Trucker-style cap, adjustable in the back. Brim has a tiny pocket made to hold your guitar pick! Embroidered on the front, “Gallagher Guitar / Est. 1965.” $20 (+$3...
Cherry & Walnut Back and Sides Sets for Sale!

Cherry & Walnut Back and Sides Sets for Sale!

Want to build your very own guitar? After the success of our first cherry guitar (the G-50C model), we’re making a limited number of back and sides sets of that same wood available for purchase directly from our shop. This high-quality wood was originally bought...

New Dealer in Louisiana!

We’re exited to welcome Louisiana’s Southern Strings to our small family of dealers! They have what looks to be a remarkable collection of fine guitars, including one of our Doc Watson models. Hope you’ll check them out! (We hope to, too, next time...

Winfield 2016

We’re off to the Walnut Valley Festival in Winfield, Kansas, today, where we’ll set up a Gallagher booth and hang out for the weekend. Looking to try out a few guitars? We’ll have two used models (a G-70 from the 70s and a refinished G-65), a brand...